Greensville County, VA

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Population

11,606

0.786% decline

Median Age

41.1


Median Household Income

$42,121

3.85% growth

Poverty Rate

17%


Number of Employees

4,012

2.64% decline

Median Property Value

$89,400

6.78% decline

About

In 2017, Greensville County, VA had a population of 11.6k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $42,121. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Greensville County, VA declined from 11,698 to 11,606, a -0.786% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,559 to $42,121, a 3.85% increase.

The population of Greensville County, VA is 57.5% Black or African American Alone, 37.1% White Alone, and 3.93% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Greensville County, VA speak a non-English language, and 98% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Greensville County, VA is $89,400, and the homeownership rate is 75.5%. Most people in Greensville County, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Greensville County, VA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Greensville County, VA employs 4.01k people. The largest industries in Greensville County, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (730 people), Manufacturing (702 people), and Retail Trade (495 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($44,837), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($39,107), and Construction ($38,472).

Median household income in Greensville County, VA is $42,121. Males in Greensville County, VA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,180. The income inequality in Greensville County, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$42,121

2017 value

± $5,250

3.85%

1 Year Growth

± 15.8%

Households in Greensville County, VA have a median annual income of $42,121, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $40,559 in 2016, which represents a 3.85% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$74,183

Average Male Salary

± $1,323

$55,180

Average Female Salary

± $1,030

In 2017, full-time male employees in Virginia made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $68,169 ± $3,324

  2. White

    $60,529 ± $977

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $56,661 ± $29,375

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Greensville County, VA is from Virginia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0649% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Virginia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8802

  2. Census Tract 8801.01

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greensville County, VA was Census Tract 8802 with a value of $42,813, followed by Census Tract 8801.01 and N/A, with respective values of $41,581 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greensville County, VA (1.45k out of 8.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 18 - 24.

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. Black

    1,076 ± 217

  2. White

    359 ± 162

  3. Hispanic

    187 ± 146

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

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

4.01k

2017 Value

± 441

-2.64%

1 Year decline

± 15.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greensville County, VA declined at a rate of -2.64%, from 4.12k employees to 4.01k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greensville County, VA, are Production Occupations (531 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (487 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (477 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greensville County, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Greensville County, VA, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (531 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (487 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (477 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Greensville County, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (7.95 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (2.74 times), and Production Occupations (2.28 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Greensville County, VA, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($65,521), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($51,607), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($50,536).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.01k

2017 Value

± 441

-2.64%

1 Year decline

± 15.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greensville County, VA declined at a rate of -2.64%, from 4.12k employees to 4.01k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greensville County, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (730 people), Manufacturing (702 people), and Retail Trade (495 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greensville County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Greensville 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 Greensville County, VA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (730 people), Manufacturing (702 people), and Retail Trade (495 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Greensville County, VA has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.6 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.1 times), and Public Administration (2.62 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Greensville County, VA, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($44,837), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($39,107), and Construction ($38,472).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.5B

  2. $26B

  3. $22.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.5B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($26B) and Electronics ($22.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$254B

2015 Value

$373B

Projected 2045 Value

46.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Virginia trade was $254B. This is expected to increase 46.7% to $373B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $23.4B

  2. $12.9B

  3. $11.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $23.4B, followed by North Carolina with $12.9B and Pennsylvania and $11.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

87% of the population of Greensville County, VA has health coverage, with 44.4% on employee plans, 14.1% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.51% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Greensville County, VA was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Greensville County, VA see 1981 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.75% increase from the previous year (1947 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 11706 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2341 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Mecklenburg County and Halifax 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

1,981 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Greensville County, VA see an average of 1,981 patients per year. This represents a 1.75% increase from the previous year (1,947 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,556

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,218

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,361

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,677

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.42%, from $7,306 to $7,556.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

13%

Uninsured

44.4%

Employer Coverage

14.1%

Medicaid

15%

Medicare

12%

Non-Group

1.51%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greensville County, VA grew by 20.8% from 10.8% to 13%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Greensville 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

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

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Virginia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Greensville County, VA is home to a population of 11.6k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.68% of Greensville County, VA residents were born outside of the country (311 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Greensville County, VA is composed of 6.68k Black or African American Alone residents (57.5%), 4.31k White Alone residents (37.1%), 456 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.93%), 146 Two or More Races residents (1.26%), 13 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.112%), 7 Asian Alone residents (0.0603%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Greensville County, VA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.5

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 10.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Greensville County, VA was 41.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Greensville County, VA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Greensville County, VA residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.68%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

311 people

2.47%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

289 people

As of 2017, 2.68% of Greensville County, VA residents (311 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Greensville County, VA was 2.47%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. El Salvador

    103,545 ± 7,851 people

  2. India

    82,876 ± 7,033 people

  3. Mexico

    56,021 ± 5,792 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 103,545 Virginia residents, followed by India with 82,876 and Mexico with 56,021.

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Citizenship

98%

2017 Citizenship

98.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98% of Greensville County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Greensville County, VA was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    6.68k ± 300

  2. White Alone

    4.31k ± 19

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    456 ± 293

In 2017, there were 1.55 times more Black or African American Alone residents (6.68k people) in Greensville County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.31k White Alone and 456 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Greensville County, VA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Greensville County, VA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Greensville County, VA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Greensville County, VA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    264 ± 74

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    203 ± 90

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    146 ± 69

Greensville County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greensville County, VA was $89,400 in 2017, which is 0.411 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $95,900 to $89,400, a 6.78% decrease. The homeownership rate in Greensville County, VA is 75.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Greensville County, VA have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Greensville County, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$42,121

Median Household Income

± $5,250

3.65k

Number of Households

± 386

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.65k households in Greensville County, VA grew to $42,121 from the previous year's value of $40,559.

The following chart displays the households in Greensville 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 $50k - $60k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$89,400

2017 Median

± $9,034

$95,900

2016 Median

± $7,030

In 2017, the median property value in Greensville County, VA declined from to $89,400 from the previous year's value of $95,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Greensville 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 Greensville County, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

75.5%

2017 Homeownership

76%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.5% of the housing units in Greensville County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greensville County, VA have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.59% of the workforce in Greensville County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.3%

  2. Carpooled

    8.68%

  3. Other

    5.8%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Greensville County, VA was Drove Alone (83.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.68%) and those who Other (5.8%).

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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