Appomattox County VA Information


Appomattox County Subdivisions

Appomattox County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,082
Population in Households 16,026
Population in Familes 13,499
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 6,375
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,546
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,448 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,963 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,412 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,073 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $136,715
Average Home Value $175,297


Median Household Income $48,481
Average Household Income $56,165
Per Capita Income $22,374
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.15% 1.08%
Households 0.89% 1.03%
Families 0.78% 0.95%
Median Household Income   -2.4%
Per Capita Income   0.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Appomattox County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Appomattox County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 94 31st
Population Density1 # 107 21st
Diversity Index2 # 79 42nd
Median Household Income # 62 54th
Per Capita Income # 94 31st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.