Sussex, VA Profile: Facts & Data

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Sussex, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Sussex Census Designated Place had a population of 243 as of July 1, 2018. Sussex 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 Sussex is located at latitude 36.9174 and longitude -77.2719 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Sussex Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 108 feet.

The Sussex Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629041) 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 Sussex: Sussex Courthouse.

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Sussex, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 243
Population in Households 227
Population in Familes 190
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,686
Average Household Income $63,999
Per Capita Income $26,063

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 71 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $163,889
Average Home Value $180,233
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 65
Average Household Size 3.49
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.63% -0.75%
Households -0.55% -0.94%
Families -0.78% -0.91%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Sussex, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sussex to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 521 12th
Population Density # 581 2nd
Diversity Index # 192 68th
Median Household Income # 263 56th
Per Capita Income # 330 45th

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