Floyd County VA Information


Floyd County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 15,974
Population in Households 15,889
Population in Familes 12,952
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 6,707
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 4,511
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,262 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,445 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,536 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $141,976
Average Home Value $186,436


Median Household Income $46,276
Average Household Income $55,213
Per Capita Income $23,351
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.7%
Households 0.71% 0.7%
Families 0.59% 0.62%
Median Household Income   -1.55%
Per Capita Income   0.57%
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.


Floyd County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Floyd 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 # 96 29th
Population Density1 # 112 17th
Diversity Index2 # 122 10th
Median Household Income # 72 47th
Per Capita Income # 85 37th

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