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Encyclopedia > Craig County, Virginia
Craig County, Virginia
[[Image:|100px|Seal of Craig County, Virginia]]Seal (Detail)
Map of Virginia highlighting Craig County
Location in the state of Virginia
Formed
Seat New Castle
Area
 - Total
 - Water

856 km² (331 mi²)
0 km² (0 mi²) 0.00%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

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

Craig County is a county located in the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 5,091. Its county seat is New Castle6. Craig is an alcohol prohibition or dry county. 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. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... New Castle is a town located in Craig County, Virginia. ... 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. ... New Castle is a town located in Craig County, Virginia. ... 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. ...

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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 is water. The total area is 0.00% 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 5,091 people, 2,060 households, and 1,507 families residing in the county. The population density is 6/km² (15/mi²). There are 2,554 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.94% White, 0.20% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.35% from two or more races. 0.33% 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 2,060 households out of which 30.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.90% are married couples living together, 7.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.80% are non-families. 23.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 2.88. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county, the population is 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 are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 103.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.50 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $37,314, and the median income for a family is $41,750. Males have a median income of $26,713 versus $21,337 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,322. 10.30% of the population and 6.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.90% of those under the age of 18 and 10.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Towns

New Castle is a town located in Craig County, Virginia. ...

External links

  • Craig County's Historical Markers


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Craig County, VA (1425 words)
Craig County, Virginia is made up of a less-educated population of the working age, with 10.8 percent of the population over 25 years old having received at least a Bachelors Degree, according to the Decennial Census of 2000.
Craig was reported to have a lower percent of individuals with higher educations than the State of Virginia's proportion of 29.4 percent and a lower percent than the US proportion of 24.4 percent.
Craig ranks 93 of 134 counties when calculating total change in population for Virginia and the county ranks 1,852 of 3,141 counties in terms of population growth in the United States.
Settlement Agreement - Between The United States of America and Craig County, Virginia (5107 words)
The person signing for Craig County, Virginia, represents that he or she is authorized to bind the County to this Agreement.
Craig County will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant or employee with a disability upon request unless the accommodation would cause an undue hardship on the operation of the County’s business.
The County will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.
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