Lunenburg County is located in south central Virginia. The County Seat is Lunenburg and the largest city is Victoria. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.lunenburgva.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 12,466 and the 2010 census population was 12,916. The land area is 431.68 square miles and there are 29.9 persons per square mile.
63.4% of the population is White, 34.1% is Black or African American, 4.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 69% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $100,400, there are 4,572 households, an average of 2.48 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,630, the median household income is $35,237, and 22.6% of the persons in Lunenburg County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 882. Retail sales (in $1000) were $54,682, and sales per capita were $4,227. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.5%.
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