Frederick County VA Information


Frederick County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 84,633
Population in Households 83,596
Population in Familes 70,687
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,037
Population Density1 205
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 31,018
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 22,722
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 33,576 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,871 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,147 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,558 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $242,249
Average Home Value $282,379


Median Household Income $67,645
Average Household Income $82,621
Per Capita Income $30,669
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.25% 1.53%
Households 1.16% 1.48%
Families 1.06% 1.41%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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.


Frederick County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frederick 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 # 23 84th
Population Density1 # 53 61st
Diversity Index2 # 85 38th
Median Household Income # 25 82nd
Per Capita Income # 32 77th

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