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Mount Hermon, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Mount Hermon Census Designated Place had a population of 3,958 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Hermon is located at latitude 36.6688 and longitude -79.4222 in Pittsylvania County. The formal boundaries for the Mount Hermon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Pittsylvania County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 686 feet.

The Mount Hermon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629812) 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 Mount Hermon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Mount Hermon, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,958
Population in Households 3,926
Population in Familes 3,391
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 739
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 1,576
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,165
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,204 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 372 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $136,467
Average Home Value $171,784


Median Household Income $51,923
Average Household Income $59,905
Per Capita Income $23,751
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.06%
Households -0.11% -0.1%
Families -0.84% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 211 65th
Population Density1 # 304 49th
Diversity Index2 # 352 41st
Median Household Income # 259 56th
Per Capita Income # 346 42nd

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