Westmoreland County VA Information


Westmoreland County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 18,391
Daytime Population: Workers 4,703
Daytime Population: Residents 10,742
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,445
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 18,321
Population in Familes 14,610
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density2 80
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $53,382
Average Household Income $65,891
Per Capita Income $27,339


Total Housing Units 11,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,672 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,942 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,550 (31.8%)
Median Home Value $198,865
Average Home Value $253,394


Total Households 7,614
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 4,987
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 0.72% 0.71%
Households 0.56% 0.61%
Families 0.4% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.29%


Westmoreland County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westmoreland 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 # 84 38th
Population Density # 81 40th
Diversity Index # 36 74th
Median Household Income # 50 63rd
Per Capita Income # 57 58th

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