Greenbriar, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Greenbriar, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Greenbriar Census Designated Place had a population of 8,413 as of July 1, 2016. Greenbriar 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 Greenbriar is located at latitude 38.8716 and longitude -77.3991 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Greenbriar Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 364 feet.

The Greenbriar Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584853) 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 Greenbriar 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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Greenbriar, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,413
Population in Households 8,401
Population in Familes 6,805
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 5,409
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 3,241
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 2,188
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,060 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,181 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 1.2%)
Median Home Value $431,798
Average Home Value $439,527


Median Household Income $105,658
Average Household Income $120,469
Per Capita Income $46,454
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.54%
Households 0.42% 0.53%
Families 0.32% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Greenbriar, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenbriar 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 # 140 77th
Population Density1 # 27 96th
Diversity Index2 # 90 85th
Median Household Income # 75 88th
Per Capita Income # 77 87th

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