Cherry Hill, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Cherry Hill, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Cherry Hill Census Designated Place had a population of 22,264 as of July 1, 2020. Cherry Hill ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Cherry Hill is located at latitude 38.5698 and longitude -77.2669 in Prince William County. The formal boundaries for the Cherry Hill Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 7.8 sq. miles and a water area of 1.56 sq. miles. Prince William County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Cherry Hill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630624) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.


Cherry Hill, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 22,264 (100%)
Population in Households 22,254 (100.0%)
Population in Families 18,937 (85.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 10 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 2,853
Diversity Index2 78


Median Household Income $97,772
Average Household Income $119,180
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $37,966
Wealth Index5 116


Total HU (Housing Units) 7,513 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,758 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,506 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 249 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $348,982
Average Home Value $401,293
Housing Affordability Index3 156


Total Households 7,264
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 5,356
Average Family Size 4
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 3.28% 2.36%
Households 3.26% 2.38%
Families 3.22% 2.25%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
Owner Occupied HU   3.1%


Cherry Hill, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cherry Hill to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 55 91st
Population Density # 102 83rd
Median Household Income # 108 82nd
Housing Affordability Index # 236 40th
Per Capita Income # 159 73rd
Diversity Index # 42 93rd

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