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Goochland, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Goochland Census Designated Place had a population of 996 as of July 1, 2020. Goochland ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Goochland is located at latitude 37.6843 and longitude -77.8853 in Goochland County. The formal boundaries for the Goochland Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Goochland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 253 feet.

The Goochland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629024) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Goochland: Goochland Court House.

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Goochland, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 996 (100%)
Population in Households 925 (92.9%)
Population in Families 783 (78.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 71 ( 7.1%)
Population Density 223
Diversity Index2 49
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $102,076
Average Household Income $125,797
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $46,046
Wealth Index5 172
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 280 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $299,500
Average Home Value $340,054
Housing Affordability Index3 220
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 367
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 260
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.43% 1.44%
Households 1.32% 1.43%
Families 1.12% 1.27%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
Owner Occupied HU   1.46%

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Goochland, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goochland to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 364 39th
Population Density # 475 20th
Median Household Income # 103 83rd
Housing Affordability Index # 484 82nd
Per Capita Income # 104 83rd
Diversity Index # 285 52nd

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