Sussex, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 256.
Males: 96  (37.7%)
Females: 160  (62.3%)
Median resident age:

55.1 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 23884, 23890.

Sussex Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,520
Sussex:

$47,520
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,910

Sussex CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $156,261
Sussex:

$156,261
VA:

$273,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $119,149; detached houses: $167,365; mobile homes: $73,462
March 2019 cost of living index in Sussex: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.6%
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  • Races in Sussex, VA (2010)
    • 13352.0%Black alone
    • 11444.5%White alone
    • 83.1%Hispanic
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Sussex, Virginia as of July 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sussex is 27 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (19.2%), European (12.1%), Scottish (11.1%), English (9.1%), African (9.1%), West Indian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

1 resident is foreign born

This place:

0.7%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $878 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norfolk, VA (2.6 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (221.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Meadowbrook, VA (1.0 miles ),
Norfolk, VA (1.6 miles ),
Brambleton, VA (2.2 miles ),
Greenbriar, VA (2.4 miles ),
Portsmouth, VA (2.6 miles ),
Hampton, VA (3.0 miles ),
Chesapeake, VA (3.2 miles ),
Deerfield, VA (3.3 miles)

Latitude: 36.92 N, Longitude: 76.29 W

Distribution of median household income in Sussex, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sussex, VA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
Virginia:

3.0%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.2. This is better than average.

City:

57.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.284. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.284
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.66
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.352. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.352
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.08. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.08
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00176. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00176
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Sussex-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Sussex place center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2008, a category F3 tornado 26.5 miles away from the place center injured 200 people and caused $30 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sussex-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 87% 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 100.3 miles away from Sussex center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 236.5 miles away from Sussex center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 114.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 106.4 miles away from Sussex center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 130.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Sussex:

  • BON SECOURS DEPAUL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; NORFOLK, VA)
  • BON SECOURS DEPAUL,TCC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NORFOLK, VA)
  • DEPAUL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NORFOLK, VA)
  • NORFOLK PSYCH CENTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; NORFOLK, VA)
  • CONSULATE HEALTH CARE OF NORFOLK (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NORFOLK, VA)
  • TIDEWATER RENAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; NORFOLK, VA)
  • ENVOY OF THORNTON HALL (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NORFOLK, VA)

Amtrak stations near Sussex:

  • 5 miles: NORFOLK (MONTICELLO AVE. & VA. BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: NEWPORT NEWS (9304 WARWICK BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: VIRGINIA BEACH (19TH & PACIFIC AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Sussex:

  • 16 miles: Surry 1 and 2 in Newport News, VA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sussex:

  • Old Dominion University (about 3 miles; Norfolk, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,825)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 5 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Norfolk State University (about 5 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • Hampton University (about 8 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)
  • ECPI University (about 8 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 10,694)
  • Regent University (about 10 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 3,429)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 13 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 7,056)

Public high school in Sussex:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sussex:

  • SUSSEX CENTRAL MIDDLE (Students: 294, Location: 21356 SUSSEX DRIVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • SUSSEX CENTRAL ELEM (Location: 21392 SUSSEX DRIVE, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Sussex

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sussex: Sussex County Office of Public Safety (A), Sussex Courthouse Volunteer Fire Department (B), Sussex County Courthouse (C), Sussex County Sheriff's Office (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sussex include: Reidville Church (A), New Hope Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Reidville Cemetery (1), New Hope Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Sussex: Sussex Count Courthouse Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Sussex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.6%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.4%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

87 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Sussex:

Marital status in Sussex, VA
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 32.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 23.7%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Sussex:

  • High school or higher: 72.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Virginia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sussex, VA (based on Sussex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,27912
Evangelical Protestant1,66811
Black Protestant3092
Other1282
Catholic451
None7,658-
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: 7
This county:

5.78 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

9.08 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.9%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sussex County:

14.8%
Virginia:

18.6%

6.83% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,335 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
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 Petersburg city, VA  0.83% ($25,800 average AGI)
from Greensville County, VA  0.63% ($36,565)
from Prince George County, VA  0.61% ($51,045)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sussex:

  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGPL (1350 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA URBAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFOG (1050 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNIS (790 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WCPK (1600 AM; 4 kW; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WJOI (1230 AM; 1 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVAB (1550 AM; 5 kW; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPCE (1400 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sussex:

  • WNOR (98.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWDE-FM (101.3 FM; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWSO-FM (92.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W291AE (106.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC)
  • WYFI (99.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTE (94.9 FM; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCMS-FM (100.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNVZ (104.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGH-FM (97.3 FM; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSVY-FM (105.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSB (91.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WOWI (102.9 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCD (107.7 FM; WINDSOR, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHOV (88.1 FM; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: HAMPTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WBHH (92.1 FM; MOYOCK, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sussex:

  • WVBT (Channel 43; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W05BQ (Channel 5; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W56CS (Channel 56; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNLO-CA (Channel 45; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJGN-CA (Channel 5; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WJHJ-LP (Channel 39; NEWPORT NEWS, ETC., VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W25CS (Channel 25; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGBS-LP (Channel 7; HAMPTON, ETC., VA; Owner: JOAN AND KENNETH WRIGHT)
  • WITD-CA (Channel 23; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBTD-LP (Channel 66; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTTD-LP (Channel 59; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKTD-CA (Channel 17; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W30BV (Channel 30; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: B.N. VISWANATH)
  • W21AQ (Channel 21; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • W24OI (Channel 24; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W18BS (Channel 18; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WCTX-CA (Channel 35; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYSJ-CA (Channel 31; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • Sussex, Virginia
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count5111
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents7617
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1794
  • Fatalities5601
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents11804
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents568
See more detailed statistics of Sussex fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 27.5mTotal length
  • $2,663,000Total costs
  • 4,271Total average daily traffic
  • 430Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,318Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sussex, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sussex, VA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sussex)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Sussex County Courthouse (Lat: 36.918750 Lon: -77.279417), Call Sign: KIW793,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.820 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/1997, Expiration Date: 10/19/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2003, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Virginia Department Of Emergency Management, 10501 Trade Court, Richmond, VA 23236-3713, Phone: (804) 674-2400, Fax: (804) 674-2419, Email:
  • Sussex Max Security Inst (Lat: 37.047917 Lon: -77.202472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 26 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: KNNQ719,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.050 MHz, 453.050 MHz, 453.275 MHz, 453.275 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/2011, Expiration Date: 03/29/2021, Certifier: Paul D Hoppes, Registrant: Virginia Department Of Corrections, 6900 Atmore Dr., Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 674-3100, Fax: (804) 674-3536, Email:
  • County Courthouse (Lat: 36.915139 Lon: -77.281083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WPDU428,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.435 MHz, Grant Date: 04/13/2011, Expiration Date: 06/29/2021, Certifier: W A Hylton, Registrant: Virginia Information Technologies Agency (Vita), 11751 Meadowville Lane, Chester, VA 23836, Phone: (804) 416-6199, Fax: (804) 416-6353, Email:
  • Sussex Max Security Institution 1 (Lat: 37.047917 Lon: -77.202472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 26 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WPIW833,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1200 MHz, 39.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/2015, Expiration Date: 11/28/2025, Certifier: Paul D Hoppes, Registrant: Virginia Department Of Corrections, 6900 Atmore Dr., Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 674-3000, Fax: (804) 674-3536, Email:
  • COURTHOUSE II, 20212 Thornton Square (Lat: 36.915306 Lon: -77.281528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WPUN277,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.377 MHz, 154.242 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2012, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Mary E Jones, Registrant: Harris Corporation, 434 West Sand Lake Road, Wynantskill, NY 12198-8137, Phone: (518) 389-8876, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • Lat: 36.922194 Lon: -77.250611, Call Sign: WQIY243,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.037 MHz, 457.712 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 467.187 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2008, Expiration Date: 06/17/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/18/2018, Certifier: Gurnery Ramsey, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, 1588 Fairfield Road, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Sussex Cthse, County Courthouse (Lat: 36.915333 Lon: -77.281361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WPUR530, Licensee ID: L00086105,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 04/04/2012, Expiration Date: 04/18/2022, Certifier: Mary Jones, Registrant: County Of Sussex, 20212 Thornton Sq, Sussex, VA 23884, Phone: (804) 246-5361, Fax: (804) 246-5714, Email:
  • Sussex HS/MS, 21394 Sussex Drive (Lat: 36.919611 Lon: -77.253306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 27.4 m, Overall height: 28.9 m, Call Sign: WQHW936,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/27/2007, Expiration Date: 11/27/2017, Cancellation Date: 01/27/2018, Certifier: Christopher M Brooks, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • SUSSEX, County Courthouse (Lat: 36.915139 Lon: -77.281083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQQT833,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 03/01/2013, Expiration Date: 03/01/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • SUSSEX VA #2, 20212 Thornton Square (Lat: 36.915306 Lon: -77.281528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WRAJ787, Licensee ID: L00086105,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 12/07/2017, Expiration Date: 12/07/2027, Certifier: Eddie Vick, Registrant: County Of Sussex, Sussex, VA 23884, Phone: (804) 246-5361

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sussex, VA
  • 45.6%Electricity
  • 28.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Sussex 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Sussex on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
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