Sherando, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sherando, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Sherando Census Designated Place had a population of 718 as of July 1, 2017. Sherando ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sherando is located at latitude 37.9901 and longitude -78.9425 in Augusta County. The formal boundaries for the Sherando Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Augusta County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,453 feet.

The Sherando Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390293) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sherando population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 718
Daytime Population: Workers 21
Daytime Population: Residents 384
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 405
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 718
Population in Familes 605
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 102
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $57,443
Average Household Income $70,662
Per Capita Income $28,047


Total Housing Units 326 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 239 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $185,769
Average Home Value $234,599


Total Households 287
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 208
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 0.59% 0.69%
Households 0.59% 0.69%
Families 1.4% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Sherando, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sherando to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 407 32nd
Population Density # 544 8th
Diversity Index # 529 11th
Median Household Income # 223 63rd
Per Capita Income # 257 57th

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