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Hanover County
  • County in Virginia

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  2. Housing
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  3. Nightlife
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  5. Diversity
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  6. Jobs
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  7. Weather
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  9. Health & Fitness
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  10. Outdoor Activities
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  11. Commute
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Hanover County is located in Virginia with a population of 105,537. In Hanover County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Hanover County and residents tend to be conservative.

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Population
105,537

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$282,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,159
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    323.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    13
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    13
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    51.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    168.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,826
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    77.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

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