Dumbarton, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dumbarton, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Dumbarton Census Designated Place had a population of 8,227 as of July 1, 2016. Dumbarton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Dumbarton is located at latitude 37.6118 and longitude -77.5083 in Henrico County. The formal boundaries for the Dumbarton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Henrico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 200 feet.

The Dumbarton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389420) 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 Dumbarton 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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Dumbarton, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,227
Population in Households 8,211
Population in Familes 5,302
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 4,364
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 3,629
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,738
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,986 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 951 (23.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,677 (67.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 357 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $168,263
Average Home Value $174,469


Median Household Income $37,482
Average Household Income $48,728
Per Capita Income $21,599
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.59%
Households 0.31% 0.49%
Families 0.07% 0.31%
Median Household Income   -0.08%
Per Capita Income   0.19%
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.

Dumbarton, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dumbarton 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 # 145 76th
Population Density1 # 44 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 31 95th
Median Household Income # 463 22nd
Per Capita Income # 419 30th

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