Belle Haven, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Belle Haven, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Belle Haven Census Designated Place had a population of 6,656 as of July 1, 2016. Belle Haven ranks in the upper 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 Belle Haven is located at latitude 38.7773 and longitude -77.0578 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Belle Haven Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.87 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 125 feet.

The Belle Haven Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389195) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Belle Haven 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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Belle Haven, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,656
Population in Households 6,640
Population in Familes 4,760
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 3,343
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 3,118
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 1,621
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,211 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 907 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 176 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $387,500
Average Home Value $514,677


Median Household Income $97,376
Average Household Income $136,886
Per Capita Income $64,200
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.44%
Households 0.21% 0.38%
Families 0.11% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Belle Haven, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belle Haven 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 # 167 72nd
Population Density1 # 76 87th
Diversity Index2 # 266 55th
Median Household Income # 94 84th
Per Capita Income # 18 97th

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