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Sussex County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 490.2 square miles
Population Density 24.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 11,810
Population change -2.3%
Under 5 years of age 4.6%
Under 18 16%
65 and over 15.8%
Females 40.6%
White 40.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.3
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 57.8%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 70%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.3%
Veterans 1,114
Households and Housing
Households 3,704
Persons per household 2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.7%
Median household income $39,635
The per capita income $16,546
Live below the poverty line. 15.3%
housing units 4,676
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $118,000
Residents owning their homes. 70.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 515
Women-owned firms 26.9%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $68,872
Retail sales per capita $5,698
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0