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Heathsville, Virginia - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Northumberland County at latitude 37.9176 and longitude -76.4722. Northumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Heathsville Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Heathsville: Heath's Store, Heathss Store, Heathsville Courthouse, Hughlets Tavern, Hughlet's Tavern, Hughletts Indian Field, Hughletts Tavern, Northumberland County Courthouse, Northumberland Courthouse, Rices Inn.

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


Total Population 143
Population in Households 143
Population in Familes 117
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 68
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 46
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (35.2%)
Median Home Value $160,714
Average Home Value $225,439


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $59,670
Per Capita Income $26,887
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.17% 0.0%
Households 0.35% 0.0%
Families 2.74% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.


Heathsville, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Heathsville 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 # 564 5th
Population Density1 # 588 1st
Diversity Index2 # 281 53rd
Median Household Income # 279 53rd
Per Capita Income # 233 61st

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