Appomattox County is located in central Virginia. The County Seat is Appomattox and the largest city is Appomattox. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.appomattoxcountyva.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 15,279 and the 2010 census population was 14,975. The land area is 333.49 square miles and there are 44.9 persons per square mile.
77.7% of the population is White, 19.9% is Black or African American, 1.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 82.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 15% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $145,400, there are 5,803 households, an average of 2.58 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,636, the median household income is $50,167, and 17.7% of the persons in Appomattox County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,111. Retail sales (in $1000) were $107,167, and sales per capita were $7,551. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.2%.
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