Appomattox County VA Information


Appomattox County Subdivisions

Appomattox County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,034
Daytime Population: Workers 3,358
Daytime Population: Residents 9,531
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,889
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 15,978
Population in Familes 13,429
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 48
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $49,354
Average Household Income $57,725
Per Capita Income $23,346


Total Housing Units 7,492 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,969 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,485 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,038 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $144,622
Average Home Value $186,310


Total Households 6,454
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 4,589
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.95% 0.97%
Households 0.93% 0.97%
Families 0.8% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   2.55%


Appomattox County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Appomattox County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 95 29th
Population Density # 104 23rd
Diversity Index # 78 42nd
Median Household Income # 66 51st
Per Capita Income # 91 32nd

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