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Horse Pasture, Virginia - Basic Facts

Horse Pasture is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Horse Pasture Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Henry County at latitude 36.6285 and longitude -79.9509. Henry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,099 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Horse Pasture Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 9.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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Horse Pasture, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,239
Population in Households 2,120
Population in Familes 1,750
Population in Group Qrtrs 119
Population Density1 232
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 944
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 646
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,051 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 742 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 202 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $92,003
Average Home Value $100,574


Median Household Income $31,946
Average Household Income $40,238
Per Capita Income $16,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.13% -0.22%
Households 0.33% -0.11%
Families 0.63% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.


Horse Pasture, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Horse Pasture 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 # 257 57th
Population Density1 # 467 21st
Diversity Index2 # 249 58th
Median Household Income # 521 12th
Per Capita Income # 540 9th

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