Highland County VA Information


Highland County Subdivisions

Highland County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,270
Population in Households 2,270
Population in Familes 1,836
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $51,173
Average Household Income $62,630
Per Capita Income $29,025


Total Housing Units 1,837 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 947 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 ( 5.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 785 (42.7%)
Median Home Value $196,413
Average Home Value $243,611


Total Households 1,052
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 692
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 -0.27% -0.44%
Households -0.33% -0.48%
Families -0.5% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   3.33%


Highland County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Highland County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 133 1st
Population Density # 133 1st
Diversity Index # 131 2nd
Median Household Income # 67 50th
Per Capita Income # 52 62nd

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