New Kent County VA Information


New Kent County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 21,119
Population in Households 20,568
Population in Familes 17,966
Population in Group Qrtrs 551
Population Density1 101
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 7,788
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 6,074
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,800 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 988 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 609 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $263,881
Average Home Value $306,250


Median Household Income $72,842
Average Household Income $88,534
Per Capita Income $33,474
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.2% 2.23%
Households 2.16% 2.22%
Families 2.08% 2.17%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.


New Kent County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Kent 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 # 80 41st
Population Density1 # 70 49th
Diversity Index2 # 82 40th
Median Household Income # 21 85th
Per Capita Income # 21 85th

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