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Spotsylvania County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2017: 133,033 (68% urban, 32% rural); it was 90,395 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 28,100
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,158
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 25,736
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,684 (it was 5,572 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%

Land area: 401 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 332 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Spotsylvania County: 164.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (36.4%), Educational, health and social services (14.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Spotsylvania County, VA (2017)
    • 90,478100.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 19,20621.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 13,09614.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5,5496.1%Two or more races
    • 3,5423.9%Asian alone
    • 8701.0%Some other race alone
    • 2920.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years
Males: 65,866  (49.5%)
Females: 67,167  (50.5%)
Average household size:
Spotsylvania County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $86,491 ($57,525 in 1999)
This county:

$86,491
Virginia:

$71,535

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $1,210 (lower quartile is $989, upper quartile is $1,468)
This county:

$1210
State:

$1005


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $285,900 (it was $125,700 in 2000)
Spotsylvania:

$285,900
Virginia:

$273,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $218,300 - $378,600

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $321,167
Here:

$321,167
State:

$361,495

Townhouses or other attached units: $206,550
Here:

$206,550
State:

$349,009

In 2-unit structures: $256,540
Here:

$256,540
State:

$281,083

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $195,516
Here:

$195,516
State:

$253,419

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $193,643
Here:

$193,643
State:

$312,958

Mobile homes: $85,447
Here:

$85,447
State:

$70,345

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,104
Here:

$6,104
State:

$68,041

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,707
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $391

Institutionalized population: 413

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 22
  • Robberies: 20
  • Assaults: 139
  • Burglaries: 91
  • Thefts: 1825
  • Auto thefts: 87
Spotsylvania County, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1117 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 1998: 1562 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 1999: 1463 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2000: 1460 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2001: 1903 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2002: 1651 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2003: 1596 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 2004: 1290 buildings, average cost: $197,400
  • 2005: 1511 buildings, average cost: $190,100
  • 2006: 1174 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2007: 580 buildings, average cost: $261,400
  • 2008: 131 buildings, average cost: $276,600
  • 2009: 258 buildings, average cost: $230,600
  • 2010: 254 buildings, average cost: $232,300
  • 2011: 248 buildings, average cost: $231,900
  • 2012: 300 buildings, average cost: $251,400
  • 2013: 362 buildings, average cost: $256,000
  • 2014: 375 buildings, average cost: $256,000
  • 2015: 390 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 2016: 420 buildings, average cost: $260,900
  • 2017: 689 buildings, average cost: $271,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Spotsylvania, VA residents
Average permit cost in Spotsylvania, VA
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,943 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,601 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Spotsylvania, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Spotsylvania, VA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Spotsylvania, VA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.7%
Spotsylvania County:

6.7%
Virginia:

10.6%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Black residents, 12.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.5% for American Indian residents, 58.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.0% for other race residents, 10.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.4 years old
(Males: 36.8 years old, Females: 39.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.2 years old, Black residents: 38.9 years old, American Indian residents: 34.1 years old, Asian residents: 39.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.8 years old, Other race residents: 32.2 years old)

Area name: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Spotsylvania County is $1080 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1225 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1580 a month.

Cities in this county include: Spotsylvania Courthouse, Lake Wilderness.

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

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Neighboring counties: Accomack County , Clark County, Indiana , Harrison County, Indiana , Mineral County, Colorado , Madison County , Orange County, Indiana , Warrick County, Indiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Virginia:

3.0%

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

Current college students: 3,690
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 8,141 (65.3% naturalized citizens)

Spotsylvania County:

6.1%
Whole state:

12.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,4502010 or later
  • 2,9922000 to 2009
  • 2,3311990 to 1999
  • 7081980 to 1989
  • 6151970 to 1979
  • 789Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 36.2%

Spotsylvania County marital status for males Spotsylvania County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 37,034
  • One, attached: 3,936
  • Two: 299
  • 3 or 4: 389
  • 5 to 9: 390
  • 10 to 19: 1,433
  • 20 to 49: 1,072
  • 50 or more: 715
  • Mobile homes: 1,996

Housing units in Spotsylvania County with a mortgage: 25,756 (960 second mortgage, 2,398 home equity loan, 347 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,833

Here:

80.6% with mortgage
State:

68.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Spotsylvania County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,83151
Catholic9,6273
Other6,27611
Mainline Protestant6,15515
Orthodox2251
None75,283-
Spotsylvania 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: 22
Spotsylvania County:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Spotsylvania County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 65
This county:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Spotsylvania County:

9.2%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Spotsylvania County:

29.2%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.0%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Spotsylvania County:

Average size of farms: 153 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,090
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $96.99
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.86%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 70.70%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,428
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 31.83%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.84%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,238
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.43%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.22
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 9.67%
Corn for grain: 3132 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 487 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1954 harvested acres
Vegetables: 60 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 62 acres

Earthquake activity:

Spotsylvania County-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 85% 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 46.4 miles away from Spotsylvania 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 271.0 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 168.6 miles away from the county center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.9 miles away from the county center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 36.7 miles away from Spotsylvania County center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 71.3 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 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 Earthquake, Incident Period: August 23, 2011 to October 25, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4042: November 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 4042, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • Virginia Severe 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 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 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 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
  • Virginia Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: March 01, 1994 to March 05, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1021: April 11, 1994, FEMA Id: 1021, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Storm
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Spotsylvania County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Spotsylvania

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 30,789 (79.9%)
  • Carpooled: 3,800 (9.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 89 (0.2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0.0%)
  • Railroad: 45 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 417 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 55 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 311 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 3,190 (8.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

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


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • El Salvador (17%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Guatemala (7%)
  • India (5%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Honduras (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Spotsylvania County


  • American (12%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 369 people in nursing homes
  • 133 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 52 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 413 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 56 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 55 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $77,901.

9.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,205 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.83%
Virginia average:

9.50%


1.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($6,970 average AGI)
Spotsylvania County:

1.05%
Virginia average:

0.18%

6.33% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($33,908 average AGI)
2.46% relocated from other states ($14,327 average AGI)
Spotsylvania County:

2.46%
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 Stafford County, VA  1.62% ($52,179 average AGI)
from Fredericksburg city, VA  1.22% ($35,409)
from Prince William County, VA  0.73% ($66,129)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.43% ($79,682)
from Caroline County, VA  0.38% ($52,833)
from Orange County, VA  0.29% ($48,808)
from King George County, VA  0.20% ($51,878)


8.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($57,135 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.80%
Virginia average:

9.76%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($571 average AGI)
Spotsylvania County:

0.07%
Virginia average:

0.17%

5.77% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($34,250 average AGI)
2.96% relocated to other states ($22,313 average AGI)
Spotsylvania County:

2.96%
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 Stafford County, VA  1.14% ($51,037 average AGI)
to Fredericksburg city, VA  1.11% ($52,186)
to Caroline County, VA  0.53% ($45,172)
to Orange County, VA  0.39% ($50,838)
to Prince William County, VA  0.38% ($56,384)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.25% ($57,208)
to Henrico County, VA  0.17% ($52,762)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 1.6

Births per 1000 population in Spotsylvania County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Spotsylvania County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Spotsylvania County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Spotsylvania County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Spotsylvania County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Spotsylvania County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Spotsylvania County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Spotsylvania County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Spotsylvania County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,448 (9,577 aged, 1,871 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,303 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (784)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (635)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (530)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (392)
  • Unspecified dementia (360)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (332)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (286)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (248)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (238)
  • Congestive heart failure (224)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,509
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 547
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 107.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 47.4
  • Poisoning - 29.8
  • Other - 29.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 133,033
  • In family households: 119,773 (17,654 male householders, 15,251 female householders)
    26,596 spouses, 43,709 children (41,285 natural, 760 adopted, 1,664 stepchildren), 4,804 grandchildren, 1,428 brothers or sisters, 2,762 parents, 3,664 other relatives, 3,905 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,773 (4,118 male householders (3,262 living alone)), 5,937 female householders (4,965 living alone)), 2,718 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 487

Size of family households: 12,963 2-persons, 8,153 3-persons, 5,746 4-persons, 3,273 5-persons, 1,736 6-persons, 1,034 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,227 1-person, 1,596 2-persons, 193 3-persons, 39 6-persons.

22,106 married couples with children.
5,308 single-parent households (1,889 men, 3,419 women).

88.4% of residents of Spotsylvania speak English at home.
6.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $302,750,000 ($2,707 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $78,601,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $182,562,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,341,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $446,000
Federal grants: $17,271,000
Federal procurement contracts: $61,890,000 ($60,742,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $15,240,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,220,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $312,488,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,973,000

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

Births: 8,218
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,255
Here:

28 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +335
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +21,015
Here:

+180 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Spotsylvania County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.31 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.5
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • 3,0692014 or later
  • 1,2472010 to 2013
  • 13,4982000 to 2009
  • 12,0741990 to 1999
  • 8,8521980 to 1989
  • 5,1001970 to 1979
  • 1,3381960 to 1969
  • 8341950 to 1959
  • 3601940 to 1949
  • 8921939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 372 rooms
  • 3253 rooms
  • 1,6664 rooms
  • 3,6905 rooms
  • 4,3396 rooms
  • 6,3397 rooms
  • 5,7908 rooms
  • 10,4039+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • 1031 room
  • 3492 rooms
  • 1,3293 rooms
  • 1,6524 rooms
  • 2,2435 rooms
  • 1,3126 rooms
  • 9627 rooms
  • 1,0118 rooms
  • 1,4109+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2411 bedroom
  • 2,0982 bedrooms
  • 13,6013 bedrooms
  • 12,7614 bedrooms
  • 3,8885+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • 103no bedroom
  • 1,4571 bedroom
  • 2,8342 bedrooms
  • 3,5073 bedrooms
  • 2,2184 bedrooms
  • 2525+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Spotsylvania County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Spotsylvania County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Spotsylvania County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 567no vehicle
  • 5,9111 vehicle
  • 13,3312 vehicles
  • 7,7923 vehicles
  • 3,1484 vehicles
  • 1,8405+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Spotsylvania County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Spotsylvania County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 674no vehicle
  • 4,2171 vehicle
  • 3,0672 vehicles
  • 1,8103 vehicles
  • 5514 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles

87.3% of Spotsylvania 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, 67% lived in Virginia.

Spotsylvania County:

87.3%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 64,925
  • Other state: 56,970
  • Northeast: 16,354
  • Midwest: 9,855
  • South: 25,162
  • West: 5,599
Year householders moved into unit in Spotsylvania County, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Spotsylvania County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.8%Electricity
  • 29.7%Utility gas
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 74.4%Electricity
  • 23.2%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,857
Here:

12.8%
Virginia:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,048
Here:

11.5%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,011
Here:

17.4%
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

Spotsylvania County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,827,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,263,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $4,619,000
    Other: $4,524,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $472,000
    Parks and Recreation: $358,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $268,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $27,489,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $19,411,000
    Water Utilities: $6,196,000
    Sewerage: $3,098,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $247,918,000
    Police Protection: $22,026,000
    Local Fire Protection: $19,467,000
    Water Utilities: $11,450,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $8,917,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,842,000
    General - Other: $8,289,000
    Financial Administration: $6,670,000
    Sewerage: $5,725,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,525,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,048,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,419,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,066,000
    Libraries: $4,005,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,166,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,763,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,080,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,880,000
    Health - Other: $648,000
    Other Higher Education: $230,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $14,251,000
    Other: $2,391,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,945,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,114,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $5,552,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $400,138,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $397,716,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $103,281,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,860,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,200,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,900,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $300,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,212,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,851,000
    Rents: $594,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $403,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $360,000
    Sale of Property: $91,000
    Special Assessments: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,454,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $189,762,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,567,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $340,000
    Beginning: $49,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,900,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $139,457,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,095,000
    Other: $10,479,000
    Public Welfare: $9,887,000
  • Tax - Property: $160,998,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,124,000
    Other Selective Sales: $9,841,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,652,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $3,395,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,182,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,135,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,967,000
    Other License: $380,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $143,867,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,605,000

Spotsylvania County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,827,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,263,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $4,619,000
    Other: $4,524,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $472,000
    Parks and Recreation: $358,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $268,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $27,489,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $19,411,000
    Water Utilities: $6,196,000
    Sewerage: $3,098,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $247,918,000
    Police Protection: $22,026,000
    Local Fire Protection: $19,467,000
    Water Utilities: $11,450,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $8,917,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,842,000
    General - Other: $8,289,000
    Financial Administration: $6,670,000
    Sewerage: $5,725,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,525,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,048,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,419,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,066,000
    Libraries: $4,005,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,166,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,763,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,080,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,880,000
    Health - Other: $648,000
    Other Higher Education: $230,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $14,251,000
    Other: $2,391,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,945,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,114,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $5,552,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $400,138,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $397,716,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $103,281,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,860,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,200,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,900,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $300,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,212,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,851,000
    Rents: $594,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $403,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $360,000
    Sale of Property: $91,000
    Special Assessments: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,454,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $189,762,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,567,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $340,000
    Beginning: $49,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,900,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $139,457,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,095,000
    Other: $10,479,000
    Public Welfare: $9,887,000
  • Tax - Property: $160,998,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,124,000
    Other Selective Sales: $9,841,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,652,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $3,395,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,182,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,135,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,967,000
    Other License: $380,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $143,867,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,605,000

Spotsylvania County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,827,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,263,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $4,619,000
    Other: $4,524,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $472,000
    Parks and Recreation: $358,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $268,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $27,489,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $19,411,000
    Water Utilities: $6,196,000
    Sewerage: $3,098,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $247,918,000
    Police Protection: $22,026,000
    Local Fire Protection: $19,467,000
    Water Utilities: $11,450,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $8,917,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,842,000
    General - Other: $8,289,000
    Financial Administration: $6,670,000
    Sewerage: $5,725,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,525,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,048,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,419,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,066,000
    Libraries: $4,005,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,166,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,763,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,080,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,880,000
    Health - Other: $648,000
    Other Higher Education: $230,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $14,251,000
    Other: $2,391,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,945,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,114,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $5,552,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $400,138,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $397,716,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $103,281,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,860,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,200,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,900,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $300,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,212,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,851,000
    Rents: $594,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $403,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $360,000
    Sale of Property: $91,000
    Special Assessments: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,454,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $189,762,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,567,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $340,000
    Beginning: $49,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,900,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $139,457,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,095,000
    Other: $10,479,000
    Public Welfare: $9,887,000
  • Tax - Property: $160,998,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,124,000
    Other Selective Sales: $9,841,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,652,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $3,395,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,182,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,135,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,967,000
    Other License: $380,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $143,867,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,605,000

Spotsylvania County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,827,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,263,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $4,619,000
    Other: $4,524,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $472,000
    Parks and Recreation: $358,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $268,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $27,489,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $19,411,000
    Water Utilities: $6,196,000
    Sewerage: $3,098,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $247,918,000
    Police Protection: $22,026,000
    Local Fire Protection: $19,467,000
    Water Utilities: $11,450,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $8,917,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,842,000
    General - Other: $8,289,000
    Financial Administration: $6,670,000
    Sewerage: $5,725,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,525,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,048,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,419,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,066,000
    Libraries: $4,005,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,166,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,763,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,080,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,880,000
    Health - Other: $648,000
    Other Higher Education: $230,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $14,251,000
    Other: $2,391,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,945,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,114,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $5,552,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $400,138,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $397,716,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $103,281,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,860,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,200,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,900,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $300,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,212,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,851,000
    Rents: $594,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $403,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $360,000
    Sale of Property: $91,000
    Special Assessments: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,454,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $189,762,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,567,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $340,000
    Beginning: $49,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,900,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $139,457,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,095,000
    Other: $10,479,000
    Public Welfare: $9,887,000
  • Tax - Property: $160,998,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,124,000
    Other Selective Sales: $9,841,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,652,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $3,395,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,182,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,135,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,967,000
    Other License: $380,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $143,867,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,605,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 926
  • Number of aged recipients: 86
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 840
  • Number of recipients under 18: 205
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 559
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 162
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 303
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 387
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,269$211,757583$204,7632,680$235,002138$78,0512$7,294,000325$233,10847$116,553
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED45$199,15629$275,862222$234,64922$21,1360$021$220,76210$100,700
APPLICATIONS DENIED165$222,37680$210,8631,229$254,180108$81,6940$080$202,96344$96,068
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN177$213,215109$188,670867$251,64132$98,2190$064$207,17217$115,294
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS17$244,29418$252,000197$251,65014$144,9290$025$242,4005$106,800
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED62$250,50041$269,6343$248,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$323,50012$315,7502$224,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$325,7148$291,2502$318,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$286,0009$298,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$302,0001$161,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Spotsylvania, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Spotsylvania, VA - Value
Most common first names in Spotsylvania County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11172.2 years
John9372.5 years
Mary8377.7 years
William8272.3 years
Robert5569.3 years
Charles5069.3 years
George4769.4 years
Joseph3173.6 years
Margaret3079.0 years
Dorothy2977.4 years
Most common last names in Spotsylvania County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brooks6072.5 years
Lewis4173.3 years
Carter3272.2 years
Williams3271.3 years
Coleman2972.4 years
Payne2875.0 years
Brown2672.5 years
Smith2471.1 years
Wheeler2377.7 years
Chewning2279.7 years
Businesses in Spotsylvania County, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven7Home Depot1
ALDI1Hot Topic1
AMF Bowling1JCPenney1
AT&T3Jones New York1
Advance Auto Parts1Journeys1
Aeropostale1KFC1
American Eagle Outfitters1Kmart1
Applebee's1Kohl's1
Arby's1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Avenue1Little Caesars Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins1Lowe's1
Bath & Body Works1Macy's1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Marriott1
Burger King3MasterBrand Cabinets5
CVS4McDonald's2
Cache1Men's Wearhouse1
CarMax1Motherhood Maternity2
Casual Male XL1New Balance1
Charlotte Russe1New York & Co1
Chick-Fil-A3Nike4
Chipotle1Pac Sun1
Circle K1Panera Bread1
Cold Stone Creamery1Papa John's Pizza2
Coldwater Creek1Payless2
ColorTyme1PetSmart1
Comfort Inn1Popeyes1
Costco1Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless3Red Lobster1
Curves3Red Robin1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid3
Deb1SAS Shoes1
Decora Cabinetry2SONIC Drive-In2
Dennys1Sears2
Domino's Pizza3Sephora1
DressBarn1Sleep Inn1
Dressbarn1Spencer Gifts1
Dunkin Donuts3Sprint Nextel3
Express1Starbucks3
Famous Footwear1Steak 'n Shake1
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile3
FedEx8Taco Bell1
Finish Line1Target1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2The Room Place1
Foot Locker1U-Haul2
GNC3UPS9
GameStop4Value City Furniture1
Giant2Vans2
Goodwill1Verizon Wireless2
Gymboree1Victoria's Secret1
H&R Block2Walgreens2
Hardee's1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's2
Hollister Co.1YMCA1

Spotsylvania County on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"