Hanover County VA Information


Hanover County Subdivisions

Hanover County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 107,188
Daytime Population: Workers 45,051
Daytime Population: Residents 51,936
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 96,987
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 105,218
Population in Familes 91,697
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,970
Population Density2 229
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $81,178
Average Household Income $99,238
Per Capita Income $37,113


Total Housing Units 41,583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31,784 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,674 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,125 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $288,901
Average Home Value $336,732


Total Households 39,458
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 29,988
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.98% 1.07%
Households 1.05% 1.12%
Families 0.93% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.26%


Hanover County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hanover County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 17 88th
Population Density # 51 62nd
Diversity Index # 92 32nd
Median Household Income # 15 89th
Per Capita Income # 15 89th

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