Mount Crawford, Virginia

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Mount Crawford, Virginia
Town
Mount Crawford on Route 11
Mount Crawford on Route 11
Location of Mount Crawford, Virginia
Location of Mount Crawford, Virginia
Coordinates: 38°21′25″N 78°56′31″W / 38.35694°N 78.94194°W / 38.35694; -78.94194Coordinates: 38°21′25″N 78°56′31″W / 38.35694°N 78.94194°W / 38.35694; -78.94194
Country United States
State Virginia
County Rockingham
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,204 ft (367 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 254
 • Density 764.0/sq mi (295.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 22841
Area code(s) 540
FIPS code 51-53864[1]
GNIS feature ID 1495970[2]
Website http://mountcrawford.us

Mount Crawford is a town in Rockingham County in Virginia, United States. It is included in the Harrisonburg Metropolitan Statistical Area, and the town's population was 433 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Contentment was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.[3]

Geography[edit]

Mount Crawford is located at 38°21′25″N 78°56′31″W / 38.35694°N 78.94194°W / 38.35694; -78.94194 (38.357039, -78.941807).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²), of which, 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (5.71%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 901
1880 392 −56.5%
1900 330
1910 228 −30.9%
1920 263 15.4%
1930 272 3.4%
1940 290 6.6%
1950 303 4.5%
1960 247 −18.5%
1970 276 11.7%
1980 315 14.1%
1990 228 −27.6%
2000 254 11.4%
2010 433 70.5%
Est. 2015 445 [5] 2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 254 people, 104 households, and 74 families residing in the town. The population density was 764.0 people per square mile (297.2/km²). There were 109 housing units at an average density of 327.9 per square mile (127.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.85% White, 1.57% African American, 0.39% Native American, and 1.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.39% of the population.

There were 104 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 95.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,031, and the median income for a family was $47,917. Males had a median income of $30,536 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,856. About 5.3% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 5.9% of those sixty five or over.

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 Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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