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|People QuickFacts||Highland County||Virginia|
|Population, 2013 estimate||2,215||8,260,405|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||2,319||8,001,031|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-4.5%||3.2%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||3.0%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||12.7%||22.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||29.3%||13.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||50.7%||50.8%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||98.6%||70.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.6%||19.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||6.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.0%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||0.2%||2.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||1.2%||8.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||97.5%||63.6%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||92.0%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||0.3%||11.3%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||0.5%||14.9%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||78.9%||87.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||20.9%||35.2%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||22.4||27.7|
|Housing units, 2013||1,846||3,412,460|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||86.3%||67.3%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||1.3%||21.7%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$171,700||$244,600|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.26||2.60|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$26,372||$33,493|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$49,625||$63,907|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||10.2%||11.3%|
|Business QuickFacts||Highland County||Virginia|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||89||192,7302|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||375||3,089,2412|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||2.7%||2.0%2|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||247||529,636|
|Total number of firms, 2007||307||638,643|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||9.9%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||7.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||4.5%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||30.1%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||01||92,417,797|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||60,513,396|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||8,851||105,663,299|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$3,700||$13,687|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||15,340,483|
|Building permits, 2012||12||27,278|
|Geography QuickFacts||Highland County||Virginia|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||415.16||39,490.09|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||5.6||202.6|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||None|