Gratton, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gratton, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Gratton Census Designated Place had a population of 956 as of July 1, 2017. Gratton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Gratton is located at latitude 37.1348 and longitude -81.4268 in Tazewell County. The formal boundaries for the Gratton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tazewell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,792 feet.

The Gratton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630777) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gratton 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 Gratton: Grattan.

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


Total Population 956
Daytime Population: Workers 85
Daytime Population: Residents 582
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 667
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 955
Population in Familes 819
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 176
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $39,259
Average Household Income $52,446
Per Capita Income $21,796


Total Housing Units 426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 295 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $123,810
Average Home Value $152,618


Total Households 387
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 280
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 0.28% -0.19%
Households 0.29% -0.16%
Families -0.48% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Gratton, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gratton 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 # 366 38th
Population Density # 496 17th
Diversity Index # 531 11th
Median Household Income # 455 23rd
Per Capita Income # 436 27th

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