Charlottesville (city) County VA Information


Charlottesville (city) County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 47,754
Daytime Population: Workers 39,509
Daytime Population: Residents 24,733
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 64,242
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.35
Population in Households 45,336
Population in Familes 23,701
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,418
Population Density2 4,664
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $44,284
Average Household Income $66,153
Per Capita Income $28,099


Total Housing Units 20,920 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,389 (35.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,126 (58.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,405 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $302,075
Average Home Value $369,927


Total Households 19,515
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 8,092
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 1.3% 1.35%
Households 1.29% 1.37%
Families 1.02% 1.18%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.72%


Charlottesville (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charlottesville (city) 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 # 38 72nd
Population Density # 5 97th
Diversity Index # 42 68th
Median Household Income # 87 35th
Per Capita Income # 51 62nd

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