Westmoreland County is located in east central Virginia. The County Seat is Montross and the largest city is Colonial Beach. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.westmoreland-county.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 17,477 and the 2010 census population was 17,454. The land area is 229.38 square miles and there are 76.1 persons per square mile.
68.6% of the population is White, 27.5% is Black or African American, 6.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.3% is two or more races. 79.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $180,900, there are 7,130 households, an average of 2.44 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,245, the median household income is $49,157, and 12.9% of the persons in Westmoreland County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,870. Retail sales (in $1000) were $100,420, and sales per capita were $5,794. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 23.7%.
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