Pamplin City, Virginia
|Pamplin City, Virginia|
Location of Pamplin City, Virginia
|Counties||Appomattox, Prince Edward|
|• Type||Elected Town Council|
|• Mayor||Bob Mitchell|
|• Town Council||R. Jacob Hamlett|
|• Total||0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)|
|• Land||0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|• Density||730.0/sq mi (273.75/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Federal Postal Code||23958|
Pamplin is the home of a Clay Pipe Factory, formerly the largest factory in the world, this factory is now on the registry of national landmarks and is located off the side of Business 460. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. The Buffalo Presbyterian Church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.
The town has recently undergone a revitalization process, which has included Appomattox County library bringing in an Annex site to the former Pamplin City Train Depot used by the Norfolk Southern Railroad. This renovated train depot serves as a library and meeting place for the town and frequently sees many of the towns inhabitants on holidays or special occasions when gatherings are scheduled.
Pamplin City is located at (37.263523, -78.680985).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 199 people, 78 households, and 51 families residing in the town. The population density was 653.5 people per square mile (256.1/km²). There were 89 housing units at an average density of 292.3 per square mile (114.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.95% White, 7.54% African American, and 1.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.51% of the population.
There were 78 households out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.27.
In the town the population was spread out with 31.2% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 12.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $28,000, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,246. About 16.7% of families and 19.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 24.2% of those sixty five or over.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.