Lunenburg County VA Information


Lunenburg County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,901
Population in Households 11,926
Population in Familes 9,597
Population in Group Qrtrs 975
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 5,063
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 3,320
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,664 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,399 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,207 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $110,530
Average Home Value $150,751


Median Household Income $34,485
Average Household Income $45,538
Per Capita Income $19,055
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% 0.23%
Households 0.34% 0.28%
Families 0.21% 0.19%
Median Household Income   0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
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.


Lunenburg County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lunenburg County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 107 21st
Population Density1 # 125 7th
Diversity Index2 # 35 75th
Median Household Income # 124 8th
Per Capita Income # 122 10th

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