Edinburg, Virginia

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Edinburg, Virginia
Town
The Mill in Edinburg, Virginia (1848).
The Mill in Edinburg, Virginia (1848).
Location in Virginia
Location in Virginia
Coordinates: 38°49′21″N 78°33′55″W / 38.82250°N 78.56528°W / 38.82250; -78.56528Coordinates: 38°49′21″N 78°33′55″W / 38.82250°N 78.56528°W / 38.82250; -78.56528
Country United States
State Virginia
County Shenandoah
Founded 1852
Government
 • Mayor Daniel J. Harshman
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 807 ft (246 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 813
 • Density 1,103.2/sq mi (425.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 22824
Area code(s) 540
FIPS code 51-25008[1]
GNIS feature ID 1494215[2]
Website http://www.townofedinburg.com

Edinburg is a town in Shenandoah County, Virginia, United States. The population was 1,041 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The Bowman-Zirkle Farm, Campbell Farm, Clem-Kagey Farm, Edinburg Historic District, Edinburg Mill, Dr. Christian Hockman House, Lantz Mill, and John Miley Maphis House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Geography[edit]

Edinburg is located at 38°49′21″N 78°33′55″W / 38.82250°N 78.56528°W / 38.82250; -78.56528 (38.822558, -78.565362).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, 813 people, 385 households, and 220 families resided in the town. The population density was 1,103.2 people per square mile (424.2/km²). There were 425 housing units at an average density of 576.7 per square mile (221.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.97% White, 0.12% African American, 0.37% Native American, 3.69% from other races, and 1.85% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 8.73% of the population.

Of 385 households, 20.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.6% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.6% were not families. About 35.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the town, the population was distributed as 18.1% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 21.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,655, and the median income for a family was $37,986. Males had a median income of $29,000 versus $18,021 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,993. About 5.4% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.5% of those under age 18 and 21.5% of those age 65 or over.

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.