Clinchport, Virginia

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Clinchport, Virginia
Clinchport
Clinchport
Location of Clinchport, Virginia
Location of Clinchport, Virginia
Coordinates: 36°40′27″N 82°44′50″W / 36.67417°N 82.74722°W / 36.67417; -82.74722Coordinates: 36°40′27″N 82°44′50″W / 36.67417°N 82.74722°W / 36.67417; -82.74722
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyScott
Area
 • Total0.70 sq mi (1.80 km2)
 • Land0.67 sq mi (1.73 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation
1,227 ft (374 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total70
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
65
 • Density97.45/sq mi (37.63/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
24244
Area code(s)276
FIPS code51-17536[3]
GNIS feature ID1493548[4]

Clinchport is a town in Scott County, Virginia, United States. The population was 70 at the 2010 census. Clinchport is the least-populated municipality in Virginia.[5] It is part of the KingsportBristol (TN)Bristol (VA) Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City–Kingsport–Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area – commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region.

Clinchport was named from its location on the Clinch River.[6]

Geography[edit]

Clinchport is located at 36°40′27″N 82°44′50″W / 36.67417°N 82.74722°W / 36.67417; -82.74722 (36.674171, -82.747138).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), of which 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), or 4.23%, is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900183
191025237.7%
1920226−10.3%
193033849.6%
19403462.4%
19503593.8%
1960302−15.9%
1970286−5.3%
198089−68.9%
199067−24.7%
20007714.9%
201070−9.1%
Est. 201765[2]−7.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 77 people, 31 households and 19 families residing in the town. The population density was 113.6 per square mile (43.7/km²). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 56.1 per square mile (21.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.70% White, Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.30% of the population.

There were 31 households of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.7% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 33.8% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 120.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 128.0 males.

The median household for a household in the town was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $21,500 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,485. About 8.7% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under 18 and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Mar 28, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ Rivero, Nicolas (25 August 2017). "The Smallest Town in Each of the 50 States". Mental Floss. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  6. ^ Addington, Robert M. (1 January 1992). History of Scott County, Virginia. The Overmountain Press. p. 11. ISBN 978-0-932807-67-0.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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