Hampden Sydney, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hampden Sydney, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Hampden-Sydney Census Designated Place had a population of 1,459 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hampden Sydney is located at latitude 37.244 and longitude -78.4757 in Prince Edward County. The formal boundaries for the Hampden-Sydney Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Prince Edward County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 535 feet.

The Hampden-Sydney Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389892) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 Hampden Sydney 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 Hampden Sydney: Hampden Sidney.

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Hampden Sydney, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,459
Daytime Population: Workers 790
Daytime Population: Residents 1,049
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,839
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 689
Population in Familes 429
Population in Group Qrtrs 770
Population Density2 376
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $51,803
Average Household Income $84,534
Per Capita Income $22,481


Total Housing Units 203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 116 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $209,722
Average Home Value $224,565


Total Households 175
Average Household Size 3.94
Family Households 111
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.09% 0.19%
Households 0.24% 0.34%
Families 0.38% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Hampden Sydney, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hampden Sydney 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 # 306 49th
Population Density # 409 31st
Diversity Index # 392 34th
Median Household Income # 273 54th
Per Capita Income # 413 31st

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