Rappahannock County VA Information


Rappahannock County Subdivisions

Rappahannock County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,632
Daytime Population: Workers 2,695
Daytime Population: Residents 3,857
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,552
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 7,597
Population in Familes 6,182
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $62,996
Average Household Income $88,173
Per Capita Income $37,080


Total Housing Units 4,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,343 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 854 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 872 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $480,109
Average Home Value $572,557


Total Households 3,197
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 2,173
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 0.48% 0.45%
Households 0.55% 0.5%
Families 0.4% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.79%
Per Capita Income   3.16%


Rappahannock County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rappahannock County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 120 11th
Population Density # 125 7th
Diversity Index # 109 20th
Median Household Income # 35 74th
Per Capita Income # 16 89th

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