Charlottesville (city) County VA Information


Charlottesville (city) County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 46,299
Population in Households 43,882
Population in Familes 23,096
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,417
Population Density1 4,522
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 18,871
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 7,871
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,479 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,366 (36.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,505 (56.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,608 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $294,044
Average Home Value $364,738


Median Household Income $42,855
Average Household Income $64,285
Per Capita Income $27,299
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 1.17%
Households 0.96% 1.15%
Families 0.74% 1.0%
Median Household Income   -0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
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.


Charlottesville (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charlottesville (city) 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 # 38 72nd
Population Density1 # 6 96th
Diversity Index2 # 41 70th
Median Household Income # 86 37th
Per Capita Income # 50 63rd

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