Spotsylvania County VA Information


Spotsylvania County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 129,863
Population in Households 129,339
Population in Familes 112,192
Population in Group Qrtrs 524
Population Density1 323
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 44,263
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 34,044
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 47,846 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34,471 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,792 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,583 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $280,370
Average Home Value $320,816


Median Household Income $83,019
Average Household Income $96,089
Per Capita Income $32,875
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 1.17%
Households 0.87% 1.11%
Families 0.78% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.


Spotsylvania County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spotsylvania 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 # 15 90th
Population Density1 # 49 64th
Diversity Index2 # 44 69th
Median Household Income # 13 91st
Per Capita Income # 22 84th

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