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Hanover County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2014: 101,918 (61% urban, 39% rural); it was 86,320 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 22,698
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,473
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 26,226
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,418 (it was 4,895 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

33%

Land area: 473 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 216 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hanover County: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.7%), Educational, health and social services (20.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.2%), Construction (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 16%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hanover County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (85.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (9.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (1.3%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years
Males: 50,069  (49.1%)
Females: 51,849  (50.9%)
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Hanover County,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hanover County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $77,424 ($59,223 in 1999)

This county:

$77424
Virginia:

$62666

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $924 (lower quartile is $775, upper quartile is $1,083)
This county:

$924
State:

$922


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $262,100 (it was $146,800 in 2000)
Hanover:

$262,100
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $190,300 - $362,400
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,708
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $430

Institutionalized population: 883

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

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 16
  • Assaults: 37
  • Burglaries: 127
  • Thefts: 957
  • Auto thefts: 41

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 19
  • Assaults: 18
  • Burglaries: 116
  • Thefts: 1000
  • Auto thefts: 71
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 891 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2001: 902 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2002: 954 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2003: 788 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2004: 566 buildings, average cost: $181,500
  • 2005: 619 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 2006: 510 buildings, average cost: $234,000
  • 2007: 519 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2008: 370 buildings, average cost: $194,400
  • 2009: 257 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2010: 275 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2011: 314 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2012: 402 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2013: 599 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2014: 522 buildings, average cost: $202,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,996 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,736 (0.8%)

Hanover County household income distribution in 2009 Hanover County home values distribution Hanover County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.3%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.7% for Black residents, 7.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.0% for American Indian residents, 7.6% for other race residents, 16.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.3%
Hanover County:

4.3%
Virginia:

11.7%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.4% for Black residents, 6.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.7% for American Indian residents, 8.4% for other race residents, 14.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 40 years old, American Indian residents: 25 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 15 years old)

Area name: Richmond, VA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hanover 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: Mechanicsville, Ashland, Hanover.

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

2012 air pollution in Hanover County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.030 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Crawford County, Indiana , Inyo County, California , Hancock County, Kentucky , Kingman County, Kansas , Linn County, Kansas , Nelson County , New Kent County , Richmond County , Vanderburgh County, Indiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 4,301
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,527 (52% naturalized citizens)

Hanover County:

1.8%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 324
  • 1990 to 1994: 194
  • 1985 to 1989: 209
  • 1980 to 1984: 149
  • 1975 to 1979: 180
  • 1970 to 1974: 112
  • 1970 to 1974: 83
  • 1965 to 1969: 276

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 35.3%

Hanover County marital status for males Hanover County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 28,476
  • One, attached: 355
  • Two: 182
  • 3 or 4: 240
  • 5 to 9: 587
  • 10 to 19: 1,150
  • 20 or more: 335
  • Mobile homes: 854
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Housing units in Hanover County with a mortgage: 17,023 (1,940 second mortgage, 2,904 home equity loan, 65 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,895

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hanover County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,65963
Mainline Protestant13,41640
Catholic5,1832
Other2,5129
Black Protestant1,1362
Orthodox301
None50,927-
Hanover 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: 17
Hanover County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Hanover County:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 62
This county:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hanover County:

9.1%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Hanover County:

25.1%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Hanover County:

Average size of farms: 147 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $46,627
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $517.40
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 50.17%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $48,180
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 47.94%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.84%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,281
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.32%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.76
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 8.23%
Corn for grain: 9986 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7464 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 18619 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,028 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 57 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hanover 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 26.6 miles away from Hanover 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 34.5 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 25.9 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 304.9 miles away from the 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 196.1 miles away from Hanover 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 55.6 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 Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 18, 2009 to December 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1874): February 16, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1874, 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
  • VirginiaSevere Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes Associated with Tropical Depression Gaston, Incident Period: August 30, 2004 to September 8, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1544): September 3, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1544, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Tropical Depression
  • 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 Floyd, Incident Period: September 13, 1999 to September 26, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1293): September 18, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1293, 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hanover 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, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 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 (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • United Kingdom (12%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Korea (4%)

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

  • United States or American (20%)
  • English (18%)
  • German (12%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)

Hanover County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 38,322 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 3,589 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 57 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0%)
  • Railroad: 25 (0%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 56 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (0%)
  • Walked: 600 (1%)
  • Other means: 307 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,471 (3%)

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


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

  • 974 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 294 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 290 people in nursing homes
  • 251 people in state prisons
  • 130 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 94 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 40 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded

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

  • 972 people in college/university student housing
  • 448 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 314 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 112 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 59 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 42 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $75,535.

6.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,783 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.17% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($39,692 average AGI)
1.25% relocated from other states ($10,091 average AGI)
Hanover County:

1.25%
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 Henrico County, VA  2.19% ($50,715 average AGI)
from Richmond city, VA  0.68% ($42,062)
from Chesterfield County, VA  0.49% ($50,852)
from King William County, VA  0.23% ($45,791)
from Caroline County, VA  0.22% ($33,711)
from Goochland County, VA  0.11% ($64,476)
from New Kent County, VA  0.10% ($39,846)


6.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.01% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($32,303 average AGI)
1.53% relocated to other states ($12,710 average AGI)
Hanover County:

1.53%
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 Henrico County, VA  2.05% ($39,999 average AGI)
to Richmond city, VA  0.71% ($38,011)
to Chesterfield County, VA  0.38% ($44,881)
to King William County, VA  0.25% ($41,484)
to Caroline County, VA  0.15% ($37,255)
to Louisa County, VA  0.13% ($33,122)
to New Kent County, VA  0.11% ($57,767)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Hanover County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Hanover County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hanover County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hanover County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hanover County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 13,167 (11,628 aged, 1,539 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,179 (9%)

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 Hanover County, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (881)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (616)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (580)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (460)
  • Unspecified dementia (395)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (394)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (372)
  • Congestive heart failure (302)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (261)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (251)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.04
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11550.79
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 234.240
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 41021.72

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1071.580
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 708.230
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3.08

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 50.02
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 63.64

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.37
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 38.4. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 115.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 80.0
  • Other - 35.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 97,883
  • In family households: 87,331 (20,948 male householders, 7,084 female householders)
    22,810 spouses, 30,471 children (28,367 natural, 720 adopted, 1,384 stepchildren), 1,804 grandchildren, 540 brothers or sisters, 707 parents, 747 other relatives, 1,595 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,552 (3,747 male householders (2,861 living alone)), 4,810 female householders (4,160 living alone)), 1,995 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,980 (883 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 11,557 2-persons, 6,766 3-persons, 6,246 4-persons, 2,406 5-persons, 710 6-persons, 347 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,021 1-person, 1,277 2-persons, 160 3-persons, 57 4-persons, 27 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

18,368 married couples with children.
3,206 single-parent households (672 men, 2,534 women).

96.4% of residents of Hanover County speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $342,111,000 ($3562 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $14,412,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $226,340,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $65,553,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,456,000
Federal grants: $30,009,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,114,000 ($2,988,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,637,000 ($40,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $543,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $67,684,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,331,000

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

Births: 5,638
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,422
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +251
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +8,798
Here:

+90 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hanover County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.59 millions of gallons per day (34% from ground, 66% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,194
  • 2000 to 2004: 7,473
  • 1990 to 1999: 10,698
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,751
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,940
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,526
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,968
  • 1940 to 1949: 920
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,790
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hanover County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 50
  • 3 rooms: 274
  • 4 rooms: 829
  • 5 rooms: 3,299
  • 6 rooms: 5,085
  • 7 rooms: 5,871
  • 8 rooms: 5,118
  • 9+ rooms: 5,685
  • 1 room: 25
  • 2 rooms: 157
  • 3 rooms: 553
  • 4 rooms: 1,600
  • 5 rooms: 1,147
  • 6 rooms: 711
  • 7 rooms: 395
  • 8 rooms: 171
  • 9+ rooms: 136
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hanover County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 49
  • 1 bedroom: 303
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,122
  • 3 bedrooms: 13,385
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,722
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,645
  • no bedroom: 33
  • 1 bedroom: 554
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,405
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,497
  • 4 bedrooms: 318
  • 5+ bedrooms: 88
Cars and other vehicles available in Hanover County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 607
  • 1 vehicle: 4,145
  • 2 vehicles: 12,151
  • 3 vehicles: 6,584
  • 4 vehicles: 2,094
  • 5+ vehicles: 645
  • no vehicle: 498
  • 1 vehicle: 2,202
  • 2 vehicles: 1,670
  • 3 vehicles: 396
  • 4 vehicles: 93
  • 5+ vehicles: 36

57% of Hanover County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Virginia.

Hanover County:

57.3%
State average:

53.8%

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

  • This state: 59364
  • Northeast: 7677
  • Midwest: 4218
  • South: 11279
  • West: 1603

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $132,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hanover County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (61.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18.7%)
  • Utility gas (11.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.9%)
  • Wood (3.0%)
  • Electricity (68.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.1%)
  • Wood (3.4%)
  • Utility gas (2.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 483
Here:

4.4%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 353
Here:

6.6%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,373
Here:

38.0%
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)

Hanover County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $10,336,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $148,323,000
    Police Protection: $18,619,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,968,000
    Health - Other: $13,489,000
    Water Utilities: $9,619,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,512,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,448,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,393,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,921,000
    Financial Administration: $4,855,000
    Sewerage: $4,738,000
    General - Other: $3,996,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,797,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,528,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,825,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,540,000
    Regular Highways: $1,470,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,095,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,578,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,018,000
    Health - Other: $470,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $24,863,000
    General - Other: $791,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $102,868,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $208,000

Hanover County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,298,000
    All Other: $7,000,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $5,639,000
    Regular Highways: $1,666,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $510,000
    Parks and Recreation: $317,000
    Solid Waste Management: $310,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $57,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,469,000
    All Other: $1,091,000
    Health and Hospitals: $526,000
    Water Utilities: $47,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $676,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,189,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,199,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $923,000
    Sale of Property: $239,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $14,412,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $75,075,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,802,000
    All Other: $5,025,000
    Public Welfare: $1,835,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,647,000
    Highways: $550,000
    Water Utilities: $28,000
  • Tax - Property: $104,910,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,745,000
    Other License: $7,496,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,845,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,587,000
    Public Utility License: $259,000

Hanover County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $172,125,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $159,216,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,899,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,990,000

Hanover County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,924,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,097,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 673
  • Number of aged recipients: 82
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 591
  • Number of recipients under 18: 130
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 417
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 126
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 245
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 275
Hanover County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hanover 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 18 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 ORIGINATED487$230,821489$228,8943,916$217,120182$136,1982$133,000106$184,7748$152,875
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$222,36429$263,034219$220,90415$106,6670$05$202,8004$21,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$210,72444$232,000971$230,43979$78,2410$030$141,53310$38,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN61$238,49287$205,943795$235,02828$145,0360$019$150,5793$154,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$264,80018$195,222204$220,75011$221,7270$012$189,3331$18,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED73$250,890102$260,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED35$275,17140$268,175
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$323,15423$243,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$318,25017$289,529
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$290,0004$245,750

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Hanover County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William38573.9 years
James36970.7 years
Mary34280.8 years
John31974.7 years
Robert27371.9 years
Charles18573.7 years
George15974.2 years
Margaret15579.5 years
Thomas14772.0 years
Elizabeth13679.9 years
Most common last names in Hanover County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15076.3 years
Jones14374.9 years
Johnson11674.9 years
Taylor11376.9 years
Martin9877.3 years
Williams9676.3 years
Harris9174.0 years
Davis8475.4 years
Lewis8273.9 years
Brooks7777.7 years
Businesses in Hanover County, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven8Lane Bryant1
AMF Bowling1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts3Marshalls1
Applebee's2Martin's2
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets4
AutoZone1McDonald's5
Blockbuster1Nike4
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nissan1
Burger King4OfficeMax1
CVS4Old Navy1
Catherines1Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A1Panera Bread1
Circle K2Papa John's Pizza1
Cracker Barrel2Payless1
Curves3Penske3
DHL4PetSmart1
Dairy Queen2Pizza Hut2
Days Inn1Popeyes2
Domino's Pizza2Quality1
DressBarn1Quiznos2
Dressbarn1RadioShack2
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid3
Famous Footwear1Ruby Tuesday2
FedEx15Rue211
Firestone Complete Auto Care1SONIC Drive-In2
Ford2Sleep Inn1
GNC3Sprint Nextel2
GameStop3Starbucks3
H&R Block2Super 81
Hardee's1T-Mobile4
Hilton2T.G.I. Driday's1
Holiday Inn2Taco Bell2
Home Depot2Target1
Honda1U-Haul6
Howard Johnson1UPS16
IHOP1Verizon Wireless2
Jimmy John's2Waffle House2
KFC2Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's2
Kroger2YMCA1

Hanover County on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"