Prince Edward County VA Information


Prince Edward County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 23,817
Daytime Population: Workers 11,103
Daytime Population: Residents 14,363
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,466
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 19,590
Population in Familes 14,486
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,227
Population Density2 68
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $36,227
Average Household Income $52,317
Per Capita Income $19,673


Total Housing Units 9,536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,733 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,396 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,407 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $171,378
Average Home Value $199,736


Total Households 8,129
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 4,895
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 0.26% 0.34%
Households 0.37% 0.4%
Families 0.18% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   2.08%


Prince Edward County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prince Edward 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 # 73 46th
Population Density # 88 35th
Diversity Index # 54 61st
Median Household Income # 121 10th
Per Capita Income # 123 8th

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