Mountain Road, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mountain Road, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Mountain Road Census Designated Place had a population of 1,071 as of July 1, 2016. Mountain Road ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mountain Road is located at latitude 36.7516 and longitude -78.9883 in Halifax County. The formal boundaries for the Mountain Road Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Halifax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 531 feet.

The Mountain Road Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584885) 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 Mountain Road 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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Mountain Road, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,071
Population in Households 1,050
Population in Familes 869
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 125
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 451
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 306
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 321 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $96,976
Average Home Value $127,492


Median Household Income $30,406
Average Household Income $44,515
Per Capita Income $18,977
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.43% -0.55%
Households -0.25% -0.45%
Families -1.25% -0.53%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
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.

Mountain Road, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mountain Road 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 # 356 40th
Population Density1 # 529 11th
Diversity Index2 # 209 65th
Median Household Income # 556 6th
Per Capita Income # 519 13th

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