Gratton, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gratton, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Gratton Census Designated Place had a population of 970 as of July 1, 2016. Gratton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Gratton is located at latitude 37.1348 and longitude -81.4268 in Tazewell County. The formal boundaries for the Gratton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tazewell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,792 feet.

The Gratton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630777) 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 Gratton 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 Gratton: Grattan.

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


Total Population 970
Population in Households 970
Population in Familes 833
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 179
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 394
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 286
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 304 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $146,967


Median Household Income $38,048
Average Household Income $51,653
Per Capita Income $21,527
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.08%
Households 0.62% 0.15%
Families -0.22% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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.

Gratton, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gratton 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 # 368 38th
Population Density1 # 495 17th
Diversity Index2 # 526 11th
Median Household Income # 455 23rd
Per Capita Income # 423 29th

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