Rockbridge County is located in west central Virginia. The County Seat is Lexington and the largest city is Glasgow. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.rockbridge.va.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 22,327 and the 2010 census population was 22,310. The land area is 597.56 square miles and there are 37.3 persons per square mile.
94.6% of the population is White, 2.7% is Black or African American, 1.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 84.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 23.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $179,500, there are 9,234 households, an average of 2.40 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,638, the median household income is $48,313, and 12.6% of the persons in Rockbridge County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,942. Retail sales (in $1000) were $338,393, and sales per capita were $15,786.
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