Benns Church, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Benns Church, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Benns Church Census Designated Place had a population of 925 as of July 1, 2018. Benns Church 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 Benns Church is located at latitude 36.9368 and longitude -76.5847 in Isle of Wight County. The formal boundaries for the Benns Church Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Isle of Wight County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Benns Church Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584808) 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.

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Benns Church, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 925
Population in Households 923
Population in Familes 809
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 225
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $82,799
Average Household Income $94,079
Per Capita Income $35,306


Total Housing Units 382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 311 (81.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $235,417
Average Home Value $322,276


Total Households 366
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 280
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 0.72% 0.98%
Households 0.65% 0.91%
Families 1.94% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   3.61%

Benns Church, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benns Church 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 # 376 37th
Population Density # 472 21st
Diversity Index # 196 67th
Median Household Income # 132 78th
Per Capita Income # 163 73rd

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