Montrose, Virginia

Not to be confused with Montross, Virginia.
Montrose, Virginia
Census-designated place

Location of Montrose, Virginia
Coordinates: 37°31′14″N 77°22′42″W / 37.52056°N 77.37833°W / 37.52056; -77.37833Coordinates: 37°31′14″N 77°22′42″W / 37.52056°N 77.37833°W / 37.52056; -77.37833
Country  United States of America
State  Virginia
County Henrico
  Total 3.3 sq mi (8.5 km2)
  Land 3.2 sq mi (8.3 km2)
  Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 161 ft (49 m)
Population (2010)
  Total 7,993
  Density 2,400/sq mi (940/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
  Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 23231
Area code(s) 804
FIPS code 51-52904[1]
GNIS feature ID 1867596[2]

Montrose is a census-designated place (CDP) in Henrico County, Virginia, United States. The population was 7,993 at the 2010 census.[3]


Montrose is located at 37°31′14″N 77°22′42″W / 37.52056°N 77.37833°W / 37.52056; -77.37833 (37.520646, -77.378212).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.5 km2), of which 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2) is land and 0.077 square miles (0.2 km2), or 2.31%, is water.[5]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 7,018 people, 2,924 households, and 1,850 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,062.4 people per square mile (797.0/km²). There were 3,081 housing units at an average density of 905.4/sq mi (349.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 46.48% White, 49.97% African American, 0.36% Native American, 1.01% Asian, 0.88% from other races, and 1.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.57% of the population.

There were 2,924 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.9% were married couples living together, 24.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 29.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 82.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $36,433, and the median income for a family was $42,031. Males had a median income of $30,903 versus $24,966 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,259. About 9.8% of families and 11.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.0% of those under age 18 and 10.6% of those age 65 or over.

Population history

Source U.S. Census Bureau


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