Rappahannock County VA Information

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Rappahannock County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Rappahannock County VA Housing Affordability Index is 71
State of Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 126
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Rappahannock County VA Wealth Index is 138
State of Virginia Wealth Index is 124
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 7,556
Population in Households 7,521
Population in Families 6,127
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density 28
Diversity Index1 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,955
Average Household Income $89,495
Per Capita Income $37,576
Wealth Index3 138

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,048 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,529 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 643 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 876 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $431,676
Housing Affordability Index2 71
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,172
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 2,161
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.27% -0.13%
Households 0.35% -0.08%
Families 0.25% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

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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, 2019 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 19th
Median Household Income # 45 67th
Per Capita Income # 22 84th

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