Louisa, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Louisa, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Louisa had a population of 1,656 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Louisa is located at latitude 38.0166 and longitude -77.9997 in Louisa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Louisa (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Louisa County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 469 feet.

The Town of Louisa (GNIS ID: 2391275) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Louisa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Louisa: Louisa Court House.


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Louisa, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,656
Population in Households 1,605
Population in Familes 1,255
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 907
Diversity Index2 51
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 686
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 437
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 806 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 412 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $188,312
Average Home Value $218,386
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,061
Average Household Income $56,679
Per Capita Income $22,798
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 1.05%
Households 1.07% 1.11%
Families 3.95% 1.03%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.

Louisa, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Louisa 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 # 286 52nd
Population Density1 # 264 56th
Diversity Index2 # 245 59th
Median Household Income # 379 36th
Per Capita Income # 376 37th

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