World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Chesterfield, Virginia

 

Chesterfield, Virginia

Chesterfield Court House, Virginia
CDP

Historic Chesterfield Courthouse at Courthouse Square

Location of Chesterfield Court House, Virginia

Coordinates: 37°22′35″N 77°30′14″W / 37.37639°N 77.50389°W / 37.37639; -77.50389Coordinates: 37°22′35″N 77°30′14″W / 37.37639°N 77.50389°W / 37.37639; -77.50389

Country United States
State Virginia
County Chesterfield
Area
 • Total 2.3 sq mi (5.9 km2)
 • Land 2.3 sq mi (5.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 197 ft (60 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,558
 • Density 1,563.0/sq mi (603.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 51-16208[1]
GNIS feature ID 1852915[2]

Chesterfield Court House is an unincorporated community that is the county seat of Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States.[3] It was a census-designated place (CDP) at the 2000 census, at which time its population was 3,558. It was not delineated as a CDP for the 2010 census. The Chesterfield County Courthouse and Courthouse Square are listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography

Chesterfield County Courthouse and Courthouse Square
Location N side VA 10, 350 ft. E of jct. with VA 655, Chesterfield, Virginia
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1828
Architect Vaughan Construction Co.
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Italianate, Federal
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference #

92001008

[4]
Added to NRHP August 18, 1992

Chesterfield Court House is located at 37°22′35″N 77°30′14″W / 37.37639°N 77.50389°W / 37.37639; -77.50389 (37.376449, -77.503798)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2).

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,558 people, 1,139 households, and 775 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,563.0 people per square mile (602.5/km²). There were 1,171 housing units at an average density of 514.4/sq mi (198.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 70.24% White, 24.06% African American, 0.70% Native American, 1.46% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 1.55% from other races, and 1.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.49% of the population.

There were 1,139 households out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.4% were married couples living together, 16.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.9% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 33.4% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 101.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $52,304, and the median income for a family was $60,246. Males had a median income of $37,765 versus $30,211 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,125. About 2.4% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents

See also

References

External links

  • , local weekly newspaper
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.