Chantilly, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chantilly, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Chantilly Census Designated Place had a population of 23,762 as of July 1, 2016. Chantilly ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chantilly is located at latitude 38.8906 and longitude -77.4409 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Chantilly Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 325 feet.

The Chantilly Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389302) 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 Chantilly population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chantilly: Chantilly Creek, Ox Hill.

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


Total Population 23,762
Population in Households 23,747
Population in Familes 21,155
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 1,980
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 7,415
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 6,093
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,590 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,985 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,430 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 175 ( 2.3%)
Median Home Value $478,278
Average Home Value $488,188


Median Household Income $124,311
Average Household Income $157,110
Per Capita Income $49,120
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.58%
Households 0.43% 0.55%
Families 0.41% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Chantilly, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chantilly 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 # 47 92nd
Population Density1 # 137 77th
Diversity Index2 # 53 91st
Median Household Income # 37 94th
Per Capita Income # 62 90th

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