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

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Wythe County, Virginia
Charles City County, Virginia
Mecklenburg County, Virginia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 28,684 6,963 30,587
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 28,684 6,963 30,587
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 29,246 7,256 32,716
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -1.9% -4.0% -6.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 29,235 7,256 32,727
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.1%
3.7%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.8%
14.7%
18.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
22.1%
25.5%
25.9%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
51.5%
51.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
94.6%
44.8%
62.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
3.0%
44.4%
34.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
6.7%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.6%
0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.6%
3.4%
1.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
1.4%
1.8%
3.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
93.5%
43.6%
60.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 2,240 561 2,388
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 0.6% 1.9% 2.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 14,422 3,391 19,066
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 78.0% 83.9% 71.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $128,400 $167,900 $132,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,033 $1,296 $1,027
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $304 $376 $353
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $676 $813 $695
Building permits, 2019 48 19 104
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 11,983 2,896 12,075
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.39 2.42 2.46
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 91.5% 93.2% 93.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 1.4% 3.1% 2.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 81.0% 79.1% 73.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 71.0% 61.5% 60.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 86.2% 79.7% 81.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 19.0% 14.7% 20.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 14.9% 13.3% 15.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.5%
15.2%
11.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 59.1% 57.1% 49.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 54.9% 53.5% 48.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 78,309 D 46,566
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 108,639 D 153,679
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,292,873 D 298,021
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 158,989
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 905,499 14,698 417,087
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $30,956 $2,054 $13,137
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 23.3 33.8 25.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $49,364 $57,198 $43,207
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $27,381 $35,304 $25,056
Persons in poverty, percent
12.8%
12.5%
17.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 680 152 800
Total employment, 2018 10,094 1,648 9,075
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 344,954 72,406 298,434
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 2.8% 1.4% -4.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,518 410 1,622
All firms, 2012 2,033 460 2,217
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,188 278 1,247
Women-owned firms, 2012 562 102 702
Minority-owned firms, 2012 81 148 476
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,837 272 1,631
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 212 67 271
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,654 351 1,784
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 63.3 39.7 52.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 461.82 182.82 625.49
FIPS Code 51197 51036 51117
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.

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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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