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Encyclopedia > Radford, Virginia
Radford, VA
Founded 1887
State Virginia
County Independent city
Mayor Thomas L. Starnes
http://www.radford.va.us/

Radford is an independent city located in Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 15,859. The Bureau_of_Economic_Analysis combines the city of Radford with neighboring Montgomery county for statistical purposes. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias VA county maps by Seth Ilys. ... 1887 is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... An independent city is a city in the United States of America that does not belong to any county, but rather interacts directly with the state government. ... An independent city is a city in the United States of America that does not belong to any county, but rather interacts directly with the state government. ... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) 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. ... The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is an agency in the United States Department of Commerce that provides a comprehensive statistical picture of the economy of the United States. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed Seat Christiansburg Area  - Total  - Water 1,005 km² (388 mi²) 3 km² (1 mi²) 0. ...


Radford University is located here. The dedication of the John Preston McConnell Library took place on June 4, 1932. ...


Geography

Radford is located at 37°7'39" North, 80°34'10" West (37.127585, -80.569523)1. 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. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 26.4 km² (10.2 mi²). 25.4 km² (9.8 mi²) of it is land and 1.0 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.63% 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 15,859 people, 5,809 households, and 2,643 families residing in the city. The population density is 623.5/km² (1,615.2/mi²). There are 6,137 housing units at an average density of 241.3/km² (625.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 88.21% White, 8.10% African American, 0.25% Native American, 1.43% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.49% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. 1.16% 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. ...


There are 5,809 households out of which 18.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.9% are married couples living together, 8.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 54.5% are non-families. 32.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.25 and the average family size is 2.78. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


The age distribution, strongly influenced by Radford University, is: 12.9% under the age of 18, 44.0% from 18 to 24, 19.6% from 25 to 44, 14.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 23 years. For every 100 females there are 83.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.6 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $24,654, and the median income for a family is $46,332. Males have a median income of $33,045 versus $22,298 for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,289. 31.4% of the population and 6.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.8% of those under the age of 18 and 9.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. However, traditional measures of poverty can be misleading when applied to a community with a large proportion of students, such as Radford. 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. ...


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