Amelia County, VA

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2022 Population
13,309
0.673% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
45.1
0.222% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.1%
0.113% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$63,438
10.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$233,700
12.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Amelia County, VA had a population of 13.3k people with a median age of 45.1 and a median household income of $63,438. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Amelia County, VA grew from 13,220 to 13,309, a 0.673% increase and its median household income grew from $57,420 to $63,438, a 10.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Amelia County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.25%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.02%), and White (Hispanic) (1.37%).

None of the households in Amelia County, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.2% of the residents in Amelia County, VA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Amelia County, VA was $233,700, and the homeownership rate was 84.4%.

Most people in Amelia County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 37.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Amelia County, VA was 3 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Amelia County, VA is home to a population of 13.3k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.04% of Amelia County, VA residents were born outside of the country (138 people).

In 2022, there were 3.64 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.75k people) in Amelia County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.68k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 432 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.2% of Amelia County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Amelia County, VA was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Amelia County, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.75k ± 119
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.68k ± 180
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    432 ± 216
3.42%
Hispanic Population
455 people

In 2022, there were 3.64 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.75k people) in Amelia County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.68k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 432 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.42% of the people in Amelia County, VA are hispanic (455 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Amelia County, VA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.04%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
138 people
1.35%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
178 people

As of 2022, 1.04% of Amelia County, VA residents (138 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Amelia County, VA was 1.35%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    413 ± 164
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    284 ± 166
  3. Korea
    152 ± 82

Amelia County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Amelia County, VA employs 6.34k people. The largest industries in Amelia County, VA are Construction (1,139 people), Retail Trade (796 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (662 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($83,740), Wholesale Trade ($80,000), and Transportation & Warehousing ($70,944).

Occupations

6.34k
2022 Value
± 714
−1.69%
1 Year decline
± 16.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Amelia County, VA declined at a rate of −1.69%, from 6.45k employees to 6.34k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Amelia County, VA, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (861 people), Management Occupations (716 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (601 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Amelia County, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.34k
2022 Value
± 714
−1.69%
1 Year decline
± 16.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Amelia County, VA declined at a rate of −1.69%, from 6.45k employees to 6.34k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Amelia County, VA, are Construction (1,139 people), Retail Trade (796 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (662 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Amelia County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Amelia County, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$53,798
Median earning men ± $13,159
$35,283
Median earning women ± $9,120

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($83,990), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,188), and Public Administration ($60,938).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($83,367), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,255), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,017).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 66
    Construction
  2. 65
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 62
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Amelia County, VA went to Donald J. Trump with 68.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (30.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.01%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.884% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Bachelors Degree (1.47M), and Some college (1.4M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Amelia County, VA was $233,700 in 2022, which is 0.829 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $207,300 to $233,700, a 12.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Amelia County, VA is 84.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Amelia County, VA have an average commute time of 37.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Amelia County, VA is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Property

$233,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$16,662
$4,438
Median Property Taxes
±$541

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Amelia County, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

84.4%
Homeownership
2022
72.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 84.4% of the housing units in Amelia County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.9%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9302
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$63,438
Median Household Income
± $15,114
5.26k
Number of Households
± 609

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.26k households in Amelia County, VA grew to $63,438 from the previous year's value of $57,420.

The following chart displays the households in Amelia County, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Amelia County, VA is from Virginia.
0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.164% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.15%)
  3. Carpooled (4.77%)

In 2022, 82% of workers in Amelia County, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.15%) and those who carpooled to work (4.77%).

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Commute Time

37.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Amelia County, VA have a longer commute time (37.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.75% of the workforce in Amelia County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Amelia County, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Amelia County, VA have 3 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Amelia County, VA (1.47k out of 13.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Amelia County, VA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.4% of the population of Amelia County, VA has health coverage, with 45.8% on employee plans, 11.9% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 20% on non-group plans, and 3.32% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Amelia County, VA see 13145 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.01% increase from the previous year (13013 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2603 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1446 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

13,145 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Amelia County, VA

Primary care physicians in Amelia County, VA see an average of 13,145 patients per year. This represents a 1.01% increase from the previous year (13,013 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.3% under 18 years, 16.6% between 18 and 34 years, 41.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.62%
Uninsured
45.8%
Employer Coverage
11.9%
Medicaid
13.5%
Medicare
20%
Non-Group
3.32%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Amelia County, VA declined by 28% from 7.8% to 5.62%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.2% in Amelia County, VA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.6% in Amelia County, VA.

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