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Mount Hermon, Virginia - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pittsylvania County at latitude 36.6785 and longitude -79.4222. Pittsylvania County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 686 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Mount Hermon Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 3,940
Population in Households 3,906
Population in Familes 3,374
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 736
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 1,591
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,178
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,687 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,211 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 379 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $90,723
Average Home Value $112,490


Median Household Income $53,117
Average Household Income $63,337
Per Capita Income $25,410
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.15% -0.17%
Households 0.06% -0.06%
Families -0.97% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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.


Mount Hermon, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Hermon 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 # 210 65th
Population Density1 # 302 49th
Diversity Index2 # 353 40th
Median Household Income # 243 59th
Per Capita Income # 265 55th

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