South Riding, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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South Riding, Virginia - Basic Facts

The South Riding Census Designated Place had a population of 35,324 as of July 1, 2018. South Riding 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 South Riding is located at latitude 38.9209 and longitude -77.5039 in Loudoun County. The formal boundaries for the South Riding Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Loudoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 325 feet.

The South Riding Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584921) 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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South Riding, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 35,324
Population in Households 35,324
Population in Familes 32,389
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 5,121
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $151,227
Average Household Income $168,084
Per Capita Income $49,465


Total Housing Units 10,668 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,423 (88.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 970 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 275 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $568,936
Average Home Value $582,752


Total Households 10,393
Average Household Size 3.4
Family Households 8,618
Average Family Size 4
  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 4.66% 3.85%
Households 4.18% 3.66%
Families 4.02% 3.65%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

South Riding, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Riding 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 # 32 95th
Population Density # 34 94th
Diversity Index # 80 87th
Median Household Income # 22 96th
Per Capita Income # 75 88th

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