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North Shore, Virginia - Basic Facts

The North Shore Census Designated Place had a population of 3,277 as of July 1, 2016. North Shore ranks in the lower 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 North Shore is located at latitude 37.0771 and longitude -79.6504 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the North Shore Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.67 sq. miles and a water area of 6.45 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,004 feet.

The North Shore Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389583) 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 North Shore 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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North Shore, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,277
Population in Households 3,277
Population in Familes 2,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 240
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,496
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 1,131
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 3,119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,284 (41.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 213 ( 6.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,623 (52.0%)
Median Home Value $572,623
Average Home Value $601,013


Median Household Income $66,376
Average Household Income $107,828
Per Capita Income $49,226
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.92% 0.64%
Households 0.78% 0.54%
Families 0.77% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.

North Shore, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Shore 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 # 224 62nd
Population Density1 # 464 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 560 5th
Median Household Income # 178 70th
Per Capita Income # 60 90th

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