Nottoway County is located in south central Virginia. The County Seat is Nottoway and the largest city is Blackstone. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.nottoway.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 15,579 and the 2010 census population was 15,852. The land area is 314.39 square miles and there are 50.4 persons per square mile.
58% of the population is White, 39.4% is Black or African American, 4.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 73.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 12% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $137,600, there are 5,673 households, an average of 2.61 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,337, the median household income is $36,607, and 16.8% of the persons in Nottoway County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 993. Retail sales (in $1000) were $137,346, and sales per capita were $8,713. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 30%.
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