Craig County VA Information


Craig County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,385
Daytime Population: Workers 1,047
Daytime Population: Residents 3,033
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,080
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 5,376
Population in Familes 4,434
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $52,855
Average Household Income $59,921
Per Capita Income $25,323


Total Housing Units 3,009 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,773 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 498 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 738 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $153,563
Average Home Value $184,616


Total Households 2,271
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,548
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 0.51% 0.59%
Households 0.55% 0.61%
Families 0.4% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.7%


Craig County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Craig 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 # 130 3rd
Population Density # 131 2nd
Diversity Index # 133 1st
Median Household Income # 52 62nd
Per Capita Income # 74 45th

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