Buckingham County VA Information


Buckingham County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,253
Daytime Population: Workers 4,706
Daytime Population: Residents 8,808
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,514
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 15,047
Population in Familes 12,237
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,206
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $42,015
Average Household Income $53,810
Per Capita Income $20,845


Total Housing Units 7,519 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,425 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,628 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,466 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $129,831
Average Home Value $159,921


Total Households 6,053
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 4,127
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 0.09% -0.03%
Households 0.2% -0.04%
Families 0.06% -0.15%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.9%


Buckingham County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buckingham 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 # 89 34th
Population Density # 123 8th
Diversity Index # 50 63rd
Median Household Income # 93 31st
Per Capita Income # 110 18th

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