Farmville, Virginia

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Farmville, Virginia

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High Points

Farmville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Virginia):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 11% Farmville Well-Paid Single Women
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 15% Farmville Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Farmville Affordability of Property Taxes
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 19% Farmville College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Farmville, Virginia

Comparing Farmville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Virginia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Racial Diversity 7 6
Senior Citizens 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2
Age of the Population 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 1 2
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
People Above Poverty 2 2
Median Family Income 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Working at Home 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 8
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Housing Recently Built 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 6
Low Violent Crime 7 7

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Farmville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles E of Lynchburg, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles N of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Prince Edward
Standard Zip Codes 23901
P.O. Box Zip Codes 23943
Company Zip Codes 23909
Phone Area Codes 434
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.301
Longitude -78.392

Farmville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.2 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 43 to 71 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 45 F
Apr Temp 42 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches
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Farmville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 6,845 100%
Male 2,759 40.3%
Female 4,086 59.7%
Under 18 1,004 14.7%
18+ 5,841 85.3%
65+ 998 14.6%
Median Age 22.4
Average Family Size 2.84
White 4,865 71.1%
African-American 1,758 25.7%
Asian 72 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.2%
Other 33 0.5%
Mixed Race 85 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 86 1.3%

Estimated Farmville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 6,876
Growth 31
Growth % 0.5%

Farmville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.3%
English 12.2%
US/American 9.7%
German 9%
Irish 8.4%
Scotch-Irish 4.8%
Italian 2.6%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
European 2.4%
Polish 1.9%
African 1.6%
Greek 1.2%
Scottish 1.1%
Welsh 1.1%
British 1%
Swedish 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
Czech 0.4%
Haitian 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
Ghanian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Farmville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hmpden Sydney (23943)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Farmville 6,845 $33,000
Appomattox 1,761 $29,188
Burkeville 489 $39,688
Charlotte Court House 404 $42,500
Crewe 2,378 $40,625
Dillwyn 447 $24,688
Keysville 817 $34,667

Farmville Public Libraries

Central Virginia Regional Library
Farmville, Virginia
(434) 392-6924

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Farmville Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
800 OAK ST
(434) 392-8811
Emergency Service: Yes

Wal-mart in Farmville

(As of 2006)
1800 Perry Dr
(434) 392-5334
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Farmville High Schools (2004)

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A Title I School.
Serves 877 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

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1. Fayette, Missouri 84.2   32.3% 18.1% 24.8% 21 $35,694 4.5% 20.8% 2,793 15.6% 7.9 0.5% 1.1
2. Martin, Tennessee 83.4   32% 12.9% 26.6% 15 $38,648 4.7% 21.7% 10,515 27.1% 30.4 0.5% 2.5
3. Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan 81.9   33.5% 12.5% 16.9% 13 $40,333 5.1% 26% 16,542 17.5% 26.3 1.4% 1.2
4. Danville, Kentucky 80   31.8% 16.3% 22.7% 17 $40,528 5.5% 16.3% 15,477 12.4% 35.4 0.4% 1.5
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