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Bassett, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Bassett Census Designated Place had a population of 1,118 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Bassett is located at latitude 36.7614 and longitude -79.9866 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the Bassett Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 768 feet.

The Bassett Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389176) 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 Bassett population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bassett: Bassetts.

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Bassett, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,118
Population in Households 1,087
Population in Familes 863
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 322
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 503
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 316
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 615 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 338 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $76,050
Average Home Value $95,759


Median Household Income $36,854
Average Household Income $55,294
Per Capita Income $23,896
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% -0.07%
Households 0.5% -0.04%
Families 2.4% -0.13%
Median Household Income   4.59%
Per Capita Income   3.15%
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.

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Bassett, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bassett to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 347 41st
Population Density1 # 426 28th
Diversity Index2 # 285 52nd
Median Household Income # 436 26th
Per Capita Income # 313 47th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.