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Bland, Virginia - Basic Facts

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The Bland Census Designated Place had a population of 406 as of July 1, 2015. Bland ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Bland is located at latitude 37.0995 and longitude -81.1158 in Bland County. The formal boundaries for the Bland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,438 feet.

The Bland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629018) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bland 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 Bland: Bland Court House, Crab Orchard, Crab Orchard Creek, Seddon, Selden, Seldon.

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


Total Population 406
Population in Households 324
Population in Familes 271
Population in Group Qrtrs 82
Population Density1 196
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 184
Average Household Size 1.76
Family Households 129
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 220 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $102,857
Average Home Value $149,836


Median Household Income $38,547
Average Household Income $51,119
Per Capita Income $17,312
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.1%
Households -0.21% -0.22%
Families 2.21% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.


Bland, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bland 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 # 476 20th
Population Density1 # 487 18th
Diversity Index2 # 499 16th
Median Household Income # 404 32nd
Per Capita Income # 541 9th

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