Fincastle, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fincastle, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Fincastle had a population of 368 as of July 1, 2017. Fincastle 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 Fincastle is located at latitude 37.4994 and longitude -79.8756 in Botetourt County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fincastle (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Botetourt County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,240 feet.

The Town of Fincastle (GNIS ID: 2390183) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fincastle population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fincastle: Botetourt Court House, Millers Mill.

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


Total Population 368
Daytime Population: Workers 804
Daytime Population: Residents 123
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 927
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.52
Population in Households 347
Population in Familes 294
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 1,561
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $63,870
Average Household Income $81,268
Per Capita Income $32,086


Total Housing Units 148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 104 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $239,583
Average Home Value $289,524


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 93
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 0.58% 0.59%
Households 0.33% 0.46%
Families 3.79% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Fincastle, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fincastle to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 488 18th
Population Density # 170 72nd
Diversity Index # 478 20th
Median Household Income # 192 68th
Per Capita Income # 179 70th

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