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Rockbridge County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2016: 22,881 (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: 38 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Rockbridge County: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.3%), Retail trade (12.9%), Construction (12.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.3%), Educational, health and social services (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Rockbridge County, VA (2017)
    • 20,842100.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5812.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5012.4%Two or more races
    • 3821.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1490.7%Asian alone
    • 260.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 170.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

49.0 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years
Males: 11,361  (49.7%)
Females: 11,520  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Rockbridge County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,750 ($36,035 in 1999)
This county:

$56,750
Virginia:

$71,535

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $615 (lower quartile is $467, upper quartile is $885)
This county:

$615
State:

$1005


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $217,477 (it was $94,500 in 2000)
Rockbridge:

$217,477
Virginia:

$273,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $129,772 - $352,356
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,276
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $367

Institutionalized population: 142

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 37
  • Thefts: 209
  • Auto thefts: 7

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 59
  • Thefts: 222
  • Auto thefts: 9
Rockbridge County, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 144 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 1998: 158 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 1999: 178 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 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
  • 2010: 52 buildings, average cost: $199,300
  • 2011: 53 buildings, average cost: $221,200
  • 2012: 56 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2013: 64 buildings, average cost: $181,100
  • 2014: 44 buildings, average cost: $223,500
  • 2015: 109 buildings, average cost: $256,900
  • 2016: 52 buildings, average cost: $220,900
  • 2017: 57 buildings, average cost: $220,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Rockbridge, VA residents
Average permit cost in Rockbridge, VA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,520 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,224 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Rockbridge, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rockbridge, VA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Rockbridge, VA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.7%
Rockbridge County:

13.7%
Virginia:

10.6%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Black residents, 22.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 49.0 years old
(Males: 48.0 years old, Females: 49.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.6 years old, Black residents: 48.4 years old, American Indian residents: 75.7 years old, Asian residents: 36.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.2 years old, Other race residents: 20.9 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

2018 air pollution in Rockbridge County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.023 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Coffey County, Kansas , Somerset County, Maryland , Wayne County, Utah , Dallas County, Missouri , Goochland County , Montezuma County, Colorado , Webster County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Virginia:

3.0%

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

Current college students: 779
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 537 (71.7% naturalized citizens)

Rockbridge County:

2.3%
Whole state:

12.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1632010 or later
  • 802000 to 2009
  • 671990 to 1999
  • 1661980 to 1989
  • 461970 to 1979
  • 103Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 9,339
  • One, attached: 122
  • Two: 156
  • 3 or 4: 71
  • 5 to 9: 202
  • 10 to 19: 91
  • 20 to 49: 61
  • 50 or more: 59
  • Mobile homes: 1,312
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 40

Housing units in Rockbridge County with a mortgage: 3,811 (125 second mortgage, 613 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,597

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

68.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rockbridge County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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:

  • 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 Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 18, 2009 to December 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1874: February 16, 2010, FEMA Id: 1874, 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
  • 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
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Rockbridge County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Rockbridge

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,502 (78.5%)
  • Carpooled: 537 (7.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 18 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 117 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 39 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 131 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 727 (10.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Korea (15%)
  • Ethiopia (11%)
  • Mexico (10%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • Sweden (7%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Romania (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Rockbridge County


  • American (25%)
  • English (12%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Scotch-Irish (6%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $59,597.

7.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Virginia average:

9.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.23% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($32,962 average AGI)
2.02% relocated from other states ($27,590 average AGI)
Rockbridge County:

2.02%
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 Buena Vista city, VA  1.24% ($30,636 average AGI)
from Lexington city, VA  1.03% ($69,573)
from Augusta County, VA  0.58% ($36,860)
from Botetourt County, VA  0.26% ($38,045)


6.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Virginia average:

9.76%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.77% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($32,114 average AGI)
1.33% relocated to other states ($12,123 average AGI)
Rockbridge County:

1.33%
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 Buena Vista city, VA  1.14% ($25,031 average AGI)
to Lexington city, VA  0.93% ($43,316)
to Augusta County, VA  0.59% ($50,360)

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 2014: 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 population in Rockbridge County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Rockbridge County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Rockbridge County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rockbridge County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rockbridge County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rockbridge County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Rockbridge County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,419 (3,670 aged, 749 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 508 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (228)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (223)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (197)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (150)
  • Unspecified dementia (137)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (131)
  • Congestive heart failure (123)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (113)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (79)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (63)

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: 1,120
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,069

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

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,881
  • In family households: 18,693 (3,412 male householders, 2,822 female householders)
    5,133 spouses, 5,298 children (4,768 natural, 175 adopted, 359 stepchildren), 626 grandchildren, 102 brothers or sisters, 395 parents, 444 other relatives, 455 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,988 (1,331 male householders (1,066 living alone)), 1,803 female householders (1,454 living alone)), 849 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 208

Size of family households: 3,531 2-persons, 1,072 3-persons, 961 4-persons, 482 5-persons, 76 6-persons, 142 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,520 1-person, 542 2-persons, 53 3-persons, 15 4-persons.

2,575 married couples with children.
829 single-parent households (393 men, 436 women).

96.2% of residents of Rockbridge speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $184,529,000 ($8,752 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:

6.2
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Rockbridge County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Rockbridge County, Virginia
  • 1162014 or later
  • 3762010 to 2013
  • 2,0412000 to 2009
  • 1,9181990 to 1999
  • 1,1981980 to 1989
  • 1,3691970 to 1979
  • 1,2951960 to 1969
  • 7321950 to 1959
  • 4991940 to 1949
  • 1,7951939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rockbridge County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockbridge County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockbridge County, Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 1493 rooms
  • 7514 rooms
  • 1,3485 rooms
  • 1,7706 rooms
  • 9057 rooms
  • 1,1178 rooms
  • 1,2389+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockbridge County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockbridge County, Virginia
  • 261 room
  • 822 rooms
  • 1683 rooms
  • 6434 rooms
  • 4835 rooms
  • 2376 rooms
  • 1527 rooms
  • 1128 rooms
  • 1449+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rockbridge County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockbridge County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockbridge County, Virginia
  • 22no bedroom
  • 1011 bedroom
  • 1,2382 bedrooms
  • 4,3803 bedrooms
  • 1,0554 bedrooms
  • 4345+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockbridge County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockbridge County, Virginia
  • 26no bedroom
  • 3351 bedroom
  • 7982 bedrooms
  • 7683 bedrooms
  • 904 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockbridge County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockbridge County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rockbridge County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 113no vehicle
  • 1,3141 vehicle
  • 3,0452 vehicles
  • 1,8193 vehicles
  • 7064 vehicles
  • 3615+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockbridge County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rockbridge County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 179no vehicle
  • 8721 vehicle
  • 7462 vehicles
  • 1563 vehicles
  • 554 vehicles
  • 715+ vehicles

88.9% of Rockbridge County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Virginia.

Rockbridge County:

88.9%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 15,360
  • Other state: 6,501
  • Northeast: 2,434
  • Midwest: 852
  • South: 2,678
  • West: 517
Year householders moved into unit in Rockbridge County, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rockbridge County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 43.9%Electricity
  • 17.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.9%Wood
  • 12.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.4%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.4%Electricity
  • 19.1%Wood
  • 12.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.5%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 317
Here:

16.8%
Virginia:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 63
Here:

7.0%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 313
Here:

62.7%
Virginia:

19.8%

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

Rockbridge County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $237,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,504,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,022,000
    Sewerage: $1,292,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,035,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $492,000
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $30,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,080,000
    General - Other: $5,098,000
    General Public Buildings: $85,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $30,791,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,797,000
    General - Other: $3,243,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,768,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,372,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,257,000
    Police Protection: $1,939,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,496,000
    Sewerage: $1,399,000
    Water Utilities: $1,399,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,294,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,279,000
    Financial Administration: $1,068,000
    Health - Other: $544,000
    General Public Buildings: $492,000
    Central Staff Services: $429,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $381,000
    Parks and Recreation: $345,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $138,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $38,000
    Transit Utilities: $18,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,130,000
    Other: $324,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
    Housing and Community Development: $57,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,265,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $1,963,000
    Other - General - Other: $887,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $619,000
    Other - Libraries: $564,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $313,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $68,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $55,000
    Other - Corrections: $42,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,136,000
    Education: $1,275,000
    Transit Utilities: $36,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,350,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,632,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,124,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,406,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $259,000
    General Revenue - Other: $180,000
    Sale of Property: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
    Rents: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $381,000
    Police Protection: $144,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,629,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,292,000
    Transit Utilities: $20,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,854,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $13,807,000
    Public Welfare: $4,242,000
    Other: $2,477,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,450,000
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,837,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,055,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,541,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $914,000
    Other Selective Sales: $783,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $538,000
    Other: $283,000
    Other License: $172,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,864,000

Rockbridge County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $237,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,504,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,022,000
    Sewerage: $1,292,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,035,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $492,000
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $30,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,080,000
    General - Other: $5,098,000
    General Public Buildings: $85,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $30,791,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,797,000
    General - Other: $3,243,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,768,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,372,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,257,000
    Police Protection: $1,939,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,496,000
    Sewerage: $1,399,000
    Water Utilities: $1,399,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,294,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,279,000
    Financial Administration: $1,068,000
    Health - Other: $544,000
    General Public Buildings: $492,000
    Central Staff Services: $429,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $381,000
    Parks and Recreation: $345,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $138,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $38,000
    Transit Utilities: $18,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,130,000
    Other: $324,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
    Housing and Community Development: $57,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,265,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $1,963,000
    Other - General - Other: $887,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $619,000
    Other - Libraries: $564,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $313,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $68,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $55,000
    Other - Corrections: $42,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,136,000
    Education: $1,275,000
    Transit Utilities: $36,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,350,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,632,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,124,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,406,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $259,000
    General Revenue - Other: $180,000
    Sale of Property: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
    Rents: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $381,000
    Police Protection: $144,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,629,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,292,000
    Transit Utilities: $20,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,854,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $13,807,000
    Public Welfare: $4,242,000
    Other: $2,477,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,450,000
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,837,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,055,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,541,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $914,000
    Other Selective Sales: $783,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $538,000
    Other: $283,000
    Other License: $172,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,864,000

Rockbridge County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $237,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,504,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,022,000
    Sewerage: $1,292,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,035,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $492,000
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $30,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,080,000
    General - Other: $5,098,000
    General Public Buildings: $85,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $30,791,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,797,000
    General - Other: $3,243,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,768,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,372,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,257,000
    Police Protection: $1,939,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,496,000
    Sewerage: $1,399,000
    Water Utilities: $1,399,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,294,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,279,000
    Financial Administration: $1,068,000
    Health - Other: $544,000
    General Public Buildings: $492,000
    Central Staff Services: $429,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $381,000
    Parks and Recreation: $345,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $138,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $38,000
    Transit Utilities: $18,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,130,000
    Other: $324,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
    Housing and Community Development: $57,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,265,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $1,963,000
    Other - General - Other: $887,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $619,000
    Other - Libraries: $564,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $313,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $68,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $55,000
    Other - Corrections: $42,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,136,000
    Education: $1,275,000
    Transit Utilities: $36,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,350,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,632,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,124,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,406,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $259,000
    General Revenue - Other: $180,000
    Sale of Property: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
    Rents: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $381,000
    Police Protection: $144,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,629,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,292,000
    Transit Utilities: $20,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,854,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $13,807,000
    Public Welfare: $4,242,000
    Other: $2,477,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,450,000
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,837,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,055,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,541,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $914,000
    Other Selective Sales: $783,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $538,000
    Other: $283,000
    Other License: $172,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,864,000

Rockbridge County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $237,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,504,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,022,000
    Sewerage: $1,292,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,035,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $492,000
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $30,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,080,000
    General - Other: $5,098,000
    General Public Buildings: $85,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $30,791,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,797,000
    General - Other: $3,243,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,768,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,372,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,257,000
    Police Protection: $1,939,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,496,000
    Sewerage: $1,399,000
    Water Utilities: $1,399,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,294,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,279,000
    Financial Administration: $1,068,000
    Health - Other: $544,000
    General Public Buildings: $492,000
    Central Staff Services: $429,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $381,000
    Parks and Recreation: $345,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $138,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $38,000
    Transit Utilities: $18,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,130,000
    Other: $324,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
    Housing and Community Development: $57,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,265,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $1,963,000
    Other - General - Other: $887,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $619,000
    Other - Libraries: $564,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $313,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $68,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $55,000
    Other - Corrections: $42,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,136,000
    Education: $1,275,000
    Transit Utilities: $36,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,350,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,632,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,124,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,406,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $259,000
    General Revenue - Other: $180,000
    Sale of Property: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
    Rents: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $381,000
    Police Protection: $144,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,629,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,292,000
    Transit Utilities: $20,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,854,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $13,807,000
    Public Welfare: $4,242,000
    Other: $2,477,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,450,000
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,837,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,055,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,541,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $914,000
    Other Selective Sales: $783,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $538,000
    Other: $283,000
    Other License: $172,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,864,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 390
  • Number of aged recipients: 47
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 343
  • Number of recipients under 18: 56
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 233
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 101
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 180
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 159
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

Rockbridge County on our top lists:

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