Botetourt County VA Information


Botetourt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 34,431
Daytime Population: Workers 9,854
Daytime Population: Residents 17,780
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,634
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 34,156
Population in Familes 29,409
Population in Group Qrtrs 275
Population Density2 64
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $65,620
Average Household Income $80,197
Per Capita Income $31,723


Total Housing Units 15,137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,331 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,180 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,626 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $219,146
Average Home Value $274,312


Total Households 13,511
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 9,982
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 0.53% 0.55%
Households 0.4% 0.48%
Families 0.28% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.5%


Botetourt County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Botetourt 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 # 52 62nd
Population Density # 93 31st
Diversity Index # 116 14th
Median Household Income # 31 77th
Per Capita Income # 29 79th

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