Penhook is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Penhook Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Franklin County at latitude 36.9824 and longitude -79.6281. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 981 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Penhook Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 11.18 sq. miles and a water area of 1.48 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Penhook: Penhood.Photos of the local Penhook, VA area
|Population in Households||812|
|Population in Familes||703|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||990 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||310 (31.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||45 ( 4.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||635 (64.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$427,381|
|Average Home Value||$499,357|
|Median Household Income||$53,998|
|Average Household Income||$78,460|
|Per Capita Income||$35,388|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.81%|
|Per Capita Income||4.23%|
The table below compares Penhook to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 392||34th|
|Population Density1||# 560||5th|
|Diversity Index2||# 447||24th|
|Median Household Income||# 234||61st|
|Per Capita Income||# 134||77th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.