Dinwiddie County VA Information


Dinwiddie County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 28,599
Population in Households 27,746
Population in Familes 23,341
Population in Group Qrtrs 853
Population Density1 57
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 10,702
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 7,671
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,781 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,117 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,585 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,079 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $163,795
Average Home Value $191,373


Median Household Income $53,171
Average Household Income $62,790
Per Capita Income $24,120
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.15%
Households 0.3% 0.1%
Families 0.2% 0.02%
Median Household Income   -0.89%
Per Capita Income   0.99%
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.


Dinwiddie County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dinwiddie 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 # 64 53rd
Population Density1 # 100 26th
Diversity Index2 # 50 63rd
Median Household Income # 48 65th
Per Capita Income # 76 44th

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