Belle Haven, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Belle Haven, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Belle Haven Census Designated Place had a population of 6,718 as of July 1, 2017. Belle Haven ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Belle Haven is located at latitude 38.7773 and longitude -77.0578 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Belle Haven Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.87 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 125 feet.

The Belle Haven Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389195) 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 Belle Haven 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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Belle Haven, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,718
Daytime Population: Workers 3,346
Daytime Population: Residents 2,917
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,263
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 6,702
Population in Familes 4,796
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 3,374
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $98,562
Average Household Income $141,571
Per Capita Income $65,930


Total Housing Units 3,312 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,180 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 945 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 187 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $399,495
Average Home Value $517,454


Total Households 3,125
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 1,621
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 0.42% 0.49%
Households 0.21% 0.37%
Families 0.09% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Belle Haven, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belle Haven 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 # 166 72nd
Population Density # 73 88th
Diversity Index # 268 55th
Median Household Income # 93 84th
Per Capita Income # 18 97th

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