Hampden Sydney, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hampden Sydney, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Hampden-Sydney Census Designated Place had a population of 1,453 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hampden Sydney is located at latitude 37.244 and longitude -78.4757 in Prince Edward County. The formal boundaries for the Hampden-Sydney Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Prince Edward County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 535 feet.

The Hampden-Sydney Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389892) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 Hampden Sydney population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hampden Sydney: Hampden Sidney.

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Hampden Sydney, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,453
Population in Households 698
Population in Familes 438
Population in Group Qrtrs 755
Population Density1 375
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 179
Average Household Size 3.9
Family Households 114
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $209,211
Average Home Value $225,826


Median Household Income $48,453
Average Household Income $76,986
Per Capita Income $21,339
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.33%
Households 0.64% 0.55%
Families 0.87% 0.52%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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.

Hampden Sydney, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hampden Sydney 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 # 307 48th
Population Density1 # 410 31st
Diversity Index2 # 385 35th
Median Household Income # 304 49th
Per Capita Income # 431 27th

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