Giles County VA Information

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Giles County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 17,499
Population in Households 17,363
Population in Familes 14,207
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density1 49
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,328
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 4,939
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,581 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,444 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,884 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,253 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $95,746
Average Home Value $136,967
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,515
Average Household Income $57,580
Per Capita Income $24,359
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% -0.08%
Households 0.25% -0.05%
Families 0.13% -0.13%
Median Household Income   -1.62%
Per Capita Income   0.75%
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.

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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, 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 # 89 34th
Population Density1 # 104 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 127 6th
Median Household Income # 76 44th
Per Capita Income # 75 45th

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