Population

Population by Age

Population by Race and Ethnicity

Unemployment

Education

Educational Attainment

Population 18 to 24 years:

Less than high school graduate: 17.5%

High school graduate (includes equivalency): 46.0%

Some college or Associate’s degree: 30.2%

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.3%

Population 25 years and over:

Less than 9th grade: 3.6%

9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 7.9%

High school graduate (includes equivalency): 39.5%

Some college, no degree: 24.3%

Associate’s degree: 5.4%

Bachelor’s degree: 13.1%

Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%

On-time graduation rate:

Class of 2008 – 80.9%

Class of 2010 – 85.8%

Class of 2012 – 90.9%

Sources: Census Fact Finder and Virginia Department of Education

Health

Death rate per 1,000 population:

Goochland: 8.2

Virginia: 7.5

US: 8

Total Pregnancies Total Live Births Induced Pregnancy Terminations Natural Deaths Total Infant Deaths
215 165 42 8

 

Teen pregnancy rate (per 1,000 females) ages 10-17:

2000 – 16.0

2005 – 3.3

2011 – 3.9

Percent of low-weight births (less than 5.5 pounds): 

2000 – 10.8%

2005 – 7.6%

2011 – 5.3%

Percent of women who received prenatal care in the first 13 weeks:

2000 – 89.7%

2005 – 90.9%

2011 – 91.4%

Percent of births to single mothers:

2000 – 18.7%

2005 – 17.7%

2011 – 23.8%

Percent of births to mothers with less than a 12th grade education:

2000 – 8.4%

2005 – 7.1%

2011 – 9.9%

Health Snapshot

Source: All health data from The Division of Health Statistics at the Virginia Department of Health

Opportunity Map

Quick Look

Population Estimate: 21,347

Median Age: 45.3

Median Household Income: $82,683

Educational Attainment: 86.5% high school graduate or higher

Number of Companies: 2,336

Individuals Below Poverty Level: 4.9%

Additional Data Sources

Poverty

Percent of population living in poverty:

2010 – 7.10%

2011 – 5.20%

2012 – 4.92%

Percent of students approved for free or reduced price school lunches:

2000 – 20.4%

2006 – 21.3%

2013 – 25.9%

Sources: American Community Survey 5-year Estimates and Virginia Department of Education School Nutrition Program

Employment

25 Largest Employers:

  1. Capital One Bank
  2. CarMax Auto Superstores, Inc.
  3. Goochland County School Board
  4. Luck Stone Corporation
  5. Virginia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance, Inc.
  6. Virginia Correctional Center for Women
  7. Performance Food Group, Inc.
  8. Psychiatric Institute of Richmond
  9. County of Goochland
  10. Hermitage Country Club
  11. Restaurant Associates, LLC
  12. Lee Highway Paving Corporation
  13. L.E. Myers Company
  14. Goochland Powhatan Commun
  15. Capital One Services II LLC
  16. The Whitlock Group
  17. Food Lion
  18. Tuckahoe Landscaping
  19. The Richmond Country Club
  20. Branscome
  21. Kinloch Golf Association
  22. G.L. Howard, Inc.
  23. Fidelity Engineering Corporation
  24. Virginia Academy for Staff Development
  25. Deep Meadow Correctional Center

Source: Virginia Employment Commission, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW), 3rd Quarter (July, August, September) 2013.