Augusta County VA Information


Augusta County Subdivisions

Augusta County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 76,076
Population in Households 73,650
Population in Familes 62,222
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,426
Population Density1 79
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 29,603
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 21,457
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 32,814 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,521 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,082 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,211 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $200,873
Average Home Value $260,339


Median Household Income $53,398
Average Household Income $64,830
Per Capita Income $25,889
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.62%
Households 0.6% 0.65%
Families 0.5% 0.58%
Median Household Income   -1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Augusta County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Augusta County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 81st
Population Density1 # 83 38th
Diversity Index2 # 109 19th
Median Household Income # 47 66th
Per Capita Income # 62 54th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.