Craigsville, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Craigsville, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Craigsville had a population of 939 as of July 1, 2015. Craigsville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Craigsville is located at latitude 38.0844 and longitude -79.3844 in Augusta County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Craigsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Augusta County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,529 feet.

The Town of Craigsville (GNIS ID: 2390815) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Craigsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Craigsville: Marbledale.

Town of Craigsville, VA Boundary Map

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Craigsville, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 939
Population in Households 939
Population in Familes 781
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 460
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 407
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 279
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 464 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $94,604
Average Home Value $110,590
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,034
Average Household Income $40,948
Per Capita Income $17,218
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.55%
Households 0.47% 0.49%
Families 1.88% 0.43%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.

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Craigsville, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Craigsville to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 369 38th
Population Density1 # 382 36th
Diversity Index2 # 553 7th
Median Household Income # 456 23rd
Per Capita Income # 545 8th

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