Chesterfield County VA Information


Chesterfield County Subdivisions

Chesterfield County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 347,411
Population in Households 343,085
Population in Familes 295,455
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,326
Population Density1 821
Diversity Index2 60


Median Household Income $77,657
Average Household Income $97,894
Per Capita Income $35,828


Total Housing Units 133,341 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97,952 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 28,168 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,221 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $243,035
Average Home Value $293,823


Total Households 126,120
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 93,128
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.15% 1.23%
Households 1.05% 1.17%
Families 0.94% 1.08%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.72%


Chesterfield County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chesterfield County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 5 97th
Population Density # 39 71st
Diversity Index # 24 82nd
Median Household Income # 20 86th
Per Capita Income # 22 84th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.