Goochland County, VA

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2022 Population
24,906
2.49% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
49
0.41% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.23%
0.773% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$105,600
5.06% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$433,600
7.78% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Goochland County, VA had a population of 24.9k people with a median age of 49 and a median household income of $105,600. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Goochland County, VA grew from 24,300 to 24,906, a 2.49% increase and its median household income grew from $100,517 to $105,600, a 5.06% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Goochland County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.91%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.72%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.54%).

None of the households in Goochland County, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.2% of the residents in Goochland County, VA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Goochland County, VA was $433,600, and the homeownership rate was 84.5%.

Most people in Goochland County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Goochland County, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Goochland County, VA is home to a population of 24.9k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.65% of Goochland County, VA residents were born outside of the country (908 people).

In 2022, there were 5.36 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.3k people) in Goochland County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 725 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2022 Citizenship
99.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.2% of Goochland County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Goochland County, VA was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Goochland County, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.3k ± 158
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.6k ± 192
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    725 ± 238
3.25%
Hispanic Population
809 people

In 2022, there were 5.36 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.3k people) in Goochland County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 725 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.25% of the people in Goochland County, VA are hispanic (809 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Goochland County, VA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.65%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
908 people
3.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
876 people

As of 2022, 3.65% of Goochland County, VA residents (908 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Goochland County, VA was 3.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    795 ± 211
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    461 ± 162
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    223 ± 98

Goochland County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Goochland County, VA employs 11.7k people. The largest industries in Goochland County, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,763 people), Retail Trade (1,208 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,193 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($202,583), Finance & Insurance ($104,452), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($92,422).

Occupations

11.7k
2022 Value
± 830
2.63%
1 Year growth
± 9.87%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Goochland County, VA grew at a rate of 2.63%, from 11.4k employees to 11.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Goochland County, VA, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,773 people), Management Occupations (1,767 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (894 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Goochland County, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.7k
2022 Value
± 830
2.63%
1 Year growth
± 9.87%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Goochland County, VA grew at a rate of 2.63%, from 11.4k employees to 11.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Goochland County, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,763 people), Retail Trade (1,208 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,193 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Goochland County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Goochland County, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$73,029
Median earning men ± $7,715
$45,023
Median earning women ± $5,549

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($149,063), Information ($91,500), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($87,188).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($58,833), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,131), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($53,359).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 218
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  2. 174
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 127
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Goochland County, VA went to Donald J. Trump with 58.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.43%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.884% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Bachelors Degree (1.47M), and Some college (1.4M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Goochland County, VA was $433,600 in 2022, which is 1.54 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $402,300 to $433,600, a 7.78% increase. The homeownership rate in Goochland County, VA is 84.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Goochland County, VA have an average commute time of 29.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Goochland County, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Goochland County, VA is $105,600. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Goochland County, VA was Census Tract 4002 with a value of $109,375, followed by Census Tract 4004 and Census Tract 4005, with respective values of $97,384 and $82,701.

Property

$433,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$29,308
$8,272
Median Property Taxes
±$658

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Goochland County, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

84.5%
Homeownership
2022
67.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 84.5% of the housing units in Goochland County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 85.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4002
  2. Census Tract 4004
  3. Census Tract 4005

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Goochland County, VA was Census Tract 4002 with a value of $109,375, followed by Census Tract 4004 and Census Tract 4005, with respective values of $97,384 and $82,701.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Goochland County, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$105,600
Median Household Income
± $8,544
9.79k
Number of Households
± 717

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.79k households in Goochland County, VA grew to $105,600 from the previous year's value of $100,517.

The following chart displays the households in Goochland County, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Goochland County, VA is from Virginia.
0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.164% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (16.7%)
  3. Carpooled (4.86%)

In 2022, 77.3% of workers in Goochland County, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (16.7%) and those who carpooled to work (4.86%).

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Commute Time

29.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Goochland County, VA have a longer commute time (29.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.02% of the workforce in Goochland County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Goochland County, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Goochland County, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.23% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Goochland County, VA (1.01k out of 23.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Goochland County, VA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.4% of the population of Goochland County, VA has health coverage, with 54.1% on employee plans, 7.06% on Medicaid, 17.2% on Medicare, 16.2% on non-group plans, and 1.8% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Goochland County, VA see 1320 patients per year on average, which represents a 19.2% increase from the previous year (1107 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4072 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 814 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,320 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Goochland County, VA

Primary care physicians in Goochland County, VA see an average of 1,320 patients per year. This represents a 19.2% increase from the previous year (1,107 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Goochland County, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.8% under 18 years, 14.6% between 18 and 34 years, 42% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.62%
Uninsured
54.1%
Employer Coverage
7.06%
Medicaid
17.2%
Medicare
16.2%
Non-Group
1.8%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Goochland County, VA declined by 7.8% from 3.93% to 3.62%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 31.8% in Goochland County, VA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.4% in Goochland County, VA.

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