Chamberlayne, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chamberlayne, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Chamberlayne Census Designated Place had a population of 5,591 as of July 1, 2017. Chamberlayne ranks in the upper 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 Chamberlayne is located at latitude 37.6274 and longitude -77.4282 in Henrico County. The formal boundaries for the Chamberlayne Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Henrico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 171 feet.

The Chamberlayne Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389300) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chamberlayne population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 5,591
Daytime Population: Workers 885
Daytime Population: Residents 2,627
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,512
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 5,569
Population in Familes 4,477
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 1,670
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $77,156
Average Household Income $85,943
Per Capita Income $37,082


Total Housing Units 2,380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,997 (83.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 297 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $233,040
Average Home Value $267,163


Total Households 2,294
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,509
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 0.34% 0.5%
Households 0.32% 0.45%
Families -0.51% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Chamberlayne, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chamberlayne to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 183 69th
Population Density # 160 73rd
Diversity Index # 135 77th
Median Household Income # 139 77th
Per Capita Income # 129 78th

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