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Snowville, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Snowville Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pulaski County at latitude 37.0326 and longitude -80.5612. Pulaski County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,916 feet.

The formal official name is the Snowville Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Snowville, Virginia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Snowville indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Snowville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 150
Population in Households 150
Population in Familes 127
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 69
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 66 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (75.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $132,500
Average Home Value $161,765


Median Household Income $51,002
Average Household Income $56,423
Per Capita Income $22,844
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.16% 0.13%
Households 0.39% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.

Snowville, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Snowville 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 # 563 5th
Population Density1 # 565 5th
Diversity Index2 # 584 2nd
Median Household Income # 263 56th
Per Capita Income # 317 47th

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