Cedar Bluff, Virginia

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Town of Cedar Bluff, Virginia
Town
Official seal of Town of Cedar Bluff, Virginia
Seal
Motto: Step into a small bit of the past... Step into the Town of Cedar Bluff!
Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinates: 37°5′17″N 81°45′53″W / 37.08806°N 81.76472°W / 37.08806; -81.76472Coordinates: 37°5′17″N 81°45′53″W / 37.08806°N 81.76472°W / 37.08806; -81.76472
Country United States
State Virginia
County Tazewell
Government
 • Mayor Johnnie Smith
Area
 • Total 2.3 sq mi (5.9 km2)
 • Land 2.3 sq mi (5.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,962 ft (598 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,085
 • Density 474/sq mi (182.9/km2)
  U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Population Estimates
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 24609
Area code(s) 276
FIPS code 51-13784[1]
GNIS feature ID 1500063[2]

Cedar Bluff is a town in Tazewell County, Virginia, United States. The population was 1,085 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Bluefield, WV-VA micropolitan area which has a population of 107,578.

History[edit]

The Clinch Valley Roller Mills and Old Kentucky Turnpike Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Geography[edit]

Cedar Bluff is located at 37°5′17″N 81°45′53″W / 37.08806°N 81.76472°W / 37.08806; -81.76472 (37.088073, -81.764803)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.3 square miles (5.9 km²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,085 people, 475 households, and 312 families residing in the town. The population density was 473.7 people per square mile (182.9/km²). There were 535 housing units at an average density of 233.6 per square mile (90.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.99% White, 0.18% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 0.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.55% of the population.

There were 475 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 89.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,375, and the median income for a family was $30,357. Males had a median income of $30,982 versus $20,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,664. About 11.9% of families and 14.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.4% of those under age 18 and 23.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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