Short Pump, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Short Pump, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Short Pump Census Designated Place had a population of 28,200 as of July 1, 2017. Short Pump 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 Short Pump is located at latitude 37.657 and longitude -77.621 in Henrico County. The formal boundaries for the Short Pump Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Henrico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Short Pump Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390298) 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 Short Pump 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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Short Pump, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,200
Daytime Population: Workers 16,256
Daytime Population: Residents 12,322
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,578
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 28,051
Population in Familes 24,075
Population in Group Qrtrs 149
Population Density2 3,151
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $108,591
Average Household Income $135,188
Per Capita Income $49,453


Total Housing Units 10,916 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,400 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,125 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 391 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $409,850
Average Home Value $439,363


Total Households 10,525
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 7,439
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 1.83% 1.41%
Households 1.85% 1.43%
Families 1.92% 1.28%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Short Pump, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Short Pump 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 # 39 94th
Population Density # 83 86th
Diversity Index # 253 58th
Median Household Income # 68 89th
Per Capita Income # 62 90th

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