Bath County VA Information


Bath County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,581
Daytime Population: Workers 2,095
Daytime Population: Residents 2,113
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,208
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 4,528
Population in Familes 3,503
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $50,821
Average Household Income $59,200
Per Capita Income $27,341


Total Housing Units 3,376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,525 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 588 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,263 (37.4%)
Median Home Value $148,232
Average Home Value $183,311


Total Households 2,113
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 1,301
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 -0.44% -0.99%
Households -0.32% -0.93%
Families -0.48% -1.05%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   2.55%


Bath County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bath 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 # 131 2nd
Population Density # 132 2nd
Diversity Index # 115 14th
Median Household Income # 62 54th
Per Capita Income # 56 59th

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