Albemarle County

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Albemarle County, Virginia

401 McIntire Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone: (434) 296-5841
Fax: (434) 296-5800
www.albemarle.org

In central VA, northeast of Lynchburg; organized May 6, 1744 from Goochland County. Name Origin: For William Anne Keppel (1702-54), 2nd Earl of Albemarle, absentee governor of the colony of VA (1737-54)

Area (sq mi):: 726.18 (land 722.61; water 3.58) Population per square mile: 125.50
Population 2005: 90,717 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 14.50%; 1990-2000 16.50% Population 2000: 79,236 (White 83.60%; Black or African American 9.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 2.90%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 7.30%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $28,852; median household $50,749; Population below poverty level: 6.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,393-$35,303
Unemployment (2004): 2.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Charlottesville County seat (36,605)

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