County population in 2012: 12,404 (all rural); it was 12,472 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,947 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,850 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,834 Renter-occupied apartments: 1,312 (it was 1,117 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 475 sq. mi. Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 26 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Charlotte County: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (13.7%), Manufacturing (11.3%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $621 (0.6%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $516 (0.6%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 16.0%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.3% for Black residents, 72.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 43 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 42 years old, American Indian residents: 39 years old, Asian residents: 43 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Charlotte 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.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Charlotte County: Red Hill (A), Red House (B), Red Oak (C), Wallaces Store (D), Briery Country Club (E), Old Well (F), Crafton Gate (G), Maloney Siding (H), Greenfield Plantation (I), Camptown (J), Rolling Hill (K), Wards Fork Mill (L), Charlotte County Rescue Squad (M), Keysville Volunteer Fire Department (N), Boydton Volunteer Rescue Squad (O), Boydton Volunteer Fire Department (P), Patrick Henry Museum (Q), Bacon District Volunteer Fire Department (R). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Charlotte County include: Providence Church (A), Antioch Baptist Church (B), Antioch Church (C), Aspen Hill Church (D), Ridgeway Church (E), Beautiful Zion Church (F), Roanoke Church (G), Rocky Branch Church (H), Bethel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Spring Hill Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2), Whites Chapel Cemetery (3), Henry Cemetery (4), Mount Lyle Cemetery (5), Cub Creek Cemetery (6), Friendship Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Reservoirs: Roanoke Creek Site 43a Lake (A), Roanoke Creek Site 54 Lake (B), Roanoke Creek Site 31b Lake (C), Roanoke Creek Site 61a Lake (D), Roanoke Creek Site 67 Lake (E), Roanoke Creek Site 49a Lake (F), Roanoke Creek Site 6a Lake (G), Roanoke Creek Site 5b Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wards Fork Creek (A), Wallace Branch (B), Twittys Creek (C), Turkey Branch (D), Terrys Creek (E), Temple Branch (F), Spring Creek (G), Spencer Creek (H), Spencer Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Charlotte County include: Patrick Henry National Memorial (1), Cargills Creek Wildlife Management Area (2), Hogan Creek Wildlife Management Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 250 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $29,542 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $253.73 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.35% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.34% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,035 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.41% Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.37% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,751 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.27% Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.62 Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.72% Corn for grain: 1142 harvested acres All wheat for grain: 1271 harvested acres Soybeans for beans: 1410 harvested acres Vegetables: 33 harvested acres Land in orchards: 5 acres
Charlotte County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 2.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Charlotte County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 92% 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 56.7 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 29.8 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 60.3 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 64.6 miles away from Charlotte County center On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Most recent natural disasters:
Virginia Hurricane 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
Virginia Hurricane 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
Virginia Winter 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
Virginia Hurricane 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
Virginia Blizzard, 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
Virginia Ice 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
Virginia Ice 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
Virginia Severe 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
Virginia Drought, Incident Period: July 23, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3046): July 23, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3046, Natural disaster type: Drought
Virginia Drought, Incident Period: October 15, 1976, Emergency Declared (EM-3018): October 15, 1976, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3018, Natural disaster type: Drought
1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.
The number of natural disasters in Charlotte County (11) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7 Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Births per 1000 population in Charlotte County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population in Charlotte County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Charlotte County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 3,223 (2,665 aged, 558 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1217.350 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1185.100 Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.06
Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 8.16 Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 32.25
Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.06
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 10,460 (2,335 male householders, 1,102 female householders)
2,463 spouses, 3,508 children (3,281 natural, 57 adopted, 170 stepchildren), 446 grandchildren, 86 brothers or sisters, 67 parents, 157 other relatives, 251 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 1,951 (793 male householders (638 living alone)), 879 female householders (820 living alone)), 279 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 175 (155 institutionalized population)
Size of family households: 1,635 2-persons, 766 3-persons, 593 4-persons, 264 5-persons, 107 6-persons, 72 7-or-more-persons.
95.9% of residents of Charlotte County speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 31% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $87,789,000 ($7073 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $4,803,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $45,440,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,016,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,014,000 Federal grants: $15,553,000 Federal procurement contracts: $4,790,000 ($2,343,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $2,976,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $898,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,633,000 Federal Government insurance: $3,792,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
63 per 1000 residents
70 per 1000 residents
68 per 1000 residents
40 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +40
+3 per 1000 residents
+18 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: -12
-1 per 1000 residents
+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Charlotte County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.11 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 110
2000 to 2004: 309
1990 to 1999: 1,110
1980 to 1989: 1,153
1970 to 1979: 814
1960 to 1969: 577
1950 to 1959: 756
1940 to 1949: 294
1939 or earlier: 1,142
Rooms in houses/apartments in Charlotte County, Virginia
67% of Charlotte County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Virginia.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 9751
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $83,600
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Charlotte County