Charlotte County, VA

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2020 Population
11,953
0.723% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
46.1
0.216% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
24.1%
1.55% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$40,924
0.865% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$121,000
8.13% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
4,849
3.94% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Charlotte County, VA had a population of 12k people with a median age of 46.1 and a median household income of $40,924. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Charlotte County, VA declined from 12,040 to 11,953, a −0.723% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,573 to $40,924, a 0.865% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Charlotte County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.8%), White (Hispanic) (2.05%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.41%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.36%).

None of the households in Charlotte County, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.6% of the residents in Charlotte County, VA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Charlotte County, VA was $121,000, and the homeownership rate was 68.1%. Most people in Charlotte County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Charlotte County, VA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Charlotte County, VA is home to a population of 12k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.561% of Charlotte County, VA residents were born outside of the country (67 people).

In 2020, there were 2.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.12k people) in Charlotte County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.32k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 245 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Charlotte County, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.12k ± 3
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.32k ± 93
  3. White (Hispanic)
    245 ± 48
2.29%
Hispanic Population
274 people

In 2020, there were 2.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.12k people) in Charlotte County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.32k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 245 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.29% of the people in Charlotte County, VA are hispanic (274 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Charlotte County, VA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.561%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
67 people
0.772%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
93 people

As of 2020, 0.561% of Charlotte County, VA residents (67 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Charlotte County, VA was 0.772%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

46
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.2
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 18.6

In 2020, the median age of all people in Charlotte County, VA was 46.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Charlotte County, VA are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Charlotte County, VA residents was 46.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    109,267 ± 8,063 people
  2. India
    94,596 ± 7,509 people
  3. Mexico
    56,409 ± 5,812 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 109,267 Virginia residents, followed by India with 94,596 and Mexico with 56,409.

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Citizenship

99.6%
2020 Citizenship
99.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.6% of Charlotte County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Charlotte County, VA was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    348 ± 119
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    178 ± 82
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    114 ± 75

Charlotte County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.96 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Virginia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,365. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Charlotte County, VA employs 4.85k people. The largest industries in Charlotte County, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (726 people), Retail Trade (640 people), and Educational Services (573 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($51,076), Public Administration ($43,298), and Educational Services ($40,181).

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,924
2020 value
± $4,516
0.865%
1 Year Growth
± 13.7%

Households in Charlotte County, VA have a median annual income of $40,924, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $40,573 in 2019, which represents a 0.865% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$80,381
Average Male Salary in Virginia
± $1,440
$60,365
Average Female Salary in Virginia
± $1,133

In 2020, full-time male employees in Virginia made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Virginia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Virginia
  1. Asian
    $76,850 ± $3,561
  2. White
    $66,712 ± $1,098
  3. Two or More Races
    $54,027 ± $3,581

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.15 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Virginia.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Charlotte County, VA is from Virginia.
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.479
2019 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2020, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.181% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9302
  2. Census Tract 9303

The following map shows all of the tracts in Charlotte County, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Males 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

24.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Charlotte County, VA (2.81k out of 11.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 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
    2,026 ± 285
  2. Black
    731 ± 175
  3. Hispanic
    229 ± 104

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Charlotte County, VA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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

4.85k
2020 Value
± 466
−3.94%
1 Year decline
± 13.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Charlotte County, VA declined at a rate of −3.94%, from 5.05k employees to 4.85k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Charlotte County, VA, are Sales & Related Occupations (459 people), Management Occupations (436 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (411 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Charlotte County, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Charlotte County, VA, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (459 people), Management Occupations (436 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (411 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Charlotte County, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.98 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.33 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (2.2 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Charlotte County, VA, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($60,147), Legal Occupations ($58,125), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($53,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.85k
2020 Value
± 466
−3.94%
1 Year decline
± 13.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Charlotte County, VA declined at a rate of −3.94%, from 5.05k employees to 4.85k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Charlotte County, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (726 people), Retail Trade (640 people), and Educational Services (573 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Charlotte County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Charlotte County, 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 Charlotte County, VA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (726 people), Retail Trade (640 people), and Educational Services (573 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Charlotte County, VA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.54 times higher than expected), Utilities (3.6 times), and Public Administration (1.88 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Charlotte County, VA, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($51,076), Public Administration ($43,298), and Educational Services ($40,181).

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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. $37.3B
  2. $28.7B
  3. $25.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $37.3B, followed by Electronics ($28.7B) and Machinery ($25.6B).

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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$325B
2020 Value in Virginia
$612B
Projected 2050 Value in Virginia
88.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 88.1% to $612B by 2050.

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. $25B
  2. $18.9B
  3. $13.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $25B, followed by Maryland with $18.9B and Pennsylvania and $13.2B.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Charlotte County, VA went to Donald J. Trump with 61.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.775%). The most partisan county was Petersburg County, VA with 87.7% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Charlotte County, VA
61.6% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Virginia
  1. 87.7% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 87.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 85.5% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Virginia was Petersburg County, VA with 87.7% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Virginia colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Charlotte County, VA was $121,000 in 2020, which is 0.527 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $111,900 to $121,000, a 8.13% increase. The homeownership rate in Charlotte County, VA is 68.1%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Charlotte County, VA have an average commute time of 31.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Charlotte County, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$121,000
2020 Median
± $11,793
$111,900
2019 Median
± $9,099

In 2020, the median property value in Charlotte County, VA grew to to $121,000 from the previous year's value of $111,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Charlotte County, 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 Charlotte County, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$40,924
Median Household Income
± $4,516
4.84k
Number of Households
± 437

In 2020, the median household income of the 4.84k households in Charlotte County, VA grew to $40,924 from the previous year's value of $40,573.

The following chart displays the households in Charlotte County, 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 < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

68.1%
2020 Homeownership
71.3%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 68.1% of the housing units in Charlotte County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Charlotte County, VA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

31.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Charlotte County, VA have a longer commute time (31.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.42% of the workforce in Charlotte County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (75.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.07%)
  3. Carpooled (8.9%)

In 2020, 75.7% of workers in Charlotte County, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.07%) and those who carpooled to work (8.9%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

88.2% of the population of Charlotte County, VA has health coverage, with 37.2% on employee plans, 22.5% on Medicaid, 16.3% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 1.55% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Charlotte County, VA see 1705 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.5% decrease from the previous year (1731 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2970 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5940 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Nottoway County and Bristol city have the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.5%). Additionally, King and Queen County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (48.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,705 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Charlotte County, VA

Primary care physicians in Charlotte County, VA see an average of 1,705 patients per year. This represents a 1.5% decrease from the previous year (1,731 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Charlotte County, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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 in Virginia
$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

11.8%
Uninsured
37.2%
Employer Coverage
22.5%
Medicaid
16.3%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
1.55%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Charlotte County, VA declined by 8.24% from 12.9% to 11.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Charlotte County, 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. 22.5% prevalence
  2. 22.5% prevalence
  3. 20.3% prevalence

Nottoway County and Bristol city have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Virginia, at 22.5%.

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

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