Giles County VA Information


Giles County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,210
Daytime Population: Workers 5,816
Daytime Population: Residents 9,676
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,492
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 17,074
Population in Familes 13,936
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density2 48
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $46,236
Average Household Income $58,954
Per Capita Income $24,777


Total Housing Units 8,509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,250 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,910 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,349 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $103,972
Average Home Value $147,576


Total Households 7,160
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 4,809
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 -0.06% -0.4%
Households -0.11% -0.43%
Families -0.26% -0.54%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.78%


Giles County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Giles 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 # 90 33rd
Population Density # 103 23rd
Diversity Index # 126 6th
Median Household Income # 79 41st
Per Capita Income # 77 43rd

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