Gwynn, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gwynn, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Gwynn Census Designated Place had a population of 604 as of July 1, 2017. Gwynn ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gwynn is located at latitude 37.4956 and longitude -76.2866 in Mathews County. The formal boundaries for the Gwynn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.36 sq. miles and a water area of 3.04 sq. miles. Mathews County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Gwynn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628833) 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 Gwynn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gwynn: Guynn, Gwynns.

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Gwynn, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 604
Daytime Population: Workers 91
Daytime Population: Residents 251
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 342
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 604
Population in Familes 479
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 256
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $48,051
Average Household Income $64,080
Per Capita Income $30,449


Total Housing Units 675 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 237 (35.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 ( 7.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 388 (57.5%)
Median Home Value $267,188
Average Home Value $355,063


Total Households 287
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 181
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.05% -0.13%
Households 0.05% -0.07%
Families -0.15% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

Gwynn, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gwynn to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 423 29th
Population Density # 455 23rd
Diversity Index # 475 20th
Median Household Income # 322 46th
Per Capita Income # 200 66th

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