Goochland County VA Information


Goochland County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 22,965
Daytime Population: Workers 12,938
Daytime Population: Residents 11,215
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,153
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 21,964
Population in Familes 19,178
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,001
Population Density2 82
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $86,641
Average Household Income $123,194
Per Capita Income $47,563


Total Housing Units 9,314 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,432 (79.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,177 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 705 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $393,986
Average Home Value $485,418


Total Households 8,609
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 6,604
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 0.77% 1.16%
Households 1.02% 1.16%
Families 0.91% 1.08%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.18%


Goochland County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goochland 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 # 76 44th
Population Density # 80 41st
Diversity Index # 76 44th
Median Household Income # 11 92nd
Per Capita Income # 7 95th

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