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Buckingham County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2014: 16,913 (all rural); it was 15,623 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,676
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,849
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,148
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,440 (it was 1,176 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Land area: 581 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Buckingham County: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (31.3%), Manufacturing (14.7%), Construction (10.7%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 45%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Buckingham County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (61.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (34.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years
Males: 9,363  (55.4%)
Females: 7,550  (44.6%)
Average household size:
Buckingham County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,897 ($29,882 in 1999)

This county:

$37897
Virginia:

$62666

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $474 (lower quartile is $296, upper quartile is $674)
This county:

$474
State:

$922


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $126,009 (it was $71,200 in 2000)
Buckingham:

$126,009
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,297 - $194,092
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,001
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $288

Institutionalized population: 2,250

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 56
  • Thefts: 108
  • Auto thefts: 14

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 40
  • Thefts: 132
  • Auto thefts: 10
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 53 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2003: 74 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2004: 79 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2007: 101 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2008: 85 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2009: 36 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2010: 31 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2012: 33 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2013: 46 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2014: 34 buildings, average cost: $132,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $607 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $655 (0.6%)

Buckingham County household income distribution in 2009 Buckingham County home values distribution Buckingham County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.0%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.7% for Black residents, 47.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 30.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.8%
Buckingham County:

23.8%
Virginia:

11.7%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.9% for Black residents, 44.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 93.9% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 42 years old, American Indian residents: 58 years old, Asian residents: 20 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Buckingham County is $434 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $621 a month.

Cities in this county include: Dillwyn, Yogaville, Buckingham Courthouse.

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

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 336
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 62.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 118 (49% naturalized citizens)

Buckingham County:

0.8%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 43
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 9
  • 1980 to 1984: 9
  • 1975 to 1979: 6
  • 1970 to 1974: 6
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 45

Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 44.5%

Buckingham County marital status for males Buckingham County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,193
  • One, attached: 32
  • Two: 52
  • 3 or 4: 45
  • 5 to 9: 74
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • 20 or more: 36
  • Mobile homes: 1,775
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 67

Housing units in Buckingham County with a mortgage: 1,068 (83 second mortgage, 88 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 796

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Buckingham County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,17517
Mainline Protestant74914
Other5073
Catholic341
Black Protestant-1
None13,681-
Buckingham 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
Buckingham County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Buckingham County:

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Buckingham County:

12.1%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Buckingham County:

30.1%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.7%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Buckingham County:

Average size of farms: 209 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $52,066
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $87.61
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.02%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 90.64%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $41,335
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.66%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.17%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,861
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.17
Corn for grain: 460 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 271 harvested acres
Vegetables: 24 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 13 acres

Earthquake activity:

Buckingham 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 34.1 miles away from Buckingham 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 28.0 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 289.1 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 15.6 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 299.0 miles away from Buckingham County center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 35.5 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:

  • VirginiaSevere Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 5, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1905): April 27, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1905, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • 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, Winter Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: March 1, 1994 to March 5, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1021): April 11, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1021, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Storm
  • 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Buckingham County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowstorm: 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 (31%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

  • United Kingdom (17%)
  • Other Western Europe (13%)
  • Italy (10%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Austria (8%)
  • Portugal (8%)

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

  • United States or American (25%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Buckingham County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,166 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 939 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 48 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0%)
  • Walked: 146 (3%)
  • Other means: 154 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 199 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 1,992 people in state prisons
  • 104 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 67 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 2,173 people in state prisons
  • 56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,589.

5.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.10% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($23,589 average AGI)
1.00% relocated from other states ($9,660 average AGI)
Buckingham County:

1.00%
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 Albemarle County, VA  0.85% ($28,455 average AGI)
from Prince Edward County, VA  0.52% ($29,778)
from Fluvanna County, VA  0.44% ($25,478)
from Charlottesville city, VA  0.29% ($17,533)
from Cumberland County, VA  0.19% ($19,700)


4.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.59% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($22,390 average AGI)
0.74% relocated to other states ($3,655 average AGI)
Buckingham County:

0.74%
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 Prince Edward County, VA  0.48% ($15,720 average AGI)
to Albemarle County, VA  0.45% ($33,478)
to Charlottesville city, VA  0.29% ($21,467)
to Cumberland County, VA  0.25% ($28,692)
to Appomattox County, VA  0.21% ($24,364)
to Chesterfield County, VA  0.21% ($23,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Births per 1000 population in Buckingham County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Buckingham County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Buckingham County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Buckingham County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Buckingham County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,490 (1,952 aged, 538 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 366 (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 Buckingham County, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (186)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (156)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (145)
  • Unspecified dementia (112)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (109)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (89)
  • Congestive heart failure (75)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (60)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (55)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (55)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 971.480
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1332.670
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.23

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20.49
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 6.23

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.23

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,820
  • In family households: 12,596 (2,570 male householders, 1,540 female householders)
    2,867 spouses, 4,028 children (3,711 natural, 107 adopted, 210 stepchildren), 521 grandchildren, 179 brothers or sisters, 162 parents, 193 other relatives, 455 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,224 (948 male householders (770 living alone)), 907 female householders (786 living alone)), 369 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,326 (2,250 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,814 2-persons, 1,040 3-persons, 741 4-persons, 318 5-persons, 128 6-persons, 69 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,556 1-person, 261 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

1,934 married couples with children.
947 single-parent households (203 men, 744 women).

97.8% of residents of Buckingham County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $71,307,000 ($4479 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,717,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $30,727,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,736,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $284,000
Federal grants: $21,352,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,581,000 ($1,216,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,627,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $574,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,843,000
Federal Government insurance: $761,000

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

Births: 768
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 863
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +29
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +526
Here:

+33 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Buckingham County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.40 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 327
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,295
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,157
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,435
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,022
  • 1960 to 1969: 569
  • 1950 to 1959: 599
  • 1940 to 1949: 300
  • 1939 or earlier: 712
Rooms in houses/apartments in Buckingham County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 36
  • 3 rooms: 80
  • 4 rooms: 524
  • 5 rooms: 1,324
  • 6 rooms: 883
  • 7 rooms: 676
  • 8 rooms: 369
  • 9+ rooms: 247
  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 48
  • 3 rooms: 125
  • 4 rooms: 321
  • 5 rooms: 302
  • 6 rooms: 173
  • 7 rooms: 103
  • 8 rooms: 47
  • 9+ rooms: 54
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Buckingham County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 37
  • 1 bedroom: 95
  • 2 bedrooms: 914
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,417
  • 4 bedrooms: 535
  • 5+ bedrooms: 150
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 136
  • 2 bedrooms: 506
  • 3 bedrooms: 473
  • 4 bedrooms: 42
  • 5+ bedrooms: 16
Cars and other vehicles available in Buckingham County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 276
  • 1 vehicle: 1,018
  • 2 vehicles: 1,520
  • 3 vehicles: 895
  • 4 vehicles: 309
  • 5+ vehicles: 130
  • no vehicle: 214
  • 1 vehicle: 571
  • 2 vehicles: 288
  • 3 vehicles: 79
  • 4 vehicles: 14
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

57% of Buckingham County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Virginia.

Buckingham County:

57.1%
State average:

53.8%

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

  • This state: 11917
  • Northeast: 762
  • Midwest: 380
  • South: 2316
  • West: 126

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $45,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Buckingham County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (40.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.5%)
  • Wood (18.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.0%)
  • Utility gas (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Electricity (41.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21.1%)
  • Wood (19.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.5%)
  • No fuel used (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 92
Here:

5.1%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 86
Here:

9.5%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 44
Here:

16.8%
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)

Buckingham County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $952,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $879,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $16,951,000
    Welfare - Other: $2,031,000
    Police Protection: $1,059,000
    Financial Administration: $668,000
    Solid Waste Management: $612,000
    Water Utilities: $491,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $299,000
    Central Staff Services: $251,000
    General Public Buildings: $236,000
    Health Services - Other: $225,000
    Fire Protection: $143,000
    General - Other: $140,000
    Housing & Community Development: $91,000
    Parks & Recreation: $90,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $74,000
    Corrections - Other: $68,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $68,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $167,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $78,000
    General: $19,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,733,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $88,000

Buckingham County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $296,000
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000
    All Other: $8,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $66,000
    Highways: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $5,000
    Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $703,000
    Interest Earnings: $131,000
    Rents: $64,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $769,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $12,995,000
    Public Welfare: $1,623,000
    General Support: $1,255,000
    All Other: $965,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,541,000
    Public Utilities: $562,000
    Total General Sales: $429,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $331,000
    NEC: $307,000

Buckingham County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,905,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $2,635,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,500,000
    Other NEC: $272,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $9,939,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,873,000
    Other, NEC: $263,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $196,000
    Water Utilities: $32,000
    Other, NEC: $9,000

Buckingham County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $74,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,882,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 485
  • Number of aged recipients: 97
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 388
  • Number of recipients under 18: 56
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 279
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 150
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 245
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 183
Buckingham County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Buckingham County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Buckingham County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7475.4 years
James5969.5 years
Mary5879.3 years
William4777.5 years
Robert3574.8 years
George2971.1 years
Willie2574.5 years
Annie2483.2 years
Thomas2176.2 years
Margaret2080.9 years
Most common last names in Buckingham County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jamerson4473.6 years
Jones4171.8 years
Taylor4074.2 years
Booker3569.5 years
Anderson3273.6 years
Brown3079.1 years
Shumaker2973.8 years
Allen2576.4 years
Maxey2378.9 years
Harris2376.4 years
Businesses in Buckingham County, VA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Curves1Subway1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1