Shipman, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Shipman, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Shipman Census Designated Place had a population of 497 as of July 1, 2018. Shipman ranks in the lower 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 Shipman is located at latitude 37.7238 and longitude -78.8392 in Nelson County. The formal boundaries for the Shipman Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nelson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 630 feet.

The Shipman Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584918) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shipman: Montreal, Oak Ridge.

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


Total Population 497
Population in Households 466
Population in Familes 361
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 184
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $38,764
Average Household Income $50,491
Per Capita Income $22,042


Total Housing Units 267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 143 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $180,357
Average Home Value $238,112


Total Households 220
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 131
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.24% -0.16%
Households -0.33% -0.27%
Families 0.38% -0.31%
Median Household Income   4.77%
Per Capita Income   3.93%

Shipman, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shipman 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 # 444 25th
Population Density # 493 17th
Diversity Index # 279 53rd
Median Household Income # 474 20th
Per Capita Income # 452 24th

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