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Encyclopedia > Prince George County, Virginia
Prince George County, Virginia
Seal (Detail)

Location in the state of Virginia
Formed
Seat Prince George
Area
 - Total
 - Water

730 km² (282 mi²)
42 km² (16 mi²) 5.76%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

33,047
48/km²
www.princegeorgeva.org

Prince George County is a county located in the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 33,047. Its county seat is Prince George6. It is located in the Richmond-Petersburg region and is a portion of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). 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. ... Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... 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. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... 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 730 km² (282 mi²). 688 km² (266 mi²) of it is land and 42 km² (16 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 5.76% 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 33,047 people, 10,159 households, and 8,096 families residing in the county. The population density is 48/km² (124/mi²). There are 10,726 housing units at an average density of 16/km² (40/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 60.93% White, 32.54% Black or African American, 0.42% Native American, 1.73% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 2.19% from other races, and 2.03% from two or more races. 4.92% 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 10,159 households out of which 41.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.50% are married couples living together, 12.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 20.30% are non-families. 17.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.76 and the average family size is 3.11. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county, the population is spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 13.60% from 18 to 24, 33.30% from 25 to 44, 20.80% from 45 to 64, and 7.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 117.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 120.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $49,877, and the median income for a family is $53,750. Males have a median income of $37,363 versus $26,347 for females. The per capita income for the county is $20,196. 8.00% of the population and 6.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.40% of those under the age of 18 and 8.30% 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 number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Towns


Fort Lee is a census-designated place located in Prince George County, Virginia. ... Disputanta, Virginia is an unincorporated town located in Prince George County, Virginia in the Richmond-Petersburg region and is a portion of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). ...

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Prince George County, Virginia (337 words)
Prince George County is a county located in the State of Virginia.
In the county, the population is spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 13.60% from 18 to 24, 33.30% from 25 to 44, 20.80% from 45 to 64, and 7.30% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $49,877, and the median income for a family is $53,750.
Prince George's County, Maryland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (912 words)
The county was named for Prince George of Denmark, the brother of King Christian V of Denmark and Norway, and husband of Queen Anne of Great Britain.
Prince George's County was created in 1696 from portions of Charles and Calvert Counties, and a portion was detached in 1748 to form Frederick County.
In 1997, the Prince George's County section of the city of Takoma Park, Maryland was transferred to Montgomery County after city residents voted to be under the sole jurisdiction of Montgomery County.
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