Rockingham County VA Information


Rockingham County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 80,365
Daytime Population: Workers 34,688
Daytime Population: Residents 41,583
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 76,271
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 78,782
Population in Familes 66,414
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,583
Population Density2 95
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $52,590
Average Household Income $68,605
Per Capita Income $26,658


Total Housing Units 35,810 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,404 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,298 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,108 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $209,200
Average Home Value $267,208


Total Households 30,702
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 22,016
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 0.72% 0.76%
Households 0.71% 0.77%
Families 0.58% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.73%


Rockingham County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockingham 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 # 25 82nd
Population Density # 72 47th
Diversity Index # 100 25th
Median Household Income # 53 61st
Per Capita Income # 62 54th

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