Buckingham County VA Information


Buckingham County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,422
Population in Households 15,211
Population in Familes 12,408
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,211
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 6,184
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 4,232
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,541 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,643 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,413 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $100,257
Average Home Value $132,944


Median Household Income $38,291
Average Household Income $50,477
Per Capita Income $19,986
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.45%
Households 0.69% 0.52%
Families 0.56% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.


Buckingham County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buckingham County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 90 34th
Population Density1 # 124 8th
Diversity Index2 # 48 64th
Median Household Income # 99 27th
Per Capita Income # 110 19th

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