is a town located in Campbell County, Virginia
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 1,259.
Geography\nBrookneal is located at 37°3'7" North, 78°56'42" West (37.052001, -78.944958)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 9.4 km²
). 9.1 km² (3.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.31% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,259 people, 509 households, and 325 families residing in the town. The population density
is 138.9/km² (360.0/mi²). There are 580 housing units at an average density of 64.0/km² (165.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 63.78% White, 34.71% African American
, 0.00% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.56% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. 1.59% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 509 households out of which 29.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.8% are married couples living together, 16.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.0% are non-families. 31.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 18.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.36 and the average family size is 2.98.
In the town the population is spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 79.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 77.0 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $25,938, and the median income for a family is $35,592. Males have a median income of $26,800 versus $20,089 for females. The per capita income for the town is $14,164. 19.8% of the population and 15.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 26.5% are under the age of 18 and 11.5% are 65 or older.