Purcellville, VA Profile: Facts & Data

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Purcellville, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Purcellville had a population of 8,878 as of July 1, 2018. Purcellville 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 Purcellville is located at latitude 39.1375 and longitude -77.7114 in Loudoun County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Purcellville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Loudoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 561 feet.

The Town of Purcellville (GNIS ID: 2391376) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Purcellville: Purcells Store, Purcell's Store.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 8,878
Population in Households 8,786
Population in Familes 7,874
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density2 2,807
Diversity Index3 41
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $111,506
Average Household Income $131,788
Per Capita Income $43,473

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,853 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,213 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 542 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $434,460
Average Home Value $461,171
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,755
Average Household Size 3.19
Family Households 2,177
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.7% 2.7%
Households 1.63% 2.64%
Families 1.41% 2.56%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

Purcellville, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Purcellville 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 # 134 78th
Population Density # 101 83rd
Diversity Index # 339 43rd
Median Household Income # 73 88th
Per Capita Income # 106 82nd

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