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Goochland County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2016: 22,247 (3% urban, 97% rural); it was 16,863 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,011
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,012
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,338
Renter-occupied apartments: 975 (it was 820 in 2000)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

33%

Land area: 284 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 78 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Goochland County: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (20.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.9%), Construction (12.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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Races in Goochland County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (77.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (17.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Asian alone (1.1%)
Median resident age:

48.2 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years
Males: 10,920  (49.1%)
Females: 11,327  (50.9%)
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Goochland County,VA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Goochland County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $84,771 ($56,307 in 1999)

This county:

$84,771
Virginia:

$68,114

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $887 (lower quartile is $662, upper quartile is $1,154)
This county:

$887
State:

$981


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $321,604 (it was $150,800 in 2000)
Goochland:

$321,604
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $195,362 - $573,565

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $466,979
Here:

$466,979
State:

$352,970

Townhouses or other attached units: $307,694
Here:

$307,694
State:

$343,400

Mobile homes: $101,526
Here:

$101,526
State:

$68,737
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,674
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $473

Institutionalized population: 1,385

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 41
  • Burglaries: 43
  • Thefts: 122
  • Auto thefts: 25
Goochland County, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 223 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2001: 246 buildings, average cost: $220,300
  • 2002: 267 buildings, average cost: $237,300
  • 2003: 286 buildings, average cost: $285,900
  • 2004: 310 buildings, average cost: $264,600
  • 2005: 380 buildings, average cost: $287,900
  • 2006: 281 buildings, average cost: $292,000
  • 2007: 196 buildings, average cost: $304,300
  • 2008: 98 buildings, average cost: $274,300
  • 2009: 75 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2010: 60 buildings, average cost: $234,400
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $285,200
  • 2012: 88 buildings, average cost: $263,600
  • 2013: 142 buildings, average cost: $287,400
  • 2014: 127 buildings, average cost: $280,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Goochland, VA residents
Average permit cost in Goochland, VA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,787 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,858 (0.6%)

Goochland County household income distribution in 2013 Goochland County home values distribution in 2013 Goochland County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.8%
Goochland County:

4.8%
Virginia:

11.0%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.8% for Black residents, 5.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.9% for American Indian residents, 20.3% for other race residents, 0.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 48.2 years old
(Males: 47.1 years old, Females: 49.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.3 years old, Black residents: 48.4 years old, American Indian residents: 68.8 years old, Asian residents: 52.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.2 years old, Other race residents: 12.2 years old)

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

Cities in this county include: Goochland.

Goochland 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: Somerset County, Maryland , Clark County, Kentucky , Henrico County , Rockbridge County , Webster County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 587
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 37.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 803 (78.0% naturalized citizens)

Goochland County:

3.6%
Whole state:

12.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 272010 or later
  • 1402000 to 2009
  • 1911990 to 1999
  • 431980 to 1989
  • 841970 to 1979
  • 91Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 28.0%

Goochland County marital status for males Goochland County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,230
  • One, attached: 137
  • Two: 20
  • 3 or 4: 10
  • 5 to 9: 28
  • 10 to 19: 29
  • 20 to 49: 41
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 467

Housing units in Goochland County with a mortgage: 4,614 (101 second mortgage, 662 home equity loan, 19 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,447

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

69.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Goochland County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,01421
Mainline Protestant4,88011
Other3,4412
Catholic9712
None7,411-
Goochland 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
Goochland County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Goochland County:

5.35 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Goochland County:

9.1%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Goochland County:

26.7%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.5%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Goochland County:

Average size of farms: 166 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,254
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $95.60
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 74.18%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,022
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.68%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.66%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $41,842
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.24
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.66%
Corn for grain: 1883 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1667 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1512 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 64 acres

Earthquake activity:

Goochland County-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 8.1 miles away from Goochland 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 11.8 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 4.1 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 294.7 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) earthquake occurred 35.2 miles away from Goochland 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 206.8 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 Earthquake, Incident Period: August 23, 2011 to October 25, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4042: November 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 4042, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 14, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3112: March 25, 1993, FEMA Id: 3112, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Goochland County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Tropical 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
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Canada (10%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • England (8%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Russia (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Goochland County


  • American (13%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • German (6%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Goochland County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,820 (86.8%)
  • Carpooled: 918 (6.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 28 (0.2%)
  • Railroad: 36 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 119 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 72 (0.5%)
  • Worked at home: 613 (4.5%)
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,074 people in state prisons
  • 98 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 80 people in nursing homes
  • 73 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 45 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 18 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 1,276 people in state prisons
  • 55 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $117,923.

6.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($94,743 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.67% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($74,316 average AGI)
1.25% relocated from other states ($20,427 average AGI)
Goochland County:

1.25%
Virginia average:

3.74%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Henrico County, VA  2.52% ($124,025 average AGI)
from Richmond city, VA  0.52% ($56,146)
from Chesterfield County, VA  0.51% ($85,900)
from Hanover County, VA  0.50% ($66,564)
from Louisa County, VA  0.24% ($37,579)


6.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($60,284 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.06% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($38,549 average AGI)
1.49% relocated to other states ($21,735 average AGI)
Goochland County:

1.49%
Virginia average:

3.60%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Henrico County, VA  2.15% ($50,132 average AGI)
to Hanover County, VA  0.54% ($64,476)
to Richmond city, VA  0.49% ($45,000)
to Chesterfield County, VA  0.35% ($59,481)
to Louisa County, VA  0.28% ($37,682)
to Powhatan County, VA  0.21% ($61,438)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Goochland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Goochland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Goochland County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Goochland County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Goochland County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Goochland County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Goochland County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Goochland County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Goochland County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,203 (2,800 aged, 403 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 448 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (188)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (130)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (120)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (99)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (86)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (76)
  • Unspecified dementia (72)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (71)
  • Congestive heart failure (70)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (63)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 4%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 971
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 671
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 26

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,247
  • In family households: 18,718 (3,548 male householders, 2,739 female householders)
    5,526 spouses, 5,158 children (4,619 natural, 173 adopted, 376 stepchildren), 786 grandchildren, 256 brothers or sisters, 180 parents, 398 other relatives, 100 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,246 (893 male householders (767 living alone)), 1,037 female householders (949 living alone)), 310 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,232

Size of family households: 3,323 2-persons, 1,257 3-persons, 943 4-persons, 460 5-persons, 245 6-persons, 73 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,717 1-person, 156 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 6 4-persons.

2,850 married couples with children.
456 single-parent households (158 men, 298 women).

94.9% of residents of Goochland speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $69,223,000 ($3,691 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,563,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $36,379,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,575,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $595,000
Federal grants: $12,375,000
Federal procurement contracts: $687,000 ($198,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,613,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $178,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,782,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,201,000

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

Births: 1,001
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 795
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +67
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,261
Here:

+117 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Goochland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.04 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.5
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.5
State:

4.5

Year house built in Goochland County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Goochland County, Virginia
  • 1832014 or later
  • 2922010 to 2013
  • 2,4632000 to 2009
  • 2,0491990 to 1999
  • 1,6181980 to 1989
  • 1,0151970 to 1979
  • 4281960 to 1969
  • 4201950 to 1959
  • 781940 to 1949
  • 5311939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Goochland County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Goochland County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Goochland County, Virginia
  • 161 room
  • 212 rooms
  • 363 rooms
  • 2544 rooms
  • 7805 rooms
  • 1,2096 rooms
  • 1,1657 rooms
  • 1,1138 rooms
  • 2,4809+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Goochland County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Goochland County, Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1063 rooms
  • 1494 rooms
  • 3055 rooms
  • 2346 rooms
  • 1517 rooms
  • 888 rooms
  • 1309+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Goochland County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Goochland County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Goochland County, Virginia
  • 15no bedroom
  • 271 bedroom
  • 5622 bedrooms
  • 3,3533 bedrooms
  • 2,3264 bedrooms
  • 7925+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Goochland County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Goochland County, Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1031 bedroom
  • 2952 bedrooms
  • 5933 bedrooms
  • 1564 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Goochland County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Goochland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Goochland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 141no vehicle
  • 8911 vehicle
  • 2,9312 vehicles
  • 1,8103 vehicles
  • 8374 vehicles
  • 4585+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Goochland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Goochland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 15no vehicle
  • 4641 vehicle
  • 3962 vehicles
  • 2383 vehicles
  • 624 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.6% of Goochland County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Virginia.

Goochland County:

89.6%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 14,040
  • Other state: 7,119
  • Northeast: 2,537
  • Midwest: 1,093
  • South: 2,827
  • West: 655
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Goochland County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 72.3%Electricity
  • 9.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.6%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 68.5%Electricity
  • 11.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.3%Wood
  • 5.0%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 575
Here:

30.1%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 305
Here:

22.1%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 170
Here:

25.9%
Virginia:

19.9%

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Goochland County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Elementary & Secondary Education: $7,311,000
    Libraries: $868,000
    Regular Highways: $109,000
    General Public Buildings: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $18,422,000
    Health Services - Other: $4,128,000
    Welfare - Other: $1,403,000
    Police Protection: $1,230,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,201,000
    Financial Administration: $1,001,000
    Fire Protection: $935,000
    Central Staff Services: $798,000
    Corrections - Other: $673,000
    General - Other: $646,000
    Solid Waste Management: $625,000
    Regular Highways: $525,000
    Parks & Recreation: $352,000
    General Public Buildings: $336,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $310,000
    Sewerage: $260,000
    Water Utilities: $250,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $73,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,504,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $259,000
    Health: $175,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $1,248,000
    General - Other: $324,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,795,000

Goochland County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,605,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $489,000
    Sewerage: $441,000
    Parks & Recreation: $63,000
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $402,000
    Education: $169,000
    All Other: $35,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $344,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $506,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $461,000
    Rents: $60,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $532,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $4,812,000
    General Support: $2,409,000
    All Other: $2,162,000
    Health & Hospitals: $1,648,000
    Public Welfare: $994,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,031,000
    NEC: $1,521,000
    Total General Sales: $1,223,000
    Public Utilities: $815,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $457,000

Goochland County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $24,700,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,960,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $23,315,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,925,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,385,000
    Other, NEC: $35,000

Goochland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,408,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,414,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 224
  • Number of aged recipients: 51
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 173
  • Number of recipients under 18: 30
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 120
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 74
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 113
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 91
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Businesses in Goochland County, VA
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