Scotland, VA Community Profile: Data

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Scotland, Virginia - Basic Facts

Scotland is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Scotland Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Surry County at latitude 37.1838 and longitude -76.7863. Surry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Scotland Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Scotland: Scotland Ferry, Scotland Wharf.

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


Total Population 200
Population in Households 200
Population in Familes 159
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 221
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 88
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 156 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (34.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (43.6%)
Median Home Value $196,875
Average Home Value $236,792


Median Household Income $51,035
Average Household Income $58,413
Per Capita Income $24,536
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.35% -0.4%
Households 0.0% -0.46%
Families 1.28% -0.71%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.


Scotland, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scotland to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 544 8th
Population Density1 # 475 20th
Diversity Index2 # 169 72nd
Median Household Income # 262 56th
Per Capita Income # 278 53rd

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