Cheriton, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Cheriton, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Cheriton had a population of 442 as of July 1, 2018. Cheriton ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Cheriton is located at latitude 37.2944 and longitude -75.9656 in Northampton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cheriton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Northampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Town of Cheriton (GNIS ID: 2390781) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cheriton: Cherry Stones, Sunnyside, Townfield.

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


Total Population 442
Population in Households 442
Population in Familes 360
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 440
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $37,540
Average Household Income $72,898
Per Capita Income $29,156


Total Housing Units 240 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 137 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $151,852
Average Home Value $194,669


Total Households 193
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 129
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 -0.87% -0.46%
Households -0.9% -0.42%
Families 0.48% -0.47%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   4.88%

Cheriton, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cheriton 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 # 464 22nd
Population Density # 391 34th
Diversity Index # 116 81st
Median Household Income # 495 17th
Per Capita Income # 254 57th

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