The Town of Grottoes had a population of 2,956 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Grottoes is located at latitude 38.2697 and longitude -78.8259 in Rockingham County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Grottoes (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Rockingham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,112 feet.
While the primary coordinates for Town of Grottoes are located in Rockingham County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Augusta County.
The Town of Grottoes (GNIS ID: 2390221) 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 Grottoes population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Grottoes: Mount Vernon Forge, Shendun.
|Population in Households||2,956|
|Population in Familes||2,487|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.48|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,264 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||893 (70.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||300 (23.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||71 ( 5.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$173,042|
|Average Home Value||$184,978|
|Median Household Income||$49,080|
|Average Household Income||$56,537|
|Per Capita Income||$22,496|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.81%|
|Per Capita Income||0.82%|
The table below compares Grottoes to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 230||61st|
|Population Density1||# 180||70th|
|Diversity Index2||# 428||28th|
|Median Household Income||# 298||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 384||35th|
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