Craig County VA Information


Craig County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,380
Population in Households 5,371
Population in Familes 4,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 2,282
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,561
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,023 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,800 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 482 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 741 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $143,103
Average Home Value $168,347


Median Household Income $52,427
Average Household Income $58,551
Per Capita Income $24,888
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.7%
Households 0.71% 0.79%
Families 0.6% 0.71%
Median Household Income   -1.34%
Per Capita Income   0.8%
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.


Craig County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Craig 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 # 131 3rd
Population Density1 # 132 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 134 1st
Median Household Income # 50 63rd
Per Capita Income # 72 47th

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