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Dickenson County

State of Virginia

Population, 2003 Estimate

16,119

7,386,330

Population percent change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003

-1.7%

4.3%

Population, 2000

16,395

7,078,515

Population percent change from 1990 to 2000

-7%

14.4%

Persons under 5 years old, 2000

5.3%

6.5%

Persons under 18 years old, 2000

22.1%

24.6%

Persons 65 years old and over, 2000

14.5%

11.2%

Female Persons, 2000

51.1%

51%

Ethnicity

Dickenson County

State of Virginia

White, 2000*

99%

72.3%

White, not of Hispanic/Latino Origin, 2000

98.6%

70.2%

Black or African American, 2000*

0.4%

19.6%

American Indian & Alaska Native, 2000*

0.1%

0.3%

Asian, 2000*

0.1%

3.7%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, 2000*

0%

0.1%

Other Race, 2000*

0.1%

2%

Two or More Races, 2000

0.4%

2%

Persons of Hispanic or Latino Origin, 2000**

0.4%

4.7%

Other

Dickenson County

State of Virginia

Persons living in same house in 1995 and 2000, age 5 and older, 2000

72.5%

52.2%

Foreign born persons, 2000

0.2%

8.1%

Language other than English spoken at home, age 5 and older, 2000

1.5%

11.1%

High School Graduates, age 25 and older, 2000

58.9%

81.5%

Bachelorís Degree or higher, age 25 and older, 2000

6.7%

29.5%

Persons with a disablity, age 5 and older, 2000

5,364

1,155,083

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 and older, 2000

35.8

27

Housing Units, 2002

7,767

3,006,877

Homeownership Rate, 2000

82.1%

68.1%

Housing Units in multi-unit structures, 2000

3.2%

21.5%

Median Value of Owner-Occupied Housing Units, 2000

$55,900

$125,400

Households, 2000

6,732

2,699,173

Persons per household, 2000

2.42

2.54

Median Household Income, 1999

$23,431

$46,677

Per Capita Money Income, 1999

$12,822

$23,975

Persons Below Poverty, 1999

21.3%

9.6%

* Indicates people reporting only one race.
** Hispanics may be of any race. Therefore they are included in applicable race categories.

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