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Surry County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2019: 6,585 (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).

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

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.9%), Manufacturing (15.8%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 25%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Surry County, VA (2019)
    • 3,42252.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,96445.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1322.0%Two or more races
    • 420.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 110.2%Asian alone
    • 60.09%Some other race alone
    • 20.03%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

50.2 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Males: 3,186  (48.4%)
Females: 3,399  (51.6%)
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Average household size:
Surry County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,706 ($37,558 in 1999)
This county:

$59,706
Virginia:

$76,456

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $622 (lower quartile is $381, upper quartile is $949)
This county:

$622
State:

$1091


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $209,171 (it was $82,800 in 2000)
Surry:

$209,171
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $133,932 - $323,486

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $255,269
Here:

$255,269
State:

$377,025

Townhouses or other attached units: $333,245
Here:

$333,245
State:

$384,010

Mobile homes: $143,701
Here:

$143,701
State:

$76,756

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,395
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $437

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
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Health of residents in Surry County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
72.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
44.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
53.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
73.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $68,400
  • 1998: 46 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 1999: 56 buildings, average cost: $71,200
  • 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
  • 2015: 22 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2016: 27 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2017: 31 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2018: 25 buildings, average cost: $215,900
  • 2019: 26 buildings, average cost: $175,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Surry, VA residents
Average permit cost in Surry, VA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,590 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,139 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Surry, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Surry, VA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Surry, VA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.9%
Surry County:

14.9%
Virginia:

9.9%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.5% for Black residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 50.2 years old
(Males: 50.0 years old, Females: 50.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.7 years old, Black residents: 50.5 years old, Asian residents: 20.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 53.8 years old, Other race residents: 55.4 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 November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Virginia:

4.6%

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

Current college students: 211
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 73 (60.2% naturalized citizens)

Surry County:

1.1%
Whole state:

12.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 42010 or later
  • 332000 to 2009
  • 151990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 17Before 1970

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: 2,841
  • One, attached: 25
  • Two: 9
  • 3 or 4: 49
  • 5 to 9: 49
  • 10 to 19: 44
  • 50 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 564

Housing units in Surry County with a mortgage: 1,177 (4 second mortgage, 136 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 882

Here:

0.1% with mortgage
State:

67.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Surry County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Virginia state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 79.5 miles away from Surry County center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 80.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 236.7 miles away from Surry County center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 80.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Virginia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4512-VA: April 2, 2020, FEMA Id: 4512, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 04, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3329: August 26, 2011, FEMA Id: 3329, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to August 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4024: September 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 4024, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe 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 09, 2009, FEMA Id: 1862, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Tropical Depression
  • Virginia Severe Storms and Flooding, Including Severe Storms and Flooding Associated with Tropical Depression Ernesto, Incident Period: August 29, 2006 to September 07, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1661: September 22, 2006, FEMA Id: 1661, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Tropical Depression
  • 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 Floyd, Incident Period: September 13, 1999 to September 26, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1293: September 18, 1999, FEMA Id: 1293, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Surry County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Surry

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,960 (85.1%)
  • Carpooled: 179 (7.8%)
  • Bus: 18 (0.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 42 (1.8%)
  • Walked: 12 (0.5%)
  • Worked at home: 92 (4.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Germany (40%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (21%)
  • Korea (14%)
  • England (10%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Surry County


  • African (18%)
  • English (12%)
  • American (11%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • Polish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,811.

6.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Virginia average:

9.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.57% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($40,183 average AGI)
0.82% relocated from other states ($5,860 average AGI)
Surry County:

0.82%
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 Isle of Wight County, VA  1.05% ($41,037 average AGI)


7.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,579 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.33%
Virginia average:

9.76%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.48% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($34,900 average AGI)
0.85% relocated to other states ($4,684 average AGI)
Surry County:

0.85%
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 Isle of Wight County, VA  1.08% ($52,429 average AGI)

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 2019: 10.9

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 population in Surry County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Surry County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Surry County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Surry County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Surry County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Surry County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Surry County, Virginia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (11)

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: 927
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 799

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,585
  • Male householders: 1,378 (332 living alone), Female householders: 1,386 (399 living alone)
  • 1,458 spouses (1,440 opposite-sex spouses), 103 unmarried partners, (103 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,677 children (1,508 natural, 124 adopted, 51 stepchildren), 317 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 90 parents, 8 foster children, 74 other relatives, 94 non-relatives

Size of family households: 983 2-persons, 487 3-persons, 310 4-persons, 112 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 731 1-person, 112 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 2 4-persons.

645 married couples with children.
249 single-parent households (54 men, 195 women).

98.6% of residents of Surry speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $38,783,000 ($5,564 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:

6.5
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Surry County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Surry County, Virginia
  • 792014 or later
  • 1022010 to 2013
  • 6992000 to 2009
  • 5811990 to 1999
  • 5001980 to 1989
  • 5071970 to 1979
  • 1761960 to 1969
  • 2411950 to 1959
  • 1451940 to 1949
  • 5431939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Surry County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Surry County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Surry County, Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 693 rooms
  • 1114 rooms
  • 3915 rooms
  • 4366 rooms
  • 4197 rooms
  • 2828 rooms
  • 3379+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Surry County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Surry County, Virginia
  • 191 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1413 rooms
  • 1304 rooms
  • 1775 rooms
  • 1256 rooms
  • 547 rooms
  • 168 rooms
  • 489+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Surry County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Surry County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Surry County, Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 3252 bedrooms
  • 1,1983 bedrooms
  • 4494 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Surry County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Surry County, Virginia
  • 18no bedroom
  • 941 bedroom
  • 3212 bedrooms
  • 2033 bedrooms
  • 694 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Surry County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Surry County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Surry County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 44no vehicle
  • 3741 vehicle
  • 6212 vehicles
  • 5893 vehicles
  • 3404 vehicles
  • 955+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Surry County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Surry County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 98no vehicle
  • 3521 vehicle
  • 1512 vehicles
  • 543 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 475+ vehicles

93.3% of Surry County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Virginia.

Surry County:

93.3%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 4,976
  • Other state: 1,521
  • Northeast: 516
  • Midwest: 272
  • South: 578
  • West: 154
Year householders moved into unit in Surry County, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Surry County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.4%Electricity
  • 19.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.5%Wood
  • 3.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 76.4%Electricity
  • 10.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 61
Here:

10.6%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 50
Here:

23.9%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 22
Here:

14.8%
Virginia:

20.4%

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

Surry County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,403,000
  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $258,000
    Solid Waste Management: $51,000
    Other: $38,000
    Sewerage: $31,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $70,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $18,614,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,391,000
    Police Protection: $1,576,000
    Central Staff Services: $838,000
    Financial Administration: $829,000
    Local Fire Protection: $681,000
    General Public Buildings: $675,000
    General - Other: $569,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $545,000
    Solid Waste Management: $490,000
    Parks and Recreation: $462,000
    Health - Other: $396,000
    Housing and Community Development: $382,000
    Correctional Institutions: $286,000
    Sewerage: $121,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $120,000
    Water Utilities: $105,000
    Libraries: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $85,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $400,000
    Education: $117,000
    Other: $70,000
    Housing and Community Development: $37,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $753,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $82,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $77,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,957,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,964,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $993,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $639,000
    General Revenue - Other: $113,000
    Rents: $59,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,015,000
    Solid Waste Management: $114,000
    Financial Administration: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    General Public Building: $21,000
    General - Other: $18,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,315,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $4,475,000
    Other: $1,012,000
    General Local Government Support: $795,000
    Public Welfare: $385,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,863,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $736,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $164,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $116,000
    Other License: $64,000
    Death and Gift: $55,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,723,000

Surry County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,403,000
  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $258,000
    Solid Waste Management: $51,000
    Other: $38,000
    Sewerage: $31,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $70,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $18,614,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,391,000
    Police Protection: $1,576,000
    Central Staff Services: $838,000
    Financial Administration: $829,000
    Local Fire Protection: $681,000
    General Public Buildings: $675,000
    General - Other: $569,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $545,000
    Solid Waste Management: $490,000
    Parks and Recreation: $462,000
    Health - Other: $396,000
    Housing and Community Development: $382,000
    Correctional Institutions: $286,000
    Sewerage: $121,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $120,000
    Water Utilities: $105,000
    Libraries: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $85,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $400,000
    Education: $117,000
    Other: $70,000
    Housing and Community Development: $37,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $753,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $82,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $77,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,957,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,964,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $993,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $639,000
    General Revenue - Other: $113,000
    Rents: $59,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,015,000
    Solid Waste Management: $114,000
    Financial Administration: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    General Public Building: $21,000
    General - Other: $18,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,315,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $4,475,000
    Other: $1,012,000
    General Local Government Support: $795,000
    Public Welfare: $385,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,863,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $736,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $164,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $116,000
    Other License: $64,000
    Death and Gift: $55,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,723,000

Surry County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,403,000
  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $258,000
    Solid Waste Management: $51,000
    Other: $38,000
    Sewerage: $31,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $70,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $18,614,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,391,000
    Police Protection: $1,576,000
    Central Staff Services: $838,000
    Financial Administration: $829,000
    Local Fire Protection: $681,000
    General Public Buildings: $675,000
    General - Other: $569,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $545,000
    Solid Waste Management: $490,000
    Parks and Recreation: $462,000
    Health - Other: $396,000
    Housing and Community Development: $382,000
    Correctional Institutions: $286,000
    Sewerage: $121,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $120,000
    Water Utilities: $105,000
    Libraries: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $85,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $400,000
    Education: $117,000
    Other: $70,000
    Housing and Community Development: $37,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $753,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $82,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $77,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,957,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,964,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $993,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $639,000
    General Revenue - Other: $113,000
    Rents: $59,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,015,000
    Solid Waste Management: $114,000
    Financial Administration: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    General Public Building: $21,000
    General - Other: $18,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,315,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $4,475,000
    Other: $1,012,000
    General Local Government Support: $795,000
    Public Welfare: $385,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,863,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $736,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $164,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $116,000
    Other License: $64,000
    Death and Gift: $55,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,723,000

Surry County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,403,000
  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $258,000
    Solid Waste Management: $51,000
    Other: $38,000
    Sewerage: $31,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $70,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $18,614,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,391,000
    Police Protection: $1,576,000
    Central Staff Services: $838,000
    Financial Administration: $829,000
    Local Fire Protection: $681,000
    General Public Buildings: $675,000
    General - Other: $569,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $545,000
    Solid Waste Management: $490,000
    Parks and Recreation: $462,000
    Health - Other: $396,000
    Housing and Community Development: $382,000
    Correctional Institutions: $286,000
    Sewerage: $121,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $120,000
    Water Utilities: $105,000
    Libraries: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $85,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $400,000
    Education: $117,000
    Other: $70,000
    Housing and Community Development: $37,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $753,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $82,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $77,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,957,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,964,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $993,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $639,000
    General Revenue - Other: $113,000
    Rents: $59,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,015,000
    Solid Waste Management: $114,000
    Financial Administration: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    General Public Building: $21,000
    General - Other: $18,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,315,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $4,475,000
    Other: $1,012,000
    General Local Government Support: $795,000
    Public Welfare: $385,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,863,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $736,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $164,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $116,000
    Other License: $64,000
    Death and Gift: $55,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,723,000

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
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

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