Dendron, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dendron, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Dendron had a population of 276 as of July 1, 2017. Dendron ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dendron is located at latitude 37.0364 and longitude -76.9241 in Surry County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dendron (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Surry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 108 feet.

The Town of Dendron (GNIS ID: 2390145) 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 Dendron population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 276
Daytime Population: Workers 71
Daytime Population: Residents 140
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 211
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 276
Population in Familes 232
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 77
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $52,906
Average Household Income $55,524
Per Capita Income $22,151


Total Housing Units 144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (23.6%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $191,667


Total Households 110
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 77
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 0.2% -0.29%
Households 0.25% -0.18%
Families 1.73% -0.52%
Median Household Income   0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.58%

Dendron, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dendron 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 # 505 15th
Population Density # 557 6th
Diversity Index # 190 68th
Median Household Income # 261 56th
Per Capita Income # 427 28th

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