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Northumberland County, Virginia; Frederick County, Virginia; Amelia County, Virginia; Southampton County, Virginia; Culpeper County, Virginia; Isle of Wight County, Virginia

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Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)

Northumberland County, Virginia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 12,095
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 12,095
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 12,331
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -1.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 12,330
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
3.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
14.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
37.5%
Female persons, percent
51.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
72.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
25.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
69.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,356
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 9,364
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 85.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $285,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,473
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $428
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $820
Building permits, 2019 46
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 5,686
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.15
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 89.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 3.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 84.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 73.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 90.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 28.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 7.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 48.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 44.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,721
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,059
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 31,420
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 85,311
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $6,910
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 30.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $58,677
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $34,006
Persons in poverty, percent
14.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 298
Total employment, 2018 1,600
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 59,184
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -5.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,103
All firms, 2012 1,470
Men-owned firms, 2012 934
Women-owned firms, 2012 414
Minority-owned firms, 2012 208
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,233
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 149
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,250
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 64.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 191.30
FIPS Code 51133
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
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23,000
46,000
69,000
92,000
Northumberland County, Virginia
12,095
Frederick County, Virginia
89,313
Amelia County, Virginia
13,145
Southampton County, Virginia
17,631
Culpeper County, Virginia
52,605
Isle of Wight County, Virginia
37,109
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23,000
46,000
69,000
92,000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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