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Craig County, Virginia
Map of Virginia highlighting Craig County
Location in the state of Virginia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Virginia
Virginia's location in the U.S.
Seat New Castle
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

331 sq mi (857 km²)

0 sq mi (0 km²), 0.00%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

5,091
26/sq mi (10/km²)
Founded 1851

Craig County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the population was 5,091. Its county seat is New Castle[1].

Craig County is part of the Roanoke Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 331 square miles (856 km²), of which, 331 square miles (856 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (0 km²) of it (0.00%) is water.

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Adjacent Counties

National protected area

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 5,091 people, 2,060 households, and 1,507 families residing in the county. The population density was 15 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 2,554 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.94% White, 0.20% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.35% from two or more races. 0.33% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,060 households out of which 30.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.90% were married couples living together, 7.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.80% were non-families. 23.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.60% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 29.70% from 25 to 44, 26.70% from 45 to 64, and 13.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,314, and the median income for a family was $41,750. Males had a median income of $26,713 versus $21,337 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,322. About 6.60% of families and 10.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.90% of those under age 18 and 10.50% of those age 65 or over.

Politics

Presidential election results
Year GOP DEM Others
2008 64.7% 1,695 33.5% 877 1.9% 49
2004 65.1% 1,706 34.4% 901 0.5% 14
2000 63.4% 1,580 34.1% 851 2.7% 62
1996 45.3% 979 41.5% 895 13.2% 285
1992 43.9% 1,008 42.0% 965 14.1% 324
1988 55.5% 1,112 43.1% 864 1.4% 29
1984 57.7% 1,173 41.6% 845 0.7% 15
1980 43.2% 768 53.2% 946 3.6% 65
1976 32.8% 546 66.2% 1,103 1.1% 18
1972 63.4% 774 34.8% 425 1.7% 21
1968 46.2% 581 33.3% 419 20.3% 256
1964 38.3% 477 61.7% 767 0.0% 0
1960 44.8% 433 55.2% 534 0.0% 0

Communities

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

Coordinates: 37°29′N 80°13′W / 37.49°N 80.22°W / 37.49; -80.22


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Craig County, Virginia
Map
File:Map of Virginia highlighting Craig County.png
Location in the state of Virginia
Map of the USA highlighting Virginia
Virginia's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat New Castle
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

856 km² (331 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
0 km² (0 mi²), 0.00%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

5,091
10/km² 
Website: www.co.craig.va.us

Craig County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, "Commonwealth" — of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the population was 5,091. Its county seat is New Castle6.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 856 km² (331 mi²). 856 km² (331 mi²) of it is land and 0 km² (0 mi²) of it (0.00%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 5,091 people, 2,060 households, and 1,507 families residing in the county. The population density was 6/km² (15/mi²). There were 2,554 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.94% White, 0.20% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.35% from two or more races. 0.33% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,060 households out of which 30.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.90% were married couples living together, 7.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.80% were non-families. 23.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.60% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 29.70% from 25 to 44, 26.70% from 45 to 64, and 13.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,314, and the median income for a family was $41,750. Males had a median income of $26,713 versus $21,337 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,322. About 6.60% of families and 10.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.90% of those under age 18 and 10.50% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 37°29′N 80°13′W / 37.49, -80.22

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