Highland Springs, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Highland Springs, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Highland Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 16,618 as of July 1, 2017. Highland Springs ranks in the upper 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 Highland Springs is located at latitude 37.5523 and longitude -77.328 in Henrico County. The formal boundaries for the Highland Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.34 sq. miles. Henrico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 171 feet.

The Highland Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389928) 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 Highland Springs 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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Highland Springs, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,618
Daytime Population: Workers 2,805
Daytime Population: Residents 8,728
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,533
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 16,501
Population in Familes 13,202
Population in Group Qrtrs 117
Population Density2 2,078
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $44,183
Average Household Income $55,548
Per Capita Income $21,840


Total Housing Units 6,941 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,761 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,706 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 474 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $155,357
Average Home Value $164,664


Total Households 6,467
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 4,340
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 0.78% 0.9%
Households 0.79% 0.85%
Families 0.6% 0.71%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Highland Springs, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Highland Springs 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 # 77 87th
Population Density # 134 78th
Diversity Index # 265 55th
Median Household Income # 376 37th
Per Capita Income # 434 27th

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