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New Market, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of New Market had a population of 2,241 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for New Market is located at latitude 38.6402 and longitude -78.6689 in Shenandoah County. The formal boundaries for the Town of New Market (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Shenandoah County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,056 feet.

The Town of New Market (GNIS ID: 2391326) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Market population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Market: Cross Roads, Crossroads, Newmarket.

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New Market, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,241
Daytime Population: Workers 884
Daytime Population: Residents 1,251
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,135
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 2,151
Population in Familes 1,683
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density2 1,112
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $39,804
Average Household Income $56,975
Per Capita Income $24,522


Total Housing Units 1,105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 593 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 349 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $195,079
Average Home Value $234,781


Total Households 942
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 586
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 0.6% 0.76%
Households 0.52% 0.71%
Families 1.61% 0.57%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

New Market, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Market to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 256 57th
Population Density # 216 64th
Diversity Index # 355 40th
Median Household Income # 443 25th
Per Capita Income # 343 42nd

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