New Kent County, VA

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2020 Population
22,310
2.88% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
43.9
1.39% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
4.8%
30.5% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$97,688
11.1% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$296,700
5.55% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, New Kent County, VA had a population of 22.3k people with a median age of 43.9 and a median household income of $97,688. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of New Kent County, VA grew from 21,686 to 22,310, a 2.88% increase and its median household income grew from $87,904 to $97,688, a 11.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in New Kent County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.12%), White (Hispanic) (2.24%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.14%).

None of the households in New Kent 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.

97.7% of the residents in New Kent County, VA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in New Kent County, VA was $296,700, and the homeownership rate was 90%.

Most people in New Kent County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.7 minutes. The average car ownership in New Kent County, VA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

New Kent County, VA is home to a population of 22.3k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.91% of New Kent County, VA residents were born outside of the country (873 people).

In 2020, there were 6.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (17.5k people) in New Kent County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.86k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 695 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.7%
2020 Citizenship
99.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.7% of New Kent County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in New Kent County, VA was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in New Kent County, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    17.5k ± 80
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.86k ± 187
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    695 ± 228
3.54%
Hispanic Population
789 people

In 2020, there were 6.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (17.5k people) in New Kent County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.86k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 695 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.54% of the people in New Kent County, VA are hispanic (789 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

3.91%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
873 people
2.68%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
581 people

As of 2020, 3.91% of New Kent County, VA residents (873 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 New Kent County, VA was 2.68%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    770 ± 166
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    440 ± 142
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    261 ± 129

New Kent County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of New Kent County, VA employs 11.2k people. The largest industries in New Kent County, VA are Construction (1,549 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,197 people), and Retail Trade (1,000 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($117,665), Information ($82,500), and Manufacturing ($77,180).

Occupations

11.2k
2020 Value
± 883
2.89%
1 Year growth
± 10.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in New Kent County, VA grew at a rate of 2.89%, from 10.9k employees to 11.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in New Kent County, VA, are Management Occupations (1,698 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,297 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,081 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of New Kent County, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.2k
2020 Value
± 883
2.89%
1 Year growth
± 10.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in New Kent County, VA grew at a rate of 2.89%, from 10.9k employees to 11.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in New Kent County, VA, are Construction (1,549 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,197 people), and Retail Trade (1,000 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of New Kent County, VA, though some of these residents may live in New Kent 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

$52,098
Median earning men ± $4,739
$42,741
Median earning women ± $7,222

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($81,875), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,172), and Manufacturing ($70,238).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Manufacturing ($86,827), Wholesale Trade ($82,614), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,425).

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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. 94
    Construction
  2. 80
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 63
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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

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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 New Kent County, VA went to Donald J. Trump with 66.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (31.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.19%).

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 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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Race

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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in New Kent County, VA was $296,700 in 2020, which is 1.29 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $281,100 to $296,700, a 5.55% increase. The homeownership rate in New Kent County, VA is 90%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in New Kent County, VA have an average commute time of 33.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in New Kent County, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$296,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$14,413
$7,302
Median Property Taxes
±$701

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 New Kent County, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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

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Rent vs Own

90%
Homeownership
2020
63%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 90% of the housing units in New Kent County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 86.5%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7001
  2. Census Tract 7002

The following map shows all of the tracts in New Kent 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.
$97,688
Median Household Income
± $10,453
8.12k
Number of Households
± 698

In 2020, the median household income of the 8.12k households in New Kent County, VA grew to $97,688 from the previous year's value of $87,904.

The following chart displays the households in New Kent 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 New Kent 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 (81.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.8%)
  3. Carpooled (5.04%)

In 2020, 81.5% of workers in New Kent County, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.8%) and those who carpooled to work (5.04%).

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

33.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in New Kent County, VA have a longer commute time (33.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.59% of the workforce in New Kent 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 New Kent County, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in New Kent County, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in New Kent County, VA (1.04k out of 21.6k 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 75+, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in New Kent 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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94.4% of the population of New Kent County, VA has health coverage, with 59.1% on employee plans, 3.81% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 2.06% 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 New Kent County, VA see 3199 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.29% increase from the previous year (3097 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4618 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1050 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% 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

3,199 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Kent County, VA

Primary care physicians in New Kent County, VA see an average of 3,199 patients per year. This represents a 3.29% increase from the previous year (3,097 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Kent 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 21.3% under 18 years, 16.7% between 18 and 34 years, 44.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

5.59%
Uninsured
59.1%
Employer Coverage
3.81%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
16%
Non-Group
2.06%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in New Kent County, VA grew by 11.5% from 5.01% to 5.59%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in New Kent 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 34.1% in New Kent County, VA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.03% in New Kent County, VA.

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