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East Highland Park, Virginia - Basic Facts

The East Highland Park Census Designated Place had a population of 15,612 as of July 1, 2016. East Highland Park ranks in the upper 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 East Highland Park is located at latitude 37.5775 and longitude -77.3868 in Henrico County. 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. Henrico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 200 feet.

The East Highland Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389435) 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 East Highland Park 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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East Highland Park, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,612
Population in Households 15,600
Population in Familes 12,616
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,772
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 6,111
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 4,059
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,604 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,157 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,954 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 493 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $143,623
Average Home Value $165,787


Median Household Income $45,745
Average Household Income $55,324
Per Capita Income $21,680
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.94%
Households 0.74% 0.87%
Families 0.59% 0.76%
Median Household Income   -1.63%
Per Capita Income   0.51%
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 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 # 85 86th
Population Density1 # 149 75th
Diversity Index2 # 390 35th
Median Household Income # 329 45th
Per Capita Income # 413 31st

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