Claremont, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Claremont, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Claremont had a population of 381 as of July 1, 2017. Claremont ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Claremont is located at latitude 37.2273 and longitude -76.9665 in Surry County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Claremont (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Surry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 108 feet.

The Town of Claremont (GNIS ID: 2390796) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Claremont population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Claremont: Claremont Wharf.

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Claremont, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 381
Daytime Population: Workers 212
Daytime Population: Residents 252
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 464
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 381
Population in Familes 315
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 151
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $51,195
Average Household Income $58,125
Per Capita Income $24,520


Total Housing Units 219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 134 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $203,750
Average Home Value $230,556


Total Households 163
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 112
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.11% -0.32%
Households 0.17% -0.37%
Families 0.25% -0.54%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Claremont, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Claremont to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 483 19th
Population Density # 508 15th
Diversity Index # 316 47th
Median Household Income # 285 52nd
Per Capita Income # 344 42nd

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