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Surry County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2014: 6,790 (all rural); it was 6,829 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,401
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 792
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,017
Renter-occupied apartments: 633 (it was 602 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 279 sq. mi.

Water area: 31.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Surry County: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (97.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 4%
  • Government: 96%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 0%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Surry County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (50.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (45.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.2%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years
Males: 3,351  (49.4%)
Females: 3,439  (50.6%)
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Surry County,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Surry County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,373 ($37,558 in 1999)

This county:

$46373
Virginia:

$62666

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $466 (lower quartile is $311, upper quartile is $736)
This county:

$466
State:

$922


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $158,098 (it was $82,800 in 2000)
Surry:

$158,098
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $96,336 - $240,008
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,118
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $396

Institutionalized population: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 33
  • Thefts: 34
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 25
  • Thefts: 56
  • Auto thefts: 3
Surry County, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 53 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2001: 47 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2002: 52 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2003: 75 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2004: 72 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2005: 82 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2006: 67 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2007: 72 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2008: 58 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2009: 43 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $166,500

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: $1,152 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $933 (0.8%)

Surry County household income distribution in 2009 Surry County home values distribution Surry County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.5%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Black residents, 77.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.9%
Surry County:

11.9%
Virginia:

11.7%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.6% for Black residents, 72.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 109.1% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 45 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 40 years old, Asian residents: 45 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old, Other race residents: 48 years old)

Area name: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Surry County is $706 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $811 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1118 a month.

Cities in this county include: Claremont, Dendron, Surry, Scotland.

Surry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Bland County , Hopkins County, Kentucky , Letcher County, Kentucky , Salem city .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 211
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 33 (70% naturalized citizens)

Surry County:

0.5%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 6
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 4
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 6
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1965 to 1969: 15

Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 29.7%

Surry County marital status for males Surry County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,353
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 10
  • 3 or 4: 34
  • 5 to 9: 56
  • 10 to 19: 30
  • 20 or more: 22
  • Mobile homes: 768

Housing units in Surry County with a mortgage: 806 (108 second mortgage, 88 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 395

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Surry County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,47810
Mainline Protestant51310
Black Protestant4143
Other1-
Catholic--
None4,652-
Surry 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: 1
Surry County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Surry County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Surry County:

12.4%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Surry County:

31.6%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Surry County:

Average size of farms: 394 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $156,006
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $159,020
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 73.97%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.12%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $86,615
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.47%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.33
Corn for grain: 6720 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7037 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 3840 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 14863 harvested acres
Vegetables: 33 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Surry County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 1707319.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 fatalities and 246 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/6/1993, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Surry County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 86% 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 64.5 miles away from Surry 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 78.5 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 71.3 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 227.3 miles away from the 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 83.2 miles away from Surry 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 356.1 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:

  • VirginiaSevere Storms and Flooding Associated with Tropical Depression Ida and a Nor'easter, Incident Period: November 11, 2009 to November 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1862): December 9, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1862, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Tropical Depression
  • VirginiaSevere Storms and Flooding, Including Severe Storms and Flooding Associated with Tropical Depression Ernesto, Incident Period: August 29, 2006 to September 7, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1661): September 22, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1661, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Tropical Depression
  • VirginiaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3240): September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaHurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to October 1, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1491): September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1491, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1318): February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1318, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • VirginiaHurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 13, 1999 to September 26, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1293): September 18, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1293, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaHurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 5, 1996 to September 23, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1135): September 6, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1135, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaBlizzard, Incident Period: January 6, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1086): January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1086, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • VirginiaIce Storm, Severe Storm, Flooding, Incident Period: February 8, 1994 to February 12, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1014): March 10, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1014, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Storm, Flood
  • VirginiaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 14, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3112): March 25, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3112, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Surry County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 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
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

  • Germany (58%)
  • Other Caribbean (18%)
  • United Kingdom (12%)
  • Italy (6%)
  • Korea (6%)

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

  • United States or American (13%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • African (2%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Surry County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,364 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 604 (19%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 29 (1%)
  • Other means: 33 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 98 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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

Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,697.

6.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.39% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($33,848 average AGI)
1.15% relocated from other states ($5,121 average AGI)
Surry County:

1.15%
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 Isle of Wight County, VA  0.99% ($32,920 average AGI)
from Newport News city, VA  0.55% ($39,786)
from Sussex County, VA  0.44% ($21,182)


7.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,668 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.87% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($25,281 average AGI)
1.80% relocated to other states ($9,388 average AGI)
Surry County:

1.80%
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 Isle of Wight County, VA  0.98% ($47,040 average AGI)
to Newport News city, VA  0.67% ($29,235)
to Sussex County, VA  0.63% ($17,563)
to James City County, VA  0.55% ($29,643)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Births per 1000 population in Surry County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Surry County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Surry County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Surry County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Surry County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,171 (949 aged, 222 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 152 (10%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (79)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (73)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (53)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (45)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (38)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (33)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (27)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (25)
  • Unspecified dementia (23)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (21)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 926.850
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 798.520

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,058
  • In family households: 6,061 (1,362 male householders, 613 female householders)
    1,455 spouses, 1,922 children (1,751 natural, 57 adopted, 114 stepchildren), 333 grandchildren, 52 brothers or sisters, 52 parents, 82 other relatives, 130 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 997 (457 male householders (372 living alone)), 394 female householders (355 living alone)), 146 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 910 2-persons, 451 3-persons, 344 4-persons, 171 5-persons, 61 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 727 1-person, 109 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 1 4-persons, 3 5-persons.

1,069 married couples with children.
347 single-parent households (73 men, 274 women).

98.3% of residents of Surry County speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (35% speak English very well, 65% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $38,783,000 ($5564 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,665,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $18,731,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,961,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,010,000
Federal grants: $5,958,000
Federal procurement contracts: $772,000 ($25,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,351,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,569,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,944,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,637,000

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

Births: 393
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 408
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +210
Here:

+30 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Surry County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.13 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 5
  • 2000 to 2004: 489
  • 1990 to 1999: 543
  • 1980 to 1989: 414
  • 1970 to 1979: 515
  • 1960 to 1969: 447
  • 1950 to 1959: 278
  • 1940 to 1949: 176
  • 1939 or earlier: 574
Rooms in houses/apartments in Surry County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 42
  • 4 rooms: 158
  • 5 rooms: 455
  • 6 rooms: 464
  • 7 rooms: 380
  • 8 rooms: 265
  • 9+ rooms: 253
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 22
  • 3 rooms: 74
  • 4 rooms: 129
  • 5 rooms: 181
  • 6 rooms: 75
  • 7 rooms: 66
  • 8 rooms: 28
  • 9+ rooms: 27
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Surry County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 22
  • 2 bedrooms: 421
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,175
  • 4 bedrooms: 322
  • 5+ bedrooms: 77
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 133
  • 2 bedrooms: 196
  • 3 bedrooms: 205
  • 4 bedrooms: 61
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in Surry County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 72
  • 1 vehicle: 491
  • 2 vehicles: 741
  • 3 vehicles: 503
  • 4 vehicles: 153
  • 5+ vehicles: 57
  • no vehicle: 116
  • 1 vehicle: 256
  • 2 vehicles: 157
  • 3 vehicles: 52
  • 4 vehicles: 16
  • 5+ vehicles: 5

67% of Surry County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Virginia.

Surry County:

67.5%
State average:

53.8%

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

  • This state: 5549
  • Northeast: 308
  • Midwest: 179
  • South: 596
  • West: 125

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $37,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Surry County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (39.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.5%)
  • Wood (6.1%)
  • Utility gas (2.1%)
  • Electricity (38.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.8%)
  • Wood (3.8%)
  • Utility gas (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 147
Here:

17.1%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 60
Here:

13.7%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 58
Here:

27.8%
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)

Surry County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $12,312,000
    Welfare - Other: $1,526,000
    Police Protection: $816,000
    Central Staff Services: $556,000
    Financial Administration: $410,000
    Solid Waste Management: $382,000
    General Public Buildings: $362,000
    Corrections - Other: $347,000
    Parks & Recreation: $330,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $324,000
    Health Services - Other: $298,000
    Fire Protection: $142,000
    Libraries: $105,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $101,000
    General - Other: $97,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $84,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $276,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health: $52,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $129,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,929,000

Surry County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $252,000
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
    All Other: $7,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $846,000
    General Support: $77,000
    Education: $28,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $447,000
    Interest Earnings: $324,000
    Rents: $94,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $3,209,000
    General Support: $1,388,000
    Public Welfare: $263,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,003,000
    Total General Sales: $174,000
    NEC: $159,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $59,000

Surry County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $4,944,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $937,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $4,177,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $882,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $767,000
    Other, NEC: $55,000

Surry County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,100,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 172
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 147
  • Number of recipients under 18: 29
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 98
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 45
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 72
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 73
Surry County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Surry County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Surry County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4175.2 years
John3774.8 years
James3274.0 years
Robert2869.9 years
Mary2881.5 years
Joseph2274.8 years
George1972.8 years
Thomas1873.6 years
Willie1775.6 years
Virginia1478.6 years
Most common last names in Surry County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones2775.4 years
Johnson2575.1 years
Lane1972.9 years
Bailey1977.2 years
Berryman1978.8 years
Brown1871.5 years
Spratley1879.6 years
Judkins1574.3 years
Edwards1577.1 years
Poole1478.8 years

Businesses in Surry County, VA

  • 7-Eleven: 1