Phenix, Virginia

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Phenix, Virginia
Town
Location of Phenix, Virginia
Location of Phenix, Virginia
Coordinates: 37°4′51″N 78°44′50″W / 37.08083°N 78.74722°W / 37.08083; -78.74722Coordinates: 37°4′51″N 78°44′50″W / 37.08083°N 78.74722°W / 37.08083; -78.74722
Country United States
State Virginia
County Charlotte
Area
 • Total 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Land 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 522 ft (159 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 226
 • Density 196/sq mi (75.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 23959
Area code(s) 434
FIPS code 51-61896[1]
GNIS feature ID 1472249[2]
Website welcometophenixvirginia.com

Phenix is a town in Charlotte County, Virginia, United States. The population was 226 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Phenix is located in western Charlotte County at 37°4′51″N 78°44′50″W / 37.08083°N 78.74722°W / 37.08083; -78.74722 (37.080841, -78.747183),[4] along Virginia State Route 40, which leads east 6 miles (10 km) to Charlotte Court House, the county seat, and west 12 miles (19 km) to Brookneal.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Phenix has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.0 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 340
1950 290 −14.7%
1960 259 −10.7%
1970 260 0.4%
1980 250 −3.8%
1990 260 4.0%
2000 200 −23.1%
2010 226 13.0%
Est. 2014 219 [5] −3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 200 people, 78 households, and 62 families residing in the town. The population density was 173.4 people per square mile (67.1/km²). There were 94 housing units at an average density of 81.5 per square mile (31.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.50% White, 8.00% African American, and 0.50% from two or more races.

There were 78 households out of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 19.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the town the population was spread out with 18.5% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 23.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,000, and the median income for a family was $34,583. Males had a median income of $40,938 versus $14,063 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,572. About 9.8% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 16.7% 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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Phenix town, Virginia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 25, 2015. 
  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, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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