Alleghany County VA Information

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Alleghany County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Alleghany County VA Housing Affordability Index is 194
State of Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 126
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Alleghany County VA Wealth Index is 64
State of Virginia Wealth Index is 124
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 15,745
Population in Households 15,464
Population in Familes 12,556
Population in Group Qrtrs 281
Population Density 35
Diversity Index1 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,554
Average Household Income $63,633
Per Capita Income $27,030
Wealth Index3 64

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,074 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,743 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,939 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,392 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $133,465
Housing Affordability Index2 194
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,682
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 4,432
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.34% -0.65%
Households -0.33% -0.65%
Families -0.44% -0.73%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

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Alleghany County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alleghany County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 98 27th
Population Density # 118 12th
Diversity Index # 115 14th
Median Household Income # 73 46th
Per Capita Income # 80 41st

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