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Louisa County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2014: 34,348 (all rural); it was 25,627 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,544
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,020
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,097
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,380 (it was 1,848 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 497 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 69 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Louisa County: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (40.0%), Educational, health and social services (16.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Louisa County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (77.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (17.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years
Males: 16,928  (49.3%)
Females: 17,420  (50.7%)
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Louisa County,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Louisa County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,328 ($39,402 in 1999)

This county:

$54328
Virginia:

$62666

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $800 (lower quartile is $608, upper quartile is $958)
This county:

$800
State:

$922


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $193,416 (it was $96,100 in 2000)
Louisa:

$193,416
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $133,455 - $312,391
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,432
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $323

Institutionalized population: 95

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 92
  • Thefts: 359
  • Auto thefts: 14

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 59
  • Thefts: 343
  • Auto thefts: 25
Louisa County, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 262 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2001: 333 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2002: 443 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2003: 510 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2004: 592 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2005: 728 buildings, average cost: $194,800
  • 2006: 600 buildings, average cost: $215,400
  • 2007: 530 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2008: 306 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2009: 192 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2010: 163 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2011: 108 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2012: 150 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2013: 154 buildings, average cost: $205,300
  • 2014: 168 buildings, average cost: $213,200

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: $1,292 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,031 (0.7%)

Louisa County household income distribution in 2009 Louisa County home values distribution Louisa County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.0%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.9% for Black residents, 19.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.8% for American Indian residents, 13.5% for other race residents, 8.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.0%
Louisa County:

10.0%
Virginia:

11.7%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.8% for Black residents, 18.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.3% for American Indian residents, 14.6% for other race residents, 8.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 43 years old, American Indian residents: 67 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 37 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Louisa County is $504 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $574 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $687 a month.

Cities in this county include: Louisa, Blue Ridge Shores, Mineral.

Louisa 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: Crittenden County, Kentucky , Putnam County, West Virginia , Grayson County, Kentucky , Harrison County, Kentucky , San Miguel County, Colorado .

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: 677
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 71.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 330 (60% naturalized citizens)

Louisa County:

1.3%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 40
  • 1990 to 1994: 21
  • 1985 to 1989: 51
  • 1980 to 1984: 21
  • 1975 to 1979: 17
  • 1970 to 1974: 43
  • 1970 to 1974: 26
  • 1965 to 1969: 111

Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 36.4%

Louisa County marital status for males Louisa County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,685
  • One, attached: 80
  • Two: 98
  • 3 or 4: 120
  • 5 to 9: 97
  • 10 to 19: 65
  • 20 or more: 106
  • Mobile homes: 1,576
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 28

Housing units in Louisa County with a mortgage: 3,741 (518 second mortgage, 346 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,559

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Louisa County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,77331
Mainline Protestant3,06020
Catholic9412
Other2862
Black Protestant-1
None23,093-
Louisa 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: 6
Louisa County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Louisa County:

5.96 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Louisa County:

9.6%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Louisa County:

28.5%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Louisa County:

Average size of farms: 184 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $21,335
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $98.18
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.09%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 76.45%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $26,911
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.79%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.48%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $41,385
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.77%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.49
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.82%
Corn for grain: 1395 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 758 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1468 harvested acres
Vegetables: 13 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 225 acres

Earthquake activity:

Louisa County-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 84% 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 27.8 miles away from Louisa 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 274.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.2 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 16.8 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 192.0 miles away from Louisa 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 47.6 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 Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 5, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1905): April 27, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1905, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • 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
  • 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 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, 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 Louisa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Ice Storms: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 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 (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • United Kingdom (14%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • India (5%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Hungary (4%)

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

  • United States or American (25%)
  • English (11%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Louisa County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,125 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 2,069 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 63 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 147 (1%)
  • Other means: 116 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 514 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 14 people in religious group quarters
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 99 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 88 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,330.

7.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.55% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($36,852 average AGI)
1.68% relocated from other states ($10,775 average AGI)
Louisa County:

1.68%
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 Albemarle County, VA  0.88% ($46,636 average AGI)
from Henrico County, VA  0.63% ($38,805)
from Hanover County, VA  0.40% ($33,122)
from Fluvanna County, VA  0.39% ($42,792)
from Charlottesville city, VA  0.35% ($36,093)
from Spotsylvania County, VA  0.33% ($37,700)
from Orange County, VA  0.31% ($32,132)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.18% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($27,735 average AGI)
1.59% relocated to other states ($9,333 average AGI)
Louisa County:

1.59%
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  0.59% ($43,125 average AGI)
to Albemarle County, VA  0.56% ($39,824)
to Spotsylvania County, VA  0.48% ($45,517)
to Orange County, VA  0.39% ($33,404)
to Fluvanna County, VA  0.32% ($41,872)
to Hanover County, VA  0.30% ($47,278)
to Richmond city, VA  0.18% ($34,727)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Louisa County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Louisa County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Louisa County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Louisa County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Louisa County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,882 (3,918 aged, 964 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 881 (12%)

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 Louisa County, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (382)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (259)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (244)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (182)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (140)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (127)
  • Congestive heart failure (110)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (100)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (99)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (97)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1219.190
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 869.420
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3.33

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16.21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 29.98

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3.33

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 163.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 122.3
  • Other - 40.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,942
  • In family households: 28,430 (6,839 male householders, 2,530 female householders)
    7,362 spouses, 8,750 children (8,051 natural, 191 adopted, 508 stepchildren), 978 grandchildren, 273 brothers or sisters, 272 parents, 391 other relatives, 788 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,512 (1,807 male householders (1,380 living alone)), 1,768 female householders (1,456 living alone)), 937 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 211 (95 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,370 2-persons, 2,179 3-persons, 1,669 4-persons, 741 5-persons, 239 6-persons, 171 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,836 1-person, 620 2-persons, 71 3-persons, 33 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

4,042 married couples with children.
1,313 single-parent households (428 men, 885 women).

97.4% of residents of Louisa County speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $129,844,000 ($4508 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,552,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $79,666,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,969,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $376,000
Federal grants: $18,940,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,455,000 ($54,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,440,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $342,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $19,402,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,659,000

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

Births: 1,658
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,370
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +25
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,138
Here:

+138 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Louisa County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.30 millions of gallons per day (20% from ground, 80% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 300
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,699
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,929
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,496
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,790
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,021
  • 1950 to 1959: 926
  • 1940 to 1949: 387
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,190
Rooms in houses/apartments in Louisa County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 28
  • 2 rooms: 45
  • 3 rooms: 154
  • 4 rooms: 812
  • 5 rooms: 2,231
  • 6 rooms: 1,902
  • 7 rooms: 1,247
  • 8 rooms: 703
  • 9+ rooms: 975
  • 1 room: 25
  • 2 rooms: 49
  • 3 rooms: 195
  • 4 rooms: 582
  • 5 rooms: 434
  • 6 rooms: 252
  • 7 rooms: 163
  • 8 rooms: 71
  • 9+ rooms: 77
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Louisa County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 61
  • 1 bedroom: 140
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,614
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,846
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,124
  • 5+ bedrooms: 312
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 226
  • 2 bedrooms: 834
  • 3 bedrooms: 587
  • 4 bedrooms: 137
  • 5+ bedrooms: 39
Cars and other vehicles available in Louisa County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 367
  • 1 vehicle: 1,664
  • 2 vehicles: 3,207
  • 3 vehicles: 1,978
  • 4 vehicles: 669
  • 5+ vehicles: 212
  • no vehicle: 265
  • 1 vehicle: 749
  • 2 vehicles: 547
  • 3 vehicles: 218
  • 4 vehicles: 58
  • 5+ vehicles: 11

61% of Louisa County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Virginia.

Louisa County:

61.4%
State average:

53.8%

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

  • This state: 18418
  • Northeast: 2174
  • Midwest: 809
  • South: 3317
  • West: 434

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $82,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Louisa County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (49.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.4%)
  • Wood (12.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Electricity (49.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24.5%)
  • Wood (17.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 223
Here:

7.6%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 139
Here:

9.2%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 108
Here:

18.3%
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)

Louisa County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,988,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,180,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,114,000
    Parks and Recreation: $332,000
    Police Protection: $201,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $38,629,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,868,000
    Police Protection: $2,443,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,226,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,082,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,017,000
    General - Other: $1,546,000
    Water Utilities: $1,473,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,316,000
    Financial Administration: $1,193,000
    Sewerage: $982,000
    Solid Waste Management: $982,000
    Parks and Recreation: $882,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $459,000
    Health - Other: $281,000
    Correctional Institutions: $216,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $153,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,825,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $754,000
    Libraries: $268,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $235,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,462,000

Louisa County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $765,000
    Solid Waste Management: $492,000
    Parks and Recreation: $376,000
    Sewerage: $313,000
    All Other: $285,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $210,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,106,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,374,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,018,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $74,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $469,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $17,162,000
    All Other: $2,738,000
    Public Welfare: $2,282,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,944,000
    Water Utilities: $539,000
    Sewerage: $359,000
  • Tax - Property: $36,186,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,586,000
    Other License: $1,433,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $909,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $803,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $612,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $171,000

Louisa County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $45,264,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $35,646,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,714,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,380,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,618,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,334,000

Louisa County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,250,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,961,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,646,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 590
  • Number of aged recipients: 68
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 522
  • Number of recipients under 18: 68
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 376
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 146
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 263
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 236
Louisa County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Louisa County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Louisa County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William16271.8 years
John15773.5 years
James14873.0 years
Mary11178.3 years
Robert9373.1 years
George7976.1 years
Charles6972.5 years
Thomas6073.5 years
Henry5677.0 years
Elizabeth4878.7 years
Most common last names in Louisa County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10374.7 years
Smith10173.2 years
Jackson6373.5 years
Morris6270.1 years
Anderson5370.8 years
Harris5175.4 years
Jones4871.9 years
Perkins4579.8 years
Shelton4268.3 years
Carter3978.8 years
Businesses in Louisa County, VA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul2
Ford1UPS3
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hardee's1