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The 2000 Census showed that Greene County had a population of 15,244 people. This represented 0.22% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 66th most populous county (out of 134 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Greene had a population of 18,421 people. This is an increase of 20.84% 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
201018,403+20.72%-0.1% since 2009
200918,421+20.84%+1.23% since 2008
200818,197+19.37%+1% since 2007
200718,017+18.19%+2.15% since 2006
200617,638+15.7%+2.69% since 2005
200517,176+12.67%+1.6% since 2004
200416,906+10.9%+1.42% since 2003
200316,670+9.35%+2.35% since 2002
200216,287+6.84%+3.46% since 2001
200115,742+3.27%+3.27% since 2000
200015,244The Last Census

Greene County had 5,986 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Greene County has a total area<3> of 157 square miles [406.5 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (0.39 square miles [1 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Greene County had a population density of 97.4 people per square mile [37.59 people/km²], making it the state's 24th 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 Greene County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Greene and the state of Virginia.

Click here for the Greene County QuickFact (QF-51079).

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

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
AlbemarleQF-51003   S94,90879,23619.78%
MadisonQF-51113   NE13,70212,5209.44%
OrangeQF-51137   E33,60025,88129.82%
PageQF-51139   N24,07023,1773.85%
RockinghamQF-51165   NW75,13467,72510.94%

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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 Greene. 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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