Botetourt County VA Information


Botetourt County Subdivisions

Botetourt County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,422
Population in Households 34,147
Population in Familes 29,458
Population in Group Qrtrs 275
Population Density1 64
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 13,506
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 10,002
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,413 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,093 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,621 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $214,338
Average Home Value $266,315


Median Household Income $63,708
Average Household Income $78,483
Per Capita Income $31,047
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.47%
Households 0.46% 0.38%
Families 0.36% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.


Botetourt County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Botetourt County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 53 61st
Population Density1 # 95 31st
Diversity Index2 # 118 13th
Median Household Income # 31 78th
Per Capita Income # 29 79th

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