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Richmond County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2019: 8,969 (all rural); it was 8,809 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,343
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,033
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,268
Renter-occupied apartments: 783 (it was 669 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 191 sq. mi.

Water area: 24.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Richmond County: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (46.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (20.3%), Educational, health and social services (14.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 26%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 66%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Richmond County, VA (2019)
    • 5,36459.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,41126.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6617.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4625.2%Two or more races
    • 310.3%Asian alone
    • 190.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

47.7 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Males: 4,906  (54.7%)
Females: 4,063  (45.3%)
Average household size:
Richmond County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,007 ($33,026 in 1999)
This county:

$51,007
Virginia:

$76,456

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $638 (lower quartile is $446, upper quartile is $801)
This county:

$638
State:

$1091


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $190,665 (it was $85,500 in 2000)
Richmond:

$190,665
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $129,274 - $262,891
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,266
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $407

Institutionalized population: 1,783

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 25
  • Burglaries: 12
  • Thefts: 40
  • Auto thefts: 5

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 32
  • Auto thefts: 4
Richmond County, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $18,700
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2006: 39 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $205,700
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $202,800
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $253,100
  • 2016: 23 buildings, average cost: $738,800
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $183,400
  • 2018: 22 buildings, average cost: $205,700
  • 2019: 16 buildings, average cost: $153,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Richmond, VA residents
Average permit cost in Richmond, VA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,129 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,207 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Richmond, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Richmond, VA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Richmond, VA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.2%
Richmond County:

16.2%
Virginia:

9.9%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.3% for Black residents, 0.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.9% for other race residents, 82.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 47.7 years old
(Males: 44.4 years old, Females: 52.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.3 years old, Black residents: 51.5 years old, American Indian residents: 80.6 years old, Asian residents: 42.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.6 years old, Other race residents: 35.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Richmond County is $477 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $581 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $708 a month.

Cities in this county include: Manchester, Warsaw.

Richmond 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: Somerset County, Maryland , Hanover County , Hancock County, Kentucky , Linn County, Kansas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Virginia:

4.6%

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

Current college students: 298
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 379 (43.4% naturalized citizens)

Richmond County:

4.2%
Whole state:

12.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 802010 or later
  • 1122000 to 2009
  • 1041990 to 1999
  • 361980 to 1989
  • 111970 to 1979
  • 43Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 45.8%

Richmond County marital status for males Richmond County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,043
  • One, attached: 8
  • Two: 103
  • 3 or 4: 92
  • 5 to 9: 76
  • 10 to 19: 101
  • 20 to 49: 30
  • 50 or more: 72
  • Mobile homes: 461
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Richmond County with a mortgage: 1,198 (8 second mortgage, 110 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 983

Here:

0.1% with mortgage
State:

67.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Richmond County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,78417
Mainline Protestant1,0897
Other--
None4,381-
Richmond 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: 4
Richmond County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Richmond County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Richmond County:

10.3%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Richmond County:

28.9%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Richmond County:

Average size of farms: 318 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $47,195
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $212.18
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.65%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.49%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $53,032
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 61.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $82,639
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.20
Corn for grain: 11373 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5626 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 12908 harvested acres
Vegetables: 121 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Richmond 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 65.7 miles away from Richmond County 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 67.3 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 68.2 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 75.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from Richmond County center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 260.3 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 Tropical Storm Michael, Incident Period: October 9, 2018 - October 16, 2018, FEMA Id: 4411, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 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, 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
  • Virginia Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 13, 1999 to September 26, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3147: September 16, 1999, FEMA Id: 3147, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Richmond County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,894 (85.0%)
  • Carpooled: 175 (5.1%)
  • Bus: 31 (0.9%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 31 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 28 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 239 (7.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

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


  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (72%)
  • Nigeria (9%)
  • Other South America (7%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • England (3%)
  • Sierra Leone (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Richmond County


  • English (17%)
  • American (13%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

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

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

  • 1,191 people in state prisons
  • 269 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 265 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 1,268 people in state prisons
  • 383 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,912.

6.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Virginia average:

9.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.56% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($44,053 average AGI)
1.39% relocated from other states ($7,910 average AGI)
Richmond County:

1.39%
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 Westmoreland County, VA  1.08% ($32,742 average AGI)
from Northumberland County, VA  0.97% ($27,429)
from Essex County, VA  0.87% ($27,320)


5.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Virginia average:

9.76%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.84% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($33,425 average AGI)
1.15% relocated to other states ($11,377 average AGI)
Richmond County:

1.15%
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 Westmoreland County, VA  1.26% ($31,278 average AGI)
to Essex County, VA  1.15% ($33,061)
to Northumberland County, VA  0.87% ($22,080)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0

Births per 1000 population in Richmond County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Richmond County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Richmond County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Richmond County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Richmond County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Richmond County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Richmond County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Richmond County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Richmond County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,708 (1,459 aged, 249 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 159 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (61)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (23)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (20)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (11)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,075
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,339
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 44

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 33

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,969
  • Male householders: 1,413 (389 living alone), Female householders: 1,694 (474 living alone)
  • 1,784 spouses (1,777 opposite-sex spouses), 135 unmarried partners, (135 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,916 children (1,631 natural, 5 adopted, 292 stepchildren), 152 grandchildren, 56 brothers or sisters, 24 parents, 0 foster children, 105 other relatives, 48 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,631

Size of family households: 1,239 2-persons, 380 3-persons, 293 4-persons, 136 5-persons, 35 6-persons, 52 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 864 1-person, 116 2-persons.

1,121 married couples with children.
162 single-parent households (23 men, 139 women).

91.3% of residents of Richmond speak English at home.
7.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 28% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (24% speak English very well, 71% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 35% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $57,072,000 ($6,348 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,561,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $27,043,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,789,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,443,000
Federal grants: $7,251,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,419,000 ($4,924,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,127,000 ($131,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $275,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $29,916,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,571,000

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

Births: 453
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 576
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +52
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +407
Here:

+45 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Richmond County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.02 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:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Richmond County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Richmond County, Virginia
  • 3002014 or later
  • 772010 to 2013
  • 3822000 to 2009
  • 5721990 to 1999
  • 7051980 to 1989
  • 5721970 to 1979
  • 2881960 to 1969
  • 5621950 to 1959
  • 2101940 to 1949
  • 3991939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Richmond County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Richmond County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Richmond County, Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 433 rooms
  • 1974 rooms
  • 4175 rooms
  • 4176 rooms
  • 4177 rooms
  • 2588 rooms
  • 4169+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond County, Virginia
  • 161 room
  • 472 rooms
  • 723 rooms
  • 2984 rooms
  • 2285 rooms
  • 576 rooms
  • 837 rooms
  • 438 rooms
  • 809+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Richmond County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Richmond County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Richmond County, Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 661 bedroom
  • 4262 bedrooms
  • 1,2203 bedrooms
  • 3984 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond County, Virginia
  • 15no bedroom
  • 1371 bedroom
  • 4692 bedrooms
  • 2373 bedrooms
  • 794 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 77no vehicle
  • 3751 vehicle
  • 6912 vehicles
  • 6593 vehicles
  • 2174 vehicles
  • 1615+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 118no vehicle
  • 2651 vehicle
  • 3062 vehicles
  • 2223 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

83.5% of Richmond County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Virginia.

Richmond County:

83.5%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 6,388
  • Other state: 2,160
  • Northeast: 561
  • Midwest: 266
  • South: 1,174
  • West: 151
Year householders moved into unit in Richmond County, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Richmond County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 68.5%Electricity
  • 19.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 0.9%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 77.1%Electricity
  • 9.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 1.6%Utility gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 125
Here:

13.4%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 33
Here:

10.6%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

1.3%
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

Richmond County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $540,000
  • Charges - Other: $484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $170,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $16,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $214,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,347,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,019,000
    Police Protection: $1,555,000
    Local Fire Protection: $809,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $733,000
    Financial Administration: $709,000
    Solid Waste Management: $660,000
    General - Other: $532,000
    Central Staff Services: $470,000
    General Public Buildings: $384,000
    Housing and Community Development: $198,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $112,000
    Health - Other: $89,000
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $343,000
    Education: $89,000
    Other: $58,000
    Highways: $24,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $347,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $909,000
    Other - Health - Other: $127,000
    Other - Libraries: $79,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,703,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,667,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,339,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,328,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,202,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $59,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
    Sale of Property: $15,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $326,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,751,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $9,718,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,404,000
    Public Welfare: $272,000
    Other: $221,000
    Health and Hospitals: $15,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,483,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,331,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $170,000
    Other License: $60,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,088,000

Richmond County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $540,000
  • Charges - Other: $484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $170,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $16,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $214,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,347,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,019,000
    Police Protection: $1,555,000
    Local Fire Protection: $809,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $733,000
    Financial Administration: $709,000
    Solid Waste Management: $660,000
    General - Other: $532,000
    Central Staff Services: $470,000
    General Public Buildings: $384,000
    Housing and Community Development: $198,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $112,000
    Health - Other: $89,000
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $343,000
    Education: $89,000
    Other: $58,000
    Highways: $24,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $347,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $909,000
    Other - Health - Other: $127,000
    Other - Libraries: $79,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,703,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,667,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,339,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,328,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,202,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $59,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
    Sale of Property: $15,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $326,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,751,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $9,718,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,404,000
    Public Welfare: $272,000
    Other: $221,000
    Health and Hospitals: $15,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,483,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,331,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $170,000
    Other License: $60,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,088,000

Richmond County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $540,000
  • Charges - Other: $484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $170,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $16,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $214,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,347,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,019,000
    Police Protection: $1,555,000
    Local Fire Protection: $809,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $733,000
    Financial Administration: $709,000
    Solid Waste Management: $660,000
    General - Other: $532,000
    Central Staff Services: $470,000
    General Public Buildings: $384,000
    Housing and Community Development: $198,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $112,000
    Health - Other: $89,000
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $343,000
    Education: $89,000
    Other: $58,000
    Highways: $24,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $347,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $909,000
    Other - Health - Other: $127,000
    Other - Libraries: $79,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,703,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,667,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,339,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,328,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,202,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $59,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
    Sale of Property: $15,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $326,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,751,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $9,718,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,404,000
    Public Welfare: $272,000
    Other: $221,000
    Health and Hospitals: $15,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,483,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,331,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $170,000
    Other License: $60,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,088,000

Richmond County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $540,000
  • Charges - Other: $484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $170,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $16,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $214,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,347,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,019,000
    Police Protection: $1,555,000
    Local Fire Protection: $809,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $733,000
    Financial Administration: $709,000
    Solid Waste Management: $660,000
    General - Other: $532,000
    Central Staff Services: $470,000
    General Public Buildings: $384,000
    Housing and Community Development: $198,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $112,000
    Health - Other: $89,000
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $343,000
    Education: $89,000
    Other: $58,000
    Highways: $24,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $347,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $909,000
    Other - Health - Other: $127,000
    Other - Libraries: $79,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,703,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,667,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,339,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,328,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,202,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $59,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
    Sale of Property: $15,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $326,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,751,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $9,718,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,404,000
    Public Welfare: $272,000
    Other: $221,000
    Health and Hospitals: $15,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,483,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,331,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $170,000
    Other License: $60,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,088,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 8,623
  • Number of aged recipients: 702
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 7,921
  • Number of recipients under 18: 2,221
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 4,936
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,466
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 2,723
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 4,069
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2001
(Based on 74 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED742$88,3732,236$122,5393,494$118,588419$35,17428$1,491,821867$78,621
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED30$88,267233$96,395557$85,086128$28,7032$380,000102$69,804
APPLICATIONS DENIED68$77,529485$66,7962,044$64,684646$17,4942$348,500262$58,775
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN101$81,673204$98,8481,053$78,35780$35,7251$1,800,00093$66,892
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$58,28671$87,563231$85,9707$33,7140$023$54,565
Choose year:  2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2001
(Based on 60 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED544$118,831282$118,472125$71,296
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED83$139,27751$115,56921$95,143
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$188,00017$84,52910$79,300
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$118,5456$105,6671$57,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$111,5000$00$0
Choose year:  2001 2000 1999
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Richmond, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Richmond, VA - Value
Most common first names in Richmond County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8575.3 years
James7571.5 years
Mary7081.9 years
John6276.6 years
Robert4570.8 years
George3876.0 years
Thomas3277.7 years
Charles2771.1 years
Elsie2481.7 years
Elizabeth2383.8 years
Most common last names in Richmond County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sanders5976.9 years
Veney4773.0 years
Smith3877.7 years
Brown3873.8 years
Balderson3780.6 years
Delano3679.3 years
Johnson3474.9 years
Packett3474.8 years
Thompson3171.0 years
Lewis3075.8 years
Businesses in Richmond County, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2KFC1
Applebee's1Lane Furniture1
Best Western1Martin's2
Circle K1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Decora Cabinetry4Mazda1
Dennys1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Nike5
Dunkin Donuts1Papa John's Pizza1
FedEx4Pizza Hut1
GNC1Popeyes1
H&R Block1Rite Aid2
Hardee's1Starbucks1
Hilton1Subway3
Home Depot1The Room Place1
Homestead Studio Suites1UPS9
Hyatt1YMCA1

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