Appomattox County, VA

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Population
15,577
0.744% 1-year growth
Median Age
42.9

Poverty Rate
13.5%

Median Household Income
$56,176
2.37% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$155,300
2.37% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
6,963
1.06% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Appomattox County, VA had a population of 15.6k people with a median age of 42.9 and a median household income of $56,176. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Appomattox County, VA grew from 15,462 to 15,577, a 0.744% increase and its median household income grew from $54,875 to $56,176, a 2.37% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Appomattox County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.86%), White (Hispanic) (1.16%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.218%). NaNk% of the people in Appomattox County, VA speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Appomattox County, VA was $155,300, and the homeownership rate was 77.7%. Most people in Appomattox County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Appomattox County, VA was 2 cars per household.

Appomattox County, VA borders .

Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Appomattox County, VA went to Donald J. Trump with 71.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (25.3%), followed by Other (3.41%). The most partisan county was Petersburg city, VA with 87.2% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Appomattox County, VA
71.3% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in the United States
  1. 87.2% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 82% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in the United States was Petersburg city, VA with 87.2% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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Diversity

Appomattox County, VA is home to a population of 15.6k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.21% of Appomattox County, VA residents were born outside of the country (189 people).

In 2018, there were 3.88 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.9k people) in Appomattox County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.08k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 289 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Appomattox County, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.9k ± 24
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.08k ± 129
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    289 ± 121
1.46%
Hispanic Population
228 people

In 2018, there were 3.88 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.9k people) in Appomattox County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.08k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 289 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.46% of the people in Appomattox County, VA are hispanic (228 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Appomattox County, VA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.21%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
189 people
1.17%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
181 people

As of 2018, 1.21% of Appomattox County, VA residents (189 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Appomattox County, VA was 1.17%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
54
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 14.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in Appomattox County, VA was 42.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Appomattox County, VA are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Appomattox County, VA residents was 44.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Appomattox County, VA.

In N/A, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Appomattox County, VA was N/A, the natal country of N/A Appomattox County, VA residents, followed by N/A with N/A and N/A with N/A.

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Citizenship

99.2%
2018 Citizenship
99.3%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.2% of Appomattox County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Appomattox County, VA was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    528 ± 103
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    258 ± 130
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    107 ± 69

Appomattox County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Appomattox County, VA is $56,176. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Appomattox County, VA was Census Tract 403 with a value of $63,438, followed by Census Tract 402 and Census Tract 401, with respective values of $60,664 and $46,813.

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The economy of Appomattox County, VA employs 6.96k people. The largest industries in Appomattox County, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,106 people), Manufacturing (1,044 people), and Retail Trade (800 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($98,417), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($78,646), and Manufacturing ($51,598).

Wages

Median Household Income

$56,176
2018 value
± $4,129
2.37%
1 Year Growth
± 12%

Households in Appomattox County, VA have a median annual income of $56,176, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,875 in 2017, which represents a 2.37% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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Average Male Salary in N/A
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Average Female Salary in N/A
± N/A

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Appomattox County, VA is from Appomattox County, VA.
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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 403
  2. Census Tract 402
  3. Census Tract 401

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Appomattox County, VA was Census Tract 403 with a value of $63,438, followed by Census Tract 402 and Census Tract 401, with respective values of $60,664 and $46,813.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Appomattox County, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Appomattox County, VA (2.1k out of 15.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    1,280 ± 218
  2. Black
    721 ± 176
  3. Two Or More
    86 ± 105

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Appomattox County, VA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

6.96k
2018 Value
± 522
1.06%
1 Year growth
± 10.9%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Appomattox County, VA grew at a rate of 1.06%, from 6.89k employees to 6.96k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Appomattox County, VA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (929 people), Sales & Related Occupations (748 people), and Production Occupations (591 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Appomattox County, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Appomattox County, VA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (929 people), Sales & Related Occupations (748 people), and Production Occupations (591 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Appomattox County, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.11 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.03 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.79 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Appomattox County, VA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($89,022), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($82,760), and Management Occupations ($70,469).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.96k
2018 Value
± 522
1.06%
1 Year growth
± 10.9%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Appomattox County, VA grew at a rate of 1.06%, from 6.89k employees to 6.96k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Appomattox County, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,106 people), Manufacturing (1,044 people), and Retail Trade (800 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Appomattox County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Appomattox County, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Appomattox County, VA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,106 people), Manufacturing (1,044 people), and Retail Trade (800 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Appomattox County, VA has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.73 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.36 times), and Manufacturing (1.49 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Appomattox County, VA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($98,417), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($78,646), and Manufacturing ($51,598).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Appomattox County, VA was $155,300 in 2018, which is 0.676 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $151,700 to $155,300, a 2.37% increase. The homeownership rate in Appomattox County, VA is 77.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Appomattox County, VA have an average commute time of 28.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Appomattox County, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$155,300
2018 Median
± $8,375
$151,700
2017 Median
± $10,149

In 2018, the median property value in Appomattox County, VA grew to to $155,300 from the previous year's value of $151,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Appomattox County, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Appomattox County, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$56,176
Median Household Income
± $4,129
6.1k
Number of Households
± 474

In 2018, the median household income of the 6.1k households in Appomattox County, VA grew to $56,176 from the previous year's value of $54,875.

The following chart displays the households in Appomattox County, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Appomattox County, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Appomattox County, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

77.7%
2018 Homeownership
81%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 77.7% of the housing units in Appomattox County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Appomattox County, VA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Appomattox County, VA have a longer commute time (28.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.69% of the workforce in Appomattox County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (79.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9.87%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.31%)

In 2018, 79.5% of workers in Appomattox County, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.87%) and those who worked at home (5.31%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Appomattox County, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Appomattox County, VA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

91.8% of the population of Appomattox County, VA has health coverage, with 46.2% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 4.12% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Appomattox County, VA see 7707 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.877% increase from the previous year (7640 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 7738 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 7738 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Halifax County and Mecklenburg County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.6%). Additionally, Petersburg city has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

7,707 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Appomattox County, VA

Primary care physicians in Appomattox County, VA see an average of 7,707 patients per year. This represents a 0.877% increase from the previous year (7,640 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Appomattox County, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Coverage

8.22%
Uninsured
46.2%
Employer Coverage
14.2%
Medicaid
15.7%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
4.12%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Appomattox County, VA declined by 3.26% from 8.49% to 8.22%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Appomattox County, VA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 15.6% prevalence
  2. 15.6% prevalence
  3. 15.4% prevalence

Halifax County and Mecklenburg County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in false, at 15.6%.

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