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Bland, Virginia - Basic Facts

Bland is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Bland Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Bland County at latitude 37.1021 and longitude -81.1162. Bland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,438 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Bland Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bland: Bland Court House, Crab Orchard, Crab Orchard Creek, Seddon, Selden, Seldon.

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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, 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 # 478 19th
Population Density1 # 487 18th
Diversity Index2 # 497 16th
Median Household Income # 418 29th
Per Capita Income # 537 9th

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

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

POPULATION

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

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 183
Average Household Size 1.77
Family Households 129
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $103,030
Average Home Value $149,838
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,865
Average Household Income $48,989
Per Capita Income $16,993
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.17% -0.25%
Households -0.38% -0.33%
Families 2.74% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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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