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Henrico County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2014: 321,924 (96% urban, 4% rural); it was 262,300 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 63,958
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 16,481
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 71,089
Renter-occupied apartments: 44,162 (it was 37,032 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

33%

Land area: 238 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 1352 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Henrico 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 (25.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.3%), Educational, health and social services (11.9%), Retail trade (10.3%), Construction (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Henrico County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (56.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (29.1%)
  • Asian alone (6.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years
Males: 151,207  (47.0%)
Females: 170,717  (53.0%)
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Henrico County,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Henrico County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,944 ($49,185 in 1999)

This county:

$59944
Virginia:

$62666

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $834 (lower quartile is $670, upper quartile is $1,031)
This county:

$834
State:

$922


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $213,400 (it was $119,900 in 2000)
Henrico:

$213,400
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $151,600 - $311,300

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $262,348
Here:

$262,348
State:

$320,313

Townhouses or other attached units: $202,816
Here:

$202,816
State:

$312,609

In 2-unit structures: $229,373
Here:

$229,373
State:

$214,941

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $138,795
Here:

$138,795
State:

$215,179

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $163,332
Here:

$163,332
State:

$268,971

Mobile homes: $44,818
Here:

$44,818
State:

$57,576
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,497
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $429

Institutionalized population: 2,255
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1566 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2001: 1638 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2002: 1886 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2003: 1841 buildings, average cost: $146,100
  • 2004: 1811 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2005: 1781 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2006: 1468 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 2007: 1228 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2008: 834 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2009: 467 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2010: 630 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2011: 613 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2012: 660 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2013: 823 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2014: 693 buildings, average cost: $175,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,756 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,723 (0.9%)

Henrico County household income distribution in 2009 Henrico County home values distribution Henrico County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.1%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.0% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.2% for American Indian residents, 23.6% for other race residents, 16.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.1%
Henrico County:

12.1%
Virginia:

11.7%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.0% for Black residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.4% for American Indian residents, 25.8% for other race residents, 14.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 8 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Richmond, VA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Henrico 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: Tuckahoe, Fair Oaks, Highland Springs, Laurel, Glen Allen, East Highland Park, Lakeside, Innsbrook, Sandston, Fort Lee.

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

2012 air pollution in Henrico County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.281 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.027 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 13.9 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Goochland County , Lawrence County, Missouri , Webster County, Missouri , Covington city .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 13,581
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: 34.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 17,465 (41% naturalized citizens)

Henrico County:

6.7%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 5,692
  • 1990 to 1994: 3,272
  • 1985 to 1989: 2,316
  • 1980 to 1984: 2,041
  • 1975 to 1979: 1,166
  • 1970 to 1974: 961
  • 1970 to 1974: 514
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,503

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.1%

Henrico County marital status for males Henrico County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 72,822
  • One, attached: 8,224
  • Two: 1,197
  • 3 or 4: 5,267
  • 5 to 9: 9,204
  • 10 to 19: 9,060
  • 20 or more: 6,257
  • Mobile homes: 529
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Henrico County with a mortgage: 52,224 (6,213 second mortgage, 7,292 home equity loan, 123 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 14,328

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Henrico County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant86,344139
Mainline Protestant35,80256
Catholic17,0976
Other16,62417
Black Protestant3709
Orthodox1352
None150,563-
Henrico 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: 71
Henrico County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
This county:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 100
Henrico County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 226
This county:

7.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Henrico County:

9.4%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Henrico County:

26.8%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Henrico County:

Average size of farms: 152 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $41,137
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $587.45
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 60.53%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.39%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $41,930
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 40.80%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,859
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.03%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.63
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.38%
Corn for grain: 2275 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1756 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5927 harvested acres
Vegetables: 58 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Henrico 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 23.4 miles away from Henrico 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 34.6 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 26.5 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 311.8 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 205.1 miles away from Henrico 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 50.8 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:

  • 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
  • VirginiaHurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 5, 1996 to September 23, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1135): September 6, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1135, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaBlizzard, Incident Period: January 6, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1086): January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1086, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • VirginiaIce Storm, 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
  • VirginiaSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: November 9, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-755): November 9, 1985, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-755, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Henrico County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 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 (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

  • India (11%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Germany (4%)

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

  • English (13%)
  • United States or American (13%)
  • German (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Henrico County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 116,062 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 13,425 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,293 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 14 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 53 (0%)
  • Railroad: 19 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 21 (0%)
  • Taxi: 92 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 88 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 168 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,294 (1%)
  • Other means: 842 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,501 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 2,837 people in nursing homes
  • 537 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 253 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 66 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 48 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 34 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other group homes

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

  • 1,374 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 698 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 114 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 109 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 80 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 27 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 24 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 19 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $67,625.

8.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,904 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
Virginia average:

9.34%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Henrico County:

0.04%
Virginia average:

0.21%

5.70% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($27,354 average AGI)
2.58% relocated from other states ($17,318 average AGI)
Henrico County:

2.58%
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 Richmond city, VA  2.22% ($37,516 average AGI)
from Chesterfield County, VA  0.88% ($40,080)
from Hanover County, VA  0.63% ($39,999)
from Goochland County, VA  0.14% ($50,132)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.12% ($71,331)
from New Kent County, VA  0.10% ($42,805)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.09% ($34,081)


8.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
Virginia average:

9.20%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($385 average AGI)
Henrico County:

0.05%
Virginia average:

0.20%

5.53% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($30,215 average AGI)
2.63% relocated to other states ($16,680 average AGI)
Henrico County:

2.63%
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 Richmond city, VA  1.96% ($34,719 average AGI)
to Chesterfield County, VA  0.99% ($44,550)
to Hanover County, VA  0.68% ($50,715)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.16% ($62,734)
to Goochland County, VA  0.16% ($124,025)
to New Kent County, VA  0.09% ($52,381)
to Virginia Beach city, VA  0.09% ($51,519)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Henrico County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Henrico County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 5.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Henrico County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Henrico County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Henrico County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 39,017 (33,435 aged, 5,582 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 6,313 (8%)

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 Henrico County, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2454)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1997)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1699)
  • Unspecified dementia (1685)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1565)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1515)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1279)
  • Congestive heart failure (1061)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (1014)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (820)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1386.050
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 838.620
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.63

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 78.44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 85.54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15.33
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 69.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 49.7
  • Other - 19.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 110.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 64.4
  • Poisoning - 20.4
  • Suffocation - 18.3
  • Other - 7.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 304,441
  • In family households: 249,074 (51,707 male householders, 28,469 female householders)
    56,537 spouses, 88,520 children (83,212 natural, 1,830 adopted, 3,478 stepchildren), 5,803 grandchildren, 3,216 brothers or sisters, 3,126 parents, 3,811 other relatives, 6,421 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 55,367 (17,828 male householders (13,355 living alone)), 26,597 female householders (22,688 living alone)), 10,942 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,494 (2,255 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 33,299 2-persons, 20,272 3-persons, 16,610 4-persons, 6,618 5-persons, 2,267 6-persons, 1,110 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 36,043 1-person, 6,902 2-persons, 970 3-persons, 352 4-persons, 91 5-persons, 36 6-persons, 31 7-or-more-persons.

43,059 married couples with children.
16,152 single-parent households (2,530 men, 13,622 women).

91.0% of residents of Henrico County speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $738,964,000 ($2673 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $97,022,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $315,541,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $192,774,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,045,000
Federal grants: $110,650,000
Federal procurement contracts: $71,123,000 ($62,431,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $47,831,000 ($25,870,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,099,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $292,596,000
Federal Government insurance: $79,555,000

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

Births: 19,677
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 12,340
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4,881
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,557
Here:

+23 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Henrico County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.16 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,095
  • 2000 to 2004: 23,034
  • 1990 to 1999: 22,207
  • 1980 to 1989: 24,099
  • 1970 to 1979: 20,502
  • 1960 to 1969: 12,600
  • 1950 to 1959: 18,910
  • 1940 to 1949: 6,397
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,225
Rooms in houses/apartments in Henrico County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 27
  • 2 rooms: 241
  • 3 rooms: 776
  • 4 rooms: 3,109
  • 5 rooms: 11,146
  • 6 rooms: 15,060
  • 7 rooms: 13,833
  • 8 rooms: 13,016
  • 9+ rooms: 13,881
  • 1 room: 807
  • 2 rooms: 3,193
  • 3 rooms: 6,680
  • 4 rooms: 12,050
  • 5 rooms: 8,314
  • 6 rooms: 3,452
  • 7 rooms: 1,462
  • 8 rooms: 699
  • 9+ rooms: 375
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Henrico County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 76
  • 1 bedroom: 705
  • 2 bedrooms: 10,191
  • 3 bedrooms: 33,342
  • 4 bedrooms: 22,043
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4,732
  • no bedroom: 1,017
  • 1 bedroom: 8,978
  • 2 bedrooms: 18,798
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,802
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,321
  • 5+ bedrooms: 116
Cars and other vehicles available in Henrico County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,186
  • 1 vehicle: 19,385
  • 2 vehicles: 32,573
  • 3 vehicles: 12,602
  • 4 vehicles: 3,229
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,114
  • no vehicle: 3,881
  • 1 vehicle: 19,589
  • 2 vehicles: 11,088
  • 3 vehicles: 1,953
  • 4 vehicles: 322
  • 5+ vehicles: 199

51% of Henrico County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Virginia.

Henrico County:

51.3%
State average:

53.8%

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

  • This state: 159231
  • Northeast: 28119
  • Midwest: 12792
  • South: 36722
  • West: 5422

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $103,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Henrico County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (44.6%)
  • Utility gas (34.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Electricity (49.0%)
  • Utility gas (41.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,789
Here:

9.4%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,097
Here:

8.1%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,842
Here:

18.6%
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)

Henrico County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $6,800,000
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $28,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $32,103,000
    Libraries: $11,955,000
    Regular Highways: $10,658,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,593,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,307,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,983,000
    Financial Administration: $2,314,000
    Water Utilities: $282,000
    Sewerage: $248,000
    Police Protection: $193,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $79,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $73,000
    Health - Other: $29,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $373,156,000
    Police Protection: $54,876,000
    Central Staff Services: $45,496,000
    Local Fire Protection: $37,799,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000,000
    Regular Highways: $28,185,000
    Health - Other: $27,075,000
    Financial Administration: $26,699,000
    Water Utilities: $24,850,000
    Sewerage: $21,861,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $17,726,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,657,000
    Libraries: $11,029,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,879,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,726,000
    General Public Buildings: $7,288,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $7,244,000
    General - Other: $3,473,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,206,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,920,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $329,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $39,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,588,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $829,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $724,000
    Corrections - Other: $60,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $280,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $18,386,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $14,308,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,879,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,695,000
    Police Protection: $2,675,000
    Regular Highways: $2,480,000
    Financial Administration: $1,994,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,595,000
    Parks and Recreation: $995,000
    General Public Building: $331,000
    Health - Other: $216,000
    Correctional Institutions: $193,000
    Water Utilities: $148,000
    Sewerage: $130,000
    Libraries: $60,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $50,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000
    Corrections - Other: $31,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $14,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $430,634,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,816,000

Henrico County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $40,674,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,460,000
    All Other: $10,338,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $9,472,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,560,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,036,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $672,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,549,000
    All Other: $1,414,000
    Education: $1,254,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,765,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,807,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,445,000
    Sale of Property: $510,000
    Rents: $157,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $38,531,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $205,877,000
    General Local Government Support: $45,522,000
    Highways: $29,523,000
    All Other: $20,409,000
    Public Welfare: $19,970,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,744,000
  • Tax - Property: $316,998,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $56,145,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $29,195,000
    Other Selective Sales: $16,675,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $7,771,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,872,000
    NEC: $4,904,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,878,000
    Other License: $4,345,000
    Public Utility License: $3,566,000
    Pari-mutuels Sales: $69,000

Henrico County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $479,283,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $435,171,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $98,255,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $93,255,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,815,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,703,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,000,000

Henrico County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $112,967,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $372,519,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $122,170,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,777
  • Number of aged recipients: 576
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,201
  • Number of recipients under 18: 975
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,981
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 821
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,025
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,747
Henrico County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Henrico 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 60 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 ORIGINATED1,918$194,9331,510$220,2218,899$211,942306$118,1933$18,966,000379$141,5673$33,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED48$180,47966$240,500564$206,50970$54,0860$028$160,6790$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED160$190,813155$205,0972,759$201,829293$60,0681$18,000,000147$131,8165$59,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN181$190,370235$244,9832,171$212,77368$96,8242$10,150,000103$156,2330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS28$177,39341$226,976555$195,96240$149,6500$028$185,8570$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 56 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED290$242,807229$228,4283$182,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED93$259,022110$237,9557$251,143
APPLICATIONS DENIED36$244,16738$218,5001$93,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$266,00019$227,4740$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$236,6157$198,4294$171,500

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Henrico County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1,96373.7 years
Mary1,94379.7 years
James1,72571.7 years
John1,64073.7 years
Robert1,18271.7 years
Charles96672.5 years
George88873.6 years
Margaret75979.1 years
Elizabeth71880.4 years
Virginia69079.0 years
Most common last names in Henrico County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith88273.6 years
Johnson85673.3 years
Jones81674.6 years
Williams66573.8 years
Brown58573.5 years
Harris52672.9 years
Taylor46673.6 years
Davis44673.7 years
Robinson36672.7 years
Carter31573.2 years
Businesses in Henrico County, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven32Justice2
ALDO2KFC8
AMF Bowling2Kincaid2
AT&T5Kmart2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Knights Inn1
Abercrombie Kids1Kohl's1
Ace Hardware3Kroger8
Advance Auto Parts12La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale3Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters3Lane Furniture2
Ann Taylor1LensCrafters5
Apple Store1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Applebee's5Little Caesars Pizza7
Arby's9Long John Silver's4
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's5
Audi1Macy's3
AutoZone6Marriott10
Avenue1Marshalls2
BMW1Martin's7
Bakers1MasterBrand Cabinets23
Banana Republic1Mazda2
Barnes & Noble3McDonald's23
Baskin-Robbins3Men's Wearhouse3
Bath & Body Works5Microtel1
Baymont Inn2Motel 61
Bed Bath & Beyond2Motherhood Maternity4
Best Western4New Balance4
Blockbuster4New York & Co3
Brookstone1Nike44
Budget Car Rental3Nissan1
Buffalo Wild Wings3Nordstrom1
Burger King14Office Depot1
CVS17OfficeMax5
Cache1Old Navy1
Caribou Coffee3Olive Garden2
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe2Pac Sun1
Chevrolet3Panda Express1
Chick-Fil-A10Panera Bread6
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza8
Chipotle4Payless5
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske3
Church's Chicken2PetSmart4
Cinnabon 3Pier 1 Imports3
Circle K4Pizza Hut7
Clarion1Plato's Closet1
Cold Stone Creamery3Popeyes2
Coldwater Creek1Pottery Barn1
ColorTyme1Pottery Barn Kids1
Comfort Inn2Qdoba Mexican Grill3
Comfort Suites2Quality2
Costco1Quiznos5
Cracker Barrel2RadioShack8
Crate & Barrel1Red Lobster2
Curves4Red Robin2
DHL7Red Roof Inn1
Dairy Queen7Rite Aid9
Days Inn5Rodeway Inn1
Deb1Ruby Tuesday3
Decora Cabinetry8Rue211
Dennys2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Domino's Pizza4SAS Shoes1
DressBarn3Sam's Club2
Dressbarn3Sears7
Dunkin Donuts3Sephora2
Econo Lodge4Shoe Carnival2
Eddie Bauer1Sleep Inn2
Ethan Allen1Soma Intimates1
Express3Spencer Gifts2
Extended Stay America1Sprint Nextel4
Extended Stay Deluxe1Staples3
Famous Footwear1Starbucks22
FedEx62Steak 'n Shake1
Finish Line1Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Firestone Complete Auto Care8Subaru1
Foot Locker3Suburban1
Ford3Subway17
Forever 211Super 82
GNC8T-Mobile18
GameStop11T.G.I. Driday's3
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
Giant1Taco Bell8
Goodwill2Talbots2
Gymboree2Target5
H&M1The Cheesecake Factory1
H&R Block12The Limited1
Hardee's9The Room Place3
Havertys Furniture1Toys"R"Us5
Haworth1Trader Joe's1
Hilton10True Value1
Hobby Lobby1U-Haul18
Holiday Inn9UPS86
Hollister Co.1Urban Outfitters1
Home Depot2Value City Furniture1
Homestead Studio Suites1Vans2
Honda1Verizon Wireless7
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret3
Howard Johnson1Volkswagen1
Hyatt3Waffle House5
Hyundai1Walgreens12
IHOP1Walmart3
J. Jill1Wendy's11
JCPenney3Westin1
JoS. A. Bank2Wet Seal1
Johnny Rockets1Whole Foods Market1
Jones New York10Wingate1
Journeys3YMCA5
Just Tires4

Henrico County on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"