New River, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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New River, Virginia - Basic Facts

The New River Census Designated Place had a population of 249 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for New River is located at latitude 37.1429 and longitude -80.5958 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the New River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,939 feet.

The New River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584894) 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 New River 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 New River: New River Bridge, New River Depot, Newriver Depot, Woods River.

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New River, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 249
Daytime Population: Workers 120
Daytime Population: Residents 142
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 262
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 247
Population in Familes 190
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 633
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $42,456
Average Household Income $48,515
Per Capita Income $22,882


Total Housing Units 132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $111,607
Average Home Value $120,988


Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 69
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 0.28% 0.24%
Households 0.49% 0.17%
Families -1.68% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

New River, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New River 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 # 518 13th
Population Density # 334 44th
Diversity Index # 420 29th
Median Household Income # 403 32nd
Per Capita Income # 400 33rd

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