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Appomattox County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2014: 15,279 (all rural); it was 13,705 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,914
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,864
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,311
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,255 (it was 1,011 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 334 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Appomattox County: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.6%), Information (18.0%), Wholesale trade (17.0%), Educational, health and social services (13.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Appomattox County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (76.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (20.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.1%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years
Males: 7,438  (48.7%)
Females: 7,841  (51.3%)
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Appomattox County,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Appomattox County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $49,759 ($36,507 in 1999)

This county:

$49,759
Virginia:

$66,262

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $525 (lower quartile is $406, upper quartile is $650)
This county:

$525
State:

$959


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $155,943 (it was $80,400 in 2000)
Appomattox:

$155,943
Virginia:

$257,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,710 - $234,232
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,077
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $331

Institutionalized population: 56

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 24
  • Thefts: 77
  • Auto thefts: 14

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 74
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 113 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2008: 93 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2009: 92 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2010: 61 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2012: 47 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2013: 51 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2014: 62 buildings, average cost: $141,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $830 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $780 (0.6%)

Appomattox County household income distribution in 2009 Appomattox County home values distribution Appomattox County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.7%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.2% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.1%
Appomattox County:

17.1%
Virginia:

11.2%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.1% for Black residents, 20.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 42 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 39 years old, American Indian residents: 39 years old, Asian residents: 68 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33 years old, Other race residents: 58 years old)

Area name: Lynchburg, VA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Appomattox County is $443 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $534 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $658 a month.

Cities in this county include: Appomattox, Pamplin City.

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

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Neighboring counties: Monroe County, West Virginia , Santa Clara County, California , Madison County, Missouri , Lee County, Kentucky , Warren County, Kentucky , Bedford city , Hopewell city .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 350
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 188 (45% naturalized citizens)

Appomattox County:

1.4%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 55
  • 1990 to 1994: 47
  • 1985 to 1989: 7
  • 1980 to 1984: 26
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 8
  • 1965 to 1969: 45
Note: State values scaled to Appomattox County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.1%

Appomattox County marital status for males Appomattox County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,245
  • One, attached: 45
  • Two: 63
  • 3 or 4: 65
  • 5 to 9: 35
  • 10 to 19: 65
  • 20 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 1,306

Housing units in Appomattox County with a mortgage: 1,399 (87 second mortgage, 166 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,145

Here:

55.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Appomattox County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,62318
Mainline Protestant1,83215
Catholic1551
Other3-
None9,360-
Appomattox 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: 6
Appomattox County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Appomattox County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Appomattox County:

11.0%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Appomattox County:

29.9%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.4%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Appomattox County:

Average size of farms: 218 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,177
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $67.08
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 78.27%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,209
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,498
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.54%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.63
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.93%
Corn for grain: 614 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 922 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1040 harvested acres
Vegetables: 41 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 36 acres

Earthquake activity:

Appomattox 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 52.5 miles away from Appomattox 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 286.0 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) earthquake occurred 297.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.8 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) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from Appomattox County center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 56.0 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 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 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 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 Severe Winter Storm, Snowfall, Heavy Rain, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: February 15, 2003 to February 28, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1458: March 27, 2003, FEMA Id: 1458, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood, Heavy Rain, Snowfall
  • 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
  • Virginia Hurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 05, 1996 to September 23, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1135: September 06, 1996, FEMA Id: 1135, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Blizzard, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1086: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1086, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • Virginia Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: March 01, 1994 to March 05, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1021: April 11, 1994, FEMA Id: 1021, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Storm
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Appomattox County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

  • Other Eastern Africa (20%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Nicaragua (13%)
  • Vietnam (12%)
  • Netherlands (9%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • Italy (6%)

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

  • United States or American (40%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Appomattox County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,154 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 879 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 66 (1%)
  • Other means: 59 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 118 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 62 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 25 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,535.

5.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,888 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.39% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($29,534 average AGI)
1.15% relocated from other states ($6,358 average AGI)
Appomattox County:

1.15%
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 Lynchburg city, VA  1.11% ($36,143 average AGI)
from Campbell County, VA  0.99% ($37,768)
from Amherst County, VA  0.37% ($23,381)
from Prince Edward County, VA  0.32% ($23,556)
from Bedford County, VA  0.19% ($40,909)
from Buckingham County, VA  0.19% ($24,364)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,626 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.15% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($20,252 average AGI)
1.21% relocated to other states ($7,374 average AGI)
Appomattox County:

1.21%
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 Lynchburg city, VA  1.05% ($26,644 average AGI)
to Campbell County, VA  0.92% ($25,788)
to Prince Edward County, VA  0.30% ($16,412)
to Amherst County, VA  0.28% ($33,250)
to Bedford County, VA  0.25% ($21,643)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Appomattox County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Appomattox County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Appomattox County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Appomattox County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Appomattox County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,879 (2,317 aged, 562 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 403 (12%)

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 Appomattox County, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (170)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (161)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (120)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (91)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (71)
  • Congestive heart failure (68)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (65)
  • Unspecified dementia (55)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (53)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (51)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,067
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,052
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 36

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,917
  • In family households: 12,933 (3,123 male householders, 1,208 female householders)
    3,301 spouses, 4,084 children (3,723 natural, 127 adopted, 234 stepchildren), 453 grandchildren, 105 brothers or sisters, 109 parents, 164 other relatives, 317 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,984 (819 male householders (674 living alone)), 883 female householders (793 living alone)), 282 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 56 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 2,088 2-persons, 989 3-persons, 767 4-persons, 319 5-persons, 103 6-persons, 65 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,467 1-person, 203 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

2,211 married couples with children.
742 single-parent households (181 men, 561 women).

97.1% of residents of Appomattox County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (46% speak English very well, 54% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $61,373,000 ($4,411 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,519,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $34,364,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,762,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $351,000
Federal grants: $12,654,000
Federal procurement contracts: $492,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,750,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $544,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,134,000
Federal Government insurance: $820,000

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

Births: 796
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 716
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +45
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +154
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Appomattox County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.10 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 24
  • 2010 to 2013: 237
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,428
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,104
  • 1980 to 1989: 729
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,376
  • 1960 to 1969: 735
  • 1950 to 1959: 774
  • 1940 to 1949: 236
  • 1939 or earlier: 500
Note: State values scaled to Appomattox population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Appomattox County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Appomattox County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 14
  • 3 rooms: 92
  • 4 rooms: 527
  • 5 rooms: 1,237
  • 6 rooms: 1,005
  • 7 rooms: 650
  • 8 rooms: 421
  • 9+ rooms: 365
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 35
  • 3 rooms: 68
  • 4 rooms: 275
  • 5 rooms: 319
  • 6 rooms: 160
  • 7 rooms: 86
  • 8 rooms: 28
  • 9+ rooms: 34
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Appomattox County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Appomattox County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 63
  • 2 bedrooms: 934
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,608
  • 4 bedrooms: 554
  • 5+ bedrooms: 152
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 82
  • 2 bedrooms: 440
  • 3 bedrooms: 415
  • 4 bedrooms: 50
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
Cars and other vehicles available in Appomattox County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Appomattox County population
  • no vehicle: 239
  • 1 vehicle: 986
  • 2 vehicles: 1,591
  • 3 vehicles: 963
  • 4 vehicles: 401
  • 5+ vehicles: 131
  • no vehicle: 178
  • 1 vehicle: 451
  • 2 vehicles: 292
  • 3 vehicles: 62
  • 4 vehicles: 28
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

64% of Appomattox County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Virginia.

Appomattox County:

64.2%
State average:

53.8%

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

  • This state: 10,994
  • Northeast: 896
  • Midwest: 271
  • South: 1,189
  • West: 124

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $65,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Appomattox County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (47.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24.8%)
  • Wood (15.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (0.6%)
  • Electricity (47.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32.4%)
  • Wood (11.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.2%)
  • Utility gas (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 110
Here:

7.0%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 84
Here:

9.8%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 89
Here:

28.3%
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)

Appomattox County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Elementary & Secondary Education: $6,376,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $14,891,000
    Police Protection: $1,653,000
    Welfare - Other: $1,152,000
    Financial Administration: $757,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $556,000
    Solid Waste Management: $527,000
    General - Other: $298,000
    General Public Buildings: $274,000
    Corrections - Other: $173,000
    Libraries: $163,000
    Central Staff Services: $147,000
    Parks & Recreation: $118,000
    Fire Protection: $110,000
    Health Services - Other: $88,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $56,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $591,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Higher Education: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $202,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,728,000

Appomattox County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $429,000
    Solid Waste Management: $144,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $22,000
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000
    All Other: $22,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $0
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $590,000
    Interest Earnings: $408,000
    Rents: $49,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $12,061,000
    All Other: $1,904,000
    General Support: $1,134,000
    Public Welfare: $846,000
    Highways: $19,000
    Health & Hospitals: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,704,000
    Total General Sales: $658,000
    Public Utilities: $584,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $278,000
    NEC: $92,000

Appomattox County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $12,004,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,750,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,363,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $12,516,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,500,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,851,000
    Other, NEC: $250,000

Appomattox County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,577,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,520,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 448
  • Number of aged recipients: 57
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 391
  • Number of recipients under 18: 56
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 276
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 116
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 195
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 192
Appomattox County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Most common first names in Appomattox County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9372.9 years
John8876.2 years
James8272.2 years
Mary6780.0 years
Robert6273.8 years
George5076.8 years
Thomas4172.7 years
Annie3283.4 years
Frank3172.2 years
Virginia3178.9 years
Most common last names in Appomattox County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ferguson7177.2 years
Martin5880.1 years
Moore4873.8 years
Jones4770.1 years
Franklin3975.8 years
Smith3677.3 years
Johnson3575.1 years
Mayberry3371.4 years
Harvey2880.5 years
Carter2772.7 years
Businesses in Appomattox County, VA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Curves1Super 81
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul1
Kroger1U.S. Cellular1
La-Z-Boy1UPS3
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1

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