Groveton, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Groveton, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Groveton Census Designated Place had a population of 15,448 as of July 1, 2017. Groveton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Groveton is located at latitude 38.7557 and longitude -77.0978 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Groveton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 200 feet.

The Groveton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389886) 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 Groveton 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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Groveton, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,448
Daytime Population: Workers 3,230
Daytime Population: Residents 6,936
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,166
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 15,351
Population in Familes 12,091
Population in Group Qrtrs 97
Population Density2 3,554
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $72,641
Average Household Income $95,137
Per Capita Income $34,522


Total Housing Units 5,883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,810 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,770 (47.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 303 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $406,234
Average Home Value $433,500


Total Households 5,580
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 3,659
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 0.78% 0.73%
Households 0.6% 0.63%
Families 0.46% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Groveton, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Groveton 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 # 88 85th
Population Density # 70 88th
Diversity Index # 18 97th
Median Household Income # 156 74th
Per Capita Income # 155 74th

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