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Shenandoah Retreat, Virginia - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Clarke County at latitude 39.1343 and longitude -77.865. Clarke County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 545 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Shenandoah Retreat Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shenandoah Retreat: Retreat Farm.

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


Total Population 518
Population in Households 518
Population in Familes 408
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 344
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 147
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 273 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $246,429
Average Home Value $321,086


Median Household Income $82,191
Average Household Income $98,153
Per Capita Income $42,144
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.04%
Households 0.1% 0.17%
Families 0.99% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.96%
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.


Shenandoah Retreat, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shenandoah Retreat 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 # 443 25th
Population Density1 # 418 29th
Diversity Index2 # 492 17th
Median Household Income # 122 80th
Per Capita Income # 97 84th

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