Middlesex County VA Information


Middlesex County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,462
Population in Households 11,069
Population in Familes 8,859
Population in Group Qrtrs 393
Population Density1 88
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 4,948
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 3,304
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,518 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,931 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,017 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,570 (34.2%)
Median Home Value $250,883
Average Home Value $333,986


Median Household Income $54,239
Average Household Income $74,619
Per Capita Income $32,749
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.49%
Households 0.8% 0.55%
Families 0.68% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.


Middlesex County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Middlesex 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 # 115 15th
Population Density1 # 77 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 77 43rd
Median Household Income # 45 67th
Per Capita Income # 23 84th

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