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Appomattox, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Appomattox had a population of 1,933 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Appomattox is located at latitude 37.3587 and longitude -78.8264 in Appomattox County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Appomattox (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Appomattox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 850 feet.

The Town of Appomattox (GNIS ID: 2390707) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Appomattox population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Appomattox: Apamatuck, Appomattox Court House, Appomattox Depot, Appomattox Station, Apumetec, Nebraska, West Appomattox.

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


Total Population 1,933
Daytime Population: Workers 1,942
Daytime Population: Residents 1,189
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,131
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.62
Population in Households 1,878
Population in Familes 1,483
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 852
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $38,957
Average Household Income $49,924
Per Capita Income $22,035


Total Housing Units 962 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 532 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 309 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $140,809
Average Home Value $179,229


Total Households 841
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 527
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 1.12% 0.99%
Households 1.13% 1.05%
Families 2.05% 0.89%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Appomattox, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Appomattox to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 276 54th
Population Density # 275 54th
Diversity Index # 342 42nd
Median Household Income # 459 23rd
Per Capita Income # 431 27th

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