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Pamplin, Virginia - Basic Facts

Pamplin is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Pamplin City.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Appomattox County at latitude 37.2635 and longitude -78.6825. Appomattox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 689 feet.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pamplin: Merrimans Shop, Pamplin City, Pamplins Depot, Pamplins Station.

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Pamplin, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 231
Population in Households 231
Population in Familes 192
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 732
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 64
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $131,944
Average Home Value $160,274


Median Household Income $45,648
Average Household Income $52,704
Per Capita Income $21,821
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.26% 1.1%
Households 1.34% 1.29%
Families 5.01% 0.92%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
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.


Pamplin, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pamplin to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 529 11th
Population Density1 # 303 49th
Diversity Index2 # 384 35th
Median Household Income # 314 47th
Per Capita Income # 352 41st

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