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Montross, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Montross had a population of 394 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Montross is located at latitude 38.0951 and longitude -76.8275 in Westmoreland County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Montross encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Westmoreland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 144 feet.

The Town of Montross (GNIS ID: 2391313) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Montross: Mont Ross, Westmoreland Court House, Westmoreland Courthouse.


Montross, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 394 (100%)
Population in Households 394 (100.0%)
Population in Families 296 (75.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 382
Diversity Index2 58


Median Household Income $51,685
Average Household Income $74,852
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $32,800
Wealth Index5 83


Total HU (Housing Units) 217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 124 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $167,969
Average Home Value $191,870
Housing Affordability Index3 197


Total Households 191
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 110
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.25% 0.2%
Households 0.36% 0.31%
Families 1.87% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.05%
Per Capita Income   0.65%
Owner Occupied HU   0.16%


Montross, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montross to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 479 19th
Population Density # 403 32nd
Median Household Income # 324 46th
Housing Affordability Index # 423 71st
Per Capita Income # 221 63rd
Diversity Index # 178 70th

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