Laurel Hill, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Laurel Hill, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Laurel Hill Census Designated Place had a population of 8,785 as of July 1, 2018. Laurel Hill 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 Laurel Hill is located at latitude 38.7059 and longitude -77.2431 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Laurel Hill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 236 feet.

The Laurel Hill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585798) 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 Laurel Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Laurel Hill, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,785
Population in Households 8,785
Population in Familes 7,871
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,975
Diversity Index2 76


Median Household Income $115,631
Average Household Income $145,167
Per Capita Income $46,015


Total Housing Units 2,798 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,055 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 731 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 0.4%)
Median Home Value $498,804
Average Home Value $549,477


Total Households 2,786
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 2,177
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 3.05% 1.97%
Households 2.57% 1.83%
Families 2.62% 1.85%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Laurel Hill, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laurel Hill 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 # 135 77th
Population Density # 139 77th
Diversity Index # 47 92nd
Median Household Income # 63 90th
Per Capita Income # 91 85th

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