FACTOID # 29: 73.3% of America's gross operating surplus in motion picture and sound recording industries comes from California.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Shenandoah County, Virginia

Shenandoah County is a county located in the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 35,075. Its county seat is Woodstock6. 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. ... Woodstock is a town located in Shenandoah County, Virginia. ... 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. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,327 km² (513 mi²). 1,327 km² (512 mi²) of it is land and 1 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.06% 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 35,075 people, 14,296 households, and 10,064 families residing in the county. The population density is 26/km² (68/mi²). There are 16,709 housing units at an average density of 13/km² (33/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 95.60% White, 1.17% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.79% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. 3.40% 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 14,296 households out of which 28.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.00% are married couples living together, 9.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.60% are non-families. 25.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 2.86. 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 22.30% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 26.20% from 45 to 64, and 17.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 94.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.80 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $39,173, and the median income for a family is $45,080. Males have a median income of $29,952 versus $22,312 for females. The per capita income for the county is $19,755. 8.20% of the population and 5.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.10% of those under the age of 18 and 8.80% 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


Basye-Bryce Mountain is a census-designated place located in Shenandoah County, Virginia. ... Edinburg is a town located in Shenandoah County, Virginia. ... Mount Jackson is a town located in Shenandoah County, Virginia. ... New Market is a town located in Shenandoah County, Virginia. ... Strasburg is a town located in Shenandoah County, Virginia. ... Toms Brook is a town located in Shenandoah County, Virginia. ... Woodstock is a town located in Shenandoah County, Virginia. ...

Regions of Virginia Flag of Virginia
Appomattox Basin | Baltimore-Washington Metro Area | Eastern Shore | Hampton Roads | Middle Peninsula | Northern Neck | Northern Virginia | Piedmont | Ridge-and-valley Appalachians | Richmond-Petersburg | Shenandoah Valley | Southside Virginia | Tidewater | Virginia Peninsula
Counties
Accomack | Albemarle | Alleghany | Amelia | Amherst | Appomattox | Arlington | Augusta | Bath | Bedford | Bland | Botetourt | Brunswick | Buchanan | Buckingham | Campbell | Caroline | Carroll | Charles City | Charlotte | Chesterfield | Clarke | Craig | Culpeper | Cumberland | Dickenson | Dinwiddie | Essex | Fairfax | Fauquier | Floyd | Fluvanna | Franklin | Frederick | Giles | Gloucester | Goochland | Grayson | Greene | Greensville | Halifax | Hanover | Henrico | Henry | Highland | Isle of Wight | James City | King and Queen | King George | King William | Lancaster | Lee | Loudoun | Louisa | Lunenburg | Madison | Mathews | Mecklenburg | Middlesex | Montgomery | Nelson | New Kent | Northampton | Northumberland | Nottoway | Orange | Page | Patrick | Pittsylvania | Powhatan | Prince Edward | Prince George | Prince William | Pulaski | Rappahannock | Richmond | Roanoke | Rockbridge | Rockingham | Russell | Scott | Shenandoah | Smyth | Southampton | Spotsylvania | Stafford | Surry | Sussex | Tazewell | Warren | Washington | Westmoreland | Wise | Wythe | York
Independent Cities
Alexandria | Bedford | Bristol | Buena Vista | Charlottesville | Chesapeake | Colonial Heights | Covington | Danville | Emporia | Fairfax | Falls Church | Franklin | Fredericksburg | Galax | Hampton | Harrisonburg | Hopewell | Lexington | Lynchburg | Manassas | Manassas Park | Martinsville | Newport News | Norfolk | Norton | Petersburg | Poquoson | Portsmouth | Radford | Richmond | Roanoke | Salem | Staunton | Suffolk | Virginia Beach | Waynesboro | Williamsburg | Winchester

  Results from FactBites:
 
Shenandoah County, Virginia (1574 words)
Virginia's good overall record of avoiding disastrous fires contributed to an element of complacency, which can be seen by the inadequate attention to fire protection planning for home sites and recreation areas by woodland home residents and developers.
In Shenandoah County, the advisory group researched and developed a suggested model wildfire ordinance to establish minimum wildfire protection standards for future design and construction of structures and developments within wildfire risk areas.
Recognizing this, the Virginia Department of Forestry and the Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue Association sponsored a one-day course held in Woodstock in 1993 on Strategy and Tactics in the Wildland Urban Interface.
Shenandoah County, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (406 words)
Shenandoah County is a county located in the state of Virginia.
Shenandoah County was established in 1772, it was originally named Dunmore County for Virginia Governor Lord Dunmore.
The county was renamed Shenandoah in 1778, named for the Senedos Indian tribe.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m