Appomattox, VA Population

Population: 1,761. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,729 (-1.8% change)
Males: 795 (45.1%), Females: 966 (54.9%)

Appomattox County

Zip code: 24522

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $24,167
Median house value: $76,900

Races in Appomattox:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.8%)
  • Black (32.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (31.6%), English (7.9%), Irish (2.8%), German (2.3%), Polish (1.2%), Italian (1.1%).

Elevation: 861 feet

Land area: 2.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Appomattox

  • High school or higher: 64.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Appomattox town

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 15.7%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +54 (+3.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Appomattox:

  • CENTRAL VIRGINIA TRAINING CENTER (about 25 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • VIRGINIA BAPTIST HOSP & LYNCHBURG GENL (about 28 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; FARMVILLE, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Appomattox:

  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 26 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Abbreviation: LYH)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 60 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: CHO)
  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL (about 62 miles; STAUNTON/WAYNESBORO/HARRIS, VA; Abbreviation: SHD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Appomattox:

  • BROOKNEAL/CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 20 miles; BROOKNEAL, VA; Abbreviation: 0V4)
  • FALWELL (about 21 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Abbreviation: W24)
  • FARMVILLE REGIONAL (about 28 miles; FARMVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: FVX)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Appomattox:

  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,348)
  • LONGWOOD COLLEGE (about 31 miles; FARMVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,557)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 51 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,602)
  • PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,012)
  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,063)
  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 14,447)
  • VANCE-GRANVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 77 miles; HENDERSON, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)

Schools

Public high school in Appomattox:

  • APPOMATTOX COUNTY HIGH (Students: 712; Location: RT 5 BOX 630; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Appomattox:

  • APPOMATTOX PRIMARY (Students: 567; Location: 500 FERGUSON AVE; Grades: PK – 02)
  • APPOMATTOX MIDDLE (Students: 533; Location: 300 N CHURCH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • APPOMATTOX ELEM. (Students: 515; Location: 307 WEST LEE GRANT AVENUE; Grades: 03 – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Appomattox:

  • APPOMATTOX SDA SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: PO BOX 2259; Grades: KG – 7)

Libraries

Library in Appomattox:

  • J. ROBERT JAMERSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $184,356; Location: 106 MAIN STREET; 29,706 books; 2,740 audio materials; 1,074 video materials; 81 serial subscriptions)