Goochland, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Goochland, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Goochland Census Designated Place had a population of 959 as of July 1, 2018. 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 37.6968 and longitude -77.8941 in Goochland County. The formal boundaries for the Goochland Census Designated Place (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 959
Population in Households 895
Population in Familes 764
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 215
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $87,457
Average Household Income $100,837
Per Capita Income $36,571


Total Housing Units 372 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $340,217
Average Home Value $386,101


Total Households 353
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 251
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 1.32% 1.02%
Households 1.16% 0.95%
Families 0.96% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

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, 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 # 368 38th
Population Density # 480 19th
Diversity Index # 282 53rd
Median Household Income # 118 80th
Per Capita Income # 151 75th

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