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Capron, Virginia
Town
Location of Capronmap, Virginia
Location of Capronmap, Virginia
Country United States
State Virginia
County Southampton
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 112 ft (34 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 167
 • Density 1,036.0/sq mi (400.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 23829
Area code(s) 434
FIPS code 51-12904
GNIS feature ID 1492710

Capron is a town in Southampton County, Virginia, United States. The population was 167 at the 2000 census.

History

Belmont, Rose Hill, and the William H. Vincent House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography

Capron is located at 36°42′39″N 77°12′6″W / 36.71083°N 77.20167°W / 36.71083; -77.20167 (36.710770, -77.201726).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 337
1940 291 −13.6%
1950 281 −3.4%
1960 327 16.4%
1970 314 −4.0%
1980 238 −24.2%
1990 144 −39.5%
2000 167 16.0%
2010 166 −0.6%
Est. 2015 157 −5.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 167 people, 72 households, and 45 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,036.0 people per square mile (403.0/km²). There were 79 housing units at an average density of 490.1 per square mile (190.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 72.46% White and 27.54% African American.

There were 72 households out of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 36.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town, the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 103.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $45,000, and the median income for a family was $50,833. Males had a median income of $36,750 versus $25,417 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,588. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.


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