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Glenvar, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Glenvar Census Designated Place had a population of 905 as of July 1, 2017. Glenvar ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glenvar is located at latitude 37.2764 and longitude -80.125 in Roanoke County. The formal boundaries for the Glenvar Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Roanoke County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,089 feet.

The Glenvar Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629770) 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 Glenvar population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glenvar: Fort Lewis.

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Glenvar, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 905
Daytime Population: Workers 2,553
Daytime Population: Residents 688
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,241
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.58
Population in Households 798
Population in Familes 615
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density2 656
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $42,216
Average Household Income $52,853
Per Capita Income $25,777


Total Housing Units 459 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 246 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $159,122
Average Home Value $186,122


Total Households 397
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.04% -0.42%
Households -1.03% -0.56%
Families 4.11% -0.78%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Glenvar, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glenvar to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 380 36th
Population Density # 329 45th
Diversity Index # 510 14th
Median Household Income # 406 32nd
Per Capita Income # 310 48th

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