Maurertown, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Maurertown, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Maurertown Census Designated Place had a population of 818 as of July 1, 2016. Maurertown 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 Maurertown is located at latitude 38.9318 and longitude -78.4643 in Shenandoah County. The formal boundaries for the Maurertown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Shenandoah County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 774 feet.

The Maurertown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628838) 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 Maurertown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Maurertown: Jug Town, Morry Town.

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


Total Population 818
Population in Households 818
Population in Familes 686
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 378
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 322
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 234
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 357 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 261 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $222,959
Average Home Value $250,862


Median Household Income $61,940
Average Household Income $70,768
Per Capita Income $28,166
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.97% 0.84%
Households 0.87% 0.79%
Families 2.3% 0.76%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.

Maurertown, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maurertown to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 395 34th
Population Density1 # 409 31st
Diversity Index2 # 493 17th
Median Household Income # 197 67th
Per Capita Income # 234 61st

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