Surry, Virginia

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Surry, Virginia
Town
Shops and a gas station in downtown Surry
Shops and a gas station in downtown Surry
Location of Surry, Virginia
Location of Surry, Virginia
Coordinates: 37°8′9″N 76°50′7″W / 37.13583°N 76.83528°W / 37.13583; -76.83528Coordinates: 37°8′9″N 76°50′7″W / 37.13583°N 76.83528°W / 37.13583; -76.83528
Country United States
State Virginia
County Surry
Surry 1652
Area
 • Total 310.0 sq mi (804 km2)
 • Land 279 sq mi (722.6 km2)
 • Water 31.0 sq mi (80.0 km2)
Elevation 121 ft (37 m)
Population (7058 2010)
 • Total 7,058
 • Density 23.7/sq mi (9.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 23883
Area code(s) 804
FIPS code 51-76880[1]
GNIS feature ID 1500197[2]
Website www.surrycountyva.gov

Surry (formerly Cross Roads, McIntosh's Cross Roads, McIntoshs Cross Roads, Scuffletown, Smithville, Surry Court House, and The Crossroads)[3] is an incorporated town in Surry County, Virginia, United States. The population was 7058 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Surry County[4].

Geography[edit]

Surry is located at 37°8′9″N 76°50′7″W / 37.13583°N 76.83528°W / 37.13583; -76.83528 (37.135731, -76.835207)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 7,058 people, 2,619 households, and 1,917 families residing in the county. The population density was 24 people per square mile (9/km²). There were 3,294 housing units at an average density of 12 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 51.3% White, 46.1% Black or African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.3% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. 1.2% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,619 households out of which 30.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.50% were married couples living together, 14.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.80% were non-families. 23.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the county, the age distribution of the population shows 25.20% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 27.80% from 25 to 44, 25.70% from 45 to 64, and 14.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 93.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,558, and the median income for a family was $41,234. Males had a median income of $31,123 versus $21,143 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,682. About 9.70% of families and 10.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.40% of those under age 18 and 14.80% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Surry, Virginia
  4. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.