Dinwiddie County, VA

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Population

28,033

0.433% decline

Median Age

42.9


Median Household Income

$54,640

5.93% growth

Poverty Rate

14.8%


Number of Employees

13,375

4.03% growth

Median Property Value

$160,100

4.1% growth

About

In 2017, Dinwiddie County, VA had a population of 28k people with a median age of 42.9 and a median household income of $54,640. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Dinwiddie County, VA declined from 28,155 to 28,033, a -0.433% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,579 to $54,640, a 5.93% increase.

The population of Dinwiddie County, VA is 62.1% White Alone, 31.8% Black or African American Alone, and 3.19% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Dinwiddie County, VA speak a non-English language, and 98.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Dinwiddie County, VA are Richard Bland College of William and Mary (211 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Dinwiddie County, VA is $160,100, and the homeownership rate is 77.1%. Most people in Dinwiddie County, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Dinwiddie County, VA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Dinwiddie County, VA employs 13.4k people. The largest industries in Dinwiddie County, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,098 people), Retail Trade (2,037 people), and Public Administration (1,348 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($56,850), Utilities ($54,815), and Wholesale Trade ($52,000).

Median household income in Dinwiddie County, VA is $54,640. Males in Dinwiddie County, 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 Dinwiddie County, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,640

2017 value

± $3,190

5.93%

1 Year Growth

± 7.6%

Households in Dinwiddie County, VA have a median annual income of $54,640, 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 $51,579 in 2016, which represents a 5.93% 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 Dinwiddie County, 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 8406

  2. Census Tract 8402

  3. Census Tract 8403

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dinwiddie County, VA was Census Tract 8406 with a value of $61,070, followed by Census Tract 8402 and Census Tract 8403, with respective values of $58,372 and $57,593.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dinwiddie County, VA (4.06k out of 27.4k 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 35 - 44, followed by Males 55 - 64 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

    2,478 ± 399

  2. Black

    1,349 ± 302

  3. Hispanic

    341 ± 204

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dinwiddie 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

13.4k

2017 Value

± 907

4.03%

1 Year growth

± 8.94%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dinwiddie County, VA grew at a rate of 4.03%, from 12.9k employees to 13.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dinwiddie County, VA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,962 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,245 people), and Production Occupations (1,037 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dinwiddie County, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Dinwiddie County, VA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,962 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,245 people), and Production Occupations (1,037 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Dinwiddie County, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (2.25 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.03 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.48 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Dinwiddie County, VA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($118,608), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($73,011), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($70,305).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

13.4k

2017 Value

± 907

4.03%

1 Year growth

± 8.94%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dinwiddie County, VA grew at a rate of 4.03%, from 12.9k employees to 13.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dinwiddie County, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,098 people), Retail Trade (2,037 people), and Public Administration (1,348 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dinwiddie County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Dinwiddie 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 Dinwiddie County, VA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,098 people), Retail Trade (2,037 people), and Public Administration (1,348 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Dinwiddie County, VA has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.16 times higher than expected), Construction (1.56 times), and Retail Trade (1.33 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Dinwiddie County, VA, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($56,850), Utilities ($54,815), and Wholesale Trade ($52,000).

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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

89.3% of the population of Dinwiddie County, VA has health coverage, with 49% on employee plans, 13.2% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 2.15% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Dinwiddie County, VA see 6963 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0287% decrease from the previous year (6965 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 14072 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 9381 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

6,963 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Dinwiddie County, VA see an average of 6,963 patients per year. This represents a 0.0287% decrease from the previous year (6,965 patients).

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

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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%).

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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

10.7%

Uninsured

49%

Employer Coverage

13.2%

Medicaid

12.8%

Medicare

12.2%

Non-Group

2.15%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dinwiddie County, VA declined by 10.4% from 11.9% to 10.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Dinwiddie 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. 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

Dinwiddie County, VA is home to a population of 28k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.93% of Dinwiddie County, VA residents were born outside of the country (820 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Dinwiddie County, VA is composed of 17.4k White Alone residents (62.1%), 8.91k Black or African American Alone residents (31.8%), 893 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.19%), 544 Two or More Races residents (1.94%), 131 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.467%), 119 Asian Alone residents (0.424%), 12 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0428%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Dinwiddie County, VA was 42.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Dinwiddie County, VA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Dinwiddie County, VA residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.93%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

820 people

2.88%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

811 people

As of 2017, 2.93% of Dinwiddie County, VA residents (820 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dinwiddie County, VA was 2.88%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

98.2%

2017 Citizenship

98.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.2% of Dinwiddie County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Dinwiddie County, VA was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    17.4k ± 55

  2. Black or African American Alone

    8.91k ± 266

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    893 ± 221

In 2017, there were 1.95 times more White Alone residents (17.4k people) in Dinwiddie County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.91k Black or African American Alone and 893 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 Dinwiddie County, 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 Dinwiddie County, 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 Dinwiddie County, VA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Dinwiddie County, 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. Vietnam

    632 ± 132

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    463 ± 173

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    427 ± 162

Dinwiddie County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Dinwiddie County, VA awarded 211 degrees. The student population of Dinwiddie County, VA is skewed towards women, with 930 male students and 1,479 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dinwiddie County, VA are White (122 and 57.8%), followed by Black or African American (65 and 30.8%), Two or More Races (12 and 5.69%), and Unknown (5 and 2.37%).

The largest universities in Dinwiddie County, VA by number of degrees awarded are Richard Bland College of William and Mary (211 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Dinwiddie County, VA are Physical Sciences (205 and 97.2%) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (6 and 2.84%).

The median tuition costs in Dinwiddie County, VA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 205 degrees awarded

  2. 6 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Dinwiddie County, VA was Physical Sciences with 205 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

211 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Dinwiddie County, VA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Richard Bland College of William and Mary with 211 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

63

Degrees Awarded to Men

148

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 63 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Dinwiddie County, VA, which is 0.426 times less than the 148 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

    122 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    65 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    12 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Dinwiddie County, VA were to White students. These 122 degrees mean that there were 1.88 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 65 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dinwiddie County, VA was $160,100 in 2017, which is 0.736 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $153,800 to $160,100, a 4.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Dinwiddie County, VA is 77.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Dinwiddie County, VA have an average commute time of 28.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Dinwiddie County, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$54,640

Median Household Income

± $3,190

10.3k

Number of Households

± 737

In 2017, the median household income of the 10.3k households in Dinwiddie County, VA grew to $54,640 from the previous year's value of $51,579.

The following chart displays the households in Dinwiddie 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$160,100

2017 Median

± $6,730

$153,800

2016 Median

± $7,645

In 2017, the median property value in Dinwiddie County, VA grew to to $160,100 from the previous year's value of $153,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Dinwiddie 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 Dinwiddie County, 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 Dinwiddie County, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dinwiddie County, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

77.1%

2017 Homeownership

75.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77.1% of the housing units in Dinwiddie County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Dinwiddie County, 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 Dinwiddie County, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dinwiddie County, VA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

28.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dinwiddie County, VA have a longer commute time (28.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.27% of the workforce in Dinwiddie County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.3%

  2. Carpooled

    7.39%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.32%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Dinwiddie County, VA was Drove Alone (86.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.39%) and those who Worked At Home (2.32%).

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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