Cascades CDP, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Cascades CDP, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Cascades Census Designated Place had a population of 12,886 as of July 1, 2020. Cascades CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Cascades CDP is located at latitude 39.0465 and longitude -77.3873 in Loudoun County. The formal boundaries for the Cascades Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

The Cascades Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584825) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.


Cascades CDP, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 12,886 (100%)
Population in Households 12,803 (99.4%)
Population in Families 10,834 (84.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 83 ( 0.6%)
Population Density 3,495
Diversity Index2 64


Median Household Income $151,043
Average Household Income $180,367
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $66,938
Wealth Index5 243


Total HU (Housing Units) 4,881 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,507 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,241 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $477,926
Average Home Value $494,299
Housing Affordability Index3 183


Total Households 4,749
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 3,337
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.77% 1.53%
Households 0.85% 1.61%
Families 0.58% 1.53%
Median Household Income   0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
Owner Occupied HU   1.58%


Cascades CDP, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cascades CDP to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 101 83rd
Population Density # 74 88th
Median Household Income # 28 95th
Housing Affordability Index # 367 62nd
Per Capita Income # 33 95th
Diversity Index # 117 80th

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