Montvale, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Montvale, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Montvale Census Designated Place had a population of 709 as of July 1, 2018. Montvale ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Montvale is located at latitude 37.3852 and longitude -79.7255 in Bedford County. The formal boundaries for the Montvale Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bedford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 968 feet.

The Montvale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629032) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Montvale: Bufford, Buford, Buford Gap, Buford's Depot, Bufords Gap, Bufordville, Burfors.

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


Total Population 709
Population in Households 709
Population in Familes 563
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 294
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $39,567
Average Household Income $52,197
Per Capita Income $22,053


Total Housing Units 337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 241 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $133,430
Average Home Value $234,751


Total Households 301
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 201
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.19% 0.34%
Households 0.16% 0.26%
Families 0.37% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   3.79%

Montvale, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montvale to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 409 31st
Population Density # 436 27th
Diversity Index # 483 19th
Median Household Income # 458 23rd
Per Capita Income # 450 24th

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