Gloucester Courthouse, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gloucester Courthouse, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Gloucester Courthouse Census Designated Place had a population of 3,124 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Gloucester Courthouse is located at latitude 37.4035 and longitude -76.5235 in Gloucester County. The formal boundaries for the Gloucester Courthouse Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Gloucester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The Gloucester Courthouse Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389856) 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 Gloucester Courthouse 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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Gloucester Courthouse, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,124
Population in Households 2,737
Population in Familes 2,183
Population in Group Qrtrs 387
Population Density1 448
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 1,131
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 740
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,224 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 758 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 373 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $241,160
Average Home Value $267,183


Median Household Income $62,948
Average Household Income $82,141
Per Capita Income $33,895
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.92% 0.82%
Households 0.8% 0.85%
Families 1.1% 0.77%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.21%
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.

Gloucester Courthouse, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gloucester Courthouse 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 # 228 62nd
Population Density1 # 391 34th
Diversity Index2 # 407 32nd
Median Household Income # 190 68th
Per Capita Income # 155 74th

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