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Encyclopedia > New Kent County, Virginia

New Kent County is a county located in the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 13,462. Its county seat is New Kent6. It is located in the Richmond-Petersburg region and is a portion of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} 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. ... Richmond-Petersburg is a region located in a central part of the state of Virginia in the United States. ... In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas, which are organized around county boundaries. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 579 km² (223 mi²). 543 km² (210 mi²) of it is land and 36 km² (14 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 6.23% 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. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 13,462 people, 4,925 households, and 3,895 families residing in the county. The population density is 25/km² (64/mi²). There are 5,203 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (25/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 80.26% White, 16.20% Black or African American, 1.29% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 1.17% from two or more races. 1.31% 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). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} 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. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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 4,925 households out of which 34.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.60% are married couples living together, 9.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 20.90% are non-families. 16.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.65 and the average family size is 2.97.


In the county, the population is spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 32.00% from 25 to 44, 27.70% from 45 to 64, and 9.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 102.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $53,595, and the median income for a family is $60,678. Males have a median income of $40,005 versus $28,894 for females. The per capita income for the county is $22,893. 4.90% of the population and 3.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 7.40% are under the age of 18 and 7.00% are 65 or older.


External links

  • New Kent County's Historical Markers


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Encyclopedia: New Kent County, Virginia (3041 words)
New Kent County is a county located in the state of Virginia.
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.
New Kent County, Virginia - definition of New Kent County, Virginia in Encyclopedia (383 words)
The racial makeup of the county is 80.26% White, 16.20% Black or African American, 1.29% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 1.17% from two or more races.
In the county, the population is spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 32.00% from 25 to 44, 27.70% from 45 to 64, and 9.40% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $53,595, and the median income for a family is $60,678.
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