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Mecklenburg County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2014: 31,192 (22% urban, 78% rural); it was 32,380 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,209
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,451
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,627
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,835 (it was 3,324 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%

Land area: 624 sq. mi.

Water area: 55.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 50 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mecklenburg County: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (24.1%), Educational, health and social services (13.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Mecklenburg County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (58.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (36.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years
Males: 15,463  (49.6%)
Females: 15,729  (50.4%)

Mecklenburg County,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Mecklenburg County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,604 ($31,380 in 1999)

This county:

$36604
Virginia:

$62666

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $462 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $560)
This county:

$462
State:

$922


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $118,280 (it was $73,800 in 2000)
Mecklenburg:

$118,280
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,080 - $204,719
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,026
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $330

Institutionalized population: 1,677

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 42
  • Burglaries: 107
  • Thefts: 277
  • Auto thefts: 37
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 182 buildings, average cost: $204,800
  • 2008: 146 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2009: 80 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2010: 100 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2011: 90 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2012: 69 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2013: 78 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 2014: 60 buildings, average cost: $190,400

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: $681 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $455 (0.5%)

Mecklenburg County household income distribution in 2009 Mecklenburg County home values distribution Mecklenburg County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.8%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.6% for Black residents, 39.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.8% for other race residents, 36.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.8%
Mecklenburg County:

17.8%
Virginia:

11.7%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.2% for Black residents, 36.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.5% for other race residents, 33.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 46 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 49 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50 years old, Black residents: 42 years old, American Indian residents: 51 years old, Asian residents: 41 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mecklenburg County is $394 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $486 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $596 a month.

Cities in this county include: South Hill, Chase City, Bracey, Clarksville, La Crosse, Boydton, Fairview, Thynedale, Union Level, Baskerville.

Mecklenburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Archuleta County, Colorado , Boone County, Arkansas , Clay County, Arkansas , Newton County, Missouri , Monroe County, Kentucky , Sussex County , Hansford County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,027
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 67.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 524 (36% naturalized citizens)

Mecklenburg County:

1.6%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 191
  • 1990 to 1994: 57
  • 1985 to 1989: 26
  • 1980 to 1984: 72
  • 1975 to 1979: 36
  • 1970 to 1974: 10
  • 1970 to 1974: 30
  • 1965 to 1969: 102

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.7%

Mecklenburg County marital status for males Mecklenburg County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,620
  • One, attached: 139
  • Two: 203
  • 3 or 4: 159
  • 5 to 9: 309
  • 10 to 19: 92
  • 20 or more: 67
  • Mobile homes: 4,260
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 554

Housing units in Mecklenburg County with a mortgage: 3,445 (350 second mortgage, 628 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,711

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mecklenburg County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,50250
Mainline Protestant3,41836
Catholic5342
Black Protestant2344
Other22-
None18,017-
Mecklenburg 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: 7
Mecklenburg County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Mecklenburg County:

11.87 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 35
This county:

10.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mecklenburg County:

13.1%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Mecklenburg County:

29.7%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.6%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Mecklenburg County:

Average size of farms: 289 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $45,850
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $502.51
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 19.44%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 30.88%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $48,188
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.79%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.60%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $58,756
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.67%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.55
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.22%
Corn for grain: 533 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1817 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5487 harvested acres
Vegetables: 55 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 29 acres

Earthquake activity:

Mecklenburg 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 68.4 miles away from Mecklenburg County center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.7 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) earthquake occurred 77.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 325.4 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 78.6 miles away from Mecklenburg 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) earthquake occurred 351.6 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 Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 23, 2006 to July 6, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1655): July 13, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1655, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 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
  • VirginiaDrought, Incident Period: July 23, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3046): July 23, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3046, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Mecklenburg County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 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 (26%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (33%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Venezuela (6%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • India (4%)
  • Canada (4%)

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

  • United States or American (25%)
  • English (11%)
  • German (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Mecklenburg County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,284 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 2,100 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 43 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 237 (2%)
  • Other means: 162 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 381 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 1,172 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 140 people in nursing homes
  • 126 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 105 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 1,181 people in state prisons
  • 367 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 129 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 56 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,382.

4.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.86% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($20,686 average AGI)
1.98% relocated from other states ($18,655 average AGI)
Mecklenburg County:

1.98%
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 Brunswick County, VA  0.69% ($26,038 average AGI)
from Lunenburg County, VA  0.23% ($24,115)
from Halifax County, VA  0.21% ($37,458)
from Chesterfield County, VA  0.19% ($27,364)
from Charlotte County, VA  0.15% ($23,765)
from Henrico County, VA  0.13% ($50,000)
from Richmond city, VA  0.12% ($20,286)


4.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,678 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.99% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($17,198 average AGI)
2.00% relocated to other states ($13,481 average AGI)
Mecklenburg County:

2.00%
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 Brunswick County, VA  0.45% ($26,039 average AGI)
to Lunenburg County, VA  0.30% ($22,176)
to Halifax County, VA  0.25% ($27,893)
to Chesterfield County, VA  0.24% ($30,741)
to Henrico County, VA  0.21% ($31,750)
to Wake County, NC  0.18% ($34,900)
to Charlotte County, VA  0.17% ($22,105)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Mecklenburg County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Mecklenburg County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Mecklenburg County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mecklenburg County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mecklenburg County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,484 (6,060 aged, 1,424 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 543 (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 Mecklenburg County, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (498)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (460)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (382)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (295)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (223)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (222)
  • Unspecified dementia (174)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (171)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (167)
  • Congestive heart failure (138)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.08
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16625.12
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 874.030
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 56787.62

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 996.030
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1321.900
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15.37

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25.77
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 79.93

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.22

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 159.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 111.1
  • Other - 48.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 30,987
  • In family households: 25,670 (5,761 male householders, 3,085 female householders)
    6,186 spouses, 7,742 children (7,099 natural, 182 adopted, 461 stepchildren), 1,058 grandchildren, 325 brothers or sisters, 292 parents, 415 other relatives, 670 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,317 (2,032 male householders (1,716 living alone)), 2,617 female householders (2,386 living alone)), 668 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,740 (1,677 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,593 2-persons, 2,003 3-persons, 1,351 4-persons, 556 5-persons, 221 6-persons, 122 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,102 1-person, 479 2-persons, 39 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

3,883 married couples with children.
2,036 single-parent households (379 men, 1,657 women).

96.0% of residents of Mecklenburg County speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $208,473,000 ($6416 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $15,329,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $106,624,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $44,838,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,256,000
Federal grants: $40,487,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,620,000 ($7,404,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,648,000 ($1,636,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $815,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,576,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,975,000

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

Births: 1,986
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,180
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +149
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +233
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Mecklenburg County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.00 millions of gallons per day (27% from ground, 74% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 197
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,493
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,421
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,714
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,513
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,323
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,631
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,291
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,010
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mecklenburg County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 79
  • 3 rooms: 219
  • 4 rooms: 1,168
  • 5 rooms: 2,593
  • 6 rooms: 2,350
  • 7 rooms: 1,583
  • 8 rooms: 977
  • 9+ rooms: 658
  • 1 room: 26
  • 2 rooms: 108
  • 3 rooms: 417
  • 4 rooms: 780
  • 5 rooms: 965
  • 6 rooms: 524
  • 7 rooms: 308
  • 8 rooms: 115
  • 9+ rooms: 81
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mecklenburg County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 20
  • 1 bedroom: 217
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,293
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,538
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,344
  • 5+ bedrooms: 215
  • no bedroom: 44
  • 1 bedroom: 413
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,338
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,281
  • 4 bedrooms: 166
  • 5+ bedrooms: 82
Cars and other vehicles available in Mecklenburg County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 586
  • 1 vehicle: 2,711
  • 2 vehicles: 3,690
  • 3 vehicles: 1,840
  • 4 vehicles: 616
  • 5+ vehicles: 184
  • no vehicle: 666
  • 1 vehicle: 1,356
  • 2 vehicles: 986
  • 3 vehicles: 250
  • 4 vehicles: 63
  • 5+ vehicles: 3

65% of Mecklenburg County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Virginia.

Mecklenburg County:

65.2%
State average:

53.8%

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

  • This state: 23634
  • Northeast: 2157
  • Midwest: 590
  • South: 5030
  • West: 312

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $75,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mecklenburg County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (38.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22.8%)
  • Wood (6.7%)
  • Utility gas (5.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31.5%)
  • Electricity (27.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.3%)
  • Wood (13.7%)
  • Utility gas (7.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 117
Here:

3.6%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 126
Here:

7.6%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 76
Here:

8.3%
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)

Mecklenburg County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $1,217,000
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $32,666,000
    Police Protection: $2,613,000
    Welfare - Other: $2,240,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,207,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,470,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,331,000
    Housing & Community Development: $998,000
    General - Other: $944,000
    Financial Administration: $818,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $708,000
    Fire Protection: $535,000
    Central Staff Services: $404,000
    Libraries: $277,000
    General Public Buildings: $256,000
    Health Services - Other: $177,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $166,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $142,000
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $109,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $14,000
    Higher Education: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health: $243,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $375,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,014,000

Mecklenburg County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $700,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $676,000
    All Other: $198,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,154,000
    All Other: $119,000
    General Support: $66,000
    Housing & Community Development: $35,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $47,000
    Public Welfare: $21,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $493,000
    Interest Earnings: $291,000
    Rents: $49,000
    Property Sale Other: $12,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $23,333,000
    All Other: $4,496,000
    General Support: $1,913,000
    Public Welfare: $1,689,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,765,000
    Total General Sales: $2,280,000
    NEC: $950,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $638,000
    Public Utilities: $326,000
    Other Selective Sales: $14,000

Mecklenburg County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $927,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,003,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $856,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $603,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $324,000
    Other, NEC: $147,000

Mecklenburg County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,459,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,945,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,317
  • Number of aged recipients: 226
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,091
  • Number of recipients under 18: 225
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 684
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 408
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 582
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 523
Mecklenburg County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Mecklenburg County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Mecklenburg County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James38471.0 years
William29972.3 years
Mary29678.4 years
John29073.1 years
Robert20471.2 years
George14574.5 years
Thomas14373.0 years
Annie13680.9 years
Willie13674.5 years
Charles10870.4 years
Most common last names in Mecklenburg County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21573.0 years
Jones17973.6 years
Walker15776.0 years
Harris12374.1 years
Williams10473.9 years
Evans9273.0 years
Thompson9172.8 years
Wilson8774.5 years
Davis8473.9 years
Baskerville8368.9 years
Businesses in Mecklenburg County, VA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Hilton1
Ace Hardware1Home Depot1
Advance Auto Parts2Honda1
Applebee's1KFC1
Arby's1La-Z-Boy2
AutoZone1Lane Furniture4
Best Western2Marriott1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets1
CVS3McDonald's2
Chevrolet1Nike4
Circle K4Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos2
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
Dennys1Subway5
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul4
Ford1UPS7
Goodwill1Walmart1
H&R Block3Wendy's1
Hardee's3YMCA2