Colonial Heights (city) County VA Information


Colonial Heights (city) County Subdivisions

Colonial Heights (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,802
Population in Households 17,631
Population in Familes 14,019
Population in Group Qrtrs 171
Population Density1 2,367
Diversity Index2 50


Median Household Income $53,436
Average Household Income $68,495
Per Capita Income $28,950


Total Housing Units 7,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,515 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,930 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 500 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $191,571
Average Home Value $205,930


Total Households 7,445
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 4,727
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 0.27% 0.35%
Households 0.28% 0.36%
Families 0.12% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   3.17%


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

The table below compares Colonial Heights (city) 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 # 86 36th
Population Density # 18 87th
Diversity Index # 59 56th
Median Household Income # 56 59th
Per Capita Income # 53 61st

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