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Caroline County, Virginia

\nCaroline County is a county located in the U.S. State of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 22,121. Its county seat is Bowling Green6.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Towns
4 External Link


\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,396 km² (539 mi²). 1,379 km² (533 mi²) of it is land and 16 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.18% water. Caroline County is 30 miles Richmond, Virginia


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 22,121 people, 8,021 households, and 6,007 families residing in the county. The population density is 16/km² (42/mi²). There are 8,889 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (17/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 62.57% White, 34.37% Black or African American, 0.78% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. 1.33% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 8,021 households out of which 31.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.30% are married couples living together, 13.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.10% are non-families. 20.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.69 and the average family size is 3.08. In the county, the population is spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 29.90% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 99.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.50 males. The median income for a household in the county is $39,845, and the median income for a family is $43,533. Males have a median income of $31,701 versus $22,455 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,342. 9.40% of the population and 7.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 12.00% are under the age of 18 and 11.70% are 65 or older.


External Link

Caroline County, Virginia website