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Mecklenburg County, Virginia; Wythe County, Virginia; Charles City County, Virginia; Sussex County, Virginia; Rockbridge County, Virginia

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Mecklenburg County, Virginia
Wythe County, Virginia
Charles City County, Virginia
Sussex County, Virginia
Rockbridge County, Virginia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 30,587 28,684 6,963 11,159 22,573
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 30,587 28,684 6,963 11,159 22,573
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 32,716 29,246 7,256 12,070 22,355
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -6.5% -1.9% -4.0% -7.5% 1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 32,727 29,235 7,256 12,087 22,307
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
5.1%
3.7%
4.0%
4.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.7%
19.8%
14.7%
15.2%
17.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
25.9%
22.1%
25.5%
18.6%
26.8%
Female persons, percent
51.3%
51.1%
51.5%
40.4%
50.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
62.2%
94.6%
44.8%
41.3%
93.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
34.6%
3.0%
44.4%
56.1%
3.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.2%
6.7%
0.6%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Z
0.1%
Z
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.9%
1.6%
3.4%
1.6%
1.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.1%
1.4%
1.8%
3.3%
2.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
60.0%
93.5%
43.6%
38.9%
91.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 2,536 2,216 592 912 1,491
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.7% 0.5% 1.6% 2.5% 2.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 19,066 14,422 3,391 4,837 11,532
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 69.9% 76.2% 83.6% 67.2% 78.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $133,200 $130,800 $168,900 $126,300 $213,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,040 $1,051 $1,285 $1,161 $1,296
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $363 $302 $370 $356 $377
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $693 $655 $780 $791 $728
Building permits, 2019 104 48 19 40 68
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 11,815 11,955 2,856 3,814 8,979
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.53 2.40 2.45 2.06 2.48
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 92.7% 90.9% 93.7% 78.9% 90.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 2.1% 1.4% 2.5% 3.7% 3.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 69.4% 79.0% 77.4% 77.9% 78.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 56.2% 67.9% 59.8% 63.6% 69.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 80.6% 86.0% 78.6% 75.9% 86.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 18.4% 18.5% 13.3% 12.6% 26.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 15.4% 13.9% 12.7% 11.6% 9.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.5%
11.5%
15.2%
13.4%
11.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 50.0% 58.5% 57.9% 36.7% 56.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 50.0% 54.1% 53.7% 52.6% 52.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 46,566 78,309 D 11,703 44,317
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 153,679 108,639 D D 24,176
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 298,021 1,292,873 D D 197,599
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 158,989 D D D 16,474
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 417,087 905,499 14,698 112,569 360,059
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,137 $30,956 $2,054 $9,403 $16,078
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 24.8 23.0 33.7 34.8 24.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $42,025 $48,043 $59,192 $45,801 $54,805
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $23,943 $26,513 $37,059 $18,363 $31,594
Persons in poverty, percent
18.7%
15.4%
12.3%
22.9%
12.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 800 680 152 190 435
Total employment, 2018 9,075 10,094 1,648 1,887 5,086
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 298,434 344,954 72,406 62,331 164,304
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -4.4% 2.8% 1.4% -6.8% -5.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,622 1,518 410 461 1,531
All firms, 2012 2,217 2,033 460 530 1,562
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,247 1,188 278 250 843
Women-owned firms, 2012 702 562 102 253 497
Minority-owned firms, 2012 476 81 148 152 76
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,631 1,837 272 353 1,411
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 271 212 67 F 162
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,784 1,654 351 485 1,313
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 52.3 63.3 39.7 24.7 37.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 625.49 461.82 182.82 490.22 597.56
FIPS Code 51117 51197 51036 51183 51163
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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