Mecklenburg County VA Information


Mecklenburg County Subdivisions

Mecklenburg County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 32,310
Daytime Population: Workers 14,060
Daytime Population: Residents 19,167
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,227
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 31,380
Population in Familes 25,119
Population in Group Qrtrs 930
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $38,946
Average Household Income $52,702
Per Capita Income $22,807


Total Housing Units 19,367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,467 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,239 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,661 (29.2%)
Median Home Value $136,909
Average Home Value $186,920


Total Households 13,706
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 8,878
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 -0.18% 0.22%
Households 0.21% 0.25%
Families 0.05% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   2.39%


Mecklenburg County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mecklenburg County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 57 58th
Population Density # 101 25th
Diversity Index # 46 66th
Median Household Income # 105 22nd
Per Capita Income # 94 30th

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