Chesterfield County VA Information


Chesterfield County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 342,909
Daytime Population: Workers 126,183
Daytime Population: Residents 171,122
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 297,305
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 338,484
Population in Familes 289,794
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,425
Population Density2 810
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $75,774
Average Household Income $93,929
Per Capita Income $34,310


Total Housing Units 131,429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 93,096 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 31,063 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,270 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $239,550
Average Home Value $284,845


Total Households 124,159
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 91,755
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 1.12% 1.25%
Households 0.98% 1.16%
Families 0.86% 1.07%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.08%


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, 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 # 5 97th
Population Density # 39 71st
Diversity Index # 25 82nd
Median Household Income # 19 86th
Per Capita Income # 20 86th

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