Lowes Island, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lowes Island, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Lowes Island Census Designated Place had a population of 11,178 as of July 1, 2017. Lowes Island 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 Lowes Island is located at latitude 39.0492 and longitude -77.3548 in Loudoun County. The formal boundaries for the Lowes Island Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Loudoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 190 feet.

The Lowes Island Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584870) 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 Lowes Island 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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Lowes Island, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,178
Daytime Population: Workers 891
Daytime Population: Residents 5,818
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,709
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 11,178
Population in Familes 10,213
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,705
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $157,152
Average Household Income $185,842
Per Capita Income $62,113


Total Housing Units 3,818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,299 (86.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 437 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $566,773
Average Home Value $589,300


Total Households 3,736
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 3,089
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 0.53% 1.74%
Households 0.69% 1.79%
Families 0.55% 1.71%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Lowes Island, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lowes Island 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 # 114 81st
Population Density # 63 90th
Diversity Index # 192 67th
Median Household Income # 15 98th
Per Capita Income # 25 96th

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