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Encyclopedia > Page County, Virginia
Page County, Virginia
[[Image:|100px|Seal of Page County, Virginia]]
Seal
Map
Map of Virginia highlighting Page County
Location in the state of Virginia
Statistics
Formed
Seat Luray
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

813 km² (314 mi²)

8 km² (3 mi²) 0.95%
Population
 - (2000)
 -
({{{census estimate yr}}})
 -
Density

23,177
29/km² 
Website: www.co.page.va.us


Page County is a county located in the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 23,177. Its county seat is Luray6. 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 center for a county. ... Luray is a town located in Page County, Virginia. ... -1... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... The Twenty-second United States Census, 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. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 320 km 690 km 7. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Luray is a town located in Page 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. ...

Contents


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 813 km² (314 mi²). 806 km² (311 mi²) of it is land and 8 km² (3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.95% 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 an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 23,177 people, 9,305 households, and 6,634 families residing in the county. The population density is 29/km² (74/mi²). There are 10,557 housing units at an average density of 13/km² (34/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 96.26% White, 2.16% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.48% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. 1.08% 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 9,305 households out of which 29.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.80% are married couples living together, 10.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.70% are non-families. 24.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 2.91. To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...


In the county, the population is spread out with 23.00% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 28.30% from 25 to 44, 25.30% from 45 to 64, and 15.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 96.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.40 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $33,359, and the median income for a family is $39,005. Males have a median income of $27,199 versus $19,821 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,321. 12.50% of the population and 10.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.00% of those under the age of 18 and 14.70% 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

Incorporated Towns

Luray is a town located in Page County, Virginia. ... Shenandoah is a town located in Page County, Virginia. ... Stanley is a town located in Page County, Virginia. ...

Unincorporated Communities

  • Alma
  • Battle Creek
  • Blaineville
  • Cavetown
  • Comertown
  • Compton
  • Fleeburg
  • Furnace
  • Honeyville
  • Ingham
  • Leaksville
  • Marksville
  • Stony Man
  • Vaughn
  • Verbena

External links

  • Page County's Historical Markers


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