Occoquan, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Occoquan, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Occoquan had a population of 1,000 as of July 1, 2018. Occoquan 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 Occoquan is located at latitude 38.6837 and longitude -77.2603 in Prince William County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Occoquan encompass a land area of 0.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Prince William County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Town of Occoquan (GNIS ID: 2391340) 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 Occoquan: Colchester, Occoquon.

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


Total Population 1,000
Population in Households 991
Population in Familes 639
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 5,780
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $72,121
Average Household Income $87,713
Per Capita Income $43,982


Total Housing Units 619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 318 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 249 (40.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $307,619
Average Home Value $355,975


Total Households 567
Average Household Size 1.75
Family Households 250
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.83% 1.31%
Households 0.94% 1.24%
Families 1.29% 0.94%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Occoquan, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Occoquan 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 # 361 39th
Population Density # 23 96th
Diversity Index # 88 85th
Median Household Income # 168 72nd
Per Capita Income # 104 83rd

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