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East Highland Park, Virginia - Basic Facts

The East Highland Park Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Henrico County at latitude 37.5775 and longitude -77.3868. Henrico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 200 feet.

The formal official name is the East Highland Park Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as East Highland Park, Virginia.

The U5 Census Class Code for East Highland Park indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the East Highland Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles.

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East Highland Park, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 15,532
Population in Households 15,520
Population in Familes 12,555
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,763
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 6,100
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 4,069
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,121 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,979 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 483 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $149,110
Average Home Value $168,988


Median Household Income $42,341
Average Household Income $53,305
Per Capita Income $20,938
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.15% 1.25%
Households 1.05% 1.16%
Families 0.92% 1.08%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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.


East Highland Park, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Highland Park to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 82 86th
Population Density1 # 147 75th
Diversity Index2 # 389 35th
Median Household Income # 346 42nd
Per Capita Income # 379 36th

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