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

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Table

Mecklenburg County, Virginia
Wythe County, Virginia
Rockbridge County, Virginia
Sussex County, Virginia
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
30,248
28,178
22,641
10,763
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
30,248
28,178
22,641
10,763
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
30,319
28,290
22,650
10,829
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.2%
-0.4%
0.0%
-0.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 30,319 28,290 22,650 10,829
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 32,727 29,235 22,307 12,087
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
4.8%
3.9%
3.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.5%
19.5%
17.5%
15.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
26.6%
22.2%
27.1%
18.1%
Female persons, percent
51.2%
50.9%
50.4%
39.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
62.9%
94.6%
93.2%
41.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
33.8%
2.9%
3.5%
55.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.2%
0.7%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.6%
0.8%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Z
Z
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.9%
1.6%
1.8%
1.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.1%
1.5%
2.2%
3.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
60.7%
93.5%
91.4%
39.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 2,141 1,908 1,573 957
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 3.5% 1.1% 3.1% 2.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 19,136 14,017 11,305 4,677
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 72.4% 77.0% 75.0% 73.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $148,800 $130,000 $206,300 $123,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,154 $1,049 $1,269 $1,230
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $363 $301 $387 $397
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $707 $656 $843 $835
Building permits, 2021 188 40 59 33
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 12,371 12,393 9,301 3,792
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.40 2.30 2.42 2.43
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 93.4% 91.1% 85.8% 85.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 4.0% 1.7% 3.8% 4.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 76.1% 84.3% 85.5% 81.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 67.4% 74.1% 77.9% 70.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 84.8% 87.4% 89.0% 80.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 23.1% 19.0% 27.6% 13.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 13.4% 13.8% 12.7% 12.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.8%
9.8%
10.2%
8.8%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 51.1% 59.3% 55.7% 49.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 48.5% 54.7% 49.7% 51.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 52,697 77,225 57,851 D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 163,977 125,853 40,099 D
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 31,392 46,577 11,391 D
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 498,792 699,947 366,326 103,309
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,245 $24,277 $16,112 $9,087
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 24.7 23.6 25.7 33.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $50,224 $51,639 $54,133 $51,701
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $28,048 $31,645 $33,177 $24,391
Persons in poverty, percent
15.4%
12.0%
10.5%
18.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 773 666 425 179
Total employment, 2020 8,849 9,533 5,389 1,898
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 295,845 349,716 159,692 67,606
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -3.6% -4.5% 7.9% 0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 1,685 1,535 1,527 485
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 643 531 410 99
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 348 S 235 41
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 111 93 54 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S S S S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 509 377 322 50
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 55 28 S S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 473 386 297 49
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 48.5 61.2 38.0 22.1
Population per square mile, 2010 52.3 63.3 37.3 24.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 625.31 461.95 596.54 490.23
Land area in square miles, 2010 625.49 461.82 597.56 490.22
FIPS Code 51117 51197 51163 51183
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., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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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