Branchville, Virginia

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Branchville, Virginia
Town
Location of Branchville, Virginia
Location of Branchville, Virginia
Coordinates: 36°34′9″N 77°14′56″W / 36.56917°N 77.24889°W / 36.56917; -77.24889Coordinates: 36°34′9″N 77°14′56″W / 36.56917°N 77.24889°W / 36.56917; -77.24889
Country United States
State Virginia
County Southampton
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 43 ft (13 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 123
 • Density 281.9/sq mi (108.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 23828
Area code(s) 757
FIPS code 51-09208[1]
GNIS feature ID 1463757[2]

Branchville is a town in Southampton County, Virginia, United States, and the home of Faith United Christian Center. The population was 123 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Branchville is located at 36°34′9″N 77°14′56″W / 36.56917°N 77.24889°W / 36.56917; -77.24889 (36.569266, -77.248997).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 123 people, 50 households, and 36 families residing in the town. The population density was 281.9 people per square mile (107.9/km²). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 128.4 per square mile (49.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 67.48% White, 30.89% African American, 0.81% Asian, and 0.81% from two or more races.

There were 50 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 20.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 75.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 63.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,844, and the median income for a family was $32,917. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,985. There were no families and 4.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 15.8% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.