Highland Springs, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 15,711.
Population change since 2000: +3.8%
Males: 6,854  (43.6%)
Females: 8,857  (56.4%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 23075, 23150.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,551 (it was $39,936 in 2000)
Highland Springs:

$54,551
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,609 (it was $17,979 in 2000)

Highland Springs CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $162,656 (it was $81,600 in 2000)
Highland Springs:

$162,656
VA:

$273,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $279,105; detached houses: $286,114; townhouses or other attached units: $199,505; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $262,939; mobile homes: $156,156

Median gross rent in 2017: $947.

March 2019 cost of living index in Highland Springs: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.1%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.9% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Highland Springs, VA (2010)
    • 10,30365.6%Black alone
    • 4,58029.2%White alone
    • 3342.1%Hispanic
    • 3212.0%Two or more races
    • 760.5%Asian alone
    • 660.4%American Indian alone
    • 240.2%Other race alone
    • 70.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Highland Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 52 registered sex offenders living in Highland Springs, Virginia as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Highland Springs is 317 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: American (6.0%), English (3.2%), German (2.1%), Irish (1.7%), Italian (1.7%), Jamaican (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 140 feet

Land area: 8.52 square miles.

Population density: 1,844 people per square mile   (low).

Highland Springs, Virginia map

499 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This place:

3.0%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,272 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,205 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (7.3 miles , pop. 197,790).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (74.5 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (206.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Fair Oaks, VA (1.1 miles ),
Sandston, VA (1.3 miles ),
Montrose, VA (1.8 miles ),
East Highland Park, VA (2.0 miles ),
Mechanicsville, VA (2.3 miles ),
Manchester, VA (2.6 miles ),
Richmond, VA (2.7 miles ),
Chamberlayne, VA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 37.55 N, Longitude: 77.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,846 (-29.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 702 (9.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 804

Distribution of median household income in Highland Springs, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Highland Springs, VA in 2017
Highland Springs satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Virginia:

3.0%
Historical population in Highland Springs, VA
Historical housing units in Highland Springs, VA
Most common industries in Highland Springs, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.0%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.6%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Highland Springs, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (7.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)

Average climate in Highland Springs, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Highland Springs, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.0. This is about average.

City:

76.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.247. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.247
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.25. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.25
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.252. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.252
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.29
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00159. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00159
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Highland Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Highland Springs place center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the place center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highland Springs-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 31.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.2 miles away from Highland Springs center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 35.0 miles away from Highland Springs center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 204.7 miles away from Highland Springs center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 318.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henrico County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highland Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Highland Springs:

  • HENRICO HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (561 NORTH AIRPORT DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Highland Springs:

  • SOUTH LABURNUM DIALYSIS LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)
  • TOTAL RENAL CARE - RICHMOND COMMUNITY (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)
  • BON SECOURS RICHMOND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)
  • RAI - MECHANICSVILLE TRNPK-RICHMOND (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)
  • SEVEN HILLS HCC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)
  • SOUTHEASTERN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MECHANICSVILLE, VA)
  • TOTAL RENAL CARE - EAST END (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)

Amtrak stations near Highland Springs:

  • 6 miles: RICHMOND, MAIN STREET (RICHMOND, 1500 MAIN STREET) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms.
  • 11 miles: RICHMOND (7519 STAPLES MILL RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: ASHLAND (112 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highland Springs:

  • Virginia Union University (about 7 miles; Richmond, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,028)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (about 7 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 26,647)
  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (about 11 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 8,271)
  • University of Richmond (about 12 miles; University of Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • John Tyler Community College (about 15 miles; Chester, VA; FT enrollment: 5,864)
  • Virginia State University (about 22 miles; Petersburg, VA; FT enrollment: 5,815)
  • College of William and Mary (about 39 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,617)

Public high school in Highland Springs:

Public elementary/middle schools in Highland Springs:

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Notable locations in Highland Springs: Highland Springs Golf Course (A), Henrico County School Administration Building (B), Henrico County Fire Station 3 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Fairfield Shoppers World Shopping Center (1), Eastside Plaza Shopping Center (2), Newbridge Square Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Highland Springs include: Church of the Messiah (A), Fair Oak Baptist Church (B), Highland Springs Church of Christ (C), Highland Springs Church of the Nazarene (D), Saint Johns Church (E), Fairmount United Methodist Church (F), Fairmount Church (G), Faith Tabernacle (H), New Bridge Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Highland Springs: Matthew James Robinson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Jim Davis (gridiron football) - Player of and football.

Henrico County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.1%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.9%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
130 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Highland Springs (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Highland Springs Branch at 81 South Airport Drive, branch established on 1990/05/14. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Highland Springs:

Marital status in Highland Springs, VA
  • Never married: 43.6%
  • Now married: 33.7%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Highland Springs:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Virginia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Highland Springs
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Highland Springs, VA (based on Henrico County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant86,344139
Mainline Protestant35,80256
Catholic17,0976
Other16,62417
Black Protestant3709
Orthodox1352
None150,563-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 71
Henrico County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Henrico County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
Henrico County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 100
This county:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 226
This county:

7.81 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.4%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Henrico County:

26.8%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.2%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.6%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.4%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Highland Springs:

29.9
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.0%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.7%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Highland Springs:

36.7%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

54.0%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Highland Springs:

80.8%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Highland Springs, VA Residents

8.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
Virginia average:

9.50%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($284 average AGI)
Henrico County:

0.03%
Virginia average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Richmond city, VA  2.55% ($46,981 average AGI)
from Chesterfield County, VA  0.84% ($49,942)
from Hanover County, VA  0.67% ($51,675)


8.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($65,659 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.78%
Virginia average:

9.76%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Henrico County:

0.05%
Virginia average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Richmond city, VA  2.11% ($42,718 average AGI)
to Chesterfield County, VA  1.13% ($60,227)
to Hanover County, VA  0.87% ($67,339)
Businesses in Highland Springs, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Domino's Pizza1
CVS1Hardee's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Highland Springs:

  • WCLM (1450 AM; 1 kW; HIGHLAND SPRINGS, VA; Owner: WORLD MEDIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREJ (1540 AM; 10 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTH (1590 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: TRI-CITY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WBTK (1380 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRNL (910 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXGI (950 AM; 4 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: GEE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland Springs:

  • WHCE (91.1 FM; HIGHLAND SPRINGS, VA; Owner: HENRICO COUNTY SCHOOLS)
  • WCVE-FM (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCDX (92.1 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMXB (103.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMO-FM (105.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRXL (102.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYL (101.1 FM; CHESTER, VA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRVQ (94.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAUQ (89.7 FM; CHARLES CITY, VA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKHK (95.3 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBT-FM (107.3 FM; POWHATAN, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKLR (96.5 FM; FORT LEE, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYFJ (100.1 FM; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRHH (99.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJZV (93.1 FM; ETTRICK, VA; Owner: RICHMOND BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WWUZ (96.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WARV-FM (100.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WDCE (90.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND)

TV broadcast stations around Highland Springs:

  • W48BI (Channel 48; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWBT (Channel 12; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXOB-LP (Channel 17; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WRIC-TV (Channel 8; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RICHMOND, INC.)
  • WCVW (Channel 57; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W39CO (Channel 39; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WKYV-LP (Channel 61; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFMA-LP (Channel 52; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Highland Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 30.4mTotal length
  • 252,642Total average daily traffic
  • 13,543Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Highland Springs, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Highland Springs, VA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED100$140,54337$69,406226$131,56621$84,66024$116,415
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$164,0001$50,00020$143,0254$19,3431$50,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$166,5572$107,685162$126,21335$47,4184$83,825
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$148,9093$79,30781$148,3432$119,0201$57,420
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$179,4700$033$130,6954$50,0003$119,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2012.01 , 2012.02, 2014.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$113,4956$115,1300$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$195,4232$192,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$136,8500$01$116,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2012.01 , 2012.02, 2014.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Highland Springs, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Highland Springs, VA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 36. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 57 took place in 2008, and the least - 24 in 2011. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Highland Springs, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (40.2%), and Outside Fires (33.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Highland Springs, VA
    • 24440.2%Structure Fires
    • 20333.4%Outside Fires
    • 12320.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 376.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Highland Springs, VA
Most common first names in Highland Springs, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9070.6 years
Mary6577.6 years
John6375.1 years
James6269.6 years
George5570.7 years
Charles4769.4 years
Robert4572.9 years
Joseph3671.8 years
Virginia3175.6 years
Elizabeth3078.4 years
Most common last names in Highland Springs, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3373.6 years
Johnson3276.4 years
Martin2173.9 years
Jones2073.1 years
Williams1975.4 years
Taylor1966.5 years
Davis1970.8 years
Wright1773.6 years
Harris1766.5 years
Brooks1675.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Highland Springs, VA
  • 68.1%Electricity
  • 17.7%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Highland Springs, VA
  • 73.1%Electricity
  • 24.3%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Highland Springs compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Highland Springs on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 2,000 householders)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
There is 1 pilot and 12 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • J. Andrew Richardson (1)
  • Sylvester R. Booker, Jr. (1)
  • Greg Schlueter (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.