Chatham, VA Profile: Facts & Data

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Chatham, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Chatham had a population of 1,318 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Chatham is located at latitude 36.8119 and longitude -79.4001 in Pittsylvania County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Chatham (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pittsylvania County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 728 feet.

The Town of Chatham (GNIS ID: 2390780) 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 Chatham: Competition.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,318
Population in Households 1,156
Population in Familes 887
Population in Group Qrtrs 162
Population Density2 650
Diversity Index3 51
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,923
Average Household Income $60,719
Per Capita Income $26,633

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 314 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 198 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $169,250
Average Home Value $189,217
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 511
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 294
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.46% -0.21%
Households -0.02% -0.28%
Families -0.48% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

Chatham, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chatham 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 # 324 46th
Population Density # 330 45th
Diversity Index # 247 59th
Median Household Income # 470 21st
Per Capita Income # 317 47th

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