Rockbridge County VA Information


Rockbridge County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 22,968
Daytime Population: Workers 7,845
Daytime Population: Residents 12,516
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,361
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 22,793
Population in Familes 18,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 175
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $46,208
Average Household Income $61,418
Per Capita Income $26,368


Total Housing Units 11,677 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,154 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,662 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,861 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $195,322
Average Home Value $242,288


Total Households 9,816
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 6,499
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 0.4% 0.39%
Households 0.37% 0.37%
Families 0.21% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.52%


Rockbridge County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockbridge 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 # 75 44th
Population Density # 115 14th
Diversity Index # 118 12th
Median Household Income # 80 41st
Per Capita Income # 64 53rd

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