Manchester, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Manchester, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Manchester Census Designated Place had a population of 11,292 as of July 1, 2017. Manchester ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Manchester is located at latitude 37.4891 and longitude -77.5439 in Chesterfield County. The formal boundaries for the Manchester Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Chesterfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Manchester Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584873) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Manchester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 11,292
Daytime Population: Workers 10,293
Daytime Population: Residents 5,543
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,836
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.40
Population in Households 11,240
Population in Familes 8,744
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 1,906
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $55,478
Average Household Income $70,062
Per Capita Income $27,678


Total Housing Units 5,000 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,764 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,748 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 488 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $192,084
Average Home Value $199,584


Total Households 4,512
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 2,843
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 0.61% 0.85%
Households 0.47% 0.77%
Families 0.37% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Manchester, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manchester to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 113 81st
Population Density # 141 76th
Diversity Index # 58 90th
Median Household Income # 234 61st
Per Capita Income # 268 55th

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