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Giles County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 355.8 square miles
Population Density 48.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 16,925
Population change -2.1%
Under 5 years of age 5.2%
Under 18 21%
65 and over 19.6%
Females 51%
White 96.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.4
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 1.6%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 81%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.6%
Veterans 1,323
Households and Housing
Households 7,167
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.9%
Median household income $45,141
The per capita income $23,485
Live below the poverty line. 13.3%
housing units 8,278
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $105,300
Residents owning their homes. 75.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,696
Women-owned firms 18%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $172,401
Retail sales per capita $10,026
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $18,932