Floyd County, VA

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Population
15,666
0.462% 1-year growth
Median Age
47

Poverty Rate
11.4%

Median Household Income
$49,729
2.75% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$170,000
10.5% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
7,163
0.652% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Floyd County, VA had a population of 15.7k people with a median age of 47 and a median household income of $49,729. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Floyd County, VA grew from 15,594 to 15,666, a 0.462% increase and its median household income grew from $48,396 to $49,729, a 2.75% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Floyd County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.4%), White (Hispanic) (2.37%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.84%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.25%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.402%). NaNk% of the people in Floyd County, VA speak a non-English language, and 98.6% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Floyd County, VA was $170,000, and the homeownership rate was 82.2%. Most people in Floyd County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Floyd County, VA was 3 cars per household.

Floyd County, VA borders .

Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Floyd County, VA went to Donald J. Trump with 65.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (28.6%), followed by Other (5.69%). The most partisan county was Petersburg city, VA with 87.2% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Floyd County, VA
65.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in the United States
  1. 87.2% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 82% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in the United States was Petersburg city, VA with 87.2% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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Diversity

Floyd County, VA is home to a population of 15.7k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 2.99% of Floyd County, VA residents were born outside of the country (469 people).

In 2018, there were 39.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.6k people) in Floyd County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 371 White (Hispanic) and 289 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Floyd County, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.6k ± 16
  2. White (Hispanic)
    371 ± 81
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    289 ± 151
2.96%
Hispanic Population
464 people

In 2018, there were 39.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.6k people) in Floyd County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 371 White (Hispanic) and 289 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.96% of the people in Floyd County, VA are hispanic (464 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.99%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
469 people
2.73%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
426 people

As of 2018, 2.99% of Floyd County, VA residents (469 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Floyd County, VA was 2.73%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

47
Median Native-Born Age
± 1
38
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 23.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in Floyd County, VA was 47. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 47, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Floyd County, VA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Floyd County, VA residents was 46.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Floyd County, VA.

In N/A, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Floyd County, VA was N/A, the natal country of N/A Floyd County, VA residents, followed by N/A with N/A and N/A with N/A.

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Citizenship

98.6%
2018 Citizenship
98.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.6% of Floyd County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Floyd County, VA was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    505 ± 140
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    124 ± 70
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    85 ± 58

Floyd County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Floyd County, VA is $49,729. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Floyd County, VA was Census Tract 9201.01 with a value of $53,250, followed by Census Tract 9201.02 and Census Tract 9202, with respective values of $48,373 and $45,018.

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The economy of Floyd County, VA employs 7.16k people. The largest industries in Floyd County, VA are Manufacturing (1,379 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,022 people), and Retail Trade (752 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($63,147), Transportation & Warehousing ($54,594), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,545).

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,729
2018 value
± $4,731
2.75%
1 Year Growth
± 12.9%

Households in Floyd County, VA have a median annual income of $49,729, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,396 in 2017, which represents a 2.75% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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Average Male Salary in N/A
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Average Female Salary in N/A
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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Floyd County, VA is from Floyd County, VA.
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This chart shows the number of workers in Floyd County, VA 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 9201.01
  2. Census Tract 9201.02
  3. Census Tract 9202

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Floyd County, VA was Census Tract 9201.01 with a value of $53,250, followed by Census Tract 9201.02 and Census Tract 9202, with respective values of $48,373 and $45,018.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Floyd County, VA (1.78k out of 15.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 55 - 64.

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
    1,669 ± 305
  2. Hispanic
    89 ± 102
  3. Black
    46 ± 105

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

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

7.16k
2018 Value
± 634
-0.652%
1 Year decline
± 12.3%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Floyd County, VA declined at a rate of -0.652%, from 7.21k employees to 7.16k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Floyd County, VA, are Production Occupations (782 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (750 people), and Management Occupations (642 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Floyd County, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Floyd County, VA, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (782 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (750 people), and Management Occupations (642 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Floyd County, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.09 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.9 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.84 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Floyd County, VA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($76,167), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($68,516), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($67,656).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.16k
2018 Value
± 634
-0.652%
1 Year decline
± 12.3%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Floyd County, VA declined at a rate of -0.652%, from 7.21k employees to 7.16k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Floyd County, VA, are Manufacturing (1,379 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,022 people), and Retail Trade (752 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Floyd County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Floyd 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 Floyd County, VA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,379 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,022 people), and Retail Trade (752 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Floyd County, VA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.08 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.91 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.53 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Floyd County, VA, by median earnings, are Information ($63,147), Transportation & Warehousing ($54,594), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,545).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Floyd County, VA was $170,000 in 2018, which is 0.74 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $153,800 to $170,000, a 10.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Floyd County, VA is 82.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Floyd County, VA have an average commute time of 32.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Floyd County, VA is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$170,000
2018 Median
± $8,564
$153,800
2017 Median
± $13,054

In 2018, the median property value in Floyd County, VA grew to to $170,000 from the previous year's value of $153,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Floyd 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 Floyd County, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A 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.
$49,729
Median Household Income
± $4,731
6.48k
Number of Households
± 546

In 2018, the median household income of the 6.48k households in Floyd County, VA grew to $49,729 from the previous year's value of $48,396.

The following chart displays the households in Floyd 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

82.2%
2018 Homeownership
80.8%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 82.2% of the housing units in Floyd County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.8%.

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

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Commute Time

32.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Floyd County, VA have a longer commute time (32.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.58% of the workforce in Floyd County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (77.7%)
  2. Carpooled (13.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.16%)

In 2018, 77.7% of workers in Floyd County, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.5%) and those who worked at home (6.16%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Floyd County, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Floyd County, VA have 3 cars, followed by 2 cars.

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Health

93.2% of the population of Floyd County, VA has health coverage, with 47.2% on employee plans, 11.2% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 17.1% on non-group plans, and 1.73% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Floyd County, VA see 2608 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.462% increase from the previous year (2596 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5244 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1966 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Halifax County and Mecklenburg 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

2,608 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Floyd County, VA

Primary care physicians in Floyd County, VA see an average of 2,608 patients per year. This represents a 0.462% increase from the previous year (2,596 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Floyd 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%).

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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 Coverage

6.81%
Uninsured
47.2%
Employer Coverage
11.2%
Medicaid
16%
Medicare
17.1%
Non-Group
1.73%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Floyd County, VA declined by 7.01% from 7.33% to 6.81%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Floyd 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

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

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