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Gloucester County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2016: 37,473 (35% urban, 65% rural); it was 34,780 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,449
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,014
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,682
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,830 (it was 2,445 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 217 sq. mi.

Water area: 71.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 173 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gloucester County: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (20.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.5%), Educational, health and social services (19.6%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Gloucester County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (84.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (7.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
Virginia median age:  38.2 years
Males: 18,486  (49.3%)
Females: 18,987  (50.7%)
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Gloucester County,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Gloucester County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $64,745 ($45,421 in 1999)

This county:

$64,745
Virginia:

$68,114

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $771 (lower quartile is $608, upper quartile is $1,061)
This county:

$771
State:

$981


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $239,237 (it was $106,300 in 2000)
Gloucester:

$239,237
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $176,047 - $325,629

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $287,139
Here:

$287,139
State:

$352,970

Townhouses or other attached units: $230,177
Here:

$230,177
State:

$343,400

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,299
Here:

$167,299
State:

$225,729

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,169
Here:

$310,169
State:

$312,703

Mobile homes: $95,922
Here:

$95,922
State:

$68,737
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,423
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $406

Institutionalized population: 350

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 23
  • Burglaries: 56
  • Thefts: 357
  • Auto thefts: 22

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 45
  • Thefts: 349
  • Auto thefts: 15
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 182 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2001: 215 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2002: 241 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2003: 257 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2004: 257 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2005: 288 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2006: 294 buildings, average cost: $215,600
  • 2007: 354 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2008: 194 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2009: 110 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2010: 102 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2011: 89 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2012: 114 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2013: 121 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2014: 128 buildings, average cost: $200,600

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 2016: $1,494 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,553 (0.7%)

Gloucester County household income distribution in 2009 Gloucester County home values distribution Gloucester County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.3%
Gloucester County:

7.3%
Virginia:

11.0%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.9% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for American Indian residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.8 years old
(Males: 43.3 years old, Females: 45.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.2 years old, Black residents: 50.3 years old, American Indian residents: 55.2 years old, Asian residents: 38.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.1 years old, Other race residents: 56.3 years old)

Area name: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gloucester County is $706 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $811 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1118 a month.

Cities in this county include: Gloucester Point, Gloucester Courthouse.

Gloucester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Boyle County, Kentucky , Hopkins County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,627
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 856 (70.2% naturalized citizens)

Gloucester County:

2.3%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 96
  • 2000 to 2009: 84
  • 1990 to 1999: 120
  • 1980 to 1989: 223
  • 1970 to 1979: 119
  • Before 1970: 253
Note: State values scaled to Gloucester County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 40.7%

Gloucester County marital status for males Gloucester County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,066
  • One, attached: 476
  • Two: 189
  • 3 or 4: 495
  • 5 to 9: 198
  • 10 to 19: 124
  • 20 to 49: 87
  • 50 or more: 64
  • Mobile homes: 1,647

Housing units in Gloucester County with a mortgage: 7,469 (206 second mortgage, 763 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,699

Here:

70.0% with mortgage
State:

69.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gloucester County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,72929
Mainline Protestant4,73214
Catholic1,1601
Other4882
Black Protestant1191
None21,630-
Gloucester 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: 5
Gloucester County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Gloucester County:

5.50 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gloucester County:

9.2%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Gloucester County:

25.9%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.6%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Gloucester County:

Average size of farms: 168 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $30,056
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $219.29
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 26.71%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.92%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $31,327
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 66.98%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.57%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $54,938
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.16
Corn for grain: 7698 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 378 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 7888 harvested acres
Vegetables: 10 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 22 acres

Tornado activity:

Gloucester County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 2852238.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 13 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/13/1951, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gloucester County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 87% 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 78.1 miles away from Gloucester County center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 207.0 miles away from the county center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.9 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 81.6 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 353.2 miles away from Gloucester 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 102.1 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 Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 04, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3329: August 26, 2011, FEMA Id: 3329, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Storms and Flooding, Including Severe Storms and Flooding Associated with Tropical Depression Ernesto, Incident Period: August 29, 2006 to September 07, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1661: September 22, 2006, FEMA Id: 1661, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Tropical Depression
  • 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 Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 13, 1999 to September 26, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1293: September 18, 1999, FEMA Id: 1293, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 13, 1999 to September 26, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3147: September 16, 1999, FEMA Id: 3147, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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, Severe Storm, Flooding, Incident Period: February 08, 1994 to February 12, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1014: March 10, 1994, FEMA Id: 1014, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gloucester County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • Germany (24%)
  • India (8%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Italy (5%)
  • England (5%)
  • Laos (4%)
  • Panama (4%)

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

  • English (21%)
  • American (16%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (6%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • African (3%)

Gloucester County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,407 (81.8%)
  • Carpooled: 973 (8.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 32 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 235 (2.0%)
  • Bicycle: 72 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 88 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 704 (6.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 272 people in nursing homes
  • 56 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 275 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 75 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,700.

6.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Virginia average:

9.34%


0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($486 average AGI)
Gloucester County:

0.07%
Virginia average:

0.21%

4.34% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($28,602 average AGI)
1.81% relocated from other states ($11,203 average AGI)
Gloucester County:

1.81%
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 Newport News city, VA  1.20% ($37,369 average AGI)
from York County, VA  0.50% ($56,662)
from Hampton city, VA  0.39% ($39,456)
from Mathews County, VA  0.31% ($32,130)
from James City County, VA  0.29% ($44,190)
from Middlesex County, VA  0.25% ($39,972)
from Henrico County, VA  0.14% ($34,571)


6.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,402 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Virginia average:

9.20%


0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($643 average AGI)
Gloucester County:

0.09%
Virginia average:

0.20%

4.47% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($23,830 average AGI)
2.17% relocated to other states ($13,928 average AGI)
Gloucester County:

2.17%
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 Newport News city, VA  1.02% ($32,907 average AGI)
to York County, VA  0.44% ($35,662)
to Mathews County, VA  0.37% ($35,382)
to Middlesex County, VA  0.37% ($26,500)
to Hampton city, VA  0.36% ($32,396)
to James City County, VA  0.27% ($31,750)
to Virginia Beach city, VA  0.18% ($39,231)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9

Births per 1000 population in Gloucester County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Gloucester County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Gloucester County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gloucester County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gloucester County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,701 (4,763 aged, 938 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,108 (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 Gloucester County, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (442)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (350)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (271)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (217)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (180)
  • Unspecified dementia (168)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (151)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (125)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (113)
  • Congestive heart failure (109)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.68
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,228
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 72
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48,151

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 998
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 969
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 149.8. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 37,473
  • In family households: 31,828 (5,758 male householders, 4,399 female householders)
    8,348 spouses, 10,460 children (9,504 natural, 227 adopted, 752 stepchildren), 877 grandchildren, 368 brothers or sisters, 491 parents, 516 other relatives, 576 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,351 (1,887 male householders (1,497 living alone)), 2,576 female householders (2,274 living alone)), 878 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 275

Size of family households: 4,677 2-persons, 2,523 3-persons, 1,739 4-persons, 872 5-persons, 296 6-persons, 53 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,773 1-person, 593 2-persons, 90 3-persons.

5,207 married couples with children.
1,578 single-parent households (444 men, 1,134 women).

95.6% of residents of Gloucester speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $205,606,000 ($5,518 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $25,911,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $120,703,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,624,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $22,885,000
Federal grants: $21,802,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,255,000 ($1,611,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,337,000 ($386,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $8,134,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $47,349,000
Federal Government insurance: $194,114,000

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

Births: 2,101
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,569
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +37
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,506
Here:

+66 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Gloucester County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.16 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 179
  • 2010 to 2013: 672
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,038
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,326
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,106
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,733
  • 1960 to 1969: 983
  • 1950 to 1959: 797
  • 1940 to 1949: 253
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,316
Note: State values scaled to Gloucester population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gloucester County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Gloucester County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 157
  • 4 rooms: 700
  • 5 rooms: 2,279
  • 6 rooms: 2,860
  • 7 rooms: 2,054
  • 8 rooms: 1,502
  • 9+ rooms: 1,533
  • 1 room: 179
  • 2 rooms: 62
  • 3 rooms: 297
  • 4 rooms: 780
  • 5 rooms: 958
  • 6 rooms: 675
  • 7 rooms: 270
  • 8 rooms: 152
  • 9+ rooms: 85
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gloucester County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Gloucester County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 121
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,417
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,106
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,081
  • 5+ bedrooms: 337
  • no bedroom: 191
  • 1 bedroom: 352
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,314
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,262
  • 4 bedrooms: 285
  • 5+ bedrooms: 66
Cars and other vehicles available in Gloucester County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Gloucester County population
  • no vehicle: 253
  • 1 vehicle: 2,253
  • 2 vehicles: 4,042
  • 3 vehicles: 2,858
  • 4 vehicles: 1,210
  • 5+ vehicles: 571
  • no vehicle: 369
  • 1 vehicle: 1,275
  • 2 vehicles: 1,139
  • 3 vehicles: 634
  • 4 vehicles: 56
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

91% of Gloucester County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Virginia.

Gloucester County:

90.7%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 21,192
  • Other state: 14,452
  • Northeast: 4,528
  • Midwest: 2,648
  • South: 5,694
  • West: 1,585

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gloucester County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (78.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.3%)
  • Wood (3.5%)
  • Utility gas (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Electricity (88.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.1%)
  • Utility gas (2.5%)
  • Wood (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 241
Here:

7.0%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 302
Here:

14.4%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 261
Here:

18.8%
Virginia:

19.9%

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)

Gloucester County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $414,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $52,563,000
    Police Protection: $3,850,000
    Financial Administration: $2,837,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,359,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,117,000
    Water Utilities: $1,589,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,581,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,436,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,416,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,218,000
    Parks and Recreation: $973,000
    General - Other: $756,000
    Libraries: $748,000
    Health - Other: $715,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $694,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $383,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $120,000
    Housing and Community Development: $97,000
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,202,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $802,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,394,000
    Central Staff Services: $858,000
    Police Protection: $429,000
    Financial Administration: $364,000
    Parks and Recreation: $220,000
    General Public Building: $134,000
    General - Other: $108,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $105,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
    Libraries: $6,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $45,963,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,486,000

Gloucester County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,269,000
    All Other: $715,000
    Sewerage: $631,000
    Solid Waste Management: $373,000
    Parks and Recreation: $252,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $100,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,213,000
    Education: $294,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $752,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $854,000
    Interest Earnings: $827,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $100,000
    Rents: $34,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,616,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $31,642,000
    All Other: $4,108,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,119,000
    Public Welfare: $2,338,000
    Housing and Community Development: $65,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,097,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,775,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,140,000
    Other License: $1,724,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,626,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,395,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $768,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $17,000

Gloucester County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,176,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,504,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,526,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,854,000

Gloucester County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,001,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,372,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 550
  • Number of aged recipients: 48
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 502
  • Number of recipients under 18: 83
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 367
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 100
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 199
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 242
Gloucester County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Gloucester County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED277$218,087140$208,1361,226$199,056110$142,4362$514,500103$204,32041$115,805
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$152,00015$308,133112$200,6617$74,1430$013$148,0003$110,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$202,28636$155,278430$202,05139$66,9740$028$150,89337$103,649
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$213,45517$217,412289$200,12125$161,7200$013$196,2319$117,222
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$288,6675$252,40070$215,4432$233,0000$06$275,6673$159,667
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$237,60019$237,0530$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$225,40010$252,2002$206,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$08$222,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Gloucester County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William16074.2 years
John13874.8 years
Mary13181.2 years
James11775.2 years
Robert8572.9 years
Charles7272.4 years
Elizabeth5382.0 years
George4876.7 years
Edward4674.7 years
Virginia4082.4 years
Most common last names in Gloucester County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8478.4 years
Brown6977.5 years
Hall5277.0 years
Williams4576.7 years
Walker3979.2 years
Hogge3578.7 years
Harris3479.5 years
Jones3477.8 years
Lewis3079.3 years
Robins2784.5 years
Businesses in Gloucester County, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven8Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Advance Auto Parts2McDonald's2
Applebee's1Nike2
Arby's1Payless1
AutoZone1Penske1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Rite Aid2
Chevrolet1Ruby Tuesday1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves2Sears1
DHL1Starbucks2
Dunkin Donuts2Subway3
Fashion Bug1Taco Bell1
FedEx4Toyota1
GameStop1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS6
Hardee's2Walgreens1
Hilton1Walmart1
Home Depot1Wendy's2
KFC2