Piney Mountain CDP, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Piney Mountain CDP, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Piney Mountain Census Designated Place had a population of 1,311 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Piney Mountain CDP is located at latitude 38.1592 and longitude -78.4156 in Albemarle County. The formal boundaries for the Piney Mountain Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

The Piney Mountain Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584902) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.


Piney Mountain CDP, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 1,311 (100%)
Population in Households 1,311 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,134 (86.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,142
Diversity Index2 43


Median Household Income $75,293
Average Household Income $106,341
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $39,508
Wealth Index5 137


Total HU (Housing Units) 534 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 413 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $290,909
Average Home Value $352,114
Housing Affordability Index3 161


Total Households 500
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 374
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.46% 1.31%
Households 1.53% 1.32%
Families 2.27% 1.3%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
Owner Occupied HU   1.41%


Piney Mountain CDP, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Piney Mountain CDP to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 325 45th
Population Density # 212 64th
Median Household Income # 175 71st
Housing Affordability Index # 261 44th
Per Capita Income # 145 76th
Diversity Index # 335 44th

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