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Jarratt, Virginia
Town
Location of Jarratt, Virginia
Location of Jarratt, Virginia
Country United States
State Virginia
Counties Greensville, Sussex
Area
 • Total 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Land 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 151 ft (46 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 589
 • Density 464.8/sq mi (179.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 23867, 23870
Area code(s) 434
FIPS code 51-40536
GNIS feature ID 1495754

Jarratt is a town in Greensville and Sussex counties in the U.S. state of Virginia. The population was 589 at the 2000 census. Jaratt was incorporated in 1938.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 458
1950 574 25.3%
1960 608 5.9%
1970 591 −2.8%
1980 614 3.9%
1990 556 −9.4%
2000 589 5.9%
2010 638 8.3%
Est. 2015 619 −3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 589 people, 271 households, and 175 families residing in the town. The population density was 464.8 people per square mile (179.1/km²). There were 293 housing units at an average density of 231.2 per square mile (89.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 63.16% White, 35.99% African American, 0.17% Asian, 0.34% from other races, and 0.34% from two or more races.

There were 271 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.1% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 86.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,125, and the median income for a family was $38,942. Males had a median income of $31,319 versus $30,417 for females. The per capita income for the town was $24,291. About 11.4% of families and 13.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.


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