St. Paul, Virginia

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Saint Paul, Virginia
St. Paul
Town
Location of St. Paul, Virginia
Location of St. Paul, Virginia
Coordinates: 36°54′20″N 82°18′37″W / 36.90556°N 82.31028°W / 36.90556; -82.31028Coordinates: 36°54′20″N 82°18′37″W / 36.90556°N 82.31028°W / 36.90556; -82.31028
Country United States
State Virginia
Counties Wise, Russell
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,503 ft (458 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,000
 • Density 1,023.2/sq mi (395.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 51-69936[1]
GNIS feature ID 1473855[2]
Website http://www.stpaulva.org/Pages/default.aspx, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Town-of-St-Paul-Virginia/115933094948

Saint Paul is a town in Russell and Wise counties in the U.S. state of Virginia. The population was 1,000 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The St. Paul Historic District and Virginia City Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3][4]

Geography[edit]

St. Paul is located at 36°54′20″N 82°18′37″W / 36.90556°N 82.31028°W / 36.90556; -82.31028 (36.905611, -82.310148).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), of which, 1.0 square miles (2.5 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (3.92%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,000 people, 464 households, and 302 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,023.2 people per square mile (394.0/km²). There were 496 housing units at an average density of 507.5 per square mile (195.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.70% White, 1.80% African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 1.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.50% of the population.

There were 464 households out of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.9% were non-families. 33.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 82.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,833, and the median income for a family was $39,125. Males had a median income of $31,563 versus $25,313 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,735. About 15.1% of families and 19.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.4% of those under age 18 and 15.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

St. Paul is home to one public school, St. Paul Elementary School. The school features unique programs such as the Wetlands Estonoa Project.

Attractions[edit]

Natural and outdoor recreation[edit]

Historical[edit]

  • Railroad Museum

Festivals and celebrations[edit]

Periodicals[edit]

St. Paul is home to a weekly periodical, the Clinch Valley Times.

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. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 6/06/11 through 6/10/11. National Park Service. 2011-06-17. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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