Stafford County VA Information


Stafford County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 147,102
Daytime Population: Workers 44,276
Daytime Population: Residents 73,430
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 117,706
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 143,309
Population in Familes 126,757
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,793
Population Density2 547
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $100,226
Average Household Income $116,703
Per Capita Income $38,132


Total Housing Units 49,595 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35,781 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,513 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,301 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $341,143
Average Home Value $376,807


Total Households 47,294
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 37,456
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 1.83% 1.8%
Households 1.73% 1.76%
Families 1.63% 1.69%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.35%


Stafford County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stafford 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 # 13 91st
Population Density # 44 68th
Diversity Index # 21 85th
Median Household Income # 7 95th
Per Capita Income # 13 91st

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