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Powhatan County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2019: 29,091 (0% urban, 100% rural); it was 22,377 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,558
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,845
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,449
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,091 (it was 809 in 2000)
% of renters here:

11%
State:

33%

Land area: 261 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 111 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Powhatan County: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.8%), Construction (13.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.5%), Manufacturing (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Powhatan County, VA (2019)
    • 24,63385.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,96210.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6592.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4211.5%Two or more races
    • 760.3%Asian alone
    • 400.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 380.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

45.5 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Males: 15,480  (53.2%)
Females: 13,611  (46.8%)
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Average household size:
Powhatan County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $91,771 ($53,992 in 1999)
This county:

$91,771
Virginia:

$76,456

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $875 (lower quartile is $648, upper quartile is $1,142)
This county:

$875
State:

$1091


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $295,251 (it was $140,000 in 2000)
Powhatan:

$295,251
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $220,962 - $401,333
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,614
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $489

Institutionalized population: 2,361

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 56
  • Thefts: 149
  • Auto thefts: 25

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 50
  • Thefts: 162
  • Auto thefts: 25
Powhatan County, VA map from a distance

Health of residents in Powhatan County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
72.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
43.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
55.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
74.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 294 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 1998: 296 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 1999: 298 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2000: 260 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2001: 260 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2002: 343 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2003: 337 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2004: 347 buildings, average cost: $221,400
  • 2005: 360 buildings, average cost: $239,600
  • 2006: 303 buildings, average cost: $265,400
  • 2007: 222 buildings, average cost: $282,900
  • 2008: 130 buildings, average cost: $249,000
  • 2009: 69 buildings, average cost: $199,300
  • 2010: 70 buildings, average cost: $233,400
  • 2011: 68 buildings, average cost: $246,000
  • 2012: 91 buildings, average cost: $300,700
  • 2013: 143 buildings, average cost: $254,100
  • 2014: 191 buildings, average cost: $271,900
  • 2015: 171 buildings, average cost: $242,300
  • 2016: 208 buildings, average cost: $192,700
  • 2017: 223 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2018: 191 buildings, average cost: $236,800
  • 2019: 238 buildings, average cost: $230,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Powhatan, VA residents
Average permit cost in Powhatan, VA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,120 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,315 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Powhatan, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Powhatan, VA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Powhatan, VA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.0%
Powhatan County:

5.0%
Virginia:

9.9%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.6% for Black residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.5% for other race residents, 2.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.5 years old
(Males: 43.7 years old, Females: 48.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.5 years old, Black residents: 42.4 years old, American Indian residents: 63.0 years old, Asian residents: 49.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.1 years old, Other race residents: 50.3 years old)

Area name: Richmond, VA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Powhatan County is $678 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $757 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1010 a month.

Powhatan 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: Barton County, Missouri , Raleigh County, West Virginia , Jackson County, Kentucky , Roanoke County , Stanton County, Kansas , Powell County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Virginia:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Powhatan, VA
County total employment by year in Powhatan, VA
County average yearly wages by year in Powhatan, VA

Current college students: 807
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 655 (49.7% naturalized citizens)

Powhatan County:

2.3%
Whole state:

12.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 962010 or later
  • 2042000 to 2009
  • 1291990 to 1999
  • 1221980 to 1989
  • 321970 to 1979
  • 61Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 23.2%

Powhatan County marital status for males Powhatan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,356
  • One, attached: 214
  • Two: 98
  • 50 or more: 5
  • Mobile homes: 329
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Powhatan County with a mortgage: 6,521 (216 second mortgage, 953 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,825

Here:

75.0% with mortgage
State:

67.7% with mortgage

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Powhatan County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Powhatan County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Powhatan County:

8.3%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Powhatan County:

27.6%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.5%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Powhatan County:

Average size of farms: 239 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $35,376
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $119.02
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.29%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 80.66%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $32,111
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.09%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.74%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,786
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.83%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.84
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 12.18%
Corn for grain: 876 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 711 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1329 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 11 acres

Earthquake activity:

Powhatan County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 24.8 miles away from Powhatan County center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 2.6 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 19.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 27.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 192.4 miles away from Powhatan County center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 25.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Virginia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4512-VA: April 2, 2020, FEMA Id: 4512, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Virginia Tropical Storm Michael, Incident Period: October 9, 2018 - October 16, 2018, FEMA Id: 4411, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 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 Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 01, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4072: July 27, 2012, FEMA Id: 4072, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • 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 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 Fran, Incident Period: September 05, 1996 to September 23, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1135: September 06, 1996, FEMA Id: 1135, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Blizzard, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1086: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1086, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Powhatan County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Droughts: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Powhatan

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,542 (76.9%)
  • Carpooled: 451 (6.3%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 27 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 27 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 80 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,076 (14.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (14%)
  • England (11%)
  • Brazil (10%)
  • El Salvador (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Taiwan (5%)
  • Honduras (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Powhatan County


  • American (19%)
  • English (17%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • German (7%)
  • European (6%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,215 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 935 people in state prisons
  • 301 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 2,021 people in state prisons
  • 340 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 31 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $87,973.

7.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($78,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
Virginia average:

9.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.40% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($67,035 average AGI)
1.29% relocated from other states ($11,723 average AGI)
Powhatan County:

1.29%
Virginia average:

3.61%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chesterfield County, VA  3.20% ($87,183 average AGI)
from Henrico County, VA  0.84% ($95,066)
from Richmond city, VA  0.50% ($56,564)
from Cumberland County, VA  0.22% ($45,458)
from Hanover County, VA  0.22% ($56,417)
from Amelia County, VA  0.18% ($34,300)


6.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($66,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Virginia average:

9.76%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.99% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($49,680 average AGI)
1.52% relocated to other states ($17,304 average AGI)
Powhatan County:

1.52%
Virginia average:

3.89%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chesterfield County, VA  1.98% ($48,944 average AGI)
to Henrico County, VA  0.70% ($61,720)
to Richmond city, VA  0.66% ($39,873)
to Cumberland County, VA  0.25% ($47,778)
to Amelia County, VA  0.23% ($64,720)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Powhatan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Powhatan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Powhatan County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Powhatan County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Powhatan County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Powhatan County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Powhatan County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Powhatan County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Powhatan County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,298 (2,798 aged, 500 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 958 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Powhatan County, Virginia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (277)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (112)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (79)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (43)
  • Unspecified dementia (39)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (26)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 4%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 925
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 602
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 30

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 144.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,091
  • Male householders: 5,452 (806 living alone), Female householders: 4,946 (1,031 living alone)
  • 7,035 spouses (6,960 opposite-sex spouses), 491 unmarried partners, (472 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,818 children (6,234 natural, 151 adopted, 443 stepchildren), 593 grandchildren, 103 brothers or sisters, 406 parents, 0 foster children, 158 other relatives, 437 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,616

Size of family households: 3,908 2-persons, 1,711 3-persons, 1,485 4-persons, 677 5-persons, 221 6-persons, 74 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,836 1-person, 396 2-persons, 61 3-persons, 28 4-persons.

3,994 married couples with children.
551 single-parent households (236 men, 315 women).

97.2% of residents of Powhatan speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (56% speak English very well, 44% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $76,106,000 ($2,942 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,358,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $50,083,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $11,769,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $267,000
Federal grants: $5,285,000
Federal procurement contracts: $925,000 ($6,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,777,000 ($3,951,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $354,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $22,970,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,681,000

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

Births: 1,413
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 742
Here:

28 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,587
Here:

+135 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Powhatan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.08 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Powhatan County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Powhatan County, Virginia
  • 7142014 or later
  • 4372010 to 2013
  • 2,3662000 to 2009
  • 2,5931990 to 1999
  • 1,9491980 to 1989
  • 1,6651970 to 1979
  • 5471960 to 1969
  • 3221950 to 1959
  • 391940 to 1949
  • 4731939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Powhatan County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Powhatan County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Powhatan County, Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 1033 rooms
  • 4524 rooms
  • 1,1145 rooms
  • 1,7026 rooms
  • 2,0587 rooms
  • 1,2758 rooms
  • 2,6279+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Powhatan County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Powhatan County, Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 943 rooms
  • 1094 rooms
  • 3275 rooms
  • 2106 rooms
  • 1597 rooms
  • 258 rooms
  • 729+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Powhatan County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Powhatan County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Powhatan County, Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 801 bedroom
  • 7622 bedrooms
  • 4,8683 bedrooms
  • 2,9354 bedrooms
  • 7055+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Powhatan County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Powhatan County, Virginia
  • 19no bedroom
  • 681 bedroom
  • 1982 bedrooms
  • 5413 bedrooms
  • 804 bedrooms
  • 1015+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Powhatan County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Powhatan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Powhatan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 94no vehicle
  • 1,1511 vehicle
  • 3,7082 vehicles
  • 2,7353 vehicles
  • 1,1024 vehicles
  • 6235+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Powhatan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Powhatan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 41no vehicle
  • 3001 vehicle
  • 4842 vehicles
  • 673 vehicles
  • 674 vehicles
  • 745+ vehicles

90.5% of Powhatan County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in Virginia.

Powhatan County:

90.5%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 19,274
  • Other state: 8,998
  • Northeast: 2,708
  • Midwest: 1,574
  • South: 4,034
  • West: 677
Year householders moved into unit in Powhatan County, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Powhatan County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 79.1%Electricity
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 3.5%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 81.7%Electricity
  • 9.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 0.7%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 352
Here:

14.6%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 265
Here:

13.7%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 243
Here:

27.0%
Virginia:

20.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Powhatan County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $689,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $51,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,920,000
  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $659,000
    Other: $572,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $149,000
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $704,000
    General Public Buildings: $390,000
    Sewerage: $311,000
    Police Protection: $197,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $176,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $45,023,000
    Police Protection: $4,565,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,986,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,700,000
    Financial Administration: $1,664,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,656,000
    Sewerage: $1,607,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $886,000
    Correctional Institutions: $583,000
    General - Other: $527,000
    Solid Waste Management: $481,000
    Libraries: $454,000
    Health - Other: $299,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $266,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $246,000
    Parks and Recreation: $82,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $72,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $348,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $282,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,463,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,685,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,883,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,105,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $271,000
    General Revenue - Other: $201,000
    Rents: $133,000
    Interest Earnings: $127,000
    Sale of Property: $69,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $916,000
    Police Protection: $186,000
    General Public Building: $122,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $89,000
    Sewerage: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,350,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $310,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,809,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,047,000
    Public Welfare: $2,349,000
    Other: $438,000
  • Tax - Property: $39,177,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,054,000
    Public Utility License: $666,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $405,000
    Other License: $219,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $109,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,054,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,148,000

Powhatan County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $689,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $51,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,920,000
  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $659,000
    Other: $572,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $149,000
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $704,000
    General Public Buildings: $390,000
    Sewerage: $311,000
    Police Protection: $197,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $176,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $45,023,000
    Police Protection: $4,565,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,986,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,700,000
    Financial Administration: $1,664,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,656,000
    Sewerage: $1,607,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $886,000
    Correctional Institutions: $583,000
    General - Other: $527,000
    Solid Waste Management: $481,000
    Libraries: $454,000
    Health - Other: $299,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $266,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $246,000
    Parks and Recreation: $82,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $72,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $348,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $282,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,463,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,685,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,883,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,105,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $271,000
    General Revenue - Other: $201,000
    Rents: $133,000
    Interest Earnings: $127,000
    Sale of Property: $69,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $916,000
    Police Protection: $186,000
    General Public Building: $122,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $89,000
    Sewerage: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,350,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $310,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,809,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,047,000
    Public Welfare: $2,349,000
    Other: $438,000
  • Tax - Property: $39,177,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,054,000
    Public Utility License: $666,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $405,000
    Other License: $219,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $109,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,054,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,148,000

Powhatan County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $689,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $51,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,920,000
  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $659,000
    Other: $572,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $149,000
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $704,000
    General Public Buildings: $390,000
    Sewerage: $311,000
    Police Protection: $197,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $176,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $45,023,000
    Police Protection: $4,565,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,986,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,700,000
    Financial Administration: $1,664,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,656,000
    Sewerage: $1,607,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $886,000
    Correctional Institutions: $583,000
    General - Other: $527,000
    Solid Waste Management: $481,000
    Libraries: $454,000
    Health - Other: $299,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $266,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $246,000
    Parks and Recreation: $82,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $72,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $348,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $282,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,463,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,685,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,883,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,105,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $271,000
    General Revenue - Other: $201,000
    Rents: $133,000
    Interest Earnings: $127,000
    Sale of Property: $69,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $916,000
    Police Protection: $186,000
    General Public Building: $122,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $89,000
    Sewerage: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,350,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $310,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,809,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,047,000
    Public Welfare: $2,349,000
    Other: $438,000
  • Tax - Property: $39,177,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,054,000
    Public Utility License: $666,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $405,000
    Other License: $219,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $109,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,054,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,148,000

Powhatan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $689,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $51,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,920,000
  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $659,000
    Other: $572,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $149,000
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $704,000
    General Public Buildings: $390,000
    Sewerage: $311,000
    Police Protection: $197,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $176,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $45,023,000
    Police Protection: $4,565,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,986,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,700,000
    Financial Administration: $1,664,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,656,000
    Sewerage: $1,607,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $886,000
    Correctional Institutions: $583,000
    General - Other: $527,000
    Solid Waste Management: $481,000
    Libraries: $454,000
    Health - Other: $299,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $266,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $246,000
    Parks and Recreation: $82,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $72,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $348,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $282,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,463,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,685,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,883,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,105,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $271,000
    General Revenue - Other: $201,000
    Rents: $133,000
    Interest Earnings: $127,000
    Sale of Property: $69,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $916,000
    Police Protection: $186,000
    General Public Building: $122,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $89,000
    Sewerage: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,350,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $310,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,809,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,047,000
    Public Welfare: $2,349,000
    Other: $438,000
  • Tax - Property: $39,177,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,054,000
    Public Utility License: $666,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $405,000
    Other License: $219,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $109,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,054,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,148,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 242
  • Number of aged recipients: 36
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 206
  • Number of recipients under 18: 36
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 145
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 61
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 98
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 98

Powhatan County on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"