Chamberlayne, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chamberlayne, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Chamberlayne Census Designated Place had a population of 5,554 as of July 1, 2016. Chamberlayne ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chamberlayne is located at latitude 37.6274 and longitude -77.4282 in Henrico County. The formal boundaries for the Chamberlayne Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Henrico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 171 feet.

The Chamberlayne Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389300) 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 Chamberlayne 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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Chamberlayne, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,554
Population in Households 5,532
Population in Familes 4,460
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 1,659
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 2,273
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,501
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,997 (83.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 277 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $231,150
Average Home Value $263,559


Median Household Income $75,125
Average Household Income $83,183
Per Capita Income $35,746
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.47%
Households 0.23% 0.41%
Families -0.68% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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.

Chamberlayne, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chamberlayne 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 # 183 69th
Population Density1 # 159 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 133 78th
Median Household Income # 142 76th
Per Capita Income # 135 77th

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