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New Kent County, Virginia
New Kent County is a county located in the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 13,462. Its county seat is New Kent 6. It is located in the Richmond-Petersburg region and is a portion of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 13,462 people, 4,925 households, and 3,895 families residing in the county. The population density is 25/km² (64/mi²). There are 5,203 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (25/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 80.26% White, 16.20% Black or African American, 1.29% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 1.17% from two or more races. 1.31% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 4,925 households out of which 34.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.60% are married couples living together, 9.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 20.90% are non-families. 16.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.65 and the average family size is 2.97.
In the county, the population is spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 32.00% from 25 to 44, 27.70% from 45 to 64, and 9.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 102.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.90 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $53,595, and the median income for a family is $60,678. Males have a median income of $40,005 versus $28,894 for females. The per capita income for the county is $22,893. 4.90% of the population and 3.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 7.40% are under the age of 18 and 7.00% are 65 or older.
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