Hanover County, VA

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2020 Population
106,538
0.948% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
42.7
0% 1-year change
2018 Poverty Rate
5.58%
3.11% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$91,444
2.3% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$288,800
2.09% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
55,809
0.331% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Hanover County, VA had a population of 107k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $91,444. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Hanover County, VA grew from 105,537 to 106,538, a 0.948% increase and its median household income grew from $89,390 to $91,444, a 2.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hanover County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.61%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.67%), White (Hispanic) (1.74%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.59%).

None of the households in Hanover 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.

98.3% of the residents in Hanover County, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hanover County, VA are Randolph-Macon College (400 degrees awarded in 2020) and Institute of Advanced Medical Esthetics (21 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Hanover County, VA was $288,800, and the homeownership rate was 82.9%.

Most people in Hanover County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hanover County, VA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Hanover County, VA is home to a population of 107k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 4.05% of Hanover County, VA residents were born outside of the country (4.31k people).

In 2020, there were 9.69 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (88.9k people) in Hanover County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.85k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.3%
2020 Citizenship
98.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.3% of Hanover County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Hanover County, VA was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hanover County, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    88.9k ± 213
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    9.17k ± 329
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.85k ± 462
3.07%
Hispanic Population
3.27k people

In 2020, there were 9.69 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (88.9k people) in Hanover County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.85k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.07% of the people in Hanover County, VA are hispanic (3.27k people).

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

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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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Foreign-Born Population

4.05%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
4.31k people
3.52%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.71k people

As of 2020, 4.05% of Hanover County, VA residents (4.31k 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 Hanover County, VA was 3.52%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,349 ± 267
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,431 ± 258
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,406 ± 297

Hanover County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Hanover County, VA employs 55.8k people. The largest industries in Hanover County, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,031 people), Retail Trade (6,586 people), and Educational Services (5,788 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($145,030), Utilities ($93,487), and Finance & Insurance ($71,761).

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.

Occupations

55.8k
2020 Value
± 1,734
0.331%
1 Year growth
± 4.14%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hanover County, VA grew at a rate of 0.331%, from 55.6k employees to 55.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hanover County, VA, are Management Occupations (7,409 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,449 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,177 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hanover County, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

55.8k
2020 Value
± 1,734
0.331%
1 Year growth
± 4.14%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hanover County, VA grew at a rate of 0.331%, from 55.6k employees to 55.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hanover County, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,031 people), Retail Trade (6,586 people), and Educational Services (5,788 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hanover County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Hanover County, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$56,092
Median earning men ± $2,779
$40,966
Median earning women ± $1,382

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($82,976), Information ($80,643), and Manufacturing ($73,065).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,149), Public Administration ($58,175), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($55,263).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,070
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 782
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 602
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $819k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $661k
    Manufacturing
  3. $553k
    Wholesale Trade

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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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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hanover County, VA went to Donald J. Trump with 62.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (35.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.55%).

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.

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.

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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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In 2020, universities in Hanover County, VA awarded 421 degrees. The student population of Hanover County, VA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 702 male students and 855 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hanover County, VA are White (332 and 80%), followed by Black or African American (45 and 10.8%), Two or More Races (17 and 4.1%), and Hispanic or Latino (9 and 2.17%).

The largest universities in Hanover County, VA by number of degrees awarded are Randolph-Macon College (400 and 95%) and Institute of Advanced Medical Esthetics (21 and 4.99%).

The most popular majors in Hanover County, VA are General Business (68 and 16.2%), General Biological Sciences (54 and 12.8%), and General Communication (41 and 9.74%).

The median tuition cost in Hanover County, VA for private four year colleges is $42,490.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Hanover County, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 71.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 23%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 1,557 (45.1% men and 54.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 1,557 students enrolled in Hanover County, VA, 45.1% men and 54.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,184 records, of which 55.3% were women and 44.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 68 degree-majors awarded
  2. 54 degree-majors awarded
  3. 41 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hanover County, VA was General Business with 68 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 400 degrees awarded
  2. 21 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Randolph-Macon College with 400 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 175 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hanover County, VA, which is 0.711 times less than the 246 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 332 degrees mean that there were 7.38 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 45 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($42,490) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,450) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.823% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.842% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.66M), Some college (1.42M), and Bachelors Degree (1.41M).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Hanover County, VA was $288,800 in 2020, which is 1.26 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $282,900 to $288,800, a 2.09% increase. The homeownership rate in Hanover County, VA is 82.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Hanover County, VA have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hanover County, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hanover County, VA is $91,444. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hanover County, VA was Census Tract 3208.03 with a value of $130,050, followed by Census Tract 3208.04 and Census Tract 3207.02, with respective values of $121,954 and $121,010.

In 2021, 9.15% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hanover County, VA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.253%.

Property

$288,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,791
$32,519
Median Property Taxes
±$1,237

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hanover County, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Hanover County, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

82.9%
Homeownership
2020
68.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 82.9% of the housing units in Hanover County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 3208.03
  2. Census Tract 3208.04
  3. Census Tract 3207.02

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hanover County, VA was Census Tract 3208.03 with a value of $130,050, followed by Census Tract 3208.04 and Census Tract 3207.02, with respective values of $121,954 and $121,010.

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

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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.
$91,444
Median Household Income
± $3,201
39.2k
Number of Households
± 1,344

In 2020, the median household income of the 39.2k households in Hanover County, VA grew to $91,444 from the previous year's value of $89,390.

The following chart displays the households in Hanover 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hanover 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (83.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.47%)
  3. Carpooled (5.98%)

In 2020, 83.1% of workers in Hanover County, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.47%) and those who carpooled to work (5.98%).

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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Commute Time

27.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hanover County, VA have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.2% of the workforce in Hanover County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 9.15% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hanover County, VA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.253%.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.58% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hanover County, VA (5.73k out of 103k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hanover County, 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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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 5.8% of the children was living in poverty in Hanover County, VA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.7%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 128 in Hanover County, VA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 49.1 per 100,000 population.

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95.1% of the population of Hanover County, VA has health coverage, with 60.1% on employee plans, 5.98% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 1.65% 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 Hanover County, VA see 1375 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.84% decrease from the previous year (1492 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1456 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 627 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,375 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hanover County, VA

Primary care physicians in Hanover County, VA see an average of 1,375 patients per year. This represents a 7.84% decrease from the previous year (1,492 patients).

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

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.6% under 18 years, 17.2% between 18 and 34 years, 41.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.87%
Uninsured
60.1%
Employer Coverage
5.98%
Medicaid
13.2%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
1.65%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hanover County, VA declined by 3.39% from 5.04% to 4.87%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 33.1 in Hanover County, VA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 29.7% in Hanover County, VA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.29% in Hanover County, VA.

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