Fort Hunt, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Fort Hunt, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Fort Hunt Census Designated Place had a population of 16,361 as of July 1, 2018. Fort Hunt 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 Fort Hunt is located at latitude 38.7329 and longitude -77.058 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Hunt Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.41 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Fort Hunt Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389106) 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.

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Fort Hunt, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 16,361
Population in Households 16,219
Population in Familes 14,563
Population in Group Qrtrs 142
Population Density2 2,796
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $164,394
Average Household Income $225,247
Per Capita Income $83,455


Total Housing Units 6,124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,412 (88.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 591 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $671,031
Average Home Value $735,165


Total Households 6,003
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 4,654
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.24% 0.17%
Households 0.11% 0.07%
Families -0.11% 0.06%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.74%

Fort Hunt, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Hunt to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 78 87th
Population Density # 103 83rd
Diversity Index # 426 28th
Median Household Income # 13 98th
Per Capita Income # 6 99th

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