Bland County VA Information

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bland County VA Housing Affordability Index is 179
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

Bland County VA Wealth Index is 52
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 6,882
Population in Households 6,196
Population in Familes 5,226
Population in Group Qrtrs 686
Population Density 19
Diversity Index1 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,791
Average Household Income $56,693
Per Capita Income $21,392
Wealth Index3 52

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,325 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,122 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 461 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 742 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $126,220
Housing Affordability Index2 179
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,583
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,839
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 0.09% -0.18%
Households 0.07% -0.22%
Families -0.02% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

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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, 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 # 126 6th
Population Density # 130 3rd
Diversity Index # 125 7th
Median Household Income # 97 28th
Per Capita Income # 112 17th

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