Gloucester County VA Information


Gloucester County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 39,109
Daytime Population: Workers 10,799
Daytime Population: Residents 20,289
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,088
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 38,720
Population in Familes 32,473
Population in Group Qrtrs 389
Population Density2 180
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $62,736
Average Household Income $76,575
Per Capita Income $29,894


Total Housing Units 16,929 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,803 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,304 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,822 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $243,622
Average Home Value $288,166


Total Households 15,107
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 10,942
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 0.82% 0.75%
Households 0.77% 0.72%
Families 0.64% 0.62%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.51%


Gloucester County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gloucester 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 # 45 67th
Population Density # 54 60th
Diversity Index # 94 30th
Median Household Income # 37 73rd
Per Capita Income # 38 72nd

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