FACTOID # 15: A mere 0.8% of West Virginians were born in a foreign country.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Bland County, Virginia
Bland County, Virginia
Seal of Bland County, VirginiaSeal (Detail)
Map of Virginia highlighting Bland County
Location in the state of Virginia
Formed 1861
Seat Bland
Area
 - Total
 - Water

929 km² (359 mi²)
0 km² (0 mi²) 0.02%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

6,871
7/km² 
Website: www.bland.org

Bland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 6,871. Its county seat is Bland6. Bland is a prohibition or dry county. Image File history File links This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Old Dominion Official languages English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) Tim Kaine (D-Governor Elect) Senators John Warner (R) George Allen (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 7. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... A dry county is a county in the United States whose government forbids the sale of alcoholic beverages. ...


History

Bland County was formed in 1861 from Wythe, Tazewell, and Giles counties. Later there was more land from Giles County added. The county was named in honor of Richard Bland. 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1790 Seat Wytheville Area  - Total  - Water 1,200 km² (463 mi²) 4 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed December 20, 1799 Seat Tazewell Area  - Total  - Water 1,347 km² (520 mi²) 0 km² (0 mi²) 0. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1806 Seat Pearisburg Area  - Total  - Water 933 km² (360 mi²) 8 km² (3 mi²) 0. ... Richard Bland (1710-1776) was an American planter and statesman from Virginia. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 929 km² (359 mi²). 929 km² (359 mi²) of it is land and 0 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.02% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 6,871 people, 2,568 households, and 1,908 families residing in the county. The population density is 7/km² (19/mi²). There are 3,161 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (9/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 94.82% White, 4.19% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. 0.47% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 2,568 households out of which 28.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.40% are married couples living together, 8.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.70% are non-families. 23.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.43 and the average family size is 2.85.


In the county, the population is spread out with 19.40% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 30.60% from 25 to 44, 27.90% from 45 to 64, and 14.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 119.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 121.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $30,397, and the median income for a family is $35,765. Males have a median income of $30,801 versus $23,380 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,744. 12.40% of the population and 9.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 14.20% are under the age of 18 and 22.60% are 65 or older.

Regions of Virginia Flag of Virginia
Baltimore-Washington Metro Area | Eastern Shore | Hampton Roads | Middle Peninsula | Northern Neck | Northern Virginia | Piedmont | Ridge-and-valley Appalachians | Richmond-Petersburg | Shenandoah Valley | Southside Virginia | Tidewater | Virginia Peninsula
Counties
Accomack | Albemarle | Alleghany | Amelia | Amherst | Appomattox | Arlington | Augusta | Bath | Bedford | Bland | Botetourt | Brunswick | Buchanan | Buckingham | Campbell | Caroline | Carroll | Charles City | Charlotte | Chesterfield | Clarke | Craig | Culpeper | Cumberland | Dickenson | Dinwiddie | Essex | Fairfax | Fauquier | Floyd | Fluvanna | Franklin | Frederick | Giles | Gloucester | Goochland | Grayson | Greene | Greensville | Halifax | Hanover | Henrico | Henry | Highland | Isle of Wight | James City | King and Queen | King George | King William | Lancaster | Lee | Loudoun | Louisa | Lunenburg | Madison | Mathews | Mecklenburg | Middlesex | Montgomery | Nelson | New Kent | Northampton | Northumberland | Nottoway | Orange | Page | Patrick | Pittsylvania | Powhatan | Prince Edward | Prince George | Prince William | Pulaski | Rappahannock | Richmond | Roanoke | Rockbridge | Rockingham | Russell | Scott | Shenandoah | Smyth | Southampton | Spotsylvania | Stafford | Surry | Sussex | Tazewell | Warren | Washington | Westmoreland | Wise | Wythe | York
Independent Cities
Alexandria | Bedford | Bristol | Buena Vista | Charlottesville | Chesapeake | Colonial Heights | Covington | Danville | Emporia | Fairfax | Falls Church | Franklin | Fredericksburg | Galax | Hampton | Harrisonburg | Hopewell | Lexington | Lynchburg | Manassas | Manassas Park | Martinsville | Newport News | Norfolk | Norton | Petersburg | Poquoson | Portsmouth | Radford | Richmond | Roanoke | Salem | Staunton | Suffolk | Virginia Beach | Waynesboro | Williamsburg | Winchester

  Results from FactBites:
 
Encyclopedia: Bland County, Virginia (3259 words)
The Eastern Shore of Virginia is on the Atlantic Coast of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Tidewater region of Virginia is the southeastern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia, centered on Hampton Roads.
Isle of Wight County is a county located in the South Hampton Roads region of state of Virginia in the United States.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m