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Fort Hunt, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Fort Hunt Census Designated Place had a population of 16,515 as of July 1, 2016. Fort Hunt 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 Fort Hunt is located at latitude 38.7355 and longitude -77.0577 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Hunt Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.41 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Fort Hunt Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389106) 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 Fort Hunt 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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Fort Hunt, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,515
Population in Households 16,371
Population in Familes 14,630
Population in Group Qrtrs 144
Population Density1 2,823
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 6,089
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 4,718
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,244 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,511 (88.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 578 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $682,143
Average Home Value $710,146


Median Household Income $152,025
Average Household Income $209,159
Per Capita Income $77,890
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.5%
Households 0.37% 0.48%
Families 0.08% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Fort Hunt, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Hunt 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 # 78 87th
Population Density1 # 99 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 422 29th
Median Household Income # 18 97th
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

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