New Kent, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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New Kent, Virginia - Basic Facts

The New Kent Census Designated Place had a population of 444 as of July 1, 2017. New Kent 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 New Kent is located at latitude 37.5095 and longitude -76.9863 in New Kent County. The formal boundaries for the New Kent Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. New Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 135 feet.

The New Kent Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628839) 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 New Kent population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Kent: New Kent Court House.

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New Kent, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 444
Daytime Population: Workers 534
Daytime Population: Residents 259
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 793
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.79
Population in Households 422
Population in Familes 374
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 99
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $60,662
Average Household Income $81,214
Per Capita Income $31,063


Total Housing Units 161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (81.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $296,429
Average Home Value $370,038


Total Households 151
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 118
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 8.92% 2.85%
Households 8.6% 2.88%
Families 6.85% 2.73%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

New Kent, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Kent 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 # 464 22nd
Population Density # 546 8th
Diversity Index # 238 60th
Median Household Income # 204 66th
Per Capita Income # 192 68th

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