Northampton County VA Information


Northampton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,476
Daytime Population: Workers 5,672
Daytime Population: Residents 7,110
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,782
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 12,214
Population in Familes 9,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 262
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $39,585
Average Household Income $62,978
Per Capita Income $27,694


Total Housing Units 7,661 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,510 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,911 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,240 (29.2%)
Median Home Value $191,230
Average Home Value $261,923


Total Households 5,421
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 3,377
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 0.1% 0.29%
Households 0.25% 0.34%
Families 0.07% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.82%


Northampton County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northampton 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 # 109 19th
Population Density # 97 28th
Diversity Index # 19 86th
Median Household Income # 98 27th
Per Capita Income # 53 61st

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