Charlotte Court House, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 534 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +32.2%
Males: 272  (51.0%)
Females: 262  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 23923.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,383 (it was $33,000 in 2000)
Charlotte Court House:

$36,383
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,792 (it was $26,657 in 2000)

Charlotte Court House town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $100,377 (it was $80,800 in 2000)
Charlotte Court House:

$100,377
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $125,004; Detached houses: $127,566; Townhouses or other attached units: $205,998; Mobile homes: $48,404

Median gross rent in 2012: $579.

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Charlotte Court House races chart
  • White alone - 292 (53.8%)
  • Black alone - 216 (39.8%)
  • Hispanic - 25 (4.6%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.9%)

Races in Charlotte Court House detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Charlotte Court House: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (17.9%), English (10.0%), German (6.9%), Subsaharan African (4.8%), Irish (4.4%), French (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 596 feet

Land area: 3.96 square miles.

Population density: 135 people per square mile   (very low).

Charlotte Court House, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Charlotte Court House:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Charlotte Court House town:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

59 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This town:  6.6%
Virginia:  11.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $549 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $925 (0.8%)

Charlotte Court House satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (38.0 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (85.6 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (277.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Drakes Branch, VA (2.2 miles ), Phenix, VA (2.5 miles) , Keysville, VA (2.9 miles ), Pamplin City, VA (3.8 miles) , Hampden Sydney, VA (4.0 miles ), Clover, VA (4.1 miles ), Brookneal, VA (4.1 miles ), Whitesville, VA (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 37.06 N, Longitude: 78.63 W

Area code: 434

Charlotte Court House household income distribution Charlotte Court House home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.9%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (27%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14%)
  • Registered nurses (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

Work and jobs in Charlotte Court House: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Charlotte Court House, Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Charlotte Court House-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/24/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.9 miles away from the Charlotte Court House town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1966, a category F3 tornado 32.9 miles away from the town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Charlotte Court House-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 26.8 miles away from Charlotte Court House center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 301.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 320.8 miles away from Charlotte Court House center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Charlotte County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Charlotte Court House topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Charlotte Court House:

  • Longwood University (about 22 miles; Farmville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,565)
  • Liberty University (about 37 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 37 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Lynchburg College (about 39 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Southside Virginia Community College (about 43 miles; Alberta, VA; FT enrollment: 3,716)
  • Vance-Granville Community College (about 52 miles; Henderson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,232)
  • Danville Community College (about 55 miles; Danville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,747)

Public high school in Charlotte Court House:

Public elementary/middle schools in Charlotte Court House:

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Notable locations in Charlotte Court House: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Experimental Farm (A), Charlotte County Courthouse (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Charlotte Court House include: Village Church (A), Charlotte Court House United Methodist Church (B), Morrison Grove Church (C), Mount Tirzah Church (D), Plain Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Phenix Municipal Building And Town Office (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Main St).

Courts: U S Government - Charlotte Court House (Court House), Charlotte Court House Town Offices (350 Geo Washington Highway), Charlotte Court House Post Office (140 David Bruce Avenue).

Charlotte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.6%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.1%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
83 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
51 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Charlotte Court House compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Charlotte Court House (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Charlotte County: Charlotte Court House Branch at Routes 40 And 47, branch established on 1967/07/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $121.0 mil, Deposits: $99.5 mil, headquarters in Phenix, VA, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bcc Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Charlotte Court House travel time to work - commute Charlotte Court House mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Charlotte Court House town (based on Charlotte County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.59%
Here: 55.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents52.2%21.7%11.0%9.4%5.7%
Congregations28.9%24.4%31.1%6.7%8.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Charlotte County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Charlotte County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Charlotte County:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Charlotte County:

29.4%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.2%
State:

18.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$2,128
Water Supply 0$0 2$2,650
Totals for Government 0$0 3$4,778

Charlotte Court House government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $75,000 ($140.45)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($74.91)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($39.33)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($24.34)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($22.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($5.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $82,000 ($153.56)

Charlotte Court House government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $65,000 ($121.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($13.11)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($7.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($84.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($14.98)
  • Tax - Property: $53,000 ($99.25)
    Public Utilities: $11,000 ($20.60)
    Total General Sales: $9,000 ($16.85)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000 ($11.24)
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000 ($9.36)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.87)

Charlotte Court House government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $56,000 ($104.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $44,000 ($82.40)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $12,000 ($22.47)

4.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Prince Edward County, VA  0.59% ($21,346 average AGI)
from Mecklenburg County, VA  0.43% ($22,105)
from Halifax County, VA  0.29% ($22,000)


5.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Virginia average:

9.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Prince Edward County, VA  0.63% ($23,036 average AGI)
to Mecklenburg County, VA  0.38% ($23,765)
to Halifax County, VA  0.36% ($31,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Charlotte Court House:

  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSVS (800 AM; 5 kW; CREWE, VA; Owner: COLONIAL BROADCASTING OF CREWE, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOWZ (1280 AM; 5 kW; APPOMATTOX, VA; Owner: ONECOM, INC.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKLV (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLACKSTONE, VA; Owner: DENBAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Charlotte Court House:

  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WMJA (102.7 FM; APPOMATTOX, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • W265AS (100.9 FM; CONCORD, VA; Owner: PAUL H. PASSINK)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJX (101.7 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVL (88.3 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WFLO-FM (95.7 FM; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: COLONIAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFXQ (99.9 FM; CHASE CITY, VA; Owner: JOYNER RADIO, INC.)
  • WTTX-FM (107.1 FM; APPOMATTOX, VA; Owner: CLL, INC.)
  • WVHL (92.9 FM; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: THE FARMVILLE HERALD, INC.)
  • WHLF-FM (95.3 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: JLC PROPERTIES, INC)
  • W229AE (93.7 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WXJK (101.3 FM; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: DAVID W. LAYNE)

TV broadcast stations around Charlotte Court House:

  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WERI-LP (Channel 39; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSVL-LP (Channel 48; KEYSVILLE, ETC., VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Most common first names in Charlotte Court House, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3777.5 years
James3073.7 years
William2674.7 years
Mary2479.7 years
Robert2077.0 years
Annie1578.6 years
Willie1574.7 years
George1370.8 years
Joseph1371.0 years
Henry1275.7 years
Most common last names in Charlotte Court House, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones2070.9 years
Morton1977.6 years
Spencer1867.5 years
White1679.2 years
Pugh1677.3 years
Smith1576.6 years
Johnson1476.0 years
Moore1380.2 years
Gaines1374.6 years
Dunnavant1180.7 years
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