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Craigsville, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Craigsville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Augusta County at latitude 38.0844 and longitude -79.3844. Augusta County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,529 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Craigsville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Craigsville, Virginia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Craigsville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Craigsville: Marbledale.

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Craigsville, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 904
Population in Households 904
Population in Familes 751
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 443
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 391
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 452 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 278 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $95,079
Average Home Value $112,365


Median Household Income $37,241
Average Household Income $44,857
Per Capita Income $18,868
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.49% -0.2%
Households -0.36% -0.15%
Families 1.36% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 375 37th
Population Density1 # 388 35th
Diversity Index2 # 562 5th
Median Household Income # 436 26th
Per Capita Income # 466 21st

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