Lowes Island, VA

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2020 Population
11,319
4.23% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37.4
8.11% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
1.66%
0.769% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$199,375
12.7% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$645,600
8.23% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
6,712
9.14% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Lowes Island, VA had a population of 11.3k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $199,375. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lowes Island, VA grew from 10,860 to 11,319, a 4.23% increase and its median household income grew from $176,830 to $199,375, a 12.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lowes Island, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.01%), White (Hispanic) (5.42%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.18%).

None of the households in Lowes Island, 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.

95.4% of the residents in Lowes Island, VA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Lowes Island, VA was $645,600, and the homeownership rate was 92.6%. Most people in Lowes Island, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Lowes Island, VA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Lowes Island, VA is home to a population of 11.3k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 20.6% of Lowes Island, VA residents were born outside of the country (2.33k people).

In 2020, there were 4.85 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.86k people) in Lowes Island, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.62k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 794 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lowes Island, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.86k ± 999
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.62k ± 257
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    794 ± 383
6.33%
Hispanic Population
716 people

In 2020, there were 4.85 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.86k people) in Lowes Island, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.62k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 794 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.33% of the people in Lowes Island, VA are hispanic (716 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

20.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.33k people
18.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.99k people

As of 2020, 20.6% of Lowes Island, VA residents (2.33k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lowes Island, VA was 18.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

30
Median Native-Born Age
± 4.7
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 4.3

In 2020, the median age of all people in Lowes Island, VA was 37.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Lowes Island, VA are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Lowes Island, VA residents was 41.

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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

95.4%
2020 Citizenship
96.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.4% of Lowes Island, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Lowes Island, VA was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    134 ± 73
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    115 ± 59
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    98 ± 78

Lowes Island, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

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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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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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 Lowes Island, VA employs 6.71k people. The largest industries in Lowes Island, VA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,564 people), Finance & Insurance (576 people), and Retail Trade (524 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($190,469), Information ($167,438), and Wholesale Trade ($165,682).

Wages

Median Household Income

$199,375
2020 value
± $29,831
12.7%
1 Year Growth
± 14.4%

Households in Lowes Island, VA have a median annual income of $199,375, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $176,830 in 2019, which represents a 12.7% 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 Lowes Island, 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 6112.08
  2. Census Tract 6112.09

The following map shows all of the places in Lowes Island, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

1.66% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lowes Island, VA (188 out of 11.3k 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 Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 75+.

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
    86 ± 105
  2. Two Or More
    60 ± 104
  3. Asian
    21 ± 106

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

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

6.71k
2020 Value
± 755
9.14%
1 Year growth
± 12.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lowes Island, VA grew at a rate of 9.14%, from 6.15k employees to 6.71k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lowes Island, VA, are Management Occupations (1,289 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,191 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (896 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lowes Island, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lowes Island, VA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,289 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,191 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (896 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lowes Island, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (3.03 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2.42 times), and Legal Occupations (2.21 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lowes Island, VA, by median earnings, are Sales & Related Occupations ($250,001), Legal Occupations ($152,056), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($146,375).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.71k
2020 Value
± 755
9.14%
1 Year growth
± 12.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lowes Island, VA grew at a rate of 9.14%, from 6.15k employees to 6.71k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lowes Island, VA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,564 people), Finance & Insurance (576 people), and Retail Trade (524 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lowes Island, VA, though some of these residents may live in Lowes Island, 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 Lowes Island, VA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,564 people), Finance & Insurance (576 people), and Retail Trade (524 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lowes Island, VA has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (5.14 times higher than expected), Information (2.69 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.84 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lowes Island, VA, by median earnings, are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($190,469), Information ($167,438), and Wholesale Trade ($165,682).

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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 Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%). 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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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Virginia
54.1% for the Democratic 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 Lowes Island, VA was $645,600 in 2020, which is 2.81 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $596,500 to $645,600, a 8.23% increase. The homeownership rate in Lowes Island, VA is 92.6%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Lowes Island, VA have an average commute time of 34.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lowes Island, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$645,600
2020 Median
± $35,548
$596,500
2019 Median
± $15,163

In 2020, the median property value in Lowes Island, VA grew to to $645,600 from the previous year's value of $596,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lowes Island, 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 Lowes Island, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k 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.
$199,375
Median Household Income
± $29,831
3.95k
Number of Households
± 591

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.95k households in Lowes Island, VA grew to $199,375 from the previous year's value of $176,830.

The following chart displays the households in Lowes Island, 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lowes Island, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lowes Island, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

92.6%
2020 Homeownership
93.2%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 92.6% of the housing units in Lowes Island, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 93.2%.

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

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Commute Time

34.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lowes Island, VA have a longer commute time (34.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.64% of the workforce in Lowes Island, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (69.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (21.7%)
  3. Carpooled (5.61%)

In 2020, 69.4% of workers in Lowes Island, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (21.7%) and those who carpooled to work (5.61%).

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

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Health

97.9% of the population of Lowes Island, VA has health coverage, with 80.1% on employee plans, 1.38% on Medicaid, 4.72% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 1.21% 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 Loudoun County, VA see 1304 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.929% increase from the previous year (1292 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1493 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 637 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

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1,304 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Loudoun County, VA

Primary care physicians in Loudoun County, VA see an average of 1,304 patients per year. This represents a 0.929% increase from the previous year (1,292 patients).

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

2.14%
Uninsured
80.1%
Employer Coverage
1.38%
Medicaid
4.72%
Medicare
10.5%
Non-Group
1.21%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lowes Island, VA grew by 15.2% from 1.85% to 2.14%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lowes Island, 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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