Rappahannock County VA Information


Rappahannock County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,637
Population in Households 7,602
Population in Familes 6,203
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 3,230
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 2,203
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,084 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,397 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 833 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 854 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $463,255
Average Home Value $567,157


Median Household Income $60,274
Average Household Income $84,540
Per Capita Income $35,901
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.23%
Households 0.81% 0.39%
Families 0.68% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.


Rappahannock County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rappahannock 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 # 120 11th
Population Density1 # 126 7th
Diversity Index2 # 108 20th
Median Household Income # 37 73rd
Per Capita Income # 17 88th

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