Dickenson County VA Information


Dickenson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 15,478
Daytime Population: Workers 3,655
Daytime Population: Residents 11,133
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,788
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 15,037
Population in Familes 12,534
Population in Group Qrtrs 441
Population Density2 47
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $34,584
Average Household Income $46,855
Per Capita Income $19,588


Total Housing Units 7,579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,984 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,386 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,209 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $80,586
Average Home Value $101,249


Total Households 6,370
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 4,383
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 -0.37% -0.83%
Households -0.47% -0.85%
Families -0.61% -0.95%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   3.36%


Dickenson County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dickenson 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 # 97 28th
Population Density # 106 21st
Diversity Index # 131 2nd
Median Household Income # 126 6th
Per Capita Income # 124 8th

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