Farmville, Virginia

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Population in 2019: 7,846 (87% urban, 13% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.6%
Males: 3,446  (43.9%)
Females: 4,400  (56.1%)
Median resident age:

22.4 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 23901, 23909.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,078 (it was $26,343 in 2000)
Farmville:

$37,078
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,815 (it was $13,552 in 2000)

Farmville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $196,481 (it was $90,200 in 2000)
Farmville:

$196,481
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $205,703; detached houses: $218,990; mobile homes: $14,199

Median gross rent in 2019: $779.

March 2019 cost of living index in Farmville: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.7%
(33.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.3% for Black residents, 80.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 30.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Farmville, VA (2019)
    • 4,80758.7%White alone
    • 2,23627.3%Black alone
    • 7889.6%Hispanic
    • 2402.9%Two or more races
    • 1121.4%Asian alone
    • 60.07%American Indian alone

Races in Farmville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 132 registered sex offenders living in Farmville, Virginia as of January 29, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Farmville is 66 to 1.


Crime rates in Farmville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.7)
4
(53.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(57.9)
1
(13.9)
1
(13.4)
2
(25.7)
2
(24.1)
3
(36.2)
1
(12.3)
7
(87.0)
2
(24.3)
4
(49.0)
5
(61.5)
3
(38.6)
5
(63.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(14.4)
1
(14.5)
8
(110.9)
1
(13.4)
9
(115.7)
7
(84.2)
2
(24.1)
6
(73.7)
4
(49.7)
3
(36.5)
4
(49.0)
4
(49.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(38.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(43.4)
6
(83.1)
10
(134.0)
11
(141.4)
9
(108.3)
6
(72.3)
8
(98.3)
7
(87.0)
9
(109.4)
11
(134.8)
9
(110.7)
6
(77.1)
23
(293.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(316.8)
14
(202.7)
21
(291.0)
15
(201.0)
45
(578.6)
37
(445.0)
34
(409.8)
15
(184.2)
22
(273.5)
18
(218.7)
14
(171.6)
21
(258.4)
16
(205.7)
16
(204.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(662.3)
79
(1,144)
122
(1,691)
155
(2,077)
159
(2,044)
234
(2,815)
332
(4,001)
253
(3,107)
188
(2,337)
245
(2,977)
217
(2,660)
195
(2,399)
135
(1,736)
146
(1,865)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(43.2)
4
(57.9)
5
(69.3)
3
(40.2)
4
(51.4)
5
(60.1)
10
(120.5)
3
(36.8)
4
(49.7)
6
(72.9)
1
(12.3)
10
(123.0)
11
(141.4)
5
(63.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
2
(24.1)
1
(12.1)
1
(12.3)
2
(24.9)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
City-Data.com crime index56.4123.9210.0249.1210.0214.7249.0191.7218.6192.5200.3210.0167.1215.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Farmville, VA

Crime rate in Farmville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 29 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.45
Virginia average:

2.27
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Ancestries: American (17.6%), English (7.5%), Irish (4.4%), German (3.5%), African (3.1%), European (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1832

Elevation: 385 feet

Land area: 6.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,126 people per square mile   (low).

Farmville, Virginia map

1,004 residents are foreign born (7.8% Latin America).

This town:

12.3%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,258 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $908 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (43.2 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (103.2 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (256.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Hampden Sydney, VA (2.3 miles ),
Burkeville, VA (3.6 miles ),
Pamplin City, VA (4.0 miles),
Cumberland, VA (4.0 miles ),
Crewe, VA (4.1 miles ),
Dillwyn, VA (4.2 miles ),
Keysville, VA (4.3 miles ),
Buckingham Courthouse, VA (4.5 miles)

Latitude: 37.30 N, Longitude: 78.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,313 (+64.8%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,512 (61.7%)

Area code: 434

Distribution of median household income in Farmville, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Farmville, VA in 2019
Farmville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $215,200
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,800
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2017: 24 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2018: 16 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $227,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Farmville, VA residents
Average permit cost in Farmville, VA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Virginia:

4.6%
Historical population in Farmville, VA
Historical housing units in Farmville, VA
Most common industries in Farmville, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (24.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (2.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Construction (16.7%)
  • Public administration (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.1%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (31.7%)
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.2%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (2.5%)
Most common occupations in Farmville, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Top executives (4.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)

Average climate in Farmville, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Farmville-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Farmville town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 tornado 27.9 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Farmville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 49.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 159.7 miles away from Farmville center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.7 miles away from Farmville center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 36.7 miles away from Farmville center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 50.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 49.1 miles away from Farmville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Prince Edward County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Farmville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Farmville:

  • HOSPICE OF SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY (711 OAK STREET)
  • SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 800 OAK STREET)
  • ELDERCARE OF FARMVILLE (PO BOX 487)
  • HOLLY MANOR NURSING HOME (2003 COBB STREET)
  • SOUTHSIDE COMM HOSP (800 OAK ST)
  • TRINITY MISSION HEALTH AND REHAB OF FARMVILLE (1575 SCOTT DRIVE ROUTE 5)
  • BMA - FARMVILLE (1801 E 3RD ST)
  • HOME RECOVERY INC (816 EAST THIRD STREET)
  • HOMEAID INC (161 BUSH RIVER ROAD SUITE 1)

Airports and heliports located in Farmville:

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College/University in Farmville:

  • Longwood University (Full-time enrollment: 4,565; Location: 201 High St; Public; Website: www.longwood.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Farmville:

  • Southside Virginia Community College (about 42 miles; Alberta, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,716)
  • Liberty University (about 44 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 44 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Lynchburg College (about 44 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 50 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • University of Richmond (about 51 miles; University of Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 52 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)

Public high school in Farmville:

Private high schools in Farmville:

  • FUQUA SCHOOL (Students: 412, Location: 605 FUQUA DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 89, Location: 9 MAHAN RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Farmville:

See full list of schools located in Farmville

Library in Farmville:

  • CENTRAL VIRGINIA REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $421,059; Location: 217 W. THIRD STREET; 60,946 books; 3,071 audio materials; 1,876 video materials; 18 state licensed databases; 56 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Notable locations in Farmville: Please add the Moton Museum.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Farmville: Farmville Water Treatment Plant (A), Longwood Golf Course (B), Willett Hall (C), Wheeler Residence Hall (D), Varsity Tennis Courts (E), Tabb Residence Hall (F), Stubbs Residence Hall (G), Stevens Science Center (H), South Tabb Residence Hall (I), South Ruffner Residence Hall (J), Science Center (K), Hull Education Center (L), Hardy House (M), Greenwood Library (N), French Residence Hall (O), Frazer Residence Hall (P), Dorrill Dining Hall (Q), Curry Residence Hall (R), Crafts House (S), Cox Residence Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Farmville Shopping Center (1), College Plaza Shopping Center (2), Longwood Village Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Farmville include: Emmanuel Church (A), Beulah African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Farmville Baptist Church (C), Farmville Methodist Church (D), Farmville Presbyterian Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (G), Saint Teresas Roman Catholic Church (H), Wesleyan Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Westview Cemetery (1), Confederate Cemetery (2), Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Little Buffalo Creek (A), Gross Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Farmville include: Iler Field (1), Lancer Field (2), Wilcks Lake Public Area (3), Wheeler Mall (4), Grove Street Park (5), Barlow Field (6), Bicentennial Park (7), Softball Field (8), Farmville Historic District (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Executive Inn (Highway 15 & 460 North), Farmville-Days Inn (RR 6 Box 714), Farmville Super 8 Motel (Highway 15 South & Us 460 Bypass /Hc 6 Box 1755), Comfort Inn Farmville (2108 South Main Street).

Courts: Virginia Commonwealth - Conservation Recreation Department- Forestry Regional (East Third), Piedmont Court Services (1012 West 3rd Street), Prince Edward County - Courts- Circuit Court Clerk's Ofc (Courthouse Building), Prince Edward County - Courts- General District Court Civil-Criminal-Tra (Courthouse Building), Circuit Court Judge (111 South Street).

Birthplace of: Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda - Poet, Joseph E. Johnston - Confederate Army general, Blanche Bruce - Politician, Thomas Watkins Ligon - Politician, Art Jones (American football) - Football player, Chris Ashworth - Film actor, Francis Preston Venable - Chemist, James K. Coyne, III - Politician, Jim Austin (baseball) - Baseball player, Rick Langford - Baseball player.

Prince Edward County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Farmville and their reported violations in the past:

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY WATERWORKS (Population served: 50, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Farmville that have no violations reported:

  • FARMVILLE, TOWN OF (Address: P O DRAWER 368 , Population served: 8,212, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

44.1%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Farmville in 2010:

  • 2,337 people in college/university student housing
  • 127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Farmville in 2000:

  • 2,243 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 101 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 99 people in nursing homes

Banks with branches in Farmville (2011 data):

  • Benchmark Community Bank: Farmville Branch at 203 East Third Street, branch established on 1989/06/12; South Main Street Branch at 1577 South Main Street, branch established on 1993/03/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $416.1 mil, Deposits: $370.1 mil, headquarters in Kenbridge, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Benchmark Bankshares, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank and Trust Company: Farmville Branch at 1517 West Third Street, branch established on 1993/10/27; Farmville Branch at 1712 South Main Street, branch established on 1996/10/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $323.0 mil, Deposits: $272.0 mil, headquarters in Blackstone, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp Of Virginia, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Farmville at 127 North Main Street, branch established on 1968/02/26. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Woodforest National Bank: Farmville Wal-Mart Branch at 1800 Peery Drive, branch established on 2006/08/02. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Farmville Branch at 1304 South Main St, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • The Farmers Bank of Appomattox: Farmville/Longwood Plaza Branch at 1508 South Main Street, branch established on 2003/09/26. Info updated 2010/01/29: Bank assets: $186.2 mil, Deposits: $158.5 mil, headquarters in Appomattox, VA, positive income, 5 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Longwood Branch at 201 South Main Street, branch established on 1965/06/14. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Farmville:

Marital status in Farmville, VA
  • Never married: 66.5%
  • Now married: 20.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

For population 25 years and over in Farmville:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.9%
  • Unemployed: 19.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.7
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Farmville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Farmville, VA (based on Prince Edward County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,63621
Mainline Protestant2,38217
Catholic6992
Black Protestant2882
Other532
None17,310-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Here:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Prince Edward County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Prince Edward County:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Prince Edward County:

6.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Prince Edward County:

10.6%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Prince Edward County:

31.0%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Prince Edward County:

18.1%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
Virginia:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.3%
Virginia:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Farmville:

28.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Farmville:

22.5%
Virginia:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Farmville:

14.6%
Virginia:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.6%
Virginia:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

53.8%
State:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.3%
Virginia:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Farmville, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 26$114,833$53,0000$0
Other and Unallocable 26$95,998$44,3075$4,577
Solid Waste Management 21$51,449$29,3990$0
Streets and Highways 20$19,724$11,8340$0
Other Government Administration 14$42,902$36,7730$0
Water Supply 6$20,453$40,9060$0
Transit 6$20,325$40,65015$22,677
Financial Administration 5$24,884$59,7220$0
Parks and Recreation 5$15,314$36,7545$1,391
Sewerage 5$18,990$45,5761$2,228
Police - Other 2$5,615$33,6900$0
Firefighters 1$3,753$45,0361$954
Airports 1$2,436$29,2322$366
Totals for Government 138$436,677$37,97229$32,191

Farmville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $299,000 ($38.11)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($11.22)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,308,000 ($421.62)
    General Public Buildings: $2,253,000 ($287.15)
    Regular Highways: $1,803,000 ($229.80)
    Water Utilities: $1,378,000 ($175.63)
    Central Staff Services: $1,062,000 ($135.36)
    Sewerage: $1,004,000 ($127.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $822,000 ($104.77)
    Transit Utilities: $693,000 ($88.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $585,000 ($74.56)
    Financial Administration: $458,000 ($58.37)
    Air Transportation: $261,000 ($33.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $181,000 ($23.07)
    General - Other: $160,000 ($20.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $139,000 ($17.72)
    Libraries: $138,000 ($17.59)
    Health - Other: $20,000 ($2.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $372,000 ($47.41)
    Police Protection: $172,000 ($21.92)
    Regular Highways: $127,000 ($16.19)
    General Public Building: $62,000 ($7.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000 ($6.88)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($4.33)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($2.29)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($1.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($1.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,550,000 ($834.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $590,000 ($75.20)

Farmville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,226,000 ($283.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $345,000 ($43.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000 ($25.49)
    Parking Facilities: $51,000 ($6.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $396,000 ($50.47)
    Air Transportation: $55,000 ($7.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $651,000 ($82.97)
    Sale of Property: $90,000 ($11.47)
    Rents: $87,000 ($11.09)
    Fines and Forfeits: $58,000 ($7.39)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($1.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,032,000 ($258.99)
    Transit Utilities: $249,000 ($31.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,672,000 ($213.10)
    Other: $799,000 ($101.84)
    Transit Utilities: $683,000 ($87.05)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $3,517,000 ($448.25)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,413,000 ($180.09)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $874,000 ($111.39)
    Property: $866,000 ($110.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $363,000 ($46.27)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $201,000 ($25.62)
    Motor Vehicle License: $130,000 ($16.57)
    Other License: $103,000 ($13.13)

Farmville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,755,000 ($1880.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,600,000 ($1733.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,155,000 ($147.21)

Farmville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,972,000 ($633.70)

7.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,214 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.54%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, VA  0.91% ($37,949 average AGI)
from Nottoway County, VA  0.55% ($36,611)
from Charlotte County, VA  0.54% ($24,771)


7.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,933 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, VA  0.81% ($27,547 average AGI)
to Buckingham County, VA  0.71% ($32,239)
to Charlotte County, VA  0.48% ($27,387)
Businesses in Farmville, VA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1Toyota1
GameStop1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular2
Hilton1UPS3
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy2YMCA1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Farmville:

  • WPAK (1490 AM; 1 kW; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: GREAT VIRGINIA VENTURES, INC)
  • WFLO (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: COLONIAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WOWZ (1280 AM; 5 kW; APPOMATTOX, VA; Owner: ONECOM, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKLV (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLACKSTONE, VA; Owner: DENBAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Farmville:

  • WVHL (92.9 FM; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: THE FARMVILLE HERALD, INC.)
  • WFLO-FM (95.7 FM; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: COLONIAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXJK (101.3 FM; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: DAVID W. LAYNE)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMLU (91.3 FM; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY)
  • W254AH (98.7 FM; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • 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)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W265AS (100.9 FM; CONCORD, VA; Owner: PAUL H. PASSINK)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJX (101.7 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTTX-FM (107.1 FM; APPOMATTOX, VA; Owner: CLL, INC.)
  • WBNN-FM (105.3 FM; DILLWYN, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WBBC-FM (93.5 FM; BLACKSTONE, VA; Owner: DENBAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWHS-FM (92.1 FM; HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA; Owner: HAMPDEN-SYDNEY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Farmville:

  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFLV-LP (Channel 15; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: FARMVILLE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WERI-LP (Channel 39; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Farmville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Farmville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 50Number of bridges
  • 430ft / 131mTotal length
  • $15,914,000Total costs
  • 276,503Total average daily traffic
  • 31,256Total average daily truck traffic
  • 317,225Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Farmville, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 81960-1969
  • 271970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Farmville, VA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Farmville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 101 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Farmville, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Farmville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Farmville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 70. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 115 took place in 2006, and the least - 27 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Farmville, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.5%), and Outside Fires (30.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Farmville, VA
    • 56350.5%Structure Fires
    • 34130.6%Outside Fires
    • 16214.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 484.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Farmville, VA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Farmville, Virginia:

  • Quality Inn, 2108 S Main St, Farmville, Virginia 23901 , Phone: (434) 392-8163, Fax: (434) 392-3691
  • Super 8 Motel Farmville, 2012 S Main St, Farmville, Virginia 23901 , Phone: (434) 392-8196, Fax: (434) 392-8196
  • Hampton Inn, 300 Sunchase Blvd, Farmville, Virginia 23901 , Phone: (434) 391-7133, Fax: (434) 392-9705
  • Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 404 Sunchase Blvd, Farmville, Virginia 23901 , Phone: (434) 392-4040
  • Tru by Hilton Farmville, 1913 S Main St, Farmville, Virginia 23901 , Phone: (434) 414-1500
  • Days Inn, 2015 S Main St, Farmville, Virginia 23901 , Phone: (434) 392-6611, Fax: (434) 392-9774
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Farmville, Virginia
Most common first names in Farmville, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16779.6 years
James16571.4 years
John15573.4 years
William13174.7 years
Robert8573.4 years
George7174.3 years
Charles6474.7 years
Thomas5572.1 years
Annie5382.5 years
Elizabeth4680.6 years
Most common last names in Farmville, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown9072.3 years
Smith7979.0 years
Johnson7178.1 years
Jones5972.9 years
Jackson5771.8 years
Allen5576.1 years
Thompson3875.8 years
Foster3776.3 years
Anderson3580.5 years
Carter3475.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Farmville, VA
  • 75.3%Electricity
  • 16.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.3%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Farmville, VA
  • 89.4%Electricity
  • 5.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%No fuel used
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Farmville compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Farmville on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
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