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Demographics Analysis

The people of Nelson County, Virginia give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 242

5 to 9 years : 437

10 to 14 years : 457

15 to 17 years : 263

18 and 19 years : 144

20 years : 37

21 years : 49

22 to 24 years : 380

25 to 29 years : 480

30 to 34 years : 364

35 to 39 years : 295

40 to 44 years : 550

45 to 49 years : 540

50 to 54 years : 614

55 to 59 years : 635

60 and 61 years : 248

62 to 64 years : 333

65 and 66 years : 164

67 to 69 years : 206

70 to 74 years : 376

75 to 79 years : 314

80 to 84 years : 132

85 years and over : 64

Female:

Under 5 years : 463

5 to 9 years : 188

10 to 14 years : 559

15 to 17 years : 329

18 and 19 years : 110

20 years : 82

21 years : 37

22 to 24 years : 223

25 to 29 years : 348

30 to 34 years : 333

35 to 39 years : 471

40 to 44 years : 630

45 to 49 years : 578

50 to 54 years : 637

55 to 59 years : 645

60 and 61 years : 251

62 to 64 years : 369

65 and 66 years : 107

67 to 69 years : 321

70 to 74 years : 403

75 to 79 years : 244

80 to 84 years : 233

85 years and over : 319


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 10,059

Multiple ancestry : 2,806

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 46

Ancestry not reported : 2,293


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Nelson County, Virginia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 14,761

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 18

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 38

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 164

Not a U.S. citizen : 223


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 705

5 to 17 years : 2,233

18 to 24 years : 1,062

25 to 34 years : 1,525

35 to 44 years : 1,946

45 to 54 years : 2,369

55 to 59 years : 1,280

60 and 61 years : 499

62 to 64 years : 702

65 to 74 years : 1,577

75 years and over : 1,306

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 689

5 to 17 years : 1,873

18 to 24 years : 838

25 to 34 years : 920

35 to 44 years : 1,308

45 to 54 years : 1,686

55 to 59 years : 748

60 and 61 years : 270

62 to 64 years : 511

65 to 74 years : 1,016

75 years and over : 1,009

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 16

5 to 17 years : 336

18 to 24 years : 190

25 to 34 years : 422

35 to 44 years : 615

45 to 54 years : 640

55 to 59 years : 508

60 and 61 years : 211

62 to 64 years : 191

65 to 74 years : 508

75 years and over : 256

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 5

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 33

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 18

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 24

18 to 24 years : 34

25 to 34 years : 178

35 to 44 years : 23

45 to 54 years : 10

55 to 59 years : 24

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 53

75 years and over : 41


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 5,338

Female : 5,530

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,644

Female : 2,249

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 43

Female : 13

Foreign born:

Male : 299

Female : 88


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Born in state of residence : 8,750

Born in other state in the United States : 3,658

Native: born outside the United States : 43

Foreign born : 194


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,379

Now married, except separated : 4,567

Divorced : 824

Separated : 164

Widowed : 868

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 658

Now married, except separated : 2,107

Divorced : 576

Separated : 120

Widowed : 163

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 56

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 119

Now married, except separated : 181

Divorced : 61

Separated : 0

Widowed : 15


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Speak only English : 13,922

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 228

Speak English less than "very well" : 240

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 62

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 19

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 28


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Nelson County, Virginia

  • United States Or American: 3,124   (25.2%)
  • Other Groups: 2,288   (18.5%)
  • English: 1,861   (15.0%)
  • Irish: 1,277   (10.3%)
  • German: 1,219   (9.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 529   (4.3%)
  • Scottish: 359   (2.9%)
  • Italian: 257   (2.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 178   (1.4%)
  • Polish: 162   (1.3%)
  • Dutch: 149   (1.2%)
  • Welsh: 120   (1.0%)
  • Swedish: 101   (0.8%)
  • Russian: 99   (0.8%)
  • European: 98   (0.8%)
  • Swiss: 61   (0.5%)
  • Greek: 54   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 52   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 45   (0.4%)
  • British: 44   (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 40   (0.3%)
  • Danish: 37   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 33   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 33   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 32   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 32   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 23   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 18   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 8   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 7   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 7   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 7   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Romanian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Portuguese: 6   (0.0%)
  • Subsaharan African: 5   (0.0%)
  • Canadian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 5   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Nelson County, Virginia is 15,204



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Nelson County, Virginia: 7,324
Female Population in Nelson County, Virginia: 7,880


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Nelson County, Virginia: 44.7
Median Female Resident Age in Nelson County, Virginia: 46.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Virginia is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Nelson County, Virginia


White


Both sexes

48.5

Male

47.6

Female

49.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

47.2

Male

46.6

Female

47.7

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.0

Male

39.0

Female

39.5

Asian


Both sexes

41.5

Male

21.5

Female

46.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

34.0

Male

26.5

Female

37.5

Other


Both sexes

29.3

Male

30.0

Female

28.7

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.8

Male

15.3

Female

16.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.9

Male

25.9

Female

25.9

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.8

Male

48.0

Female

49.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Nelson County, Virginia


  • White: 12,645
  • African American: 2,083
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 25
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 253
  • Two or More Races: 198



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Nelson County, Virginia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Nelson County, Virginia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 90   (1.83%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 69   (1.41%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 207   (4.22%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 421   (8.58%)
  • 9th Grade: 225   (4.58%)
  • 10th Grade: 202   (4.11%)
  • 11th Grade: 207   (4.22%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 195   (3.97%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,277   (26.01%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 244   (4.97%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 520   (10.59%)
  • Associate Degree: 185   (3.77%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 583   (11.88%)
  • Master's Degree: 349   (7.11%)
  • Professional School Degree: 60   (1.22%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 75   (1.53%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 62   (1.13%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 51   (0.93%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 113   (2.06%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 377   (6.86%)
  • 9th Grade: 222   (4.04%)
  • 10th Grade: 267   (4.86%)
  • 11th Grade: 339   (6.17%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 177   (3.22%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,489   (27.1%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 457   (8.32%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 572   (10.41%)
  • Associate Degree: 273   (4.97%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 622   (11.32%)
  • Master's Degree: 374   (6.81%)
  • Professional School Degree: 58   (1.06%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 41   (0.75%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Nelson County, Virginia

  • Nelson County Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 276, Lovingston, VA 22949, Phone: (434) 263-7100, Students: 2,004 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Nelson County, Virginia

  • Tye River Elem.


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 5198 Thomas Nelson Hwy, Arrington, VA 22922, Phone: (434) 263-8960, Students: 528 )

  • Nelson Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 6925 Thomas Nelson Highway, Lovingston, VA 22949, Phone: (434) 263-4801, Students: 450 )

  • Rockfish River Elem.


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 200 Chapel Hollow Rd, Afton, VA 22920, Phone: (434) 361-1791, Students: 389 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Nelson County, Virginia

  • Nelson County High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 6919 Thomas Nelson Hwy, Lovingston, VA 22949, Phone: (434) 263-8317, Students: 637 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Nelson County, Virginia

  • Afton Christian School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 9357 Critzers Shop Road, Afton, VA 22920, Phone: (540) 456-6853, Students: 68 )

  • North Branch School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 221 Mickens Road, Afton, VA 22920, Phone: (540) 456-8450, Students: 62 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Nelson County, Virginia

  • Nelson Memorial Library


    8521 Thomas Nelson Highway, Lovingston, VA 22949

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Nelson County, Virginia


  • Crozet Tunnel Foundation


    Po Box 391, Lovingston, VA 22949

  • Kentucky Railway Museum Inc


    Po Box 240, New Haven, KY 40051
    http://kyrail.org

  • Kyana Region Of The Antique Automobile Club Of America Inc


    112 W Flaget St, Bardstown, KY 40004

  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park


    501 E. Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown, KY 40004

  • Nelson County Historical Society


    Po Box 442, Lakota, ND 58344

  • Nelson County Historical Society


    Po Box 474, Lovingston, VA 22949

  • Oak Ridge Historical Society Inc


    2300 Oak Ridge Rd, Arrington, VA 22922

  • Oakland-the Nelson County Museum Of History Inc


    Po Box 39, Lovingston, VA 22949

  • Old Bardstown Village


    310 E Broadway St, Bardstown, KY 40004
    http://www.civil-war-museum.org

  • Oscar Getz Museum Of Whiskey History


    114 N 5th St,'ste 2, Bardstown, KY 40004
    http://www.whiskeymuseum.com

  • Rolling Fork Historic Preservation Association Inc


    Po Box 6, New Haven, KY 40051

  • Schuyler Community Center On Waltons Mountain Museum


    Po Box 124, Schuyler, VA 22969

  • Stump Lake Village


    10441 32nd St Ne, Lakota, ND 58344

  • Whole Works Museum Foundation


    279 Kidd Lane, Roseland, VA 22967

  • Women's Civil War Museum


    204 E Broadway St, Bardstown, KY 40004

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Nelson County, Virginia affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Nelson County, Virginia.

Area Features of Nelson County, Virginia


Airport


(1) Faber Airport   (2) Flatwoods Airport   (3) Fulcher Family Farms Airport   (4) Rockfish Airpark   (5) Roseland Rescue Squad Heliport   (6) Starr Airport   (7) Stevens Helicopters Heliport   (8) Tye River Airport   (9) Wood Farm Airport   (10) Woodridge Field Airport  

Basin


(1) Rockfish Valley  

Bridge


(1) Stage Bridge  

Building


(1) Faber Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Gladstone Rescue Squad   (3) Gladstone Volunteer Fire Department   (4) Lovingston Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Montebello Volunteer Fire Department And Rescue Squad   (6) Nelson County Courthouse   (7) Nelson County Rescue Squad Station 1 Headquarters   (8) Nelson County Rescue Squad Station 2   (9) Nelson County Sheriff Office   (10) Piney River Volunteer Fire Department   (11) Rockfish Valley Volunteer Fire And Rescue Department   (12) Roseland Rescue Squad   (13) Toga Volunteer Fire Department   (14) Waltons Mountain Museum   (15) Wintergreen Fire And Rescue Station 2  

Cemetery


(1) Adial Cemetery   (2) Bethel Cemetery   (3) Bethlehem Cemetery   (4) Camden Cemetery   (5) Campbell Cemetery   (6) Cedar Grove Cemetery   (7) Diamond Hill Cemetery   (8) Fulcher Cemetery   (9) Giles Cemetery   (10) Grant Cemetery   (11) Haines Cemetery   (12) Harewood Cemetery   (13) Harvey Cemetery   (14) Henley Cemetery   (15) Jonesboro Cemetery   (16) Locust Grove Cemetery   (17) Mann Cemetery   (18) Mays Cemetery   (19) Mount Shiloh Cemetery   (20) Oak Hill Cemetery   (21) Ridgecrest Cemetery   (22) Rock Spring Cemetery   (23) Sandy Ridge Cemetery   (24) Steele Cemetery   (25) Stevens Cove Cemetery   (26) Thompson Cemetery   (27) Tucker Cemetery   (28) White Rock Cemetery   (29) Wintergreen Cemetery   (30) Woodland Cemetery  

Census


(1) Arrington Census Designated Place   (2) Lovingston Census Designated Place   (3) Nellysford Census Designated Place   (4) Schuyler Census Designated Place   (5) Shipman Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Adial Church   (2) Antioch Church   (3) Ariel Church Historical   (4) Bagby Church   (5) Beech Grove Christian Church   (6) Bethany Church   (7) Bethel Church   (8) Bethlehem Church   (9) Calvary Church   (10) Cedar Grove Church   (11) Centenary Church   (12) Central Baptist Church   (13) Christ Church   (14) Ebenezer Church   (15) Elk Hill Church   (16) Elmington Church   (17) Evergreen Church   (18) Fairmount Church   (19) Fellowship Holiness Church   (20) Galilee Baptist Church   (21) Gladstone Church   (22) Grace Church   (23) Haines Chapel   (24) Harmony Church   (25) Hebron Church   (26) Holy Temple Church   (27) Jonesboro Baptist Church   (28) Liberty Chapel Baptist Church   (29) Little Zion Church   (30) Locust Grove Church   (31) Maple Grove Baptist Church   (32) Maple Grove Church   (33) Massie Memorial Church   (34) Massies Mill Presbyterian Church   (35) Mineral Springs Church   (36) Montreal Church   (37) Mount Airy Church   (38) Mount Alto Church   (39) Mount Comfort United Methodist Church   (40) Mount Eagle Church   (41) Mount Paran Church   (42) Mount Pleasant Church   (43) Mount Shiloh Church   (44) Mount Tabor Church   (45) Mount Woodland Church   (46) Mount Zion Church Historical   (47) Mountain Top Church   (48) New Mount Church   (49) Oak Grove Church   (50) Oak Hill Church   (51) Pine Hill Church   (52) Piney River Church   (53) Pleasant Grove Baptist Church   (54) Pleasant Grove Church   (55) Poplar Flat Baptist Church   (56) Proffit Chapel Historical   (57) Ridgecrest Baptist Church   (58) Rock Springs Church   (59) Rockfish Church   (60) Rockfish Valley Church   (61) Rodes Church   (62) Rose Union Church   (63) Saint James Church   (64) Saint Johns Church   (65) Saint Joys Church   (66) Saint Mary Baptist Church   (67) Saint Marys Church   (68) Saint Stephens Church   (69) Salem Church   (70) Second Mineral Springs Church   (71) Springfield Baptist Church   (72) Stevens Cove Church Historical   (73) Trinity Church   (74) Union Church   (75) Walnut Grove Church Historical   (76) White Rock Church   (77) Woodland Church   (78) Zion Hill Church  

Civil


(1) Central District   (2) Commonwealth Of Virginia   (3) East District   (4) Lovingston District Historical   (5) Massies Mill District Historical   (6) Nelson County   (7) North District   (8) Rockfish District Historical   (9) Schuyler District Historical   (10) South District   (11) West District  

Crossing


(1) Curds Ford   (2) Migginsons Ferry Historical   (3) Moses Crossing  

Dam


(1) Baldwin Dam   (2) Bernard Hamilton Dam   (3) Cove Valley Dam   (4) Lake Monocan Dam   (5) Nelson Dam   (6) Ramsay Knox Dam   (7) Rockfish River Dam   (8) Stevens Lake Dam   (9) Watts Dam  

Falls


(1) Crabtree Falls   (2) The Falls  

Flat


(1) Big Levels   (2) Little Levels  

Forest


(1) Lesesne State Forest  

Gap


(1) Brent Gap   (2) Canada Gap   (3) Gleasons Gap   (4) Humpback Gap   (5) Ramsey Gap   (6) Shields Gap   (7) Thoroughfare Gap   (8) Tye River Gap   (9) White Rock Gap  

Island


(1) Christian Island   (2) Cunninghams Island   (3) Pettyjohn Island   (4) Smith Islands   (5) Swift Island   (6) Wreck Island  

Lake


(1) Saunders Pond  

Locale


(1) Bald Mountain Overlook   (2) Buffalo Station   (3) Camp Monocan   (4) Fork Mountain Overlook   (5) Harpers Creek Shelter   (6) Harris Bridge   (7) Humpback Rocks Visitors Center   (8) Jacks Hill   (9) Maupin Field Shelter   (10) Montebello State Fish Hatchery   (11) Myndus   (12) Nelson County Farm Historical   (13) Priest Trail Shelter   (14) Shenandoah Valley Overlook   (15) Stillhouse Hollow Parking Area   (16) Swannanoa Golf And Country Club   (17) The Priest Overlook   (18) The Slacks Overlook   (19) Tower Hill   (20) Twenty Minute Cliff Overlook   (21) Variety Mills  

Mine


(1) Irish Creek Mine   (2) Piney River Quarry   (3) Red Mountain Mine  

Park


(1) Amherst Wayside   (2) James River State Wildlife Management Area  

Populated Place


(1) Adial   (2) Alhambra   (3) Allens Creek   (4) Arrington   (5) Avon   (6) Beckham   (7) Beech Grove   (8) Bent Creek   (9) Bryant   (10) Buffalo Springs   (11) Caskie   (12) Colleen   (13) Durrett Town   (14) Eldridge Corner   (15) Elma   (16) Faber   (17) Five Forks   (18) Four Forks   (19) Freshwater   (20) Gladstone   (21) Gordon Crossing   (22) Greenfield   (23) Greenway   (24) Gullysville   (25) Hendersons Store   (26) Jonesboro   (27) Kingswood   (28) Lakeview Heights   (29) Lanes Ford   (30) Lawthorne Mill   (31) Lodebar   (32) Love   (33) Lovingston   (34) Lowesville   (35) Martins Store   (36) Massies Mill   (37) Midway Mills   (38) Mineral Historical   (39) Montebello   (40) Nash   (41) Nellysford   (42) Norwood   (43) Oak Ridge   (44) Old Myndus   (45) Onan   (46) Piedmont   (47) Piney River   (48) Poplar Flats   (49) Ramsey   (50) Red Apple Orchard   (51) Riverville   (52) Rockfish   (53) Roseland   (54) Roses Mill   (55) Schuyler   (56) Shady Lane   (57) Shipman   (58) Twin Poplars   (59) Tye River   (60) Tyro   (61) Walkers Ford   (62) White Rock   (63) Wilkie Historical   (64) Wingina   (65) Wintergreen   (66) Woods Mill   (67) Woodson  

Reserve


(1) Priest Wilderness   (2) Saint Mary S Wilderness   (3) Three Ridges Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Baldwin Pond   (2) Davis Pond   (3) Goodloe Lake   (4) Hamilton Lake   (5) Lake Monocan   (6) Nelson Lake   (7) Payne Pond   (8) Ramsay Knox Pond   (9) Stevens Lake  

Ridge


(1) Becknors Ridge   (2) Bible Ridge   (3) Buffalo Ridge   (4) Coghill Ridge   (5) Dyestone Ridge   (6) Grassy Ridge   (7) Pinnacle Ridge   (8) Porters Ridge   (9) Sears Ridge   (10) Three Ridges  

School


(1) Cedar Grove School Historical   (2) Davis Creek School Historical   (3) Dutch Creek School Historical   (4) Fleetwood-massies Mill Elementary School   (5) Gladstone School   (6) Kleinburg School Historical   (7) Lovingston Elementary School   (8) Mount Airy School Historical   (9) Mountain View School Historical   (10) Narrow Passage School Historical   (11) Nelson County High School   (12) Nelson Middle School   (13) North Branch School   (14) Poplar School Historical   (15) Rockfish River Elementary School   (16) Rockfish Valley High School Historical   (17) Ryan Elementary School   (18) Saint Marys School Historical   (19) Schuyler Elementary School Historical   (20) Tye River Elementary School   (21) Union Springs School Historical   (22) White Rock School Historical   (23) Wintergreen School Historical  

Stream


(1) Alabama Creek   (2) Allen Creek   (3) Allens Creek   (4) Andersons Creek   (5) Bear Branch   (6) Bear Creek   (7) Bent Creek   (8) Bishop Creek   (9) Black Creek   (10) Bobs Creek   (11) Brick Kiln Branch   (12) Brown Creek   (13) Buck Creek   (14) Buffalo Creek   (15) Buffalo River   (16) Campbell Creek   (17) Carter Creek   (18) Cedar Branch   (19) Christian Mill Creek   (20) Cove Creek   (21) Coxs Creek   (22) Crabtree Creek   (23) Craig Creek   (24) Crawleys Creek   (25) Creasy Creek   (26) Cripple Creek   (27) Cub Creek   (28) David Creek   (29) Davis Creek   (30) Dillard Creek   (31) Dry Branch   (32) Durham Run   (33) Dutch Creek   (34) East Branch Hat Creek   (35) Edwards Branch   (36) Elk Pond Branch   (37) Glade Creek   (38) Goodwin Creek   (39) Greasy Creek   (40) Green Creek   (41) Harpers Creek   (42) Harris Creek   (43) Hat Creek   (44) Haw Branch   (45) Hickory Creek   (46) Hog Creek   (47) Horse Branch   (48) Indian Creek   (49) Iron Branch   (50) Ivy Creek   (51) Jennys Creek   (52) Joe Creek   (53) Jones Creek   (54) Kidd Creek   (55) Little Creek   (56) Little Joe Creek   (57) Little Piney River   (58) Little Stony Creek   (59) Long Branch   (60) Louisa Spring Branch   (61) Mack Brandon Branch   (62) Maidenhead Branch   (63) Mallory Creek   (64) Mallorys Creek   (65) Maple Run   (66) Mayo Creek   (67) Meadow Creek   (68) Meriwether Creek   (69) Mill Creek   (70) Mill Dam Creek   (71) Mill Run   (72) Mine Bank Creek   (73) Muddy Branch   (74) Muddy Creek   (75) Naked Creek   (76) Negro Creek   (77) Nero Creek   (78) North Branch Brick Kiln Branch   (79) North Fork Piney River   (80) North Fork Tye River   (81) North Prong Davis Creek   (82) Owens Creek   (83) Pauls Creek   (84) Perry Creek   (85) Piney River   (86) Reids Creek   (87) Rocky Creek   (88) Rocky Run   (89) Rodes Creek   (90) Rucker Run   (91) Seven Branch   (92) Shoe Creek   (93) Silver Creek   (94) South Fork Piney River   (95) South Fork Rockfish River   (96) South Fork Tye River   (97) Spruce Creek   (98) Stevens Run   (99) Stony Creek   (100) Sugartree Branch   (101) Taylor Creek   (102) Taylors Creek   (103) Town Creek   (104) Tye River   (105) Union Hill Creek   (106) Walkers Ford Creek   (107) White Rock Creek   (108) Whiteoak Branch   (109) Williams Creek   (110) Wreck Island Creek  

Summit


(1) Afton Mountain   (2) Aggies Mountain   (3) Archer Mountain   (4) Bailey Mountain   (5) Bald Mountain   (6) Ball Mountain   (7) Bee Mountain   (8) Big Spy Mountain   (9) Black Rock Mountain   (10) Bolton Mountain   (11) Bryant Mountain   (12) Buck Mountain   (13) Butler Mountain   (14) Cabell Mountain   (15) Cat Rock Mountain   (16) Chimney Rock   (17) Copelands Rocks   (18) Cove Mountain   (19) Crawford Knob   (20) Creasy Hill   (21) Crits Mountain   (22) Diggs Mountain   (23) Dobie Mountain   (24) Edge Hill   (25) Elk Mountain   (26) Ennis Mountain   (27) Findlay Mountain   (28) Fork Mountain   (29) Gunner Mountain   (30) High Peak   (31) High Top Mountain   (32) Hills Mountain   (33) Horseshoe Mountain   (34) Hubbard Hill   (35) Humpback Mountain   (36) Knob Of Rocks   (37) Kyles Mountain   (38) Larkin Mountain   (39) Little Friar   (40) Little Mountain   (41) Little Piney Mountain   (42) Little Priest   (43) Long Drive Mountain   (44) Maintop Mountain   (45) Mars Knob   (46) Mcclain Mountain   (47) Meadow Mountain   (48) Mills Mountain   (49) Mine Bank Mountain   (50) Monasco Mountain   (51) Mosby Mountain   (52) Naked Mountain   (53) Page Mountain   (54) Pats Knob   (55) Peavine Mountain   (56) Peebles Mountain   (57) Perry Mountain   (58) Pilot Mountain   (59) Piney Mountain   (60) Pjs Mound   (61) Pruetts Mountain   (62) Roberts Mountain   (63) Rock Spring Mountain   (64) Round Mountain   (65) Shiloh Mountain   (66) Simpson Mountain   (67) Spears Mountain   (68) Spy Rock   (69) Sugarloaf Mountain   (70) The Friar   (71) The Horseshoe   (72) The Priest   (73) The Rocks   (74) Thomas Mountain   (75) Thompson Mountain   (76) Turk Mountain   (77) Turner Mountain   (78) Welsh Mountain   (79) White Mountain   (80) Willoughby Mountain   (81) Woods Mountain  

Trail


(1) White Rock Gap Trail  

Valley


(1) Blundell Hollow   (2) Cash Hollow   (3) Cooks Hollow   (4) Coon Hollow   (5) Cow Hollow   (6) Edes Hollow   (7) Fortunes Cove   (8) Freshwater Cove   (9) Ginseng Hollow   (10) Glass Hollow   (11) Harris Cove   (12) Jack Wrights Hollow   (13) Little Hollow   (14) Melton Hollow   (15) Negro Den Hollow   (16) Perkins Hollow   (17) Polly Wright Cove   (18) Purvis Hollow   (19) Sally Powell Hollow   (20) Shaeffer Hollow   (21) Simpson Hollow   (22) Spring Valley   (23) Stevens Cove   (24) Wheeler Cove   (25) Wills Cove   (26) Wolf Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Nelson County, Virginia

22920 (pop. 3,384) 22922 (pop. 2,005) 22967 (pop. 1,977)
22971 (pop. 1,903) 24553 (pop. 1,761) 22958 (pop. 1,637)
22938 (pop. 1,331) 22969 (pop. 1,271) 22949 (pop. 1,245)
24599 (pop. 582) 22976 (pop. 318) 24464 (pop. 95)
22964 (pop. 75) 24581 (pop. 25)  


Counties Nearby Nelson County, Virginia

Waynesboro City, VA  (pop. 21,145) 19.6 Miles
Amherst County, VA  (pop. 32,239) 20.4 Miles
Buckingham County, VA  (pop. 15,932) 24.0 Miles
Albemarle County, VA  (pop. 101,974) 24.4 Miles
Augusta County, VA  (pop. 73,768) 26.8 Miles
Buena Vista City, VA  (pop. 6,285) 26.9 Miles
Charlottesville City, VA  (pop. 43,902) 26.9 Miles
Staunton City, VA  (pop. 24,120) 28.0 Miles
Appomattox County, VA  (pop. 14,218) 29.1 Miles
Rockbridge County, VA  (pop. 22,393) 31.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Nelson County, Virginia

540, 434



Elevation in Nelson County, Virginia is 804.0 ft. (245.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Nelson County, Virginia

Lat: 37.787464 N        Long: -78.866744 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Nelson County, Virginia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Virginia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
  Total Electric Industry 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.88 1.72 0.45 1.12 0.00 2.22
  Energy-Only Providers 4.59 4.42 4.52 4.52 0.00 4.53
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.22 2.42 1.09 1.22 0.00 2.86
  Energy-Only Providers 4.50 4.33 4.46 4.46 0.00 4.45
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.23
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.50
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.32 8.63 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 6.47 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.44
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.48 4.08 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.49
  Energy-Only Providers 7.55 7.48 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.55
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.52 0.64 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.37
  Energy-Only Providers 9.60 9.81 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.73
  Full-Service Providers 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86
  Total Electric Industry 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Nelson County, Virginia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 191   (3.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 164   (2.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 345   (5.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 758   (12.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 752   (12.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,131   (18.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,138   (18.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 598   (9.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 234   (3.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 262   (4.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 92   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 44   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 369   (5.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 213   (3.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,971

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 773

In 3-person carpool : 265

In 4-person carpool : 40

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 22

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 31

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 140

Other means : 264

Worked at home : 537


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Less than 5 minutes : 245

5 to 9 minutes : 310

10 to 14 minutes : 581

15 to 19 minutes : 763

20 to 24 minutes : 666

25 to 29 minutes : 438

30 to 34 minutes : 1,197

35 to 39 minutes : 390

40 to 44 minutes : 480

45 to 59 minutes : 806

60 to 89 minutes : 511

90 or more minutes : 119


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Nelson County, Virginia)

With Social Security income : 2,330

No Social Security income : 4,196


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Nelson County, Virginia)

With retirement income : 1,583

No retirement income : 4,943


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 154

$10,000 to $14,999 : 185

$15,000 to $19,999 : 269

$20,000 to $24,999 : 250

$25,000 to $29,999 : 125

$30,000 to $34,999 : 226

$35,000 to $39,999 : 247

$40,000 to $44,999 : 243

$45,000 to $49,999 : 237

$50,000 to $59,999 : 518

$60,000 to $74,999 : 517

$75,000 to $99,999 : 512

$100,000 to $124,999 : 416

$125,000 to $149,999 : 139

$150,000 to $199,999 : 105

$200,000 or more : 135


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $52,464


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Nelson County, Virginia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 794  (22.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 406  (11.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 407  (11.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 160  (4.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1,034  (28.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,102  (34.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 610  (19.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,075  (33.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 37  (1.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 47  (1.5%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Nelson County, Virginia

Employed: 7,574
Unemployed: 212



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Nelson County, Virginia

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 25.9%
  • Other: 74.1%







There are 787 Farms In Nelson County, Virginia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Nelson County, Virginia

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

American National Bank And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 25

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $183.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

Union First Market Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $7.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 131

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Nelson County, Virginia

  • Shenandoah Valley Regional


    (about 33.0 miles in Weyers Cave, Virginia; Airport Code: SHD)

  • Charlottesville Albemarle


    (about 33.3 miles in Charlottesville, Virginia; Airport Code: CHO)

  • Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field


    (about 36.7 miles in Lynchburg, Virginia; Airport Code: LYH)

  • Gordonsville Municipal


    (about 45.9 miles in Montpelier Station, Virginia; Airport Code: GVE)

  • Ingalls Field


    (about 54.0 miles in Hot Springs, Virginia; Airport Code: HSP)

  • Orange County


    (about 54.7 miles in Madison Mills, Virginia; Airport Code: QOR)

  • Roanoke Regional/Woodrum Field


    (about 68.7 miles in Roanoke, Virginia; Airport Code: ROA)

  • William M Tuck


    (about 74.5 miles in Scottsburg, Virginia; Airport Code: SBV)

  • Culpeper Regional


    (about 74.8 miles in Brandy Station, Virginia; Airport Code: CJR)

  • Hanover County Municipal


    (about 78.3 miles in Glen Allen, Virginia; Airport Code: VA5)

  • Greenbrier Valley


    (about 83.7 miles in Lewisburg, West Virginia; Airport Code: LWB)

  • Grant County


    (about 84.8 miles in Arthur, West Virginia; Airport Code: PGC)

  • Front Royal-Warren County


    (about 84.8 miles in Front Royal, Virginia; Airport Code: FRR)

  • Richmond International


    (about 86.8 miles in Richmond, Virginia; Airport Code: RIC)

  • Stafford Regional


    (about 87.6 miles in Stafford, Virginia; Airport Code: RMN)

  • Danville Regional


    (about 87.8 miles in Ringgold, Virginia; Airport Code: DAN)

  • Elkins-Randolph County-Jennings Randolph Field


    (about 93.2 miles in Elkins, West Virginia; Airport Code: EKN)

  • Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive


    (about 93.5 miles in Blacksburg, Virginia; Airport Code: BCB)

  • Manassas Regional/Harry P. Davis Field


    (about 97.6 miles in Bristow, Virginia; Airport Code: MNZ)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Nelson County, Virginia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

70.75%

Carpooled

20.51%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.33%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.12%

Walked

1.52%

Other Means

1.55%

Worked At Home

5.21%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Nelson County, Virginia, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,355

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 278

Female householder, no husband present : 645

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,846

Householder not living alone : 402


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 21

Male householder and female partner : 137

Female householder and female partner : 23

Female householder and male partner : 122

All other households : 6,223


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,992

Renter-occupied housing units : 363

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 183

Renter-occupied housing units : 95

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 370

Renter-occupied housing units : 275

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,506

Renter-occupied housing units : 742


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 528

$10,000 to $14,999 : 463

$15,000 to $19,999 : 352

$20,000 to $24,999 : 455

$25,000 to $29,999 : 255

$30,000 to $34,999 : 405

$35,000 to $39,999 : 340

$40,000 to $44,999 : 527

$45,000 to $49,999 : 373

$50,000 to $59,999 : 603

$60,000 to $74,999 : 654

$75,000 to $99,999 : 653

$100,000 to $124,999 : 461

$125,000 to $149,999 : 169

$150,000 to $199,999 : 136

$200,000 or more : 152


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Total : 9,570


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Occupied : 6,526

Vacant : 3,044


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : 246

Built 2000 to 2004 : 790

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,732

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,543

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,608

Built 1960 to 1969 : 630

Built 1950 to 1959 : 723

Built 1940 to 1949 : 665

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,633


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Utility gas : 66

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 986

Electricity : 3,135

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 1,294

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 968

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 38

No fuel used : 39


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 60

$10,000 to $14,999 : 31

$15,000 to $19,999 : 72

$20,000 to $24,999 : 29

$25,000 to $29,999 : 45

$30,000 to $34,999 : 47

$35,000 to $39,999 : 44

$40,000 to $49,999 : 142

$50,000 to $59,999 : 120

$60,000 to $69,999 : 44

$70,000 to $79,999 : 245

$80,000 to $89,999 : 348

$90,000 to $99,999 : 265

$100,000 to $124,999 : 483

$125,000 to $149,999 : 349

$150,000 to $174,999 : 448

$175,000 to $199,999 : 209

$200,000 to $249,999 : 484

$250,000 to $299,999 : 269

$300,000 to $399,999 : 438

$400,000 to $499,999 : 302

$500,000 to $749,999 : 361

$750,000 to $999,999 : 143

$1,000,000 or more : 73


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 84

Home equity loan only : 477

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 57

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,084

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,349


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Nelson County, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : $173,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $208,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $169,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $126,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $147,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $118,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $164,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $162,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $173,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Nelson County, Virginia: 67.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Virginia: 67.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Nelson County, Virginia

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 140 140 $21,050,849
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

140 140 $21,050,849
2000        
  Single Family 112 112 $17,628,759
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

112 112 $17,628,759
2001        
  Single Family 116 116 $18,754,451
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

116 116 $18,754,451
2002        
  Single Family 120 120 $19,521,978
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

120 120 $19,521,978
2003        
  Single Family 157 157 $28,701,208
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 12 $1,190,686
  Total

158 169 $29,891,894
2004        
  Single Family 201 201 $35,430,454
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

201 201 $35,430,454
2005        
  Single Family 216 216 $28,201,788
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

216 216 $28,201,788
2006        
  Single Family 156 156 $47,573,176
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

156 156 $47,573,176


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Nelson County, VA): $36,769
Median Household Income In 2000 (Virginia): $46,677


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Nelson County): $94,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Virginia): $118,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Nelson County, Virginia

Utility Gas: 0.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 14.7%
Electricity: 38.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 26.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 19.1%
Solar Energy: 0.5%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Nelson County, Virginia

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 58.82%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 41.18%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Nelson County): $440
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Virginia): $650
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Nelson County): $836


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Nelson County, Virginia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Nelson County, Virginia

Home Health Inc


     Address: P.o. Box 177, Arvonia, Virginia 23004
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/2/1985

Continuum Home Health Care


     Address: 2205 Fontaine Avenue Suite 104, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
     Ownership: Government - Combination Govt & Voluntary
     Certified Date: 1/31/1995

Stonewall Jackson Hosp Hm Hlth


     Address: 130 Walker Street Suite C, Lexington, Virginia 24450
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 11/10/1983

Home Health Solutions


     Address: 1032 Claymont Drive, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/3/1997

First Dominion Hm Hlth Care


     Address: 2808 Old Forest Road, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/1/1988

Hospitals Close To Nelson County, Virginia

University Of Virginia Medical Center


     Address: Jefferson Park Ave, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Western State Hospital


     Address: 1301 Richmond Avenue, Staunton, Virginia 24402
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Stonewall Jackson Hospital


     Address: 1 Health Circle, Lexington, Virginia 24450
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Central Virginia Training Center


     Address: Po Box 1098, Lynchburg, Virginia 24505
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Centra Health


     Address: 1920 Atherholt Road, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Nelson County, Virginia

Lovingston Health Care Center


     Address: 393 Front Street, Lovingston, Virginia 22949
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Avante At Waynesboro


     Address: 1221 Rosser Ave, Waynesboro, Virginia 22980
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 107
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Fairmont Crossing


     Address: 173 Brockman Park Drive, Amherst, Virginia 24521
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 106
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Heritage Hall Dillwyn


     Address: 119 Brickyard Drive, Dillwyn, Virginia 23936
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 55
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Beverly Livingcenter -the Cedars


     Address: 1242 Cedars Ct, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 134
     Percent Occupied: 94%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Nelson County, Virginia

Name: North Anna
Address: PO Box 402; Mineral, VA 23117-0402
Distance: 55 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Nelson County, Virginia

    Retired Workers: 4,310
    Disabled Workers: 875
    Widowers Workers: 665
    Spouses Workers: 340
    Children Workers: 460


(updated 2007)



Nelson County, Virginia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 49.63%
  • Bush & Cheney 49.57%
  • Other 0.80%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Nelson County, Virginia citizens.

Relocation to Nelson County, VA

7.55 % of Nelson County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $54,871

Virginia Average 11.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Nelson County, VA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Albemarle County , VA 1.40 % ($56,899 AGI )
  • Charlottesville , VA 0.64 % ($39,639 AGI )
  • Amherst County , VA 0.53 % ($29,067 AGI )
  • Waynesboro , VA 0.43 % ($29,917 AGI )
  • Augusta County , VA 0.25 % ($47,214 AGI )
  • Fairfax County , VA 0.21 % ($135,417 AGI )
  • Fluvanna County , VA 0.21 % ($32,917 AGI )

Relocation away from Nelson County, VA

7.44 % of Nelson County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $52,969

Virginia Average 10.78 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Nelson County, VA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Albemarle County , VA 1.21 % ($139,029 AGI )
  • Amherst County , VA 0.89 % ($29,400 AGI )
  • Charlottesville , VA 0.53 % ($28,200 AGI )
  • Waynesboro , VA 0.46 % ($27,462 AGI )
  • Augusta County , VA 0.39 % ($60,909 AGI )
  • Lynchburg , VA 0.20 % ($44,091 AGI )
  • Buckingham County , VA 0.18 % ($21,200 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Virginia

Low Bracket: $3,000 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $17,000 (5.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Virginia

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Nelson County, Virginia is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Nelson County, Virginia


On 06/09/1995, a tornado touched down 16.41 miles from the center of Nelson County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 05/09/2003, a tornado touched down 17.17 miles from the center of Nelson County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 07/01/1959, a tornado touched down 18.23 miles from the center of Nelson County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 11/29/1963, a tornado touched down 18.72 miles from the center of Nelson County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 06/16/1966, a tornado touched down 19.22 miles from the center of Nelson County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 3 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.



Storms In Nelson County, Virginia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
09/18/2003, 05:00 pm 0 0 $70K --
09/29/1999, 07:00 pm 0 0 $40K --
09/09/1999, 05:00 pm 0 0 $15K --
02/04/1998, 09:00 am 0 0 $10K --
09/06/1996, 03:00 am 0 0 $1M $50K
10/20/1995, 08:45 pm 0 0 $5K --
01/15/1995, 03:15 am 0 0 $50K --
08/17/1994, 02:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
03/04/1993, 07:30 am 0 0 $5K --
         
Lightning        
08/18/2002, 03:00 pm 0 0 $30K --
06/05/2001, 05:45 pm 0 0 $100K --
08/04/2000, 01:30 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/28/2000, 05:13 pm 0 0 $40K --
06/26/2000, 03:05 pm 0 0 $50K --
07/14/1999, 03:00 pm 0 0 $15K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/23/1998, 02:55 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/06/1995, 12:25 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/11/1995, 08:05 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/09/1995, 03:45 pm 0 0 $3K --
05/25/1994, 03:15 pm 0 0 $1K --
         
Wild Fires        
04/02/1999, 02:30 pm 0 0 $2K $5K
11/24/1998, 12:00 am 0 0 -- $15K
10/31/1998, 12:00 am 0 0 -- $6K
04/25/1996, 11:00 am 0 0 -- $38K
         



Hurricanes And Storms In Nelson County, Virginia

  • Tropical Storm: DIANE - Wind Speed: 55 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Nelson County, Virginia directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Virginia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
13,211 12,152 15,000 4,618 17,110 16,891 18,728 19,137 20,081 20,902


(updated 2014)



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