Amelia County is located in central Virginia. The County Seat is Amelia and the largest city is Amelia. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.ameliacova.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 12,855 and the 2010 census population was 12,695. The land area is 355.27 square miles and there are 35.7 persons per square mile.
74.9% of the population is White, 22.3% is Black or African American, 3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 78.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 14% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $180,700, there are 4,808 households, an average of 2.62 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,100, the median household income is $52,885, and 8.3% of the persons in Amelia County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,232. Retail sales (in $1000) were $67,957, and sales per capita were $5,368.
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