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Powhatan County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 260.2 square miles
Population Density 107.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 28,259
Population change 0.8%
Under 5 years of age 4%
Under 18 19.7%
65 and over 14.9%
Females 46.2%
White 84.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 12.9%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 27.6%
Veterans 2,390
Households and Housing
Households 9,544
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.4%
Median household income $76,548
The per capita income $31,252
Live below the poverty line. 5.4%
housing units 10,230
Multi-unit structures 2%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $269,700
Residents owning their homes. 88.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,793
Women-owned firms 25.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $159,301
Retail sales per capita $5,794
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $46,609