Appomattox County, Virginia Population 2020

Appomattox County, Virginia's estimated population is 16,121 with a growth rate of 0.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Appomattox County, Virginia is the 92nd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202016,1211400.88%
201915,9811400.88%
201815,8411400.89%
201715,7011891.22%
201615,512270.17%
201515,4851370.89%
201415,348280.18%
201315,320750.49%
201215,2451370.91%
201115,10890.06%
201015,0992,80122.78%
199012,2983272.73%
198011,9712,18722.35%
19709,7846366.95%
19609,1483844.38%
19508,764-256-2.84%
19409,0206187.36%
19308,402-853-9.22%
19209,2553513.94%
19108,904-758-7.85%
19009,662730.76%
18909,589-491-4.87%
188010,0801,13012.63%
18708,950610.69%
18608,889-304-3.31%
18509,1930.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.88%
County Website
Founded
1845
County Seat
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Appomattox County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,12577.84%
Black or African American3,08819.82%
Two or More Races2941.89%
Some Other Race340.22%
Asian240.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.08%
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Appomattox County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Appomattox County, Virginia Median Age

42.9


Total

42.7


Male

44.2


Female

Appomattox County, Virginia Adults

There are 12,233 adults, (3,100 of whom are seniors) in Appomattox County, Virginia.

Appomattox County, Virginia Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Appomattox County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,014

51.45%

Male

7,563

48.55%

Appomattox County, Virginia Households and Families

Appomattox County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Appomattox County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All77.7%22.3%
Non Family71.7%28.3%
Male67.4%32.6%
Female58.7%41.3%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0952.5477.7
Married3,4872.9685.5
Non Family1,5291.1671.7
Female8553.2958.7
Male2242.6367.4

2.9

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Appomattox County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6085.48%
9th to 12th Grade1,15010.37%
High School Graduate3,82434.48%
Some College2,31220.85%
Associates Degree1,0039.04%
Bachelors Degree1,32011.90%
Graduate Degree8727.86%
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Appomattox County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,7597,6381,876
Black2,0331,458245
Hispanic15412935
Multiple Races1108823
Other Race343419
Asian211313
Native American125

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.90%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,494$46,011$29,681
Less Than High School$21,767$25,352$19,607
High School Grad$26,981$42,668$20,266
Some College$41,897$54,355$33,190
Bachelors Degree$49,583$63,615$42,303
Graduate Degree$47,929$39,375$48,433

$36,494

Average Earnings

$46,011

Average Male

$29,681

Average Female

Appomattox County, Virginia Language

Appomattox County, Virginia Language by Age

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Appomattox County, Virginia Language

98.84% of Appomattox County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Appomattox County, Virginia Poverty

Appomattox County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,8611,22910.36%
Black3,08272123.39%
Multiple2948629.25%
Hispanic2285122.37%
Asian24937.50%

13.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.53%

Male Poverty Rate

14.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Appomattox County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Appomattox County, Virginia is Asian, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Appomattox County, Virginia is White, with 10.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.62%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.02%
High School12.72%
Some College6.78%
Bachelors or Greater5.31%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed20.87%
Male Unemployed13.75%
Female Employed7.30%
Male Employed5.36%

Appomattox County, Virginia Income

Appomattox County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,176$68,207
Families$66,292$75,032
Married Families$77,604-
Non Families$26,513$39,700
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Appomattox County, Virginia Marital Status

Appomattox County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Appomattox County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Appomattox County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Appomattox County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Appomattox County, Virginia Veterans

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1,358

Number of Veterans

1,291

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam528
First Gulf War301
Second Gulf War258
World War II64
Korea45
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74422
35 to 54403
75+279
55 to 64159
18 to 3495
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,19512.36%
Black1486.37%
2 or More159.38%
Hispanic106.06%

Appomattox County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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1.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Appomattox County, Virginia Employment Status

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.85%

Born in Virginia

98.79%

Native Born

1.21%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.79% of Appomattox County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 73.85% having been born in Virginia. 0.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990