Enhancing Living and Working Environments Data

New River Valley Population 1920-2015

This dashboard shows the population growth in the New River Valley from 1960 to 2015. Hover over the map to see the counties and city within the New River Valley. Hover over the line in the graph to view data.


Population Percents by Age Group

This dashboard shows the population percentages by age groups for each county and city in the New River Valley. This also shows the New River Valley as a whole compared to Virginia. Hover over the data to enlarge view. Use the filters on the right to select one or multiple localities and one or multiple years to view.


Population Totals by Age Group

This dashboard shows the population totals by age groups for each county and city in the New River Valley. This also shows the New River Valley as a whole compared to Virginia. Hover over the data to enlarge view. Use the filters on the right to select one or multiple localities and one or multiple years to view.


Median Home Value in the New River Valley

Looking at population growth and other demographic changes, it will be important to consider how development patterns and redevelopment efforts can provide greater availability and access to jobs, services, entertainment, and healthy environments, while helping residents find more affordable options for how they live. Communities that offer a variety of housing types, at affordable prices, attract and retain residents at all life phases. This dashboard shows the Median Home Values for each county and city in the New River Valley from 2010 to 2014. Hover over the data points to enlarge view.


Housing Stock By Year Built By CountY

This dashboard allows you to view the housing stock by year built within each county and city in the New River Valley. Hover over the bars in the graph to view data and definitions. Use the “Timeframe” drop down menu at the top of the dashboard to select one or multiple time frames to view. Use the “Localities” drop down menu below that to select one or multiple localities to view.


Occupied Housing Fuel Type

Energy drives the New River Valley economy and long-term economic viability depends on reliable, affordable, and sustainable sources of energy. Energy retrofits and improved energy efficiency in new construction can help businesses, governments, and residential consumers meet their needs by using less energy, saving them money, driving investment across all sectors of the economy, creating jobs, and reducing environmental impacts. The New River Valley is highly dependent on fossil fuel energy, including coal-fired electricity and petroleum-based transportation fuels. This dashboard shows the primary fuel type for occupied housing for each county and city in the New River Valley. Hover over the bars in the graph to view data and definitions. Use the “Select Localities” drop down menu at the top to select one or multiple localities to view. Use the “Select Year(s)” drop down menu to select one or multiple years to view. Use the “Select Heating Source(s)” drop down menu to select one or multiple heating sources to view.


Occupancy Percentages in the New River Valley

This dashboard allows you to view the occupancy percentages within the New River Valley. Hover over the lines in the graph to view occupancy percentage and number of occupied housing units. Use the “Localities” drop down menu at the top to select one or multiple localities to view. Select a locality in the color legend below the graph to highlight it on the dashboard.


Total Vacant Housing Units in the New River Valley

This dashboard shows the total number of vacant housing units and percentage of vacant housing units for each county and city in the New River Valley, as well as the New River Valley as a whole. Hover over the bars in the graph to view data. Use the “Localities” drop down menu at the top of the dashboard to select one or multiple localities to view.


New River Valley Commuting Distance From Home To Work

There is a need to think creatively about how to expand transit options for residents through both public and privately coordinated efforts. This dashboard depicts the traveling distance from home to work in the New River Valley. Hover over the bars in the graph to view data.

About Us

The Livability Initiative provides an opportunity for New River Valley residents to develop a vision for the future, and develop strategies that businesses, community organizations, local governments, and individuals can use to make this future vision a reality.

contact

Jessica Wirgau, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Community Foundation of the New River Valley
jessicawirgau@cfnrv.org
(540) 381-8999

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