Narrows, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Narrows, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Narrows had a population of 1,881 as of July 1, 2018. Narrows ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Narrows is located at latitude 37.3315 and longitude -80.8112 in Giles County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Narrows encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Giles County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,549 feet.

The Town of Narrows (GNIS ID: 2391321) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Narrows: Intermont, The Narrows, The Narrows of New River.

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


Total Population 1,881
Population in Households 1,877
Population in Familes 1,531
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 1,487
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $44,344
Average Household Income $54,286
Per Capita Income $22,947


Total Housing Units 941 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 540 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 249 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $86,851
Average Home Value $104,861


Total Households 788
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 524
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 -0.91% -0.65%
Households -0.97% -0.67%
Families -1.26% -0.78%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   4.22%

Narrows, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Narrows 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 # 278 53rd
Population Density # 178 70th
Diversity Index # 537 10th
Median Household Income # 391 34th
Per Capita Income # 414 30th

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