Fort Chiswell, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Fort Chiswell Census Designated Place had a population of 913 as of July 1, 2017. Fort Chiswell 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 Fort Chiswell is located at latitude 36.9447 and longitude -80.9561 in Wythe County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Chiswell Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Wythe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,054 feet.

The Fort Chiswell Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389103) 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 Fort Chiswell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 913
Daytime Population: Workers 937
Daytime Population: Residents 480
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,417
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.55
Population in Households 898
Population in Familes 751
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 68
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $44,395
Average Household Income $52,548
Per Capita Income $21,731


Total Housing Units 422 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 292 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $126,750
Average Home Value $153,522


Total Households 378
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 266
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 -0.39% -0.31%
Households -0.29% -0.27%
Families -0.26% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Fort Chiswell, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Chiswell 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 # 379 36th
Population Density # 568 4th
Diversity Index # 534 10th
Median Household Income # 371 38th
Per Capita Income # 441 26th

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