Bath County is located in the western border area of Virginia. The County Seat is Warm Springs and the largest city is Hot Springs. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.bathcountyva.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 4,563 and the 2010 census population was 4,727. The land area is 529.16 square miles and there are 8.9 persons per square mile.
93.5% of the population is White, 4.9% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 90% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $152,600, there are 2,101 households, an average of 2.17 persons per household. The per capita income is $28,704, the median household income is $51,365, and 16.4% of the persons in Bath County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 399. Retail sales (in $1000) were $20,958, and sales per capita were $4,498.
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