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Amelia County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2014: 12,855 (all rural); it was 11,400 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,685
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,236
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,477
Renter-occupied apartments: 900 (it was 763 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%

Land area: 357 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Amelia County: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (23.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.9%), Construction (13.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Amelia County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (72.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (23.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years
Males: 6,307  (49.1%)
Females: 6,548  (50.9%)
Average household size:
Amelia County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,858 ($40,252 in 1999)

This county:

$51858
Virginia:

$62666

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $598 (lower quartile is $451, upper quartile is $819)
This county:

$598
State:

$922


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $176,785 (it was $92,200 in 2000)
Amelia:

$176,785
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $108,294 - $290,335
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,197
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $360

Institutionalized population: 99

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 23
  • Thefts: 63
  • Auto thefts: -1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 78
  • Auto thefts: 14
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 69 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2002: 96 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2003: 116 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2004: 114 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2005: 169 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2006: 139 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2007: 94 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2008: 60 buildings, average cost: $187,900
  • 2009: 36 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2013: 37 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2014: 40 buildings, average cost: $215,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $723 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $780 (0.5%)

Amelia County household income distribution in 2009 Amelia County home values distribution Amelia County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.3%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.8% for Black residents, 22.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.0% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.6%
Amelia County:

8.6%
Virginia:

11.7%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Black residents, 20.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.5% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 45 years old, American Indian residents: 58 years old, Asian residents: 22 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 46 years old)

Area name: Richmond, VA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Amelia County is $678 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $757 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1010 a month.

Cities in this county include: Amelia Court House.

Amelia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Amelia County: Oldfield (A), Nances Shop (B), Charles City Landfill (C), Cherry Hall (D), Hughes Store (E), Harrison Lake National Fish Hatchery (F), Blanks Tavern (G), Camp Weyanoke (H), Willcox Wharf (I), Binns Hall (J), Adkins Store (K), Wyanoke Wharf (L), Kimmages Wharf (M), Evelynton Plantation (N), Edgewood Plantation (O), Cypress Bank Landing (P), Graves Landing (Q), Harrisons Landing (R), Oldhouse Landing (S), Winns Landing (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Amelia County include: Bethany Church (A), Cedar Grove Church (B), Elam Church (C), Gillfield Church (D), Jerusalem Church (E), Liberty Church (F), Little Elam Church (G), Mount Pleasant Church (H), Mount Stirling Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Chapel Cemetery (1), Eiam Cemetery (2), Grace Chapel Cemetery (3), Union Cemetery (4), Salem Cemetery (5), Mapsico Cemetery (6), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Charles Lake (A), Harrison Lake (B), Lake Charles (C), Lake Harrison (D), Sunken Marsh (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Salem Run (A), Potato Run (B), Possum Run (C), Parson Creek (D), Morris Creek (E), Mapsico Creek (F), Kittewan Creek (G), Kimages Creek (H), Kennon Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Amelia County include: Chickahominy State Wildlife Management Area (1), Shirley Plantation (2), Berkeley Plantation (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Boyle County, Kentucky , Charlotte County , Merced County, California , Hopkins County, Kentucky , Lynchburg city , Salem city .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 219
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 68.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 80 (61% naturalized citizens)

Amelia County:

0.7%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 14
  • 1990 to 1994: 11
  • 1985 to 1989: 7
  • 1980 to 1984: 5
  • 1975 to 1979: 6
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 12
  • 1965 to 1969: 25

Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 33.5%

Amelia County marital status for males Amelia County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,382
  • One, attached: 35
  • Two: 24
  • 3 or 4: 23
  • 5 to 9: 39
  • Mobile homes: 1,094
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Amelia County with a mortgage: 1,324 (136 second mortgage, 134 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 431

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Amelia County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,19614
Mainline Protestant1,16415
Catholic2181
Other51
None8,107-
Amelia 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: 2
Amelia County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Amelia County:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Amelia County:

11.1%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Amelia County:

29.7%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.8%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Amelia County:

Average size of farms: 200 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $113,163
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $146.96
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.13%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.46%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $94,398
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.19%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,056
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.57%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.95
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 14.87%
Corn for grain: 1406 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 843 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5984 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6 acres

Tornado activity:

Amelia County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 2536349.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 15 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/8/1984, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amelia County-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 85% 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 17.5 miles away from Amelia 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 29.5 miles away from the 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 22.6 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 28.3 miles away from the 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 315.3 miles away from Amelia 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 332.6 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:

  • VirginiaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3240): September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaHurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to October 1, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1491): September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1491, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1318): February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1318, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • VirginiaHurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 5, 1996 to September 23, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1135): September 6, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1135, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaBlizzard, Incident Period: January 6, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1086): January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1086, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • VirginiaIce Storm, Severe Storm, Flooding, Incident Period: February 8, 1994 to February 12, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1014): March 10, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1014, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Storm, Flood
  • VirginiaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 14, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3112): March 25, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3112, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • VirginiaDrought, Incident Period: July 23, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3046): July 23, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3046, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • VirginiaDrought, Incident Period: October 15, 1976, Emergency Declared (EM-3018): October 15, 1976, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3018, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • VirginiaSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: October 10, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-359): October 10, 1972, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-359, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Korea (26%)
  • United Kingdom (18%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Panama (14%)
  • Canada (14%)
  • Other Northern Europe (8%)
  • Cuba (8%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Amelia County (%):

  • United States or American (26%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Amelia County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,285 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 911 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 25 (0%)
  • Walked: 42 (1%)
  • Other means: 63 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 157 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

106 people in nursing homes

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

  • 99 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,733.

6.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,527 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.66% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($32,027 average AGI)
1.08% relocated from other states ($5,500 average AGI)
Amelia County:

1.08%
Virginia average:

3.74%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chesterfield County, VA  2.37% ($47,233 average AGI)
from Richmond city, VA  0.51% ($30,160)
from Henrico County, VA  0.47% ($31,913)
from Powhatan County, VA  0.43% ($33,857)
from Nottoway County, VA  0.41% ($20,550)
from Prince Edward County, VA  0.20% ($17,900)


6.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,756 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.20% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($24,965 average AGI)
1.27% relocated to other states ($5,791 average AGI)
Amelia County:

1.27%
Virginia average:

3.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chesterfield County, VA  1.84% ($34,644 average AGI)
to Nottoway County, VA  0.53% ($25,269)
to Richmond city, VA  0.53% ($26,615)
to Henrico County, VA  0.39% ($38,368)
to Powhatan County, VA  0.39% ($27,842)
to Cumberland County, VA  0.20% ($29,500)
to Prince Edward County, VA  0.20% ($13,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Amelia County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Amelia County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Amelia County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Amelia County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Amelia County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,315 (1,828 aged, 487 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 388 (13%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (170)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (96)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (94)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (84)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (79)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (70)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (59)
  • Unspecified dementia (54)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (47)
  • Congestive heart failure (42)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1099.980
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1197.750
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19.29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 24.44

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.15

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,562
  • In family households: 11,031 (2,612 male householders, 963 female householders)
    2,770 spouses, 3,469 children (3,214 natural, 65 adopted, 190 stepchildren), 466 grandchildren, 100 brothers or sisters, 103 parents, 147 other relatives, 318 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,531 (615 male householders (475 living alone)), 631 female householders (547 living alone)), 285 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 128 (99 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,588 2-persons, 871 3-persons, 658 4-persons, 267 5-persons, 119 6-persons, 72 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,022 1-person, 185 2-persons, 22 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

1,979 married couples with children.
489 single-parent households (141 men, 348 women).

97.4% of residents of Amelia County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $52,488,000 ($4400 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,424,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $30,768,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $8,336,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,124,000
Federal grants: $10,144,000
Federal procurement contracts: $457,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,659,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $702,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,315,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,449,000

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

Births: 779
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 674
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +799
Here:

+65 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Amelia County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 224
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,358
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,235
  • 1980 to 1989: 564
  • 1970 to 1979: 873
  • 1960 to 1969: 512
  • 1950 to 1959: 264
  • 1940 to 1949: 188
  • 1939 or earlier: 326
Rooms in houses/apartments in Amelia County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 15
  • 3 rooms: 110
  • 4 rooms: 292
  • 5 rooms: 923
  • 6 rooms: 851
  • 7 rooms: 591
  • 8 rooms: 347
  • 9+ rooms: 348
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 26
  • 3 rooms: 66
  • 4 rooms: 213
  • 5 rooms: 204
  • 6 rooms: 133
  • 7 rooms: 60
  • 8 rooms: 61
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Amelia County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 65
  • 2 bedrooms: 600
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,098
  • 4 bedrooms: 650
  • 5+ bedrooms: 57
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 38
  • 2 bedrooms: 344
  • 3 bedrooms: 272
  • 4 bedrooms: 86
  • 5+ bedrooms: 11
Cars and other vehicles available in Amelia County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 151
  • 1 vehicle: 710
  • 2 vehicles: 1,282
  • 3 vehicles: 816
  • 4 vehicles: 382
  • 5+ vehicles: 136
  • no vehicle: 103
  • 1 vehicle: 331
  • 2 vehicles: 266
  • 3 vehicles: 49
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5+ vehicles: 8

63% of Amelia County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Virginia.

Amelia County:

63.2%
State average:

53.8%

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

  • This state: 9214
  • Northeast: 591
  • Midwest: 251
  • South: 1113
  • West: 112

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $101,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Amelia County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (44.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.8%)
  • Wood (11.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Electricity (33.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.4%)
  • Wood (14.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 197
Here:

13.8%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 73
Here:

10.1%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

7.2%
Virginia:

20.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Amelia County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $1,559,000
    General Public Buildings: $93,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,087,000
    Police Protection: $1,263,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,235,000
    Central Staff Services: $672,000
    General Public Buildings: $651,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $579,000
    Financial Administration: $486,000
    Housing and Community Development: $452,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $237,000
    Libraries: $210,000
    Solid Waste Management: $204,000
    Local Fire Protection: $179,000
    Parks and Recreation: $172,000
    Health - Other: $145,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Hospitals: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $504,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $205,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $892,000
    Police Protection: $313,000
    Local Fire Protection: $180,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $82,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,052,000

Amelia County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $980,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $320,000
    All Other: $196,000
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $22,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $52,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $200,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $318,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $94,000
    Rents: $39,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $10,052,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,998,000
    Public Welfare: $886,000
    Housing and Community Development: $750,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,000
    Highways: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,970,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $642,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $495,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $408,000
    Other License: $325,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $275,000
    Public Utility License: $8,000

Amelia County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,335,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,138,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,473,000

Amelia County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,375,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 343
  • Number of aged recipients: 67
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 276
  • Number of recipients under 18: 48
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 204
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 91
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 146
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 143
Amelia County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Amelia County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Businesses in Amelia County, VA
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Rite Aid2
Econo Lodge1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1