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Stony Creek, Virginia

Stony Creek, Virginia
Town
Downtown Stony Creek Virginia (photographed by Taber Andrew Bain)
Downtown Stony Creek Virginia (photographed by Taber Andrew Bain)
Location of Stony Creek, Virginia
Location of Stony Creek, Virginia
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Virginia
County Sussex
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 95 ft (29 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 198
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 23882
Area code(s) 434
FIPS code 51-75840[1]
GNIS feature ID 1500170[2]

Stony Creek is a town in Sussex County, Virginia, United States. The population was 198 at the 2010 census.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
  • Climate 4
  • References 5

History

Glenview, Nottoway Archeological Site, and Rose Bower are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Geography

Stony Creek is located at (36.946277, -77.399837).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 202 people, 99 households, and 56 families residing in the town. The population density was 350.6 people per square mile (134.5/km²). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 204.8 per square mile (78.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 69.80% White, 29.21% African American and 0.99% Asian.

There were 99 households out of which 16.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.4% were non-families. 38.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.04 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the town the population was spread out with 16.8% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $31,667 versus $21,964 for females. The per capita income for the town was $27,693. About 9.3% of families and 10.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.5% of those sixty five or over.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Stony Creek has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[7]

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  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. 
  7. ^ Climate Summary for Stony Creek, Virginia
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