Warren County, VA

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Population

38,991

0.474% growth

Median Age

40.6


Median Household Income

$65,353

2.54% growth

Poverty Rate

9.85%


Number of Employees

18,753

0.698% growth

Median Property Value

$231,000

3.45% growth

About

In 2017, Warren County, VA had a population of 39k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $65,353. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Warren County, VA grew from 38,807 to 38,991, a 0.474% increase and its median household income grew from $63,734 to $65,353, a 2.54% increase.

The population of Warren County, VA is 87.6% White Alone, 4.16% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.61% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Warren County, VA speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Warren County, VA is $231,000, and the homeownership rate is 76.7%. Most people in Warren County, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 38.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Warren County, VA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Warren County, VA employs 18.8k people. The largest industries in Warren County, VA are Construction (2,258 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,230 people), and Retail Trade (2,063 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($71,563), Public Administration ($67,833), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($65,425).

Median household income in Warren County, VA is $65,353. Males in Warren County, VA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,180. The income inequality in Warren County, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$65,353

2017 value

± $3,936

2.54%

1 Year Growth

± 8.31%

Households in Warren County, VA have a median annual income of $65,353, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $63,734 in 2016, which represents a 2.54% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$74,183

Average Male Salary

± $1,323

$55,180

Average Female Salary

± $1,030

In 2017, full-time male employees in Virginia made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $68,169 ± $3,324

  2. White

    $60,529 ± $977

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $56,661 ± $29,375

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Warren County, VA is from Virginia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0649% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 202

  2. Census Tract 201

  3. Census Tract 206.02

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Warren County, VA was Census Tract 202 with a value of $97,563, followed by Census Tract 201 and Census Tract 206.02, with respective values of $82,998 and $70,417.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Warren 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

9.85% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Warren County, VA (3.75k out of 38.1k 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 45 - 54 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

    3,205 ± 398

  2. Black

    265 ± 140

  3. Two Or More

    160 ± 153

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

Employment by Occupations

18.8k

2017 Value

± 921

0.698%

1 Year growth

± 6.99%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Warren County, VA grew at a rate of 0.698%, from 18.6k employees to 18.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Warren County, VA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,294 people), Management Occupations (1,825 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,719 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Warren County, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Warren County, VA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,294 people), Management Occupations (1,825 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,719 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Warren County, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.1 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.83 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.41 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Warren County, VA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($98,844), Legal Occupations ($87,955), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($80,142).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

18.8k

2017 Value

± 921

0.698%

1 Year growth

± 6.99%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Warren County, VA grew at a rate of 0.698%, from 18.6k employees to 18.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Warren County, VA, are Construction (2,258 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,230 people), and Retail Trade (2,063 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Warren County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Warren 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 Warren County, VA, by number of employees, are Construction (2,258 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,230 people), and Retail Trade (2,063 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Warren County, VA has an unusually high number of Construction (1.92 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.54 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.28 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Warren County, VA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($71,563), Public Administration ($67,833), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($65,425).

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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. $29.9B

  2. $27.8B

  3. $26B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $29.9B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($27.8B) and Electronics ($26B).

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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$277B

2020 Value

$373B

Projected 2045 Value

34.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $277B. This is expected to increase 34.7% to $373B by 2045.

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. $25.5B

  2. $14B

  3. $12.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $25.5B, followed by North Carolina with $14B 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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Health

89% of the population of Warren County, VA has health coverage, with 51.7% on employee plans, 10.5% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 2.6% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Warren County, VA was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Warren County, VA see 2057 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.54% increase from the previous year (1949 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3916 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1187 patients per year.

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

2,057 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Warren County, VA see an average of 2,057 patients per year. This represents a 5.54% increase from the previous year (1,949 patients).

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

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,556

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

11%

Uninsured

51.7%

Employer Coverage

10.5%

Medicaid

11.3%

Medicare

12.9%

Non-Group

2.6%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Warren County, VA declined by 2.49% from 11.3% to 11%.

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

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

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Virginia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Warren County, VA is home to a population of 39k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.22% of Warren County, VA residents were born outside of the country (1.26k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Warren County, VA is composed of 34.2k White Alone residents (87.6%), 1.62k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.16%), 1.41k Black or African American Alone residents (3.61%), 1.28k Two or More Races residents (3.28%), 464 Asian Alone residents (1.19%), 62 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.159%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Warren County, VA was 40.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Warren County, VA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Warren County, VA residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.22%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.26k people

3.21%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.25k people

As of 2017, 3.22% of Warren County, VA residents (1.26k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Warren County, VA was 3.21%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. El Salvador

    103,545 ± 7,851 people

  2. India

    82,876 ± 7,033 people

  3. Mexico

    56,021 ± 5,792 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 103,545 Virginia residents, followed by India with 82,876 and Mexico with 56,021.

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Citizenship

98.7%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.7% of Warren County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Warren County, VA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    34.2k ± 47

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.62k ± 324

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.41k ± 158

In 2017, there were 21.1 times more White Alone residents (34.2k people) in Warren County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.62k Hispanic or Latino and 1.41k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Warren County, VA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,210 ± 171

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    701 ± 185

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    598 ± 185

Warren County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Warren County, VA was $231,000 in 2017, which is 1.01 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $223,300 to $231,000, a 3.45% increase. The homeownership rate in Warren County, VA is 76.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Warren County, VA have an average commute time of 38.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Warren County, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$231,000

2017 Median

± $7,854

$223,300

2016 Median

± $8,744

In 2017, the median property value in Warren County, VA grew to to $231,000 from the previous year's value of $223,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Warren 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 Warren County, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k 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.

$65,353

Median Household Income

± $3,936

14.2k

Number of Households

± 772

In 2017, the median household income of the 14.2k households in Warren County, VA grew to $65,353 from the previous year's value of $63,734.

The following chart displays the households in Warren 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 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Warren County, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Warren County, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.7%

2017 Homeownership

75.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.7% of the housing units in Warren County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.8%.

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

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Commute Time

38.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Warren County, VA have a longer commute time (38.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 11.4% of the workforce in Warren County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.7%

  2. Carpooled

    16.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.18%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Warren County, VA was Drove Alone (74.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (16.3%) and those who Worked At Home (6.18%).

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

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