Phenix, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Phenix, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Phenix had a population of 237 as of July 1, 2016. Phenix ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Phenix is located at latitude 37.0811 and longitude -78.7485 in Charlotte County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Phenix (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Charlotte County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 495 feet.

The Town of Phenix (GNIS ID: 2391359) 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 Phenix population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 237
Population in Households 237
Population in Familes 195
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 206
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 107
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 71
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $138,000
Average Home Value $223,780


Median Household Income $49,291
Average Household Income $51,026
Per Capita Income $21,555
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.42%
Households 0.93% 0.55%
Families 1.67% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.

Phenix, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Phenix 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 528 11th
Population Density1 # 486 18th
Diversity Index2 # 353 41st
Median Household Income # 295 50th
Per Capita Income # 422 29th

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