Rockbridge County VA Information


Rockbridge County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 22,824
Population in Households 22,627
Population in Familes 17,996
Population in Group Qrtrs 197
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 9,876
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 6,586
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,675 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,267 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,609 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,799 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $188,054
Average Home Value $249,639


Median Household Income $44,649
Average Household Income $56,481
Per Capita Income $24,452
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.54% 0.3%
Households 0.78% 0.44%
Families 0.68% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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, 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 # 76 44th
Population Density1 # 116 14th
Diversity Index2 # 117 13th
Median Household Income # 67 51st
Per Capita Income # 59 57th

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