Stafford County VA Information


Stafford County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 142,986
Population in Households 139,217
Population in Familes 123,334
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,769
Population Density1 532
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 46,066
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 36,562
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 48,492 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35,270 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,796 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,426 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $333,282
Average Home Value $371,610


Median Household Income $100,834
Average Household Income $116,380
Per Capita Income $38,120
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.67% 2.01%
Households 1.58% 1.99%
Families 1.5% 1.93%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.


Stafford County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stafford 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 # 13 91st
Population Density1 # 46 66th
Diversity Index2 # 22 84th
Median Household Income # 7 96th
Per Capita Income # 13 91st

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