Colonial Heights (city) County VA Information


Colonial Heights (city) County Subdivisions

Colonial Heights (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,960
Daytime Population: Workers 9,945
Daytime Population: Residents 9,427
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,372
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 17,789
Population in Familes 14,025
Population in Group Qrtrs 171
Population Density2 2,388
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $51,768
Average Household Income $65,496
Per Capita Income $27,572


Total Housing Units 7,956 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,709 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,769 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 478 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $186,719
Average Home Value $200,966


Total Households 7,478
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 4,754
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 0.43% 0.5%
Households 0.38% 0.47%
Families 0.21% 0.35%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   2.09%


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, 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 # 86 36th
Population Density # 18 87th
Diversity Index # 61 55th
Median Household Income # 58 57th
Per Capita Income # 54 60th

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