Farmville, VA Population

Population: 6,845. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,876 (+0.5% change)
Males: 2,759 (40.3%), Females: 4,086 (59.7%)

Prince Edward County

Zip codes: 23901.

Median resident age: 22.4 years
Median household income: $26,343
Median house value: $96,000

Races in Farmville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (70.6%)
  • Black (25.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)

Ancestries: English (12.1%), German (10.4%), Irish (8.2%), United States (7.1%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%), Italian (2.5%).

Elevation: 385 feet

Land area: 7.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Farmville

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 19.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Farmville town

  • Never married: 46.8%
  • Now married: 35.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -94 (-1.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Farmville:

  • SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (800 OAK ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Farmville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Farmville:

  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 56 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Abbreviation: LYH)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 58 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: CHO)
  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL (about 74 miles; STAUNTON/WAYNESBORO/HARRIS, VA; Abbreviation: SHD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Farmville:

  • FARMVILLE REGIONAL (about 5 miles; FARMVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: FVX)
  • CREWE MUNI (about 24 miles; CREWE, VA; Abbreviation: W81)
  • LUNENBURG COUNTY (about 29 miles; KENBRIDGE, VA; Abbreviation: W31)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Farmville:

  • LONGWOOD COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,557; Location: 201 HIGH ST; Public; Website: www.lwc.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • SOUTHSIDE SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 22; Location: 800 OAK ST; Public)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Farmville:

  • PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,012)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 51 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,602)
  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,348)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND (about 65 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • VANCE-GRANVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; HENDERSON, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; CHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,906)

Schools

Public high school in Farmville:

  • PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY HIGH (Students: 877; Location: 35 EAGLE DR.; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Farmville:

  • FUQUA SCHOOL (Students: 613; Location: P O DRAWER 328; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Farmville:

  • PRINCE EDWARD ELEM. (Students: 1,057; Location: 35 EAGLE DR.; Grades: PK – 04)
  • PRINCE EDWARD MIDDLE (Students: 918; Location: 35 EAGLE DRIVE; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • PIEDMONT REGIONAL JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER (Location: 701 INDUSTRIAL PK. RD; Grades: KG – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Farmville:

  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY AND (Students: 67; Location: 9 MAHAN ROAD; Grades: PK – 10)

Libraries

Library in Farmville:

  • CENTRAL VIRGINIA REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $276,935; Location: 217 W. THIRD STREET; 44,137 books; 1,740 audio materials; 1,290 video materials; 82 serial subscriptions)