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Essex County, Virginia

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Population:

  • Total Population: 9,989
  • Males: 4,682
  • Females: 5,307

Ethnicity:

  • White: 5,737
  • Black/African American: 3,951
  • Hispanic: 20
  • Native American/Eskimo: 8
  • Asian: 86
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 20
  • 2 or more: 167

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (9,220)
  2. Spanish (120)
  3. French (50)
  4. Tagalog (30)
  5. German (20)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 140

  1. India (22)
  2. Japan (21)
  3. Philippines (17)
  4. Canada (10)
  5. France (8)
  6. United Kingdom (7)
  7. Romania (7)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (1,842)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (693)
  3. Episcopal Church (631)
  4. Catholic Church (491)
  5. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (187)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 3,678
    • Sensory: 363
    • Physical: 862
    • Mental: 491
    • Self-care: 270
    • Go outside home: 841
    • Employment: 865

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 124

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 3,995
    • Utility gas: 57
    • Bottled or LP gas: 469
    • Electricity: 2,062
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 1,205
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 190
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 6
    • No fuel used: 6

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 6,464
    • No vehicle: 362
    • 1 or more vehicle: 6,102

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 105
    • No High School: 631
    • Some High School: 1,131
    • High School: 2,455
    • Some College: 1,225
    • Associate's Degree: 280
    • College Degree: 847
    • Master's Degree: 245
    • Professional Degree: 90
    • Doctoral Degree: 43

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 3,995
    • Owners with phone: 3,023
    • Owners without phone: 63
    • Renters with phone: 875
    • Renters without phone: 34

    10 closest counties:

    1. Richmond County, Virginia
    2. King and Queen County, Virginia
    3. Westmoreland County, Virginia
    4. King William County, Virginia
    5. New Kent County, Virginia
    6. King George County, Virginia
    7. St. Mary's County, Maryland
    8. Caroline County, Virginia
    9. Lancaster County, Virginia
    10. Middlesex County, Virginia

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    22436, 22437, 22438, 22454, 22476, 22504, 22509, 22560, 23115

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WRAR-FM (105.5 FM) TAPPAHANNOCK, VA
    • WRAR (1000 AM) TAPPAHANNOCK, VA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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