Hampden Sydney, Virginia

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Hampden Sydney, Virginia
CDP
Location of Hampden Sydney, Virginia
Location of Hampden Sydney, Virginia
Coordinates: 37°14′45″N 78°27′41″W / 37.24583°N 78.46139°W / 37.24583; -78.46139Coordinates: 37°14′45″N 78°27′41″W / 37.24583°N 78.46139°W / 37.24583; -78.46139
Country United States
State Virginia
County Prince Edward
Area
 • Total 4.5 sq mi (11.5 km2)
 • Land 4.5 sq mi (11.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 538 ft (164 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,360
 • Density 302.2/sq mi (118.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 23943
Area code(s) 434
FIPS code 51-34304[1]
GNIS feature ID 1495648[2]

Hampden Sydney is a census-designated place (CDP) in Prince Edward County, Virginia, United States. The population was 1,360 at the 2010 census. Most of the residents are current students attending Hampden–Sydney College.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Hampden Sydney is located at 37°14′45″N 78°27′41″W / 37.24583°N 78.46139°W / 37.24583; -78.46139 (37.245804, −78.461357)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.5 square miles (11.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 1,360 people, 167 households, and 154 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 302.2 people per square mile (118.3/km²). There were 184 housing units at an average density of 41.3/sq mi (16.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 82.52% White, 16.61% African American, 0.24% Asian, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 8.5% under the age of 18, 69.1% from 18 to 24, 9.6% from 25 to 44, 7.9% from 45 to 64, and 4.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 21 years. For every 100 females there were 499.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 600.6 males.[citation needed]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $27,679, and the median income for a family was $69,091. Males had a median income of $29,722 versus $28,214 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,656. About 25.6% of families and 20.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.[citation needed]

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.