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Northampton County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2016: 12,266 (all rural); it was 13,093 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,735
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,818
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,655
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,770 (it was 1,666 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

33%

Land area: 207 sq. mi.

Water area: 588.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 59 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Northampton County: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.7%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (16.9%), Educational, health and social services (15.5%), Retail trade (13.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 55%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Northampton County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (53.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (35.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  48.9 years
Virginia median age:  38.2 years
Males: 5,841  (47.6%)
Females: 6,425  (52.4%)

Northampton County,VA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Northampton County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,110 ($28,276 in 1999)

This county:

$38,110
Virginia:

$68,114

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $564 (lower quartile is $361, upper quartile is $741)
This county:

$564
State:

$981


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $174,937 (it was $75,100 in 2000)
Northampton:

$174,937
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $111,801 - $333,003
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,178
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $387

Institutionalized population: 272

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 11
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 73
  • Thefts: 153
  • Auto thefts: 5

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 22
  • Burglaries: 90
  • Thefts: 158
  • Auto thefts: 14
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $189,100
  • 2002: 92 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2003: 152 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2004: 185 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2007: 77 buildings, average cost: $214,200
  • 2008: 53 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $247,300
  • 2010: 26 buildings, average cost: $246,800
  • 2011: 44 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $216,400
  • 2013: 24 buildings, average cost: $247,200
  • 2014: 33 buildings, average cost: $235,000
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,371 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,214 (0.7%)

Northampton County household income distribution in 2013 Northampton County home values distribution in 2013 Northampton County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.0%
Northampton County:

21.0%
Virginia:

11.0%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.7% for Black residents, 13.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.8% for other race residents, 32.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 48.9 years old
(Males: 46.2 years old, Females: 50.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 55.3 years old, Black residents: 45.5 years old, Asian residents: 52.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.5 years old, Other race residents: 36.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Northampton County is $477 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $581 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $708 a month.

Cities in this county include: Exmore, Cape Charles, Nassawadox, Cheriton, Eastville.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Northampton County: Four H Club (A), Falling River Country Club (B), Tower Hill (C), Wildway (D), Fairview Youth Camp (E), Rose Bower (F), McLean House (G), Peers House (H), Meeks Store (I), Kelly House (J), Isbell House (K), Clover Hill Tavern (L), Appomattox Court House (M), Appomattox County Jail (N), Chase City Volunteer Rescue Squad (O), Chase City Volunteer Fire Department (P), Chase City Police Department (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Northampton County include: Promise Land Baptist Church (A), Red Oak Baptist Church (B), Reedy Spring Church (C), Rocks Church (D), Bethany Church (E), Bethel Church (F), Bethlehem Church (G), Salem United Methodist Church (H), Canaan Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Patterson-Hix Burial Ground (2), Appomattox Cemetery (3), Mount Zion Cemetery (4), Rebecca Cemetery (5), Babcock Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lawsons Pond (A), Paradise Lake (B), Phoebe Lake (C), Townwanda Lake (D), Gala Lake (E), Holiday Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wreck Island Creek (A), Wolf Creek (B), White Marsh Branch (C), Webb Mill Creek (D), Suanee Creek (E), Stonewall Creek (F), Stillhouse Creek (G), Stevens Run (H), Steele Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Northampton County include: Holiday Lake State Recreation Area (1), Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (2), Appomattox Buckingham State Forest (3), Holiday Lake State Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Conejos County, Colorado , Botetourt County , Las Animas County, Colorado , Menifee County, Kentucky , Perry County, Kentucky , Scott County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Virginia:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 486
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 712 (41.1% naturalized citizens)

Northampton County:

5.8%
Whole state:

12.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Northampton County population
  • 1052010 or later
  • 1952000 to 2009
  • 1911990 to 1999
  • 1001980 to 1989
  • 281970 to 1979
  • 67Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 77.2%

Northampton County marital status for males Northampton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,093
  • One, attached: 123
  • Two: 163
  • 3 or 4: 91
  • 5 to 9: 61
  • 10 to 19: 79
  • 20 to 49: 98
  • 50 or more: 108
  • Mobile homes: 598

Housing units in Northampton County with a mortgage: 1,688 (55 second mortgage, 201 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,764

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

69.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Northampton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,25913
Evangelical Protestant1,63614
Black Protestant1,0767
Catholic3621
Other41
None7,052-
Northampton 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: 5
Northampton County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

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

8.23 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

8.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Northampton County:

13.1%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Northampton County:

29.5%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

22.0%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Northampton County:

Average size of farms: 281 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $236,320
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $844.10
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.87%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 25.44%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $177,081
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 74.41%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 23.83%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $99,056
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 77.01%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Corn for grain: 5856 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6965 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 2492 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 19452 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7,046 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 60 acres

Tornado activity:

Northampton County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 19692074.8 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Northampton County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 87% 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 109.4 miles away from Northampton 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 205.6 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 120.6 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 112.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 372.2 miles away from Northampton County center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 205.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Virginia Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 01, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3359: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3359, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 04, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3329: August 26, 2011, FEMA Id: 3329, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to August 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4024: September 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 4024, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Earthquake, Incident Period: August 23, 2011 to October 25, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4042: November 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 4042, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • Virginia Severe Storms and Flooding Associated with Tropical Depression Ida and a Nor'easter, Incident Period: November 11, 2009 to November 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1862: December 09, 2009, FEMA Id: 1862, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Tropical Depression
  • Virginia Severe Storms and Flooding, Including Severe Storms and Flooding Associated with Tropical Depression Ernesto, Incident Period: August 29, 2006 to September 07, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1661: September 22, 2006, FEMA Id: 1661, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Tropical Depression
  • Virginia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3240: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to October 01, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1491: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1491, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1318: February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1318, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 13, 1999 to September 26, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1293: September 18, 1999, FEMA Id: 1293, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (49%)
  • Honduras (7%)
  • India (7%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Jamaica (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Ukraine (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Northampton County


  • American (70%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (0%)
  • African (0%)

Northampton County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,745 (75.1%)
  • Carpooled: 675 (13.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 53 (1.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 15 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 34 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 183 (3.7%)
  • Worked at home: 284 (5.7%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 152 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 132 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 148 people in federal detention centers
  • 124 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 33 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,816.

6.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.53% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($22,355 average AGI)
2.50% relocated from other states ($16,070 average AGI)
Northampton County:

2.50%
Virginia average:

3.74%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Accomack County, VA  1.56% ($24,608 average AGI)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.50% ($30,958)
from Norfolk city, VA  0.32% ($85,467)


5.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.17% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($18,324 average AGI)
2.37% relocated to other states ($17,553 average AGI)
Northampton County:

2.37%
Virginia average:

3.60%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Accomack County, VA  1.42% ($29,612 average AGI)
to Virginia Beach city, VA  0.40% ($37,789)
to Norfolk city, VA  0.36% ($23,529)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Northampton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 15.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Northampton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Northampton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Northampton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Northampton County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Northampton County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Northampton County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Northampton County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Northampton County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,029 (2,554 aged, 475 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 338 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (259)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (191)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (140)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (139)
  • Congestive heart failure (119)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (104)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (100)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (96)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (80)
  • Unspecified dementia (76)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.52
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 38,909
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,924
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 226,678

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,203
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,373
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,266
  • In family households: 9,413 (1,182 male householders, 1,963 female householders)
    2,045 spouses, 2,888 children (2,694 natural, 136 adopted, 49 stepchildren), 601 grandchildren, 177 brothers or sisters, 211 parents, 192 other relatives, 179 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,543 (887 male householders (764 living alone)), 1,117 female householders (925 living alone)), 536 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 325

Size of family households: 1,651 2-persons, 827 3-persons, 346 4-persons, 263 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,689 1-person, 276 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

922 married couples with children.
945 single-parent households (143 men, 802 women).

91.3% of residents of Northampton speak English at home.
7.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (55% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 18% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% speak English very well, 61% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $186,837,000 ($14,045 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $45,322,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $43,787,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,430,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,135,000
Federal grants: $25,032,000
Federal procurement contracts: $87,533,000 ($42,346,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,920,000 ($134,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $970,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,938,000
Federal Government insurance: $128,787,000

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

Births: 887
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,101
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +212
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +482
Here:

+36 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Northampton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.26 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built in Northampton County, Virginia Note: State values scaled to Northampton County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 1032010 to 2013
  • 1,7332000 to 2009
  • 8521990 to 1999
  • 8181980 to 1989
  • 9051970 to 1979
  • 3041960 to 1969
  • 5781950 to 1959
  • 4591940 to 1949
  • 1,5791939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Northampton County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Northampton County, Virginia Note: State values scaled to Northampton County population
  • 41 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 443 rooms
  • 3404 rooms
  • 7255 rooms
  • 8176 rooms
  • 5717 rooms
  • 3518 rooms
  • 5459+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Northampton County, Virginia Note: State values scaled to Northampton County population
  • 71 room
  • 1102 rooms
  • 2573 rooms
  • 3444 rooms
  • 4415 rooms
  • 2616 rooms
  • 1557 rooms
  • 728 rooms
  • 469+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Northampton County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Northampton County, Virginia Note: State values scaled to Northampton County population
  • 4no bedroom
  • 611 bedroom
  • 7332 bedrooms
  • 1,7703 bedrooms
  • 6964 bedrooms
  • 1235+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Northampton County, Virginia Note: State values scaled to Northampton County population
  • 8no bedroom
  • 4011 bedroom
  • 5222 bedrooms
  • 6073 bedrooms
  • 1174 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Northampton County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Northampton County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Northampton County population
  • 175no vehicle
  • 1,0021 vehicle
  • 1,4342 vehicles
  • 5493 vehicles
  • 1474 vehicles
  • 995+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Northampton County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Northampton County population
  • 437no vehicle
  • 6621 vehicle
  • 4792 vehicles
  • 613 vehicles
  • 584 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

93.6% of Northampton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Virginia.

Northampton County:

93.6%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 8,166
  • Other state: 3,290
  • Northeast: 1,494
  • Midwest: 218
  • South: 1,350
  • West: 216
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Northampton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 53.4%Electricity
  • 21.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Utility gas
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 66.7%Electricity
  • 16.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.9%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 196
Here:

17.3%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 35
Here:

8.1%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 59
Here:

24.5%
Virginia:

19.9%

Educational Attainment
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Northampton County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Elementary & Secondary Education: $540,000
    Housing & Community Development: $537,000
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $104,000
    Corrections - Other: $47,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $17,022,000
    Welfare - Other: $1,902,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,210,000
    Police Protection: $1,198,000
    Housing & Community Development: $890,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $710,000
    Fire Protection: $508,000
    Solid Waste Management: $472,000
    Financial Administration: $466,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $401,000
    Central Staff Services: $342,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $320,000
    General - Other: $310,000
    General Public Buildings: $239,000
    Health Services - Other: $215,000
    Parks & Recreation: $190,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $162,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $80,000
    Libraries: $55,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $524,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $230,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,112,000

Northampton County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $315,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $80,000
    All Other: $80,000
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $9,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $0
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $412,000
    Education: $175,000
    All Other: $161,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $327,000
    Interest Earnings: $149,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $12,050,000
    Public Welfare: $2,067,000
    All Other: $1,833,000
    General Support: $1,312,000
    Housing & Community Development: $260,000
    Highways: $10,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,753,000
    Total General Sales: $888,000
    Public Utilities: $556,000
    NEC: $399,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $183,000
    Other Selective Sales: $69,000

Northampton County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $8,345,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,067,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $662,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $5,763,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,401,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,599,000
    Other, NEC: $500,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $645,000
    Other, NEC: $166,000

Northampton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $48,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,142,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 699
  • Number of aged recipients: 173
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 526
  • Number of recipients under 18: 77
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 349
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 273
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 362
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 261
Northampton County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Most common first names in Northampton County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17276.3 years
William16373.7 years
Mary15879.0 years
James13671.9 years
George10672.1 years
Margaret6979.4 years
Robert6871.8 years
Charles6475.0 years
Virginia5777.9 years
Elizabeth5681.2 years
Most common last names in Northampton County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11977.3 years
Kellam7674.4 years
Johnson7371.7 years
Moore6479.0 years
Jones5871.6 years
Spady5578.3 years
Collins5572.2 years
Nottingham4977.7 years
Lewis4675.0 years
Bailey4673.6 years
Businesses in Northampton County, VA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1True Value3
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1Vans1
McDonald's1

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