Pamplin, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pamplin, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Pamplin City had a population of 236 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Pamplin is located at latitude 37.2663 and longitude -78.6837 in Appomattox County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pamplin City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Appomattox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 689 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Pamplin City are located in Appomattox County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Prince Edward County.

The Town of Pamplin City (GNIS ID: 2391350) 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 Pamplin 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 Pamplin: Merrimans Shop, Pamplin City, Pamplins Depot, Pamplins Station.

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


Total Population 236
Daytime Population: Workers 11
Daytime Population: Residents 150
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 161
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 236
Population in Familes 197
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 748
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $48,574
Average Household Income $60,174
Per Capita Income $24,388


Total Housing Units 114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $201,351


Total Households 93
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 64
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 1.04% 1.08%
Households 1.09% 1.05%
Families 2.91% 0.92%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Pamplin, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pamplin 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 # 524 12th
Population Density # 298 50th
Diversity Index # 401 32nd
Median Household Income # 318 47th
Per Capita Income # 352 41st

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