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Albemarle County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2017: 107,702 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 79,236 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 17,524
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,537
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 20,983
Renter-occupied apartments: 13,096 (it was 10,893 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

33%

Land area: 723 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 149 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Albemarle County: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (34.8%), Educational, health and social services (13.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.0%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Albemarle County, VA (2017)
    • 82,276103.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10,44513.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,3038.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5,5006.9%Asian alone
    • 2,5163.2%Two or more races
    • 1770.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 440.06%Some other race alone
    • 300.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

38.1 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years
Males: 51,481  (47.8%)
Females: 56,221  (52.2%)
Average household size:
Albemarle County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $77,181 ($50,749 in 1999)
This county:

$77,181
Virginia:

$71,535

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $1,092 (lower quartile is $843, upper quartile is $1,418)
This county:

$1092
State:

$1005


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $336,200 (it was $160,500 in 2000)
Albemarle:

$336,200
Virginia:

$273,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $217,200 - $531,600

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $489,482
Here:

$489,482
State:

$361,495

Townhouses or other attached units: $239,152
Here:

$239,152
State:

$349,009

In 2-unit structures: $238,751
Here:

$238,751
State:

$281,083

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $80,811
Here:

$80,811
State:

$253,419

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $237,194
Here:

$237,194
State:

$312,958

Mobile homes: $75,907
Here:

$75,907
State:

$70,345

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,720
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $440

Institutionalized population: 1,268
Albemarle County, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 520 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 1998: 575 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 1999: 617 buildings, average cost: $204,600
  • 2000: 549 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2001: 465 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2002: 631 buildings, average cost: $250,500
  • 2003: 599 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2004: 685 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2005: 742 buildings, average cost: $225,500
  • 2006: 594 buildings, average cost: $275,800
  • 2007: 488 buildings, average cost: $335,400
  • 2008: 374 buildings, average cost: $314,500
  • 2009: 285 buildings, average cost: $264,400
  • 2010: 331 buildings, average cost: $290,700
  • 2011: 384 buildings, average cost: $244,900
  • 2012: 331 buildings, average cost: $266,600
  • 2013: 412 buildings, average cost: $238,300
  • 2014: 404 buildings, average cost: $278,700
  • 2015: 432 buildings, average cost: $299,400
  • 2016: 521 buildings, average cost: $322,500
  • 2017: 598 buildings, average cost: $310,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Albemarle, VA residents
Average permit cost in Albemarle, VA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,461 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,315 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Albemarle, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Albemarle, VA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Albemarle, VA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.6%
Albemarle County:

8.6%
Virginia:

10.6%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.8% for Black residents, 23.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.0% for American Indian residents, 22.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.9% for other race residents, 6.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.1 years old
(Males: 36.8 years old, Females: 39.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.7 years old, Black residents: 31.2 years old, American Indian residents: 28.9 years old, Asian residents: 27.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.3 years old, Other race residents: 24.7 years old)

Area name: Charlottesville, VA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Albemarle County is $643 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $761 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $986 a month.

Cities in this county include: University of Virginia, Hollymead, Pantops, Crozet, Rivanna, Piney Mountain, Ivy, Scottsville, Esmont, Free Union.

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

2018 air pollution in Albemarle County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Alameda County, California , Barton County, Kansas , Cedar County, Missouri , Logan County, West Virginia , Solano County, California , Tuolumne County, California , St. Francois County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Virginia:

3.0%

Unemployment by year in Albemarle, VA
County total employment by year in Albemarle, VA
County average yearly wages by year in Albemarle, VA

Current college students: 5,379
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 55.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 12,648 (43.7% naturalized citizens)

Albemarle County:

11.7%
Whole state:

12.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,4262010 or later
  • 3,6712000 to 2009
  • 1,9691990 to 1999
  • 1,0781980 to 1989
  • 4841970 to 1979
  • 920Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.8%

Albemarle County marital status for males Albemarle County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 26,153
  • One, attached: 5,978
  • Two: 989
  • 3 or 4: 1,300
  • 5 to 9: 2,504
  • 10 to 19: 4,565
  • 20 to 49: 995
  • 50 or more: 1,080
  • Mobile homes: 1,802

Housing units in Albemarle County with a mortgage: 15,369 (362 second mortgage, 2,414 home equity loan, 45 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,473

Here:

62.5% with mortgage
State:

68.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Albemarle County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,61061
Mainline Protestant9,67134
Other2,36211
Catholic1661
Black Protestant-1
None74,161-
Albemarle County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Albemarle County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Albemarle County:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 58
This county:

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Albemarle County:

8.2%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Albemarle County:

23.3%
State:

26.7%

Agriculture in Albemarle County:

Average size of farms: 193 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $20,857
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $187.76
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.10%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 64.72%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $26,962
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.29%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.76%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,764
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.70%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.81
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.82%
Corn for grain: 842 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1543 harvested acres
Vegetables: 42 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,794 acres

Earthquake activity:

Albemarle County-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 45.9 miles away from Albemarle County 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 259.4 miles away from the county 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 31.4 miles away from the county 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) earthquake occurred 294.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 38.9 miles away from Albemarle County 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 45.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Virginia Severe Winter Storm And Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4262: March 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 4262, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 01, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3359: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3359, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 01, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4072: July 27, 2012, FEMA Id: 4072, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Virginia Earthquake, Incident Period: August 23, 2011 to October 25, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4042: November 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 4042, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1905: April 27, 2010, FEMA Id: 1905, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 18, 2009 to December 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1874: February 16, 2010, FEMA Id: 1874, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3240: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to October 01, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1491: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1491, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Heard Mountain Fire Complex, Incident Period: November 19, 2001 to December 09, 2001, Fire Management Assistance Declared: November 20, 2001, FEMA Id: 2394, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Virginia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1318: February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1318, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Albemarle County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 6, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Albemarle

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 44,102 (79.3%)
  • Carpooled: 4,197 (7.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,230 (2.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 821 (1.5%)
  • Bicycle: 345 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 1,247 (2.2%)
  • Worked at home: 3,798 (6.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • Mexico (10%)
  • India (8%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Turkey (4%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Albemarle County


  • American (20%)
  • English (7%)
  • European (6%)
  • German (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Albemarle County, Virginia in 2000:

  • 803 people in nursing homes
  • 380 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 119 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 107 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 62 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Albemarle County, Virginia in 2010:

  • 5,362 people in college/university student housing
  • 688 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 560 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 93 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 81 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 15 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $124,360.

10.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($80,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.74%
Virginia average:

9.50%


0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($885 average AGI)
Albemarle County:

0.09%
Virginia average:

0.18%

6.57% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($42,605 average AGI)
4.08% relocated from other states ($37,309 average AGI)
Albemarle County:

4.08%
Virginia average:

3.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Charlottesville city, VA  2.25% ($56,884 average AGI)
from Fluvanna County, VA  0.48% ($44,544)
from Greene County, VA  0.39% ($57,828)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.30% ($119,000)
from Louisa County, VA  0.19% ($49,474)
from Nelson County, VA  0.19% ($59,711)
from Orange County, VA  0.18% ($53,297)


10.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($70,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.31%
Virginia average:

9.76%


0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($951 average AGI)
Albemarle County:

0.12%
Virginia average:

0.17%

6.15% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($35,304 average AGI)
4.05% relocated to other states ($34,367 average AGI)
Albemarle County:

4.05%
Virginia average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Charlottesville city, VA  1.99% ($64,290 average AGI)
to Fluvanna County, VA  0.58% ($49,068)
to Greene County, VA  0.43% ($59,052)
to Waynesboro city, VA  0.24% ($38,758)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.23% ($82,297)
to Louisa County, VA  0.23% ($78,396)
to Nelson County, VA  0.20% ($55,313)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Albemarle County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Albemarle County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Albemarle County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Albemarle County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Albemarle County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Albemarle County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Albemarle County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Albemarle County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Albemarle County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 12,919 (11,647 aged, 1,272 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,491 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Albemarle County, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (656)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (511)
  • Unspecified dementia (505)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (501)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (494)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (427)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (370)
  • Congestive heart failure (298)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (274)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (188)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 999
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 737
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 59
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 46

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 111.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 55.8
  • Other - 55.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 107,702
  • In family households: 81,473 (15,073 male householders, 11,130 female householders)
    22,226 spouses, 25,477 children (24,238 natural, 776 adopted, 463 stepchildren), 2,750 grandchildren, 456 brothers or sisters, 1,104 parents, 2,077 other relatives, 1,180 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 19,461 (4,932 male householders (3,219 living alone)), 10,056 female householders (7,893 living alone)), 4,473 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6,768

Size of family households: 12,273 2-persons, 5,517 3-persons, 4,990 4-persons, 2,091 5-persons, 814 6-persons, 518 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,112 1-person, 3,242 2-persons, 234 3-persons, 388 4-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

14,375 married couples with children.
3,967 single-parent households (1,034 men, 2,933 women).

87.8% of residents of Albemarle speak English at home.
4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
3.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $263,922,000 ($2,975 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,504,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $156,967,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $62,564,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $990,000
Federal grants: $32,208,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,531,000 ($705,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,661,000 ($1,540,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,030,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $24,353,000
Federal Government insurance: $25,973,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 5,292
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,150
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,101
Here:

+23 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,414
Here:

+27 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Albemarle County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 11.60 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.5
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Albemarle County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Albemarle County, Virginia
  • 1,2262014 or later
  • 2,6202010 to 2013
  • 7,6882000 to 2009
  • 8,4861990 to 1999
  • 7,5491980 to 1989
  • 5,8961970 to 1979
  • 6,1431960 to 1969
  • 3,0001950 to 1959
  • 8181940 to 1949
  • 1,9401939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Albemarle County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Albemarle County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Albemarle County, Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2383 rooms
  • 1,2204 rooms
  • 2,9915 rooms
  • 3,9326 rooms
  • 4,0487 rooms
  • 3,0368 rooms
  • 9,3779+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Albemarle County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Albemarle County, Virginia
  • 761 room
  • 9262 rooms
  • 1,5733 rooms
  • 5,2564 rooms
  • 3,2505 rooms
  • 2,7336 rooms
  • 1,0307 rooms
  • 8898 rooms
  • 6169+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Albemarle County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Albemarle County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Albemarle County, Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2081 bedroom
  • 3,2212 bedrooms
  • 11,1563 bedrooms
  • 6,8394 bedrooms
  • 3,4185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Albemarle County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Albemarle County, Virginia
  • 147no bedroom
  • 2,8901 bedroom
  • 6,4922 bedrooms
  • 4,6363 bedrooms
  • 1,7404 bedrooms
  • 4445+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Albemarle County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Albemarle County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Albemarle County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 250no vehicle
  • 5,1051 vehicle
  • 10,3962 vehicles
  • 6,6133 vehicles
  • 1,6114 vehicles
  • 8675+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Albemarle County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Albemarle County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,551no vehicle
  • 7,3961 vehicle
  • 5,3352 vehicles
  • 1,1373 vehicles
  • 5784 vehicles
  • 3525+ vehicles

80.4% of Albemarle County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Virginia.

Albemarle County:

80.4%
State average:

84.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 48,829
  • Other state: 43,942
  • Northeast: 15,163
  • Midwest: 7,688
  • South: 16,828
  • West: 4,263
Year householders moved into unit in Albemarle County, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Albemarle County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.5%Electricity
  • 13.9%Utility gas
  • 12.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 73.3%Electricity
  • 20.8%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,946
Here:

19.3%
Virginia:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 945
Here:

17.5%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 577
Here:

5.5%
Virginia:

19.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Albemarle County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,185,000
  • Charges - Other: $27,473,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,785,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $2,391,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,192,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,931,000
    General - Other: $19,871,000
    Sewerage: $793,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $177,464,000
    Health - Other: $45,394,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $21,589,000
    Police Protection: $17,273,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,735,000
    General - Other: $10,443,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,303,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,299,000
    Financial Administration: $5,311,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,393,000
    Libraries: $3,929,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,360,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,349,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,389,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,347,000
    Solid Waste Management: $408,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $295,000
    Regular Highways: $69,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,519,000
    Education: $8,717,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,182,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,413,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $17,223,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,847,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,300,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,322,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $141,970,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $138,317,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $117,404,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $116,639,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,653,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $765,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,909,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,496,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,302,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $781,000
    Sale of Property: $98,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,558,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $67,304,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,192,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $54,495,000
    Other: $36,253,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,390,000
  • Tax - Property: $159,379,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,075,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,389,000
    Other: $7,599,000
    Other Selective Sales: $7,274,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,646,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,732,000
    Other License: $36,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $134,085,000

Albemarle County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,185,000
  • Charges - Other: $27,473,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,785,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $2,391,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,192,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,931,000
    General - Other: $19,871,000
    Sewerage: $793,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $177,464,000
    Health - Other: $45,394,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $21,589,000
    Police Protection: $17,273,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,735,000
    General - Other: $10,443,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,303,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,299,000
    Financial Administration: $5,311,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,393,000
    Libraries: $3,929,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,360,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,349,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,389,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,347,000
    Solid Waste Management: $408,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $295,000
    Regular Highways: $69,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,519,000
    Education: $8,717,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,182,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,413,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $17,223,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,847,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,300,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,322,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $141,970,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $138,317,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $117,404,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $116,639,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,653,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $765,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,909,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,496,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,302,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $781,000
    Sale of Property: $98,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,558,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $67,304,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,192,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $54,495,000
    Other: $36,253,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,390,000
  • Tax - Property: $159,379,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,075,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,389,000
    Other: $7,599,000
    Other Selective Sales: $7,274,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,646,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,732,000
    Other License: $36,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $134,085,000

Albemarle County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,185,000
  • Charges - Other: $27,473,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,785,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $2,391,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,192,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,931,000
    General - Other: $19,871,000
    Sewerage: $793,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $177,464,000
    Health - Other: $45,394,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $21,589,000
    Police Protection: $17,273,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,735,000
    General - Other: $10,443,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,303,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,299,000
    Financial Administration: $5,311,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,393,000
    Libraries: $3,929,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,360,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,349,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,389,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,347,000
    Solid Waste Management: $408,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $295,000
    Regular Highways: $69,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,519,000
    Education: $8,717,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,182,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,413,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $17,223,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,847,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,300,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,322,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $141,970,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $138,317,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $117,404,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $116,639,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,653,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $765,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,909,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,496,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,302,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $781,000
    Sale of Property: $98,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,558,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $67,304,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,192,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $54,495,000
    Other: $36,253,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,390,000
  • Tax - Property: $159,379,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,075,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,389,000
    Other: $7,599,000
    Other Selective Sales: $7,274,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,646,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,732,000
    Other License: $36,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $134,085,000

Albemarle County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,185,000
  • Charges - Other: $27,473,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,785,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $2,391,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,192,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,931,000
    General - Other: $19,871,000
    Sewerage: $793,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $177,464,000
    Health - Other: $45,394,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $21,589,000
    Police Protection: $17,273,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,735,000
    General - Other: $10,443,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,303,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,299,000
    Financial Administration: $5,311,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,393,000
    Libraries: $3,929,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,360,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,349,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,389,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,347,000
    Solid Waste Management: $408,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $295,000
    Regular Highways: $69,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,519,000
    Education: $8,717,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,182,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,413,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $17,223,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,847,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,300,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,322,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $141,970,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $138,317,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $117,404,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $116,639,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,653,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $765,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,909,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,496,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,302,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $781,000
    Sale of Property: $98,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,558,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $67,304,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,192,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $54,495,000
    Other: $36,253,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,390,000
  • Tax - Property: $159,379,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,075,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,389,000
    Other: $7,599,000
    Other Selective Sales: $7,274,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,646,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,732,000
    Other License: $36,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $134,085,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 819
  • Number of aged recipients: 121
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 698
  • Number of recipients under 18: 115
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 489
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 215
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 327
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 336
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED335$247,827687$281,8822,797$251,447181$116,9123$978,000177$247,38421$138,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$212,28652$344,250156$265,79518$89,3330$012$315,5834$76,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$241,70066$298,303689$268,80672$72,8190$071$192,25419$115,158
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN36$223,66774$293,054486$270,80029$212,8970$048$380,6885$183,400
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$210,00011$353,727122$288,8857$172,8570$09$229,8893$95,333
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED82$265,80539$276,5900$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$328,41422$284,2271$545,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$292,2508$251,8750$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$220,3333$235,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$203,0001$299,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Albemarle, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Albemarle, VA - Value
Most common first names in Albemarle County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10479.4 years
William9673.6 years
John9475.3 years
James9372.1 years
George6173.7 years
Robert5574.0 years
Charles4972.1 years
Thomas3871.6 years
Virginia3877.2 years
Joseph2671.7 years
Most common last names in Albemarle County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wood5078.3 years
Morris4874.1 years
Johnson4876.3 years
Jones4775.2 years
Davis4672.5 years
Shifflett3769.1 years
Gibson3170.1 years
Sandridge2974.0 years
Brown2876.2 years
Garrison2577.8 years
Businesses in Albemarle County, VA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Mazda1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts1Panera Bread1
Applebee's1PetSmart1
Audi1Quiznos1
BMW1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Starbucks3
CarMax1Subway5
Comfort Inn1T.G.I. Driday's1
Dairy Queen2Target1
Dunkin Donuts1Toyota1
FedEx7U-Haul1
Ford1U.S. Cellular1
GNC1UPS11
GameStop1Verizon Wireless1
Giant1Volkswagen1
H&R Block3Walgreens1
Hardee's1

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