Lake Ridge, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lake Ridge, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Lake Ridge Census Designated Place had a population of 42,588 as of July 1, 2017. Lake Ridge 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 Lake Ridge is located at latitude 38.6808 and longitude -77.3039 in Prince William County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Ridge Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.34 sq. miles. Prince William County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 272 feet.

The Lake Ridge Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390023) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Ridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Lake Ridge, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 42,588
Daytime Population: Workers 8,196
Daytime Population: Residents 19,417
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,613
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 42,540
Population in Familes 35,551
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 4,554
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $102,384
Average Household Income $124,684
Per Capita Income $45,819


Total Housing Units 16,216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,930 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,706 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 580 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $331,349
Average Home Value $359,195


Total Households 15,636
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 10,989
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 0.51% 1.09%
Households 0.46% 1.0%
Families 0.31% 0.91%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Lake Ridge, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Ridge 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 # 23 96th
Population Density # 43 93rd
Diversity Index # 57 91st
Median Household Income # 84 86th
Per Capita Income # 82 86th

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