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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Appomattox County is 15,137, which is 10.45% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 15.63% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Appomattox County population density is 45.22 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 191.35 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Appomattox County is white, which represent 77.12% of the total population. The average Appomattox County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 15,137. #97

Population Growth Since 2000, #53

Appomattox County

Population Density, #100

Appomattox County
45.22 per square mile
191.35 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:11,673 (77.12%, #70)
Black:3,023 (19.97%, #49)
Hispanic:177 (1.17%, #115)
Asian:24 (0.16%, #111)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):44 (0.29%, #53)
One Race, Other:76 (0.50%, see rank)
Two or More Races:297 (1.96%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

13,494 (89.15%) out of the total population of 15,137 reported first ancestry.

 Appomattox County% of the Total PopulationVirginiaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.83%0.56%
Czech150.10%, see rank0.28%0.47%
Danish270.18%, see rank0.23%0.42%
Dutch2901.92%, see rank1.00%1.40%
English1,91812.67%, see rank10.69%8.02%
French2841.88%, see rank2.33%3.34%
German1,2047.95%, see rank11.87%15.03%
Greek40.03%, see rank0.41%0.41%
Hungarian260.17%, see rank0.35%0.46%
Irish1,1657.70%, see rank9.99%10.80%
Italian4082.70%, see rank4.00%5.52%
Norwegian410.27%, see rank0.61%1.42%
Polish1651.09%, see rank1.89%3.01%
Portuguese1330.88%, see rank0.20%0.44%
Russian310.20%, see rank0.70%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1130.75%, see rank1.68%0.99%
Scottish2851.88%, see rank2.13%1.72%
Subsaharan African100.07%, see rank2.02%0.95%
Swedish310.20%, see rank0.71%1.27%
Swiss170.11%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian150.10%, see rank0.23%0.31%
American4,71231.13%, see rank11.04%7.12%
Welsh70.05%, see rank0.65%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 7,317 (48.34%, see rank)
Females: 7,820 (51.66%, see rank)

Appomattox County
Male: 48.34%
Female: 51.66%
Male: 49.15%
Female: 50.85%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Appomattox County
42.50 years old
37.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Appomattox County
41.60 years old
36.20 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Appomattox County
44.10 years old
38.90 years old
38.80 years old

 Appomattox County% of the Total PopulationVirginiaU.S.
Under 5 years8705.75%, see rank6.25%6.36%
5 to 9 years8945.91%, see rank6.34%6.51%
10 to 14 years9506.28%, see rank6.32%6.59%
15 to 19 years7955.25%, see rank6.72%6.85%
20 to 24 years8135.37%, see rank7.16%7.13%
25 to 34 years1,86912.35%, see rank13.90%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,77511.73%, see rank13.42%12.96%
45 to 54 years2,20114.54%, see rank14.64%14.09%
55 to 64 years2,19214.48%, see rank12.28%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,64810.89%, see rank7.51%7.64%
75 to 84 7755.12%, see rank3.85%4.25%
85 years and over3552.35%, see rank1.60%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Appomattox CountyVirginiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population10,815, 100%5,501,125209,056,129
Less Than High School1,948, 18.01%, see rank12.11%13.67%
High School Graduate4,144, 38.32%, see rank25.01%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree3,070, 28.39%, see rank27.11%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,021, 9.44%, see rank20.74%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree632, 5.84%, see rank15.03%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.63, see rank13.9413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Appomattox County VirginiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten37974.14%25.86%63.13%36.87%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,58786.89%, see rank13.11%, see rank90.08%9.92%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)71592.59%, see rank7.41%, see rank91.63%8.37%90.60%9.40%
College54080.74%, see rank19.26%, see rank79.69%20.31%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School14223.94%, see rank76.06%, see rank62.00%38.00%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Appomattox CountyVirginiaU.S.
Total Households5,964, 100%3,041,710116,211,092
Average Household Size2.53, see rank2.612.63
1 Person Households1,289, 21.61%, see rank26.52%27.57%
2 or More Person Households4,675, 78.39%, see rank73.48%72.43%
Family Households (Families)4,497, 75.40%, see rank67.30%66.22%
Average Family Size2.97, see rank3.253.32
Married-Couple Family3,386, 56.77%, see rank50.70%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,467, 24.60%, see rank32.70%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Appomattox County%VirginiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total12,423see rank6,637,353252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over5,882100%, see rank3,232,491123,281,364
Never Married1,48525.25%, see rank34.57%35.77%
Married3,70362.95%, see rank54.49%52.04%
Widowed2003.40%, see rank2.36%2.57%
Divorced4948.40%, see rank8.57%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over6,541100%, see rank3,404,862129,692,771
Never Married1,46022.32%, see rank28.53%29.48%
Married3,69356.46%, see rank51.39%49.19%
Widowed6469.88%, see rank8.68%9.16%
Divorced74211.34%, see rank11.39%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Appomattox County%VirginiaU.S.
Native15,00599.13%, see rank88.41%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence11,07773.18%, see rank49.57%58.73%
Born in Different State3,82025.24%, see rank37.13%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1080.71%, see rank1.72%1.42%
Foreign Born1320.87%, see rank11.59%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship620.41%, see rank5.55%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship700.46%, see rank6.04%7.09%
Born In Europe580.38%, see rank1.25%1.53%
Born In Asia220.15%, see rank4.79%3.82%
Born In Africa100.07%, see rank1.11%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.05%0.07%
Born In Latin America160.11%, see rank4.20%6.83%
Born In Northern America260.17%, see rank0.19%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Appomattox County%VirginiaU.S.
English5,85698.19%, see rank84.46%79.39%
Spanish570.96%, see rank6.31%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages350.59%, see rank4.18%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank3.67%3.36%
Other160.27%, see rank1.38%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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