Bon Air, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Bon Air, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Bon Air Census Designated Place had a population of 18,029 as of July 1, 2018. Bon Air ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bon Air is located at latitude 37.517 and longitude -77.5703 in Chesterfield County. The formal boundaries for the Bon Air Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Chesterfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 322 feet.

The Bon Air Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389225) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bon Air: Bonair.

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Bon Air, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,029
Population in Households 17,645
Population in Familes 14,287
Population in Group Qrtrs 384
Population Density2 2,163
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $73,629
Average Household Income $90,581
Per Capita Income $37,684


Total Housing Units 7,862 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,332 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,974 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 556 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $231,861
Average Home Value $257,791


Total Households 7,306
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 4,698
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.18% 1.14%
Households 1.26% 1.19%
Families 0.79% 0.92%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Bon Air, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bon Air to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 69 89th
Population Density # 132 78th
Diversity Index # 297 50th
Median Household Income # 163 73rd
Per Capita Income # 141 76th

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