Giles County VA Information


Giles County Subdivisions

Giles County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 17,628
Population in Households 17,492
Population in Familes 14,318
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 7,366
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 4,966
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,577 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,424 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,942 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,211 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $97,681
Average Home Value $118,828


Median Household Income $40,948
Average Household Income $53,210
Per Capita Income $22,267
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.34%
Households 0.4% 0.33%
Families 0.26% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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.


Giles County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Giles County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 86 37th
Population Density1 # 103 24th
Diversity Index2 # 128 5th
Median Household Income # 85 37th
Per Capita Income # 85 37th

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