Rockbridge County, Virginia (VA)

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County population in 2012: 22,394 (8% urban, 92% rural); it was 20,808 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,137
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,030
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,585
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,388 (it was 1,901 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Land area: 600 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Rockbridge County: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.6%), Construction (16.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 48%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Rockbridge County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years
Males: 10,996  (46.7%)
Females: 11,311  (53.3%)
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Rockbridge County,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Rockbridge County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,673 ($36,035 in 1999)

This county:

$46673
Virginia:

$62666

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $592 (lower quartile is $434, upper quartile is $851)
This county:

$592
State:

$922


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $175,611 (it was $94,500 in 2000)
Rockbridge:

$175,611
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $104,946 - $303,268
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,230
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $364

Institutionalized population: 142

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


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

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 213 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 2001: 203 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2002: 229 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2003: 108 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2004: 148 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2005: 203 buildings, average cost: $193,100
  • 2006: 197 buildings, average cost: $193,600
  • 2007: 197 buildings, average cost: $197,400
  • 2008: 93 buildings, average cost: $198,300
  • 2009: 59 buildings, average cost: $239,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,213 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,048 (0.7%)

Rockbridge County household income distribution in 2009 Rockbridge County home values distribution Rockbridge County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.0%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.8% for Black residents, 24.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.5% for other race residents, 7.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.0%
Rockbridge County:

13.0%
Virginia:

11.7%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.7% for Black residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 62.3% for other race residents, 7.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 47 years old
(Males: 47 years old, Females: 48 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 49 years old, American Indian residents: 61 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 23 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rockbridge County is $434 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $703 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lexington, Buena Vista, East Lexington, Glasgow, Goshen.

Rockbridge County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2005 air pollution in Rockbridge County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.083 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.074 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Rockbridge County: Marble Spring Shelter (A), Ingleside Trout Farm (B), Natural Bridge Camp for Boys (C), Lexington Golf and Country Club (D), Norvell Flats (E), Camp Bowman (F), Camp PMI (G), Top Dirve Overlook (H), Lake Robertson Recreational Area (I), Glenwood Furnace (J), Smith Tract Campground (K), Rockbridge Alum Springs (L), Rockbridge Baths (M), Locher Tract Picnic Area (N), Camp Ross (O), Camp Baird (P), Camp Olmsted (Q), Whites Gap Overlook (R), Thunder Ridge Overlook (S), Stillhouse Hollow Parking Area (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rockbridge County include: Bethesda Presbyterian Church (A), Fairfield Presbyterian Church (B), Fairfield United Methodist Church (C), Irish Creek Mission (D), Bethany Church (E), Broad Creek Church (F), Buffalo Church (G), Cave Mountain Church (H), Cedar Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pullen Cemetery (1), The Pines Cemetery (2), Tolley Cemetery (3), Wesley Chapel Cemetery (4), Union View Cemetery (5), Timber Ridge Cemetery (6), Stony Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Robertson (A), Cave Mountain Lake (B), Lexington Reservoir (C), Lake Merriweather (D), Lexington Reservoir (E), Cold Sulpher Springs Lake (F), Willow Lake (G), Robertson Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pisgah Branch (A), Wigwam Creek (B), Whitesides Run (C), Whites Run (D), Whistle Creek (E), Waterloo Creek (F), Warm Run (G), Walters Creek (H), Walker Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rockbridge County include: Brownsburg Historic District (1), Alumni Field (2), Smith Baseball Field (3), Maury Monument (4), Rockbridge Alum Springs Historic District (5), Tye River Gap Recreational Area (6), Goshen Wildlife Management Area (7), Captain Dick Smith Baseball Field (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Alleghany County , Amherst County , Augusta County , Bath County , Bedford County , Botetourt County , Nelson County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.2%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 779
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 71.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 416 (51% naturalized citizens)

Rockbridge County:

2.0%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 36
  • 1990 to 1994: 65
  • 1985 to 1989: 82
  • 1980 to 1984: 84
  • 1975 to 1979: 34
  • 1970 to 1974: 12
  • 1970 to 1974: 12
  • 1965 to 1969: 91

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.3%

Rockbridge County marital status for males Rockbridge County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Rockbridge County with a mortgage: 2,304 (177 second mortgage, 272 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,811

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rockbridge County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,38619
Mainline Protestant3,11525
Other782
None15,728-
Rockbridge 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
Rockbridge County:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

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

8.84 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Rockbridge County:

10.1%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Rockbridge County:

27.6%
State:

26.7%

Agriculture in Rockbridge County:

Average size of farms: 199 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $23,505
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $74.68
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.83%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.37%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,957
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.52%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $29,624
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.13%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.78
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.62%
Corn for grain: 1520 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 176 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 149 harvested acres
Vegetables: 41 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 106 acres

Earthquake activity:

Rockbridge County-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 83% 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 85.3 miles away from Rockbridge County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 247.1 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) earthquake occurred 260.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 142.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 278.2 miles away from Rockbridge County center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 146.3 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:


The number of natural disasters in Rockbridge County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • India (24%)
  • Italy (11%)
  • Chile (10%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Asia, n.e.c. (5%)

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

  • United States or American (34%)
  • German (14%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (7%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Rockbridge County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,871 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 1,396 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 44 (0%)
  • Railroad: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 110 (1%)
  • Other means: 78 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 459 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 75 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 60 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 59 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 88 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,272.

5.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,415 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.96% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($24,985 average AGI)
1.65% relocated from other states ($13,430 average AGI)
Rockbridge County:

1.65%
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 Buena Vista city, VA  0.86% ($25,014 average AGI)
from Augusta County, VA  0.62% ($26,039)
from Lexington city, VA  0.45% ($37,216)
from Staunton city, VA  0.27% ($24,364)
from Roanoke city, VA  0.14% ($28,833)
from Alleghany County, VA  0.12% ($40,800)


4.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,329 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.52% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($22,698 average AGI)
1.36% relocated to other states ($11,631 average AGI)
Rockbridge County:

1.36%
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 Buena Vista city, VA  0.94% ($31,260 average AGI)
to Augusta County, VA  0.52% ($33,535)
to Lexington city, VA  0.41% ($27,118)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Rockbridge County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Rockbridge County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Rockbridge County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 2,390 (2,004 aged, 386 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 4%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1120.420
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1068.640

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 14.12

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4.71

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,132

Size of family households: 3,426 2-persons, 1,422 3-persons, 987 4-persons, 386 5-persons, 114 6-persons, 64 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,605 1-person, 432 2-persons, 50 3-persons, 27 4-persons, 21 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

3,237 married couples with children.
966 single-parent households (307 men, 659 women).

97.0% of residents of Rockbridge County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (76% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $184,529,000 ($8752 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $26,114,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $40,710,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,307,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $827,000
Federal grants: $26,108,000
Federal procurement contracts: $43,727,000 ($22,918,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $58,850,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $691,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,612,000
Federal Government insurance: $26,697,000

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

Births: 1,122
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,081
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +418
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Rockbridge County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.06 millions of gallons per day (54% from ground, 46% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 121
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,003
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,143
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,160
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,515
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,474
  • 1950 to 1959: 648
  • 1940 to 1949: 317
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,814
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rockbridge County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 51
  • 3 rooms: 119
  • 4 rooms: 715
  • 5 rooms: 1,669
  • 6 rooms: 1,608
  • 7 rooms: 965
  • 8 rooms: 757
  • 9+ rooms: 701
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 52
  • 3 rooms: 294
  • 4 rooms: 431
  • 5 rooms: 455
  • 6 rooms: 324
  • 7 rooms: 188
  • 8 rooms: 105
  • 9+ rooms: 43
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rockbridge County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 227
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,574
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,522
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,060
  • 5+ bedrooms: 202
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 338
  • 2 bedrooms: 633
  • 3 bedrooms: 666
  • 4 bedrooms: 194
  • 5+ bedrooms: 56
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockbridge County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 202
  • 1 vehicle: 1,479
  • 2 vehicles: 2,634
  • 3 vehicles: 1,592
  • 4 vehicles: 433
  • 5+ vehicles: 245
  • no vehicle: 197
  • 1 vehicle: 698
  • 2 vehicles: 719
  • 3 vehicles: 178
  • 4 vehicles: 83
  • 5+ vehicles: 26

65% of Rockbridge County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Virginia.

Rockbridge County:

65.3%
State average:

53.8%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $72,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rockbridge County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33.0%)
  • Electricity (28.7%)
  • Wood (16.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.6%)
  • Utility gas (5.2%)
  • Electricity (35.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29.5%)
  • Wood (19.2%)
  • Utility gas (9.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 56
Here:

2.7%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 65
Here:

5.8%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 324
Here:

54.9%
Virginia:

20.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Rockbridge County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Elementary & Secondary Education: $3,253,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $22,916,000
    Health Services - Other: $6,054,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,994,000
    Welfare - Other: $1,915,000
    General - Other: $1,739,000
    Police Protection: $1,571,000
    Fire Protection: $1,364,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,360,000
    Housing & Community Development: $916,000
    Financial Administration: $742,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $603,000
    Water Utilities: $458,000
    Parks & Recreation: $363,000
    Sewerage: $332,000
    General Public Buildings: $228,000
    Central Staff Services: $221,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $208,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $137,000
    Regular Highways: $78,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,035,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $566,000
    Libraries: $378,000
    Higher Education: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000,000
    Health - Other: $150,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,982,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $124,000

Rockbridge County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,061,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,060,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $486,000
    Sewerage: $449,000
    Parks & Recreation: $87,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $7,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,281,000
    Health & Hospitals: $471,000
    All Other: $162,000
    General Support: $62,000
    Housing & Community Development: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,449,000
    Education: $902,000
    Health & Hospitals: $183,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,525,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $683,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $673,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $11,862,000
    General Support: $2,644,000
    All Other: $2,083,000
    Health & Hospitals: $1,823,000
    Housing & Community Development: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,106,000
    Total General Sales: $1,700,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,562,000
    Public Utilities: $802,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $407,000
    NEC: $386,000

Rockbridge County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $4,950,000
    Water Utilities: $2,061,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $6,829,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,300,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $16,115,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,000,000
    Water Utilities: $940,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $10,338,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $19,565,000
    Water Utilities: $2,918,000
    Other, NEC: $1,108,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,500,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $491,000
    Other, NEC: $192,000
    Water Utilities: $83,000

Rockbridge County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $15,476,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $19,565,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Rockbridge County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Rockbridge County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Most common first names in Rockbridge County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3672.3 years
Mary3676.5 years
John2974.3 years
Robert2970.6 years
James2569.1 years
Charles2073.9 years
George1571.2 years
Margaret1171.8 years
Annie1182.8 years
Walter1073.7 years
Most common last names in Rockbridge County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Campbell2971.6 years
Ingram1673.1 years
Camden1477.6 years
Thompson1367.2 years
Turner1374.1 years
Tolley1270.4 years
Smith1173.8 years
Bryant1173.4 years
Burke1173.5 years
Watts1078.6 years
Businesses in Rockbridge County, VA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike2
Best Western2Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn2Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza2Sears1
FedEx7Sleep Inn1
Ford1Subway3
Goodwill1Super 81
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Hardee's2Taco Bell1
Hilton1True Value2
Holiday Inn1U-Haul3
Howard Johnson1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS5
Kincaid1Waffle House1
Kroger1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Lane Furniture2Wingate1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1
Lowe's1

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