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The 2000 Census showed that Appomattox County had a population of 13,705 people. This represented 0.19% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 69th most populous county (out of 134 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Appomattox had a population of 14,552 people. This is an increase of 6.18% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201014,973+9.25%+2.89% since 2009
200914,552+6.18%+0.16% since 2008
200814,529+6.01%+2.37% since 2007
200714,193+3.56%+1.34% since 2006
200614,005+2.19%+1.41% since 2005
200513,810+0.77%+0.2% since 2004
200413,783+0.57%+0.89% since 2003
200213,668-0.27%-0.81% since 2001
200113,779+0.54%+0.54% since 2000
200013,705The Last Census

Appomattox County had 5,828 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Appomattox County has a total area<3> of 334.7 square miles [866 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (1.05 square miles [2.71 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Appomattox County had a population density of 41.07 people per square mile [15.86 people/km²], making it the state's 70th most densely populated county (out of 134 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Appomattox County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Appomattox and the state of Virginia.

Click here for the Appomattox County QuickFact (QF-51011).

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Appomattox County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
AmherstQF-51009   NW32,48231,8941.84%
BuckinghamQF-51029   NE16,08015,6232.93%
CampbellQF-51031   SW52,97651,0783.72%
CharlotteQF-51037   SE12,03912,472-3.47%
NelsonQF-51125   N15,48714,4457.21%
Prince EdwardQF-51147   E22,37019,72013.44%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Appomattox. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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