Virginia Census & Demographic Data - July 1, 2018


Virginia Census Data

The tables below provide updated data and demographic estimates for Virginia as of July 1, 2018. Our Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool allows you to compare and rank VA cities, towns, ZIP Codes and Counties / Independent Cities.

Virginia Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,566,397
Population in Households 8,323,980
Population in Familes 6,729,623
Population in Group Qrtrs 242,417
Population Density2 217
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $68,682
Average Household Income $96,244
Per Capita Income $37,093


Total Housing Units 3,590,270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,121,666 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,134,000 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 334,604 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $276,026
Average Home Value $359,685


Total Households 3,255,666
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,157,752
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.83% 0.83%
Households 0.77% 0.78%
Families 0.64% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.9%