Gloucester County is located in southeastern Virginia. The County Seat is Gloucester Courthouse and the largest city is Gloucester Point. The Official Web Site is located at http://gloucesterva.info/. The 2014 population estimate is 37,141 and the 2010 census population was 36,858. The land area is 217.81 square miles and there are 169.2 persons per square mile.
87.9% of the population is White, 8.5% is Black or African American, 2.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.3% is two or more races. 89.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 22% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $228,700, there are 13,889 households, an average of 2.63 persons per household. The per capita income is $28,673, the median household income is $60,519, and 9.2% of the persons in Gloucester County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,345. Retail sales (in $1000) were $500,063, and sales per capita were $13,071. The percentage of black-owned firms is 4.9%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 30.1%.
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