Greene County, VA

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2022 Population
20,631
1.26% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.7
4.77% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.1%
10.3% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$81,338
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$287,800
11.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Greene County, VA had a population of 20.6k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $81,338. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Greene County, VA grew from 20,374 to 20,631, a 1.26% increase and its median household income grew from $73,844 to $81,338, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Greene County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.43%), Other (Hispanic) (4.37%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.39%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.33%).

None of the households in Greene County, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.1% of the residents in Greene County, VA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Greene County, VA was $287,800, and the homeownership rate was 78.2%.

Most people in Greene County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Greene County, VA was 3 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Greene County, VA is home to a population of 20.6k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.61% of Greene County, VA residents were born outside of the country (952 people).

In 2022, there were 12.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.5k people) in Greene County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.33k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 901 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2022 Citizenship
98.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.1% of Greene County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Greene County, VA was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Greene County, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.5k ± 242
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.33k ± 159
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    901 ± 264
6.61%
Hispanic Population
1.36k people

In 2022, there were 12.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.5k people) in Greene County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.33k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 901 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.61% of the people in Greene County, VA are hispanic (1.36k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

4.61%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
952 people
4.09%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
834 people

As of 2022, 4.61% of Greene County, VA residents (952 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Greene County, VA was 4.09%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    471 ± 140
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    420 ± 178
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    220 ± 121

Greene County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Greene County, VA employs 10.9k people. The largest industries in Greene County, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,463 people), Retail Trade (1,385 people), and Educational Services (1,170 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($145,208), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($72,155), and Manufacturing ($67,561).

Occupations

10.9k
2022 Value
± 789
3.57%
1 Year growth
± 10.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Greene County, VA grew at a rate of 3.57%, from 10.5k employees to 10.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greene County, VA, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,530 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,113 people), and Management Occupations (1,052 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greene County, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.9k
2022 Value
± 789
3.57%
1 Year growth
± 10.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Greene County, VA grew at a rate of 3.57%, from 10.5k employees to 10.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greene County, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,463 people), Retail Trade (1,385 people), and Educational Services (1,170 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greene County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Greene County, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,918
Median earning men ± $6,681
$35,935
Median earning women ± $4,321

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($72,699), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($72,143), and Public Administration ($70,455).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($66,429), Construction ($64,038), and Manufacturing ($56,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 99
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  2. 71
    Retail Trade
  3. 71
    Construction

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Greene County, VA went to Donald J. Trump with 60.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.13%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.884% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Bachelors Degree (1.47M), and Some college (1.4M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greene County, VA was $287,800 in 2022, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $257,200 to $287,800, a 11.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Greene County, VA is 78.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Greene County, VA have an average commute time of 30.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Greene County, VA is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Property

$287,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$13,307
$5,990
Median Property Taxes
±$609

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greene County, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Greene County, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

78.2%
Homeownership
2022
70.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.2% of the housing units in Greene County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.9%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 301.02
  2. Census Tract 301.01

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

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Household Income

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$81,338
Median Household Income
± $5,401
7.66k
Number of Households
± 687

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.66k households in Greene County, VA grew to $81,338 from the previous year's value of $73,844.

The following chart displays the households in Greene 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Greene County, VA is from Virginia.
0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.164% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.8%)
  2. Carpooled (13.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (11.1%)

In 2022, 71.8% of workers in Greene County, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.3%) and those who worked at home (11.1%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

30.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greene County, VA have a longer commute time (30.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.42% of the workforce in Greene County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greene County, VA (2.27k out of 20.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Greene County, VA is White, followed by Black and Other.

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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Health

93.3% of the population of Greene County, VA has health coverage, with 54.1% on employee plans, 13.8% on Medicaid, 14.6% on Medicare, 8.37% on non-group plans, and 2.39% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Greene County, VA see 4955 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.202% increase from the previous year (4945 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 10066 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1258 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,955 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Greene County, VA

Primary care physicians in Greene County, VA see an average of 4,955 patients per year. This represents a 0.202% increase from the previous year (4,945 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 17.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 18% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.75%
Uninsured
54.1%
Employer Coverage
13.8%
Medicaid
14.6%
Medicare
8.37%
Non-Group
2.39%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greene County, VA declined by 17.4% from 8.17% to 6.75%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Greene County, VA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 33.9% in Greene County, VA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.8% in Greene County, VA.

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