Patrick County, VA

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Population
17,859
0.551% 1-year decline
Median Age
49.6

Poverty Rate
18.7%

Median Household Income
$40,486
7.23% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$116,400
0.345% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
7,283
1.35% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Patrick County, VA had a population of 17.9k people with a median age of 49.6 and a median household income of $40,486. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Patrick County, VA declined from 17,958 to 17,859, a -0.551% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,757 to $40,486, a 7.23% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Patrick County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.73%), White (Hispanic) (2.51%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.7%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.398%). NaNk% of the people in Patrick County, VA speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Patrick County, VA was $116,400, and the homeownership rate was 76.5%. Most people in Patrick County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Patrick County, VA was 2 cars per household.

Patrick County, VA borders .

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Diversity

Patrick County, VA is home to a population of 17.9k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.87% of Patrick County, VA residents were born outside of the country (334 people).

In 2018, there were 15.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16k people) in Patrick County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.02k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 449 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Patrick County, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16k ± 8
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.02k ± 78
  3. White (Hispanic)
    449 ± 81
2.95%
Hispanic Population
527 people

In 2018, there were 15.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16k people) in Patrick County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.02k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 449 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.95% of the people in Patrick County, VA are hispanic (527 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.87%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
334 people
1.89%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
340 people

As of 2018, 1.87% of Patrick County, VA residents (334 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 Patrick County, VA was 1.89%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

50
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 8.9

In 2018, the median age of all people in Patrick County, VA was 49.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 50, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Patrick County, VA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Patrick County, VA residents was 49.

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Global Diversity

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

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

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Citizenship

99.1%
2018 Citizenship
98.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.1% of Patrick County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Patrick County, VA was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    462 ± 117
  2. Korea
    144 ± 74
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    130 ± 86

Patrick County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Patrick County, VA is $40,486. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Patrick County, VA was Census Tract 303.01 with a value of $46,495, followed by Census Tract 303.02 and Census Tract 302, with respective values of $44,237 and $37,951.

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The economy of Patrick County, VA employs 7.28k people. The largest industries in Patrick County, VA are Manufacturing (1,744 people), Retail Trade (931 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (815 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($112,837), Finance & Insurance ($84,167), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($73,796).

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,486
2018 value
± $4,326
7.23%
1 Year Growth
± 14.1%

Households in Patrick County, VA have a median annual income of $40,486, 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 $37,757 in 2017, which represents a 7.23% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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Average Male Salary in N/A
± N/A
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Average Female Salary in N/A
± N/A

In N/A, full-time male employees in N/A made N/A times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Patrick County, VA is from Patrick County, VA.
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This chart shows the number of workers in Patrick 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 303.01
  2. Census Tract 303.02
  3. Census Tract 302

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Patrick County, VA was Census Tract 303.01 with a value of $46,495, followed by Census Tract 303.02 and Census Tract 302, with respective values of $44,237 and $37,951.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Patrick 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

18.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Patrick County, VA (3.26k out of 17.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 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
    3,040 ± 398
  2. Hispanic
    318 ± 144
  3. Black
    107 ± 88

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

7.28k
2018 Value
± 561
-1.35%
1 Year decline
± 11%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Patrick County, VA declined at a rate of -1.35%, from 7.38k employees to 7.28k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Patrick County, VA, are Production Occupations (1,127 people), Sales & Related Occupations (797 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (673 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Patrick County, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Patrick County, VA, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,127 people), Sales & Related Occupations (797 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (673 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Patrick County, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.7 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.16 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.69 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Patrick County, VA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($64,063), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($61,378), and Management Occupations ($58,664).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.28k
2018 Value
± 561
-1.35%
1 Year decline
± 11%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Patrick County, VA declined at a rate of -1.35%, from 7.38k employees to 7.28k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Patrick County, VA, are Manufacturing (1,744 people), Retail Trade (931 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (815 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Patrick County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Patrick 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 Patrick County, VA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,744 people), Retail Trade (931 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (815 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Patrick County, VA has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.38 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.61 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Patrick County, VA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($112,837), Finance & Insurance ($84,167), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($73,796).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Patrick County, VA was $116,400 in 2018, which is 0.507 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $116,000 to $116,400, a 0.345% increase. The homeownership rate in Patrick County, VA is 76.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Patrick County, VA have an average commute time of 27.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Patrick County, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$116,400
2018 Median
± $7,338
$116,000
2017 Median
± $7,133

In 2018, the median property value in Patrick County, VA grew to to $116,400 from the previous year's value of $116,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Patrick 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 Patrick 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.
$40,486
Median Household Income
± $4,326
7.69k
Number of Households
± 556

In 2018, the median household income of the 7.69k households in Patrick County, VA grew to $40,486 from the previous year's value of $37,757.

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

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Rent vs Own

76.5%
2018 Homeownership
77%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 76.5% of the housing units in Patrick County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77%.

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

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Commute Time

27.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Patrick County, VA have a longer commute time (27.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 3.31% of the workforce in Patrick County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (87.1%)
  2. Carpooled (8.54%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.02%)

In 2018, 87.1% of workers in Patrick County, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.54%) and those who worked at home (3.02%).

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

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Health

88.2% of the population of Patrick County, VA has health coverage, with 35.3% on employee plans, 17.5% on Medicaid, 18.6% on Medicare, 14.7% on non-group plans, and 2.2% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Patrick County, VA see 6015 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (6088 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 8962 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4481 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

6,015 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Patrick County, VA

Primary care physicians in Patrick County, VA see an average of 6,015 patients per year. This represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (6,088 patients).

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

11.8%
Uninsured
35.3%
Employer Coverage
17.5%
Medicaid
18.6%
Medicare
14.7%
Non-Group
2.2%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Patrick County, VA declined by 7.85% from 12.8% to 11.8%.

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