Rich Creek, VA

Census Place

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2021 Population
658
12.8% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
48
8.11% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
18.5%
8.04% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$31,375
4.19% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$118,800
6.36% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Rich Creek, VA had a population of 658 people with a median age of 48 and a median household income of $31,375. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Rich Creek, VA declined from 755 to 658, a −12.8% decrease and its median household income grew from $30,114 to $31,375, a 4.19% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rich Creek, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.84%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.28%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.456%), and White (Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Rich Creek, 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.

100% of the residents in Rich Creek, VA are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Rich Creek, VA was $118,800, and the homeownership rate was 48.2%.

Most people in Rich Creek, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 41.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Rich Creek, VA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Rich Creek, VA is home to a population of 658 people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2021, 1.37% of Rich Creek, VA residents were born outside of the country (9 people).

In 2021, there were 13.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (595 people) in Rich Creek, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 15 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2021 Citizenship
89.9%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 100% of Rich Creek, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Rich Creek, VA was 89.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rich Creek, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    595 ± 206
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    45 ± 62.4
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    15 ± 15
0%
Hispanic Population
0 people

In 2021, there were 13.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (595 people) in Rich Creek, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 15 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0% of the people in Rich Creek, VA are hispanic (0 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.37%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
9 people
11.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
85 people

As of 2021, 1.37% of Rich Creek, VA residents (9 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rich Creek, VA was 11.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. World War II
    6 ± 12
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    4 ± 20
  3. Vietnam
    2 ± 19

Rich Creek, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in World War II, 1.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Rich Creek, VA employs 264 people. The largest industries in Rich Creek, VA are Manufacturing (59 people), Other Services, Except Public Administration (47 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (34 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($92,768), Construction ($83,173), and Educational Services ($55,000).

Occupations

264
2021 Value
± 108
−19.3%
1 Year decline
± 72%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Rich Creek, VA declined at a rate of −19.3%, from 327 employees to 264 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rich Creek, VA, are Healthcare Support Occupations (57 people), Management Occupations (33 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (30 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rich Creek, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

264
2021 Value
± 108
−19.3%
1 Year decline
± 72%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Rich Creek, VA declined at a rate of −19.3%, from 327 employees to 264 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rich Creek, VA, are Manufacturing (59 people), Other Services, Except Public Administration (47 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (34 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rich Creek, VA, though some of these residents may live in Rich Creek, 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

$49,250
Median earning men ± $34,573
$19,583
Median earning women ± $30,944

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Construction ($83,173), Manufacturing ($67,386), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($33,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($72,727), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($28,750), and Retail Trade ($11,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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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. $37.7B
  2. $29B
  3. $23.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $37.7B, followed by Electronics ($29B) and Machinery ($23.6B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$313B
2020 Value in Virginia
$612B
Projected 2050 Value in Virginia
95.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $313B. This is expected to increase 95.3% to $612B by 2050.

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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. $26B
  2. $18.5B
  3. $12.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $26B, followed by Maryland with $18.5B and Pennsylvania and $12.4B.

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 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%).

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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.836% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.859% 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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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (1.68M), Bachelors Degree (1.44M), and Some college (1.41M).

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The median property value in Rich Creek, VA was $118,800 in 2021, which is 0.485 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $111,700 to $118,800, a 6.36% increase. The homeownership rate in Rich Creek, VA is 48.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Rich Creek, VA have an average commute time of 41.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rich Creek, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$118,800
Median Property Value 2021
±$17,767
$121
Median Property Taxes
±$48

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 Rich Creek, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

48.2%
Homeownership
2021
55.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 48.2% of the housing units in Rich Creek, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 39.9%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$31,375
Median Household Income
± $20,771
251
Number of Households
± 82

In 2021, the median household income of the 251 households in Rich Creek, VA grew to $31,375 from the previous year's value of $30,114.

The following chart displays the households in Rich Creek, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Rich Creek, VA is from Virginia.
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2021, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.381% decline from 2020 to 2021, 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 2021
  1. Drove Alone (98.9%)
  2. Carpooled (1.15%)
  3. Public Transit (0%)

In 2021, 98.9% of workers in Rich Creek, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (1.15%) and those who used public transit to get to work (0%).

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

41.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rich Creek, VA have a longer commute time (41.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 23% of the workforce in Rich Creek, 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 Rich Creek, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rich Creek, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rich Creek, VA (104 out of 562 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rich Creek, 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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87.7% of the population of Rich Creek, VA has health coverage, with 49.8% on employee plans, 10.7% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 0.356% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Giles County, VA see 2787 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.713% decrease from the previous year (2807 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2777 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5554 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,787 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Giles County, VA

Primary care physicians in Giles County, VA see an average of 2,787 patients per year. This represents a 0.713% decrease from the previous year (2,807 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21% under 18 years, 13.7% between 18 and 34 years, 48.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 57.1% were men and 42.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.3%
Uninsured
49.8%
Employer Coverage
10.7%
Medicaid
16.2%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
0.356%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rich Creek, VA grew by 76.3% from 6.97% to 12.3%.

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