Louisa, Virginia

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Population in 2022: 2,107 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +50.4%
 
Males: 908  (43.1%)
Females: 1,199  (56.9%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Virginia median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 23093.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $51,169 (it was $29,519 in 2000)
Louisa:

$51,169
VA:

$85,873

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $34,307 (it was $17,763 in 2000)

Louisa town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $306,938 (it was $99,300 in 2000)
Louisa:

$306,938
VA:

$365,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $354,750; detached houses: $356,009

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,078.

March 2022 cost of living index in Louisa: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 15.1%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.5% for Black residents, 23.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.1% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Louisa, VA (2022)
    • 1,32960.8%White alone
    • 53724.6%Black alone
    • 1888.6%Two or more races
    • 1155.3%Hispanic
    • 150.7%Asian alone

Races in Louisa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Louisa, Virginia as of June 12, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Louisa is 54 to 1.


Crime rates in Louisa by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(63.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(128.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.2)
1
(63.7)
1
(62.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(128.6)
3
(190.6)
1
(63.2)
1
(63.7)
2
(124.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.2)
1
(60.1)
2
(119.2)
1
(58.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(188.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(189.5)
4
(257.2)
3
(190.6)
9
(568.5)
4
(254.6)
5
(311.5)
4
(246.5)
1
(61.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(119.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(1,137)
49
(3,151)
35
(2,224)
44
(2,780)
46
(2,928)
46
(2,866)
32
(1,972)
42
(2,572)
34
(2,042)
51
(3,039)
41
(2,382)
28
(1,597)
33
(1,848)
32
(1,511)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(126.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.2)
1
(63.7)
4
(249.2)
2
(123.2)
2
(122.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(174.3)
4
(228.2)
4
(224.0)
1
(47.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(317.7)
1
(63.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index119.4208.4140.4187.6171.9200.0155.3129.293.7153.8120.982.191.8139.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Louisa, VA

Crime rate in Louisa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 7 (6 officers - 4 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.36
Virginia average:

2.24
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Ancestries: English (17.3%), American (8.6%), German (5.4%), European (4.8%), Irish (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1873

Elevation: 468 feet

Land area: 1.83 square miles.

Population density: 1,153 people per square mile   (low).

Louisa, Virginia map

87 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This town:

4.0%
Virginia:

12.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,059 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,799 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (44.7 miles , pop. 197,790).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (81.5 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (205.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Mineral, VA (2.3 miles ),
Blue Ridge Shores, VA (2.4 miles ),
Gordonsville, VA (3.6 miles ),
Orange, VA (4.1 miles ),
Lake Monticello, VA (4.4 miles ),
Columbia, VA (4.6 miles),
Pantops, VA (4.9 miles ),
Piney Mountain, VA (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.02 N, Longitude: 78.00 W

Area code: 540

Distribution of median household income in Louisa, VA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Louisa, VA in 2022
Louisa satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.4%
Virginia:

2.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +315 (+29.0%).
Most common industries in Louisa, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Utilities (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Utilities (6.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Louisa, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Construction laborers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)

Average climate in Louisa, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Louisa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Louisa town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.8 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Louisa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 49% 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 8.7 miles away from Louisa center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 5.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 18.1 miles away from Louisa center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 30.7 miles away from Louisa center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 8.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 201.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Louisa County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Louisa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Louisa:

  • LOUISA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (210 ELM STREET)
  • LOUISA HEALTH CARE CNTR (HGWY 208 SO PO BOX 1310)

Airports located in Louisa:

Operable nuclear power plants near Louisa:

  • 6 miles: North Anna 1 and 2 in Mineral, VA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Louisa:

  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 27 miles; Charlottesville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)
  • Germanna Community College (about 28 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 4,455)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 28 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 35 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (about 40 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 8,271)
  • University of Richmond (about 40 miles; University of Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Virginia Union University (about 44 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 2,028)

Private high school in Louisa:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 13, Location: 9459 POINDEXTER RD, Grades: 2-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Louisa:

  • THOMAS JEFFERSON ELEM (Students: 790, Location: 1782 JEFFERSON HWY, Grades: PK-5)
  • TREVILIANS ELEM (Students: 723, Location: 2035 SPOTSWOOD TRAIL, Grades: PK-5)
  • MOSS-NUCKOLS ELEM (Location: 2055 COURTHOUSE ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Louisa: Louisa County Emergency Services (A), Louisa County Sheriff's Office (B), Louisa Volunteer Fire Department (C), Louisa County Courthouse (D), Louisa Police Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Louisa: Louisa Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Oakland Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Louisa and their reported violations in the past:

SMALL COUNTRY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-04-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PROSPECT HILL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-15-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-19-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2013)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Louisa that have no violations reported:

  • BLUE RIDGE SHORES (Population served: 1,707, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

53.4%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.7%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
88 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
88 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Louisa (2011 data):

  • Virginia Community Bank: at U.S. Route 33 And State Rd. 22, branch established on 1976/09/10; Courthouse Branch at Main Street And Cutler Avenue, branch established on 1987/05/07. Info updated 2011/04/12: Bank assets: $229.1 mil, Deposits: $193.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Virginia Community Bankshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Louisa Branch at 113 West Main Street, branch established on 1933/06/01; Louisa Drive In Branch at 206 West Main Street, branch established on 1999/08/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Louisa Branch at 200 West Main Street, branch established on 1949/10/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Essex Bank: Bank Of Louisa, National Association Branch at 217 East Main Street, branch established on 2004/04/19. Info updated 2009/12/01: Bank assets: $1,091.2 mil, Deposits: $934.0 mil, headquarters in Tappahannock, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bankers Trust Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Louisa:

Marital status in Louisa, VA
  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Louisa:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Louisa
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Louisa, VA (based on Louisa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,77331
Mainline Protestant3,06020
Catholic9412
Other2862
Black Protestant-1
None23,093-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Louisa County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
This county:

5.96 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Louisa County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.6%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Louisa County:

28.5%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Louisa County:

12.2%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Louisa:

47.9%
Virginia:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Louisa:

43.5%
Virginia:

48.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.6%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Louisa:

13.0%
Virginia:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Louisa:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Louisa:

34.9%
Virginia:

33.5%

General health condition:
Louisa:

52.8%
State:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.6%
Virginia:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Louisa, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$26,146$52,2920$0
Financial Administration 2$8,927$53,5620$0
Water Supply 2$8,638$51,8280$0
Sewerage 2$8,200$49,2000$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,871$46,4521$26
Other and Unallocable 1$3,620$43,4400$0
Other Government Administration 1$7,230$86,76010$5,908
Totals for Government 15$66,631$53,30511$5,934

Louisa government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $336,000 ($159.47)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($7.59)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $531,000 ($252.02)
    Sewerage: $488,000 ($231.61)
    Police Protection: $465,000 ($220.69)
    Water Utilities: $203,000 ($96.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000 ($53.16)
    Financial Administration: $80,000 ($37.97)
    Parking Facilities: $13,000 ($6.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $246,000 ($116.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($7.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $693,000 ($328.90)

Louisa government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $392,000 ($186.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($4.27)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($2.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($12.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($5.70)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($2.85)
    Rents: $5,000 ($2.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $339,000 ($160.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $93,000 ($44.14)
    General Local Government Support: $51,000 ($24.21)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $569,000 ($270.05)
    Property: $339,000 ($160.89)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $240,000 ($113.91)
    Other: $126,000 ($59.80)
    Other License: $6,000 ($2.85)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000 ($2.37)

Louisa government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,268,000 ($2500.24)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,221,000 ($2477.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,000 ($22.31)

Louisa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,028,000 ($1437.11)
Businesses in Louisa, VA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Louisa:

  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLEE (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: 4M OF RICHMOND, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Louisa:

  • WLSA (105.5 FM; LOUISA, VA; Owner: MID-VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWWV (97.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUMX (107.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: AIR VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WVTW (88.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WNRN (91.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: STU-COMM, INC.)
  • WTJU (91.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA)
  • W240AF (95.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJMA-FM (98.9 FM; ORANGE, VA; Owner: PIEDMONT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WUVA (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: WUVA, INC.)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTE-FM (101.9 FM; RUCKERSVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJYJ (90.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WYSK-FM (99.3 FM; SPOTSYLVANIA, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)

TV broadcast stations around Louisa:

  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WCVW (Channel 57; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRIC-TV (Channel 8; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RICHMOND, INC.)
  • WXOB-LP (Channel 17; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • Louisa, Virginia
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count6023
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents8824
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2293
  • Fatalities6647
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents14366
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents621
See more detailed statistics of Louisa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.3mTotal length
  • 18,274Total average daily traffic
  • 626Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,836Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Louisa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Louisa, VA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Louisa)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Louisa)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 90. The highest number of fire incidents - 145 took place in 2007, and the least - 27 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Louisa, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (40.6%), and Structure Fires (35.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Louisa, VA
    • 58640.6%Outside Fires
    • 50935.3%Structure Fires
    • 26118.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 866.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Louisa, VA
Most common first names in Louisa, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9674.0 years
James9373.6 years
William8771.2 years
Mary7178.4 years
Robert5474.1 years
George5275.3 years
Henry3876.1 years
Charles3674.4 years
Dorothy3080.6 years
Elizabeth2878.5 years
Most common last names in Louisa, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8072.8 years
Johnson6575.1 years
Morris4969.1 years
Perkins4379.6 years
Jackson3975.1 years
Jones3672.5 years
Carter3479.7 years
Anderson3271.2 years
Wright3173.6 years
Harlow3177.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Louisa, VA
  • 86.1%Electricity
  • 10.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Solar energy
  • 0.9%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Louisa, VA
  • 83.0%Electricity
  • 10.6%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%No fuel used


Louisa compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
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