Pittsylvania County, VA

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2020 Population
60,867
0.635% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
47.6
0.847% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
15.1%
5.95% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$49,520
3.84% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$125,200
1.05% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Pittsylvania County, VA had a population of 60.9k people with a median age of 47.6 and a median household income of $49,520. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Pittsylvania County, VA declined from 61,256 to 60,867, a −0.635% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,690 to $49,520, a 3.84% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pittsylvania County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.75%), White (Hispanic) (1.32%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.964%).

None of the households in Pittsylvania 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.

99% of the residents in Pittsylvania County, VA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Pittsylvania County, VA was $125,200, and the homeownership rate was 75.8%.

Most people in Pittsylvania County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25 minutes. The average car ownership in Pittsylvania County, VA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Pittsylvania County, VA is home to a population of 60.9k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.61% of Pittsylvania County, VA residents were born outside of the country (978 people).

In 2020, there were 3.67 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (45k people) in Pittsylvania County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.67k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2020 Citizenship
98.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99% of Pittsylvania County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Pittsylvania County, VA was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pittsylvania County, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    45k ± 68
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12.2k ± 331
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.67k ± 347
2.72%
Hispanic Population
1.65k people

In 2020, there were 3.67 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (45k people) in Pittsylvania County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.67k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.72% of the people in Pittsylvania County, VA are hispanic (1.65k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.61%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
978 people
1.76%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.08k people

As of 2020, 1.61% of Pittsylvania County, VA residents (978 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 Pittsylvania County, VA was 1.76%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,932 ± 276
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    642 ± 194
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    298 ± 95

Pittsylvania County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Pittsylvania County, VA employs 26.9k people. The largest industries in Pittsylvania County, VA are Manufacturing (4,871 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,063 people), and Retail Trade (3,270 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($58,056), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,432), and Transportation & Warehousing ($45,339).

Occupations

26.9k
2020 Value
± 1,148
−2.01%
1 Year decline
± 5.81%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pittsylvania County, VA declined at a rate of −2.01%, from 27.4k employees to 26.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pittsylvania County, VA, are Production Occupations (3,346 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,825 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,446 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pittsylvania County, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

26.9k
2020 Value
± 1,148
−2.01%
1 Year decline
± 5.81%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pittsylvania County, VA declined at a rate of −2.01%, from 27.4k employees to 26.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pittsylvania County, VA, are Manufacturing (4,871 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,063 people), and Retail Trade (3,270 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pittsylvania County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Pittsylvania 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

$38,195
Median earning men ± $2,460
$27,426
Median earning women ± $1,458

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($54,926), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,574), and Manufacturing ($49,327).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($34,924), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($33,750), and Manufacturing ($30,239).

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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. 202
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 187
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 181
    Manufacturing

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 Pittsylvania County, VA went to Donald J. Trump with 69.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (29.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.833%).

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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Pittsylvania County, VA was $125,200 in 2020, which is 0.545 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $123,900 to $125,200, a 1.05% increase. The homeownership rate in Pittsylvania County, VA is 75.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Pittsylvania County, VA have an average commute time of 25 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pittsylvania County, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pittsylvania County, VA is $49,520. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Pittsylvania County, VA was Census Tract 109 with a value of $58,913, followed by Census Tract 112 and Census Tract 104, with respective values of $56,728 and $54,795.

Property

$125,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,851
$19,866
Median Property Taxes
±$950

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 Pittsylvania County, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.8%
Homeownership
2020
67.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 75.8% of the housing units in Pittsylvania County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 109
  2. Census Tract 112
  3. Census Tract 104

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pittsylvania County, VA was Census Tract 109 with a value of $58,913, followed by Census Tract 112 and Census Tract 104, with respective values of $56,728 and $54,795.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Pittsylvania 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.
$49,520
Median Household Income
± $2,158
26.2k
Number of Households
± 1,142

In 2020, the median household income of the 26.2k households in Pittsylvania County, VA grew to $49,520 from the previous year's value of $47,690.

The following chart displays the households in Pittsylvania 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 Pittsylvania 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 (84.7%)
  2. Carpooled (7.89%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.91%)

In 2020, 84.7% of workers in Pittsylvania County, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.89%) and those who worked at home (3.91%).

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

25 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pittsylvania County, VA have a shorter commute time (25 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.77% of the workforce in Pittsylvania 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 Pittsylvania County, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pittsylvania County, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pittsylvania County, VA (9k out of 59.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pittsylvania 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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90.3% of the population of Pittsylvania County, VA has health coverage, with 40.4% on employee plans, 15.7% on Medicaid, 17.9% on Medicare, 14.7% on non-group plans, and 1.62% 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 Pittsylvania County, VA see 12190 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.506% decrease from the previous year (12252 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 8622 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5030 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.6% were men and 53.4% 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

12,190 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pittsylvania County, VA

Primary care physicians in Pittsylvania County, VA see an average of 12,190 patients per year. This represents a 0.506% decrease from the previous year (12,252 patients).

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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 20.3% under 18 years, 16.1% between 18 and 34 years, 40.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.6% were men and 53.4% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

9.65%
Uninsured
40.4%
Employer Coverage
15.7%
Medicaid
17.9%
Medicare
14.7%
Non-Group
1.62%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pittsylvania County, VA declined by 1.97% from 9.85% to 9.65%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 79.6 in Pittsylvania 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 38.9% in Pittsylvania County, VA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12.4% in Pittsylvania County, VA.

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