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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Housing
    B
  3. Nightlife
    C
  4. Good for Families
    B-
  5. Diversity
    B+
  6. Jobs
    B
  7. Weather
    B
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    C+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  11. Commute
    D+
Amelia County is located in Virginia with a population of 12,854. In Amelia County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Amelia County and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$204,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$808
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Amelia County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%

Working in Amelia County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$58,526
National
$55,322
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools

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    Amelia County Reviews

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    I moved here last summer and I have been loving it so far! It is so peaceful! We have about an acre of land. The neighbors are nice and everyone that I have met has been very nice so far. The food lion is very close to our house so it is great being so close!
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    Amelia is a very close knit family oriented community. It is a very friendly place to live. There are a variety of restaurants to inclue Pizza hut, Papa Johns, Subway, Hardee's, McDonald's.. and many more.
    Amelia is a great place to live. Small community, so everyone knows everyone. Everyone is nice and caring. A lot of church choices. Only 3 public schools and 1 private.