Rockbridge County VA Information


Rockbridge County Subdivisions

Rockbridge County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 22,872
Population in Households 22,697
Population in Familes 18,065
Population in Group Qrtrs 175
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 9,921
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 6,594
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,684 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,259 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,662 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,763 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $185,359
Average Home Value $242,158


Median Household Income $44,304
Average Household Income $59,260
Per Capita Income $25,716
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.42%
Households 0.72% 0.55%
Families 0.57% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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.


Rockbridge County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockbridge County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 76 44th
Population Density1 # 116 14th
Diversity Index2 # 119 13th
Median Household Income # 68 50th
Per Capita Income # 59 57th

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