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Rappahannock County, Virginia (VA)

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County population in 2016: 7,506 (all rural); it was 6,983 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,452
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 862
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,103
Renter-occupied apartments: 758 (it was 685 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 267 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rappahannock County: 90.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (43.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Rappahannock County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  49.6 years
Virginia median age:  38.2 years
Males: 3,686  (49.1%)
Females: 3,820  (50.9%)
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Rappahannock County,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Rappahannock County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $59,749 ($45,943 in 1999)

This county:

$59,749
Virginia:

$68,114

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $844 (lower quartile is $644, upper quartile is $975)
This county:

$844
State:

$981


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $384,841 (it was $166,100 in 2000)
Rappahannock:

$384,841
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $264,752 - $658,098
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,862
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $460

Institutionalized population: 27

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 29
  • Auto thefts: 5

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 17
  • Thefts: 34
  • Auto thefts: 7
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 44 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2001: 69 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2002: 61 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2003: 60 buildings, average cost: $236,100
  • 2004: 58 buildings, average cost: $230,200
  • 2005: 60 buildings, average cost: $223,100
  • 2006: 67 buildings, average cost: $266,800
  • 2007: 43 buildings, average cost: $338,600
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $295,500
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $290,400
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $239,700
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $428,500
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $441,000
  • 2013: 32 buildings, average cost: $279,900
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $475,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,563 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,534 (0.7%)

Rappahannock County household income distribution in 2009 Rappahannock County home values distribution Rappahannock County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.8%
Rappahannock County:

8.8%
Virginia:

11.0%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.9% for Black residents, 27.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 49.6 years old
(Males: 50.2 years old, Females: 49.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.2 years old, Black residents: 62.9 years old, American Indian residents: 43.7 years old, Asian residents: 47.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.6 years old, Other race residents: 39.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rappahannock County is $475 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $574 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $794 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chester Gap, Sperryville, Flint Hill, Washington.

Rappahannock 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: Alpine County, California , Marion County, Illinois , Lewis County, Kentucky , Montgomery County, Missouri , Mason County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 216
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 347 (38.8% naturalized citizens)

Rappahannock County:

4.6%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 20
  • 2000 to 2009: 111
  • 1990 to 1999: 77
  • 1980 to 1989: 30
  • 1970 to 1979: 58
  • Before 1970: 99
Note: State values scaled to Rappahannock County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 43.3%

Rappahannock County marital status for males Rappahannock County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,853
  • One, attached: 25
  • Two: 18
  • 3 or 4: 1
  • 5 to 9: 40
  • Mobile homes: 42

Housing units in Rappahannock County with a mortgage: 1,324 (33 second mortgage, 183 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,109

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

69.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rappahannock County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,32011
Mainline Protestant9345
Catholic4011
Other31
None4,715-
Rappahannock 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: 2
Rappahannock County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Rappahannock County:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

8.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Rappahannock County:

9.9%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Rappahannock County:

25.9%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

23.1%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Rappahannock County:

Average size of farms: 177 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,002
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $104.00
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.76%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 70.47%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,085
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.64%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.66%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,735
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.97%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.36
Corn for grain: 318 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 63 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 305 harvested acres
Vegetables: 23 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 594 acres

Earthquake activity:

Rappahannock County-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from Rappahannock 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 226.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 160.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 256.2 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 64.7 miles away from Rappahannock 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) earthquake occurred 314.5 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 Severe Winter Storm And Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4262: March 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 4262, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter 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 Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1905: April 27, 2010, FEMA Id: 1905, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 23, 2006 to July 06, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1655: July 13, 2006, FEMA Id: 1655, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 Severe Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 01, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1098: January 27, 1996, FEMA Id: 1098, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Rappahannock County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (34%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • England (8%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Ireland (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Other Northern Africa (4%)

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

  • English (19%)
  • American (19%)
  • German (11%)
  • European (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Rappahannock County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,560 (65.8%)
  • Carpooled: 301 (12.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 23 (1.0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 35 (1.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 57 (2.4%)
  • Walked: 111 (4.7%)
  • Worked at home: 303 (12.8%)

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

10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
27 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $65,926.

7.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.99%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.10% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($32,433 average AGI)
1.89% relocated from other states ($12,138 average AGI)
Rappahannock County:

1.89%
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 Fauquier County, VA  1.43% ($34,650 average AGI)
from Culpeper County, VA  1.11% ($27,581)
from Warren County, VA  0.64% ($34,889)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.43% ($76,333)
from Madison County, VA  0.39% ($41,818)
from Prince William County, VA  0.39% ($39,091)


8.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,874 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.70%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.26% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($25,000 average AGI)
2.44% relocated to other states ($11,878 average AGI)
Rappahannock County:

2.44%
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 Culpeper County, VA  1.45% ($32,195 average AGI)
to Fauquier County, VA  1.31% ($41,081)
to Warren County, VA  0.78% ($36,091)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Rappahannock County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Rappahannock County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Rappahannock County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Rappahannock County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Rappahannock County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,370 (1,224 aged, 146 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 244 (17%)

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 Rappahannock County, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (68)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (63)
  • Unspecified dementia (49)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (47)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (43)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (31)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (30)
  • Congestive heart failure (29)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (27)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (26)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,031
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,004

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 28

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,506
  • In family households: 6,332 (1,354 male householders, 889 female householders)
    1,914 spouses, 1,722 children (1,598 natural, 9 adopted, 119 stepchildren), 117 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 37 parents, 158 other relatives, 98 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,148 (459 male householders (390 living alone)), 566 female householders (501 living alone)), 119 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 24

Size of family households: 1,278 2-persons, 307 3-persons, 402 4-persons, 149 5-persons, 58 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 891 1-person, 132 2-persons, 2 5-persons.

965 married couples with children.
255 single-parent households (140 men, 115 women).

95.0% of residents of Rappahannock speak English at home.
3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (23% speak English very well, 51% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (24% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 32% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $47,789,000 ($6,664 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,768,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $29,713,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $8,538,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $183,000
Federal grants: $5,238,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,471,000 ($862,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,646,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $29,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,008,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,364,000

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

Births: 378
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 369
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +283
Here:

+39 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Rappahannock County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.04 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 86
  • 2000 to 2009: 444
  • 1990 to 1999: 626
  • 1980 to 1989: 525
  • 1970 to 1979: 426
  • 1960 to 1969: 402
  • 1950 to 1959: 196
  • 1940 to 1949: 232
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,022
Note: State values scaled to Rappahannock population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rappahannock County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Rappahannock County population
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 10
  • 3 rooms: 38
  • 4 rooms: 151
  • 5 rooms: 395
  • 6 rooms: 475
  • 7 rooms: 426
  • 8 rooms: 332
  • 9+ rooms: 581
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 14
  • 3 rooms: 61
  • 4 rooms: 194
  • 5 rooms: 264
  • 6 rooms: 145
  • 7 rooms: 88
  • 8 rooms: 30
  • 9+ rooms: 39
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rappahannock County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Rappahannock County population
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 51
  • 2 bedrooms: 412
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,320
  • 4 bedrooms: 443
  • 5+ bedrooms: 168
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 88
  • 2 bedrooms: 352
  • 3 bedrooms: 323
  • 4 bedrooms: 69
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
Cars and other vehicles available in Rappahannock County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Rappahannock County population
  • no vehicle: 55
  • 1 vehicle: 416
  • 2 vehicles: 842
  • 3 vehicles: 583
  • 4 vehicles: 328
  • 5+ vehicles: 213
  • no vehicle: 32
  • 1 vehicle: 338
  • 2 vehicles: 346
  • 3 vehicles: 99
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 5+ vehicles: 33

91% of Rappahannock County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Virginia.

Rappahannock County:

91.3%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 3,981
  • Other state: 3,050
  • Northeast: 921
  • Midwest: 407
  • South: 1,298
  • West: 426

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rappahannock County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (37.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.9%)
  • Wood (13.0%)
  • Utility gas (2.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Electricity (51.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.4%)
  • Wood (14.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.8%)
  • Coal or coke (5.6%)
  • Utility gas (2.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 137
Here:

21.7%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 70
Here:

22.7%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 42
Here:

19.4%
Virginia:

19.9%

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)

Rappahannock County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $200,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $91,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $8,315,000
    Police Protection: $403,000
    Fire Protection: $383,000
    Welfare - Other: $374,000
    Solid Waste Management: $357,000
    General - Other: $339,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $278,000
    Corrections - Other: $276,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $260,000
    Central Staff Services: $239,000
    Financial Administration: $194,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $177,000
    Health Services - Other: $154,000
    Libraries: $62,000
    Sewerage: $61,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $58,000
    General Public Buildings: $38,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Higher Education: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $386,000
    Financial Administration: $38,000
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $14,000
    Central Staff: $10,000
    Police Protection: $8,000
    Corrections - Other: $6,000
    Judicial: $5,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $4,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,421,000

Rappahannock County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $93,000
    Sewerage: $72,000
    All Other: $70,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $33,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $0
    Hospital Public: $0
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $795,000
    General Support: $41,000
    Education: $0
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $384,000
    Interest Earnings: $102,000
    Rents: $25,000
    Property Sale Other: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $3,317,000
    Public Welfare: $515,000
    General Support: $395,000
    All Other: $32,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,466,000
    Total General Sales: $305,000
    Public Utilities: $265,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $175,000
    NEC: $104,000
    Other Selective Sales: $100,000

Rappahannock County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,800,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 97
  • Number of aged recipients: 23
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 74
  • Number of recipients under 18: 7
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 53
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 37
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 57
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 30
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