Farmville, VA

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Population

8,452

1.28% decline

Median Age

22.5


Median Household Income

$36,703

4.61% growth

Poverty Rate

35.9%


Number of Employees

3,052

6.68% growth

Median Property Value

$170,300

6.24% growth

About

In 2017, Farmville, VA had a population of 8.45k people with a median age of 22.5 and a median household income of $36,703. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Farmville, VA declined from 8,562 to 8,452, a -1.28% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,084 to $36,703, a 4.61% increase.

The population of Farmville, VA is 63.3% White Alone, 24.1% Black or African American Alone, and 6.93% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Farmville, VA speak a non-English language, and 92.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Farmville, VA are Longwood University (1,121 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Farmville, VA is $170,300, and the homeownership rate is 45.2%. Most people in Farmville, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Farmville, VA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Farmville, VA employs 3.05k people. The largest industries in Farmville, VA are Educational Services (680 people), Accommodation & Food Services (438 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (363 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($80,111), Finance & Insurance ($41,750), and Public Administration ($38,722).

Median household income in Farmville, VA is $36,703. Males in Farmville, VA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,180. The income inequality in Farmville, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$36,703

2017 value

± $4,028

4.61%

1 Year Growth

± 21.8%

Households in Farmville, VA have a median annual income of $36,703, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $35,084 in 2016, which represents a 4.61% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$74,183

Average Male Salary

± $1,323

$55,180

Average Female Salary

± $1,030

In 2017, full-time male employees in Virginia made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $68,169 ± $3,324

  2. White

    $60,529 ± $977

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $56,661 ± $29,375

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Farmville, VA is from Virginia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0649% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Virginia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9302.01

  2. Census Tract 9302

  3. Census Tract 9301

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Farmville, VA was Census Tract 9302.01 with a value of $50,000, followed by Census Tract 9302 and Census Tract 9301, with respective values of $43,604 and $39,881.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

35.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Farmville, VA (2.05k out of 5.71k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,081 ± 390

  2. Black

    709 ± 229

  3. Two Or More

    165 ± 142

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Farmville, VA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.05k

2017 Value

± 439

6.68%

1 Year growth

± 18.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Farmville, VA grew at a rate of 6.68%, from 2.86k employees to 3.05k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Farmville, VA, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (459 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (422 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (335 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Farmville, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Farmville, VA, by number of employees, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (459 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (422 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (335 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Farmville, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.14 times higher than expected), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (2.49 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.02 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Farmville, VA, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($70,227), Healthcare Support Occupations ($65,568), and Community & Social Service Occupations ($51,213).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.05k

2017 Value

± 439

6.68%

1 Year growth

± 18.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Farmville, VA grew at a rate of 6.68%, from 2.86k employees to 3.05k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Farmville, VA, are Educational Services (680 people), Accommodation & Food Services (438 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (363 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Farmville, VA, though some of these residents may live in Farmville, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Farmville, VA, by number of employees, are Educational Services (680 people), Accommodation & Food Services (438 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (363 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Farmville, VA has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.46 times higher than expected), Educational Services (2.4 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.89 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Farmville, VA, by median earnings, are Construction ($80,111), Finance & Insurance ($41,750), and Public Administration ($38,722).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.5B

  2. $26B

  3. $22.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.5B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($26B) and Electronics ($22.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$254B

2015 Value

$373B

Projected 2045 Value

46.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Virginia trade was $254B. This is expected to increase 46.7% to $373B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $23.4B

  2. $12.9B

  3. $11.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $23.4B, followed by North Carolina with $12.9B and Pennsylvania and $11.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

93.7% of the population of Farmville, VA has health coverage, with 54.5% on employee plans, 13.3% on Medicaid, 9.13% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 3.21% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Farmville, VA was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Farmville, VA see 1316 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0759% decrease from the previous year (1317 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1494 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 684 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.6%). Additionally, Petersburg city has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,316 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,316 patients per year. This represents a 0.0759% decrease from the previous year (1,317 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,556

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,218

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,361

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,677

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.42%, from $7,306 to $7,556.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.27%

Uninsured

54.5%

Employer Coverage

13.3%

Medicaid

9.13%

Medicare

13.6%

Non-Group

3.21%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Farmville, VA declined by 16.2% from 7.47% to 6.27%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Farmville, VA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.6% prevalence

  2. 15.6% prevalence

  3. 15.4% prevalence

Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Virginia, at 15.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Virginia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Farmville, VA is home to a population of 8.45k people, from which 92.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Farmville, VA residents were born outside of the country (680 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Farmville, VA is composed of 5.35k White Alone residents (63.3%), 2.04k Black or African American Alone residents (24.1%), 586 Hispanic or Latino residents (6.93%), 358 Two or More Races residents (4.24%), 89 Asian Alone residents (1.05%), 31 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.367%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Farmville, VA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

22

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Farmville, VA was 22.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 22, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Farmville, VA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Farmville, VA residents was 22.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    680 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Farmville, VA residents (680 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Farmville, VA was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. El Salvador

    103,545 ± 7,851 people

  2. India

    82,876 ± 7,033 people

  3. Mexico

    56,021 ± 5,792 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 103,545 Virginia residents, followed by India with 82,876 and Mexico with 56,021.

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Citizenship

92.6%

2017 Citizenship

94.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 92.6% of Farmville, VA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Farmville, VA was 94.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    5.35k ± 461

  2. Black or African American Alone

    2.04k ± 481

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    586 ± 412

In 2017, there were 2.62 times more White Alone residents (5.35k people) in Farmville, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.04k Black or African American Alone and 586 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Farmville, VA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Farmville, VA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Farmville, VA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Farmville, VA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (1990s)

    53 ± 57

  2. Vietnam

    31 ± 39

  3. Korea

    30 ± 39

Farmville, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Farmville, VA awarded 1,121 degrees. The student population of Farmville, VA is skewed towards women, with 1,526 male students and 3,358 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Farmville, VA are White (907 and 81.3%), followed by Black or African American (84 and 7.53%), Hispanic or Latino (49 and 4.39%), and Two or More Races (33 and 2.96%).

The largest universities in Farmville, VA by number of degrees awarded are Longwood University (1,121 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Farmville, VA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (165 and 14.7%), General Business Administration & Management (124 and 11.1%), and General Education (88 and 7.85%).

The median tuition costs in Farmville, VA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $7,350 and $21,780 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 68 degrees awarded

  2. 165 degrees awarded

  3. 118 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Farmville, VA was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 68 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Farmville, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,121 degrees awarded

$7,350

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Farmville, VA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Longwood University with 1,121 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

334

Degrees Awarded to Men

787

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 334 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Farmville, VA, which is 0.424 times less than the 787 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    907 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    84 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    49 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Farmville, VA were to White students. These 907 degrees mean that there were 10.8 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 84 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Farmville, VA was $170,300 in 2017, which is 0.783 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $160,300 to $170,300, a 6.24% increase. The homeownership rate in Farmville, VA is 45.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Farmville, VA have an average commute time of 15.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Farmville, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$36,703

Median Household Income

± $4,028

2.37k

Number of Households

± 361

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.37k households in Farmville, VA grew to $36,703 from the previous year's value of $35,084.

The following chart displays the households in Farmville, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$170,300

2017 Median

± $14,597

$160,300

2016 Median

± $12,734

In 2017, the median property value in Farmville, VA grew to to $170,300 from the previous year's value of $160,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Farmville, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Farmville, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Farmville, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Farmville, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

45.2%

2017 Homeownership

41.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 45.2% of the housing units in Farmville, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 41.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Farmville, VA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Farmville, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Farmville, VA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

15.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Farmville, VA have a shorter commute time (15.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.809% of the workforce in Farmville, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.8%

  2. Walked

    15.6%

  3. Carpooled

    3.99%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Farmville, VA was Drove Alone (74.8%), followed by those who Walked (15.6%) and those who Carpooled (3.99%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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