Wythe County VA Information


Wythe County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 29,516
Daytime Population: Workers 13,153
Daytime Population: Residents 16,417
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,570
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 29,256
Population in Familes 23,684
Population in Group Qrtrs 260
Population Density2 64
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $42,945
Average Household Income $54,460
Per Capita Income $23,517


Total Housing Units 14,549 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,025 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,646 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,878 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $120,697
Average Home Value $150,111


Total Households 12,671
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 8,394
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 0.13% -0.07%
Households 0.22% -0.02%
Families 0.06% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   2.29%


Wythe County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wythe 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 # 61 55th
Population Density # 91 32nd
Diversity Index # 122 8th
Median Household Income # 92 32nd
Per Capita Income # 88 35th

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