Albemarle County VA Information


Albemarle County Subdivisions

Albemarle County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 109,126
Population in Households 102,579
Population in Familes 81,153
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,547
Population Density1 151
Diversity Index2 43


Median Household Income $76,078
Average Household Income $107,144
Per Capita Income $42,547


Total Housing Units 47,102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,044 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,435 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,623 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $384,044
Average Home Value $497,100


Total Households 42,479
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 27,002
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.19% 1.21%
Households 1.31% 1.28%
Families 1.15% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.98%


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, 2018 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 # 17 88th
Population Density # 55 59th
Diversity Index # 70 48th
Median Household Income # 23 83rd
Per Capita Income # 10 93rd

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