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Here are the 2008-09 Revenue Effort data from the Commission on Local Government.  The first table is sorted by Locality.

Locality Effort Rank
Accomack County 0.5760 119.0  
Albemarle County 0.7426 77.0  
Alexandria City 1.0299 45.0  
Alleghany County 1.1319 35.0  
Amelia County 0.6529 104.0  
Amherst County 0.7439 76.0  
Appomattox County 0.6254 109.0  
Arlington County 1.1398 34.0  
Augusta County 0.6004 114.0  
Bath County 0.4849 130.0  
Bedford City 1.0562 42.0  
Bedford County 0.5617 122.0  
Bland County 0.8526 59.0  
Botetourt County 0.6404 107.0  
Bristol City 1.4138 14.0  
Brunswick County 0.6750 96.0  
Buchanan County 1.3073 20.0  
Buckingham County 0.6610 99.0  
Buena Vista City 1.3607 18.0  
Campbell County 0.7351 79.0  
Caroline County 0.7198 85.0  
Carroll County 0.8364 61.0  
Charles City County 0.7997 67.0  
Charlotte County 0.7148 87.0  
Charlottesville City 1.3831 17.0  
Chesapeake City 1.1820 30.0  
Chesterfield County 0.8975 54.0  
Clarke County 0.5963 115.0  
Colonial Heights City 1.2960 22.0  
Covington City 1.7897 2.0  
Craig County 0.5855 117.0  
Culpeper County 0.7833 70.0  
Cumberland County 0.7413 78.0  
Danville City 1.2944 23.0  
Dickenson County 1.2776 24.0  
Dinwiddie County 0.7568 75.0  
Emporia City 1.8599 1.0  
Essex County 0.6043 113.0  
Fairfax City 1.1567 32.0  
Fairfax County 1.0423 43.0  
Falls Church City 1.1593 31.0  
Fauquier County 0.8155 65.0  
Floyd County 0.5206 128.0  
Fluvanna County 0.5854 118.0  
Franklin City 1.5377 5.0  
Franklin County 0.5689 120.0  
Frederick County 0.7867 69.0  
Fredericksburg City 1.2150 28.0  
Galax City 1.2438 26.0  
Giles County 0.9105 52.0  
Gloucester County 0.6790 93.0  
Goochland County 0.4740 131.0  
Grayson County 0.4864 129.0  
Greene County 0.7825 71.0  
Greensville County 1.0185 46.0  
Halifax County 0.7342 81.0  
Hampton City 1.4745 10.0  
Hanover County 0.8099 66.0  
Harrisonburg City 1.2085 29.0  
Henrico County 0.9365 50.0  
Henry County 0.7344 80.0  
Highland County 0.5258 127.0  
Hopewell City 1.2990 21.0  
Isle of Wight County 0.7327 82.0  
James City County 0.8881 56.0  
King and Queen County 0.8615 58.0  
King George County 0.7289 84.0  
King William County 0.6961 90.0  
Lancaster County 0.4722 132.0  
Lee County 0.7070 88.0  
Lexington City 0.9674 48.0  
Loudoun County 1.0998 38.0  
Louisa County 0.6763 94.0  
Lunenburg County 0.6542 103.0  
Lynchburg City 1.5070 9.0  
Madison County 0.5459 125.0  
Manassas City 1.3578 19.0  
Manassas Park City 1.5265 6.0  
Martinsville City 1.4281 12.0  
Mathews County 0.5533 123.0  
Mecklenburg County 0.5506 124.0  
Middlesex County 0.4462 134.0  
Montgomery County 0.6964 89.0  
Nelson County 0.6103 110.0  
New Kent County 0.7569 74.0  
Newport News City 1.5126 7.0  
Norfolk City 1.5113 8.0  
Northampton County 0.6545 102.0  
Northumberland County 0.4676 133.0  
Norton City 1.4298 11.0  
Nottoway County 0.6730 97.0  
Orange County 0.6578 101.0  
Page County 0.6485 105.0  
Patrick County 0.6046 112.0  
Petersburg City 1.5616 3.0  
Pittsylvania County 0.5621 121.0  
Poquoson City 0.8826 57.0  
Portsmouth City 1.5495 4.0  
Powhatan County 0.6901 92.0  
Prince Edward County 0.7298 83.0  
Prince George County 0.8350 63.0  
Prince William County 1.1185 37.0  
Pulaski County 0.9010 53.0  
Radford City 1.1316 36.0  
Rappahannock County 0.5335 126.0  
Richmond City 1.4004 15.0  
Richmond County 0.6761 95.0  
Roanoke City 1.4148 13.0  
Roanoke County 0.9610 49.0  
Rockbridge County 0.7810 73.0  
Rockingham County 0.6721 98.0  
Russell County 0.8368 60.0  
Salem City 1.3976 16.0  
Scott County 0.6589 100.0  
Shenandoah County 0.5881 116.0  
Smyth County 0.7824 72.0  
Southampton County 0.6949 91.0  
Spotsylvania County 0.8356 62.0  
Stafford County 0.9261 51.0  
Staunton City 1.2213 27.0  
Suffolk City 1.0684 41.0  
Surry County 0.8317 64.0  
Sussex County 1.0895 39.0  
Tazewell County 0.7975 68.0  
Virginia Beach City 1.0331 44.0  
Warren County 0.6396 108.0  
Washington County 0.6475 106.0  
Waynesboro City 1.1551 33.0  
Westmoreland County 0.6060 111.0  
Williamsburg City 1.0760 40.0  
Winchester City 1.2599 25.0  
Wise County 1.0157 47.0  
Wythe County 0.7170 86.0  
York County 0.8956 55.0  

Here are the same data, sorted by decreasing revenue effort:

Locality Effort Rank
Emporia City 1.8599 1.0  
Covington City 1.7897 2.0  
Petersburg City 1.5616 3.0  
Portsmouth City 1.5495 4.0  
Franklin City 1.5377 5.0  
Manassas Park City 1.5265 6.0  
Newport News City 1.5126 7.0  
Norfolk City 1.5113 8.0  
Lynchburg City 1.5070 9.0  
Hampton City 1.4745 10.0  
Norton City 1.4298 11.0  
Martinsville City 1.4281 12.0  
Roanoke City 1.4148 13.0  
Bristol City 1.4138 14.0  
Richmond City 1.4004 15.0  
Salem City 1.3976 16.0  
Charlottesville City 1.3831 17.0  
Buena Vista City 1.3607 18.0  
Manassas City 1.3578 19.0  
Buchanan County 1.3073 20.0  
Hopewell City 1.2990 21.0  
Colonial Heights City 1.2960 22.0  
Danville City 1.2944 23.0  
Dickenson County 1.2776 24.0  
Winchester City 1.2599 25.0  
Galax City 1.2438 26.0  
Staunton City 1.2213 27.0  
Fredericksburg City 1.2150 28.0  
Harrisonburg City 1.2085 29.0  
Chesapeake City 1.1820 30.0  
Falls Church City 1.1593 31.0  
Fairfax City 1.1567 32.0  
Waynesboro City 1.1551 33.0  
Arlington County 1.1398 34.0  
Alleghany County 1.1319 35.0  
Radford City 1.1316 36.0  
Prince William County 1.1185 37.0  
Loudoun County 1.0998 38.0  
Sussex County 1.0895 39.0  
Williamsburg City 1.0760 40.0  
Suffolk City 1.0684 41.0  
Bedford City 1.0562 42.0  
Fairfax County 1.0423 43.0  
Virginia Beach City 1.0331 44.0  
Alexandria City 1.0299 45.0  
Greensville County 1.0185 46.0  
Wise County 1.0157 47.0  
Lexington City 0.9674 48.0  
Roanoke County 0.9610 49.0  
Henrico County 0.9365 50.0  
Stafford County 0.9261 51.0  
Giles County 0.9105 52.0  
Pulaski County 0.9010 53.0  
Chesterfield County 0.8975 54.0  
York County 0.8956 55.0  
James City County 0.8881 56.0  
Poquoson City 0.8826 57.0  
King and Queen County 0.8615 58.0  
Bland County 0.8526 59.0  
Russell County 0.8368 60.0  
Carroll County 0.8364 61.0  
Spotsylvania County 0.8356 62.0  
Prince George County 0.8350 63.0  
Surry County 0.8317 64.0  
Fauquier County 0.8155 65.0  
Hanover County 0.8099 66.0  
Charles City County 0.7997 67.0  
Tazewell County 0.7975 68.0  
Frederick County 0.7867 69.0  
Culpeper County 0.7833 70.0  
Greene County 0.7825 71.0  
Smyth County 0.7824 72.0  
Rockbridge County 0.7810 73.0  
New Kent County 0.7569 74.0  
Dinwiddie County 0.7568 75.0  
Amherst County 0.7439 76.0  
Albemarle County 0.7426 77.0  
Cumberland County 0.7413 78.0  
Campbell County 0.7351 79.0  
Henry County 0.7344 80.0  
Halifax County 0.7342 81.0  
Isle of Wight County 0.7327 82.0  
Prince Edward County 0.7298 83.0  
King George County 0.7289 84.0  
Caroline County 0.7198 85.0  
Wythe County 0.7170 86.0  
Charlotte County 0.7148 87.0  
Lee County 0.7070 88.0  
Montgomery County 0.6964 89.0  
King William County 0.6961 90.0  
Southampton County 0.6949 91.0  
Powhatan County 0.6901 92.0  
Gloucester County 0.6790 93.0  
Louisa County 0.6763 94.0  
Richmond County 0.6761 95.0  
Brunswick County 0.6750 96.0  
Nottoway County 0.6730 97.0  
Rockingham County 0.6721 98.0  
Buckingham County 0.6610 99.0  
Scott County 0.6589 100.0  
Orange County 0.6578 101.0  
Northampton County 0.6545 102.0  
Lunenburg County 0.6542 103.0  
Amelia County 0.6529 104.0  
Page County 0.6485 105.0  
Washington County 0.6475 106.0  
Botetourt County 0.6404 107.0  
Warren County 0.6396 108.0  
Appomattox County 0.6254 109.0  
Nelson County 0.6103 110.0  
Westmoreland County 0.6060 111.0  
Patrick County 0.6046 112.0  
Essex County 0.6043 113.0  
Augusta County 0.6004 114.0  
Clarke County 0.5963 115.0  
Shenandoah County 0.5881 116.0  
Craig County 0.5855 117.0  
Fluvanna County 0.5854 118.0  
Accomack County 0.5760 119.0  
Franklin County 0.5689 120.0  
Pittsylvania County 0.5621 121.0  
Bedford County 0.5617 122.0  
Mathews County 0.5533 123.0  
Mecklenburg County 0.5506 124.0  
Madison County 0.5459 125.0  
Rappahannock County 0.5335 126.0  
Highland County 0.5258 127.0  
Floyd County 0.5206 128.0  
Grayson County 0.4864 129.0  
Bath County 0.4849 130.0  
Goochland County 0.4740 131.0  
Lancaster County 0.4722 132.0  
Northumberland County 0.4676 133.0  
Middlesex County 0.4462 134.0  

Finally, here are the data for 2001-09 for some selected localities: Richmond, Norfolk, the nearby counties, and the topmost (Emporia) and, until recently, bottommost (Lancaster) localities:

 

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Last updated 04/01/12
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