Virginia Essex County Public Schools

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Overview for Essex County, VA
Map of Essex County, VAEssex County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 257.8 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 40.7 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 40.7%. On the 2000 census form, 98.7% of the population reported only one race, with 39.0% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.7% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.46 persons compared to an average family size of 2.95 persons.

In 2005 retail trade was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $19,281. Per capita income grew by 11.3% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 10,492 Covered Employment 4,116
Growth (%) since 1990 20.8% Average wage per job $23,951
Households (2000) 3,995 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 13.0%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 5,444 Average wage per job $25,365
Unemployment Rate (2005) 4.5 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $25,145 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $37,199 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 12.5 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 73.5 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 3.1%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 17.4 Average wage per job $34,247

1. ESSEX HIGH
Address: Po Box 1006, Tappahannock, VA 22560
Phone: (804) 443-4301
County: Essex County
Enrollment: 532
Grades: 9-12

2. ESSEX INT.
Address: Po Box 609, Tappahannock, VA 22560
Phone: (804) 443-3040
County: Essex County
Enrollment: 462
Grades: 5-8

3. TAPPAHANNOCK ELEMENTARY
Address: Po Box 399, Tappahannock, VA 22560
Phone: (804) 443-5301
County: Essex County
Enrollment: 635
Grades: PK-4