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Lunenburg, Virginia - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lunenburg County at latitude 36.961 and longitude -78.2655. Lunenburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 509 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Lunenburg Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lunenburg: Lewistown, Lunenburg Court House, Lunenburgh Court House.

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


Total Population 162
Population in Households 162
Population in Familes 133
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 76
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 70 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $102,778
Average Home Value $136,702


Median Household Income $34,332
Average Household Income $47,178
Per Capita Income $20,322
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.43% -0.25%
Households 0.0% -0.31%
Families -4.9% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lunenburg 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 # 559 6th
Population Density1 # 557 6th
Diversity Index2 # 240 60th
Median Household Income # 486 18th
Per Capita Income # 400 32nd

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