Bland County VA Information


Bland County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,641
Daytime Population: Workers 1,799
Daytime Population: Residents 3,827
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,626
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 5,955
Population in Familes 5,019
Population in Group Qrtrs 686
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $44,952
Average Household Income $55,780
Per Capita Income $22,516


Total Housing Units 3,265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,043 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 445 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 777 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $99,812
Average Home Value $187,004


Total Households 2,488
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,769
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 -0.37% -0.65%
Households -0.42% -0.73%
Families -0.56% -0.82%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.61%


Bland County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bland 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 # 127 5th
Population Density # 130 3rd
Diversity Index # 125 7th
Median Household Income # 84 38th
Per Capita Income # 96 29th

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