Castlewood, VA Profile: Facts & Data

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Castlewood, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Castlewood Census Designated Place had a population of 2,139 as of July 1, 2019. Castlewood ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Castlewood is located at latitude 36.8901 and longitude -82.2796 in Russell County. The formal boundaries for the Castlewood Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 7.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Russell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,611 feet.

The Castlewood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389286) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Castlewood: Cassel's Wood, Castles Woods, Castle's Woods.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Castlewood, VA Housing Affordability Index is 160
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

Castlewood, VA Wealth Index is 43
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 2,139
Population in Households 2,137
Population in Familes 1,752
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density 297
Diversity Index1 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,871
Average Household Income $48,280
Per Capita Income $20,027
Wealth Index3 43

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 993 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 690 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 198 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $121,910
Housing Affordability Index2 160
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 888
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 613
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 0.49% 0.14%
Households 0.46% 0.13%
Families 0.47% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Castlewood, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Castlewood to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 265 56th
Population Density # 436 27th
Diversity Index # 501 16th
Median Household Income # 538 9th
Per Capita Income # 534 10th

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