Albemarle County VA Information


Albemarle County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 108,400
Daytime Population: Workers 59,000
Daytime Population: Residents 57,487
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 116,487
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 102,082
Population in Familes 80,055
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,318
Population Density2 150
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $73,503
Average Household Income $102,219
Per Capita Income $40,679


Total Housing Units 46,780 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,678 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,591 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,511 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $374,716
Average Home Value $463,726


Total Households 42,269
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 26,897
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 1.26% 1.36%
Households 1.42% 1.44%
Families 1.25% 1.31%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.3%


Albemarle County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albemarle County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 16 89th
Population Density # 55 59th
Diversity Index # 70 48th
Median Household Income # 23 83rd
Per Capita Income # 10 93rd

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