Radford (city) County VA Information


Radford (city) County Subdivisions

Radford (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,996
Population in Households 14,789
Population in Familes 7,579
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,207
Population Density1 1,823
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 6,390
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,626
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,506 (36.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,884 (56.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 449 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $151,260
Average Home Value $195,770


Median Household Income $35,268
Average Household Income $46,606
Per Capita Income $17,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.49% 1.14%
Households 1.04% 1.31%
Families 0.82% 1.16%
Median Household Income   -0.64%
Per Capita Income   0.01%
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.


Radford (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Radford (city) County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 85 37th
Population Density1 # 22 85th
Diversity Index2 # 90 34th
Median Household Income # 119 12th
Per Capita Income # 133 1st

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