Albemarle County is located in central Virginia. The County Seat is Charlottesville and the largest city is Scottsville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.albemarle.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 104,489 and the 2010 census population was 98,998. The land area is 720.70 square miles and there are 137.3 persons per square mile.
82.7% of the population is White, 9.8% is Black or African American, 5.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 4.7% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.4% is two or more races. 91.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 52.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $319,200, there are 37,964 households, an average of 2.47 persons per household. The per capita income is $37,239, the median household income is $67,725, and 10.2% of the persons in Albemarle County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 9,876. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,689,315, and sales per capita were $18,213. The percentage of black-owned firms is 5.8%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.3%.
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