Louisa, VA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,401. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,510 (+7.8% change)
Males: 629 (44.9%), Females: 772 (55.1%)

Louisa County

Zip code: 23093

Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $29,519 (year 2000)
Median house value: $102,500 (year 2000)

Races in Louisa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.5%)
  • Black (29.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (21.6%), English (9.1%), Irish (8.4%), German (5.9%), Italian (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Elevation: 468 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Louisa

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Louisa town

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

2.2% Foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.4% Latin America, 0.4% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +315 (+29.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Louisa:

  • VALUEMARK WESTEND BEHAVIOR HEALTH SYST (about 22 miles; RICHMOND, VA)
  • CULPEPER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (about 30 miles; CULPEPER, VA)
  • MARTHA JEFFERSON HOSPITAL (about 35 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Louisa:

  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 32 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; ID: CHO)
  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 60 miles; RICHMOND, VA; ID: RIC)
  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL (about 63 miles; STAUNTON/WAYNESBORO/HARRIS, VA; ID: SHD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Louisa:

  • LOUISA COUNTY/FREEMAN FIELD (about 3 miles; LOUISA, VA; ID: LKU)
  • GORDONSVILLE MUNI (about 14 miles; GORDONSVILLE, VA; ID: GVE)
  • ORANGE COUNTY (about 15 miles; ORANGE, VA; ID: OMH)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Louisa:

  • PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,012)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 37 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; FT enrollment: 19,602)
  • MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE (about 42 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 3,731)
  • J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; RICHMOND, VA; FT enrollment: 4,906)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND (about 50 miles; RICHMOND, VA; FT enrollment: 3,756)
  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; RICHMOND, VA; FT enrollment: 18,753)
  • LONGWOOD COLLEGE (about 57 miles; FARMVILLE, VA; FT enrollment: 3,557)
Public primary/middle schools in Louisa:

  • THOMAS JEFFERSON ELEM. (Students: 711; Location: 1782 JEFFERSON HWY; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TREVILIANS ELEM. (Students: 591; Location: 2035 SPOTSWOOD TRAIL; Grades: PK – 05)