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Kenbridge, Virginia
Town
Central Kenbridge
Central Kenbridge
Location in Virginia
Location in Virginia
Country United States
State Virginia
County Lunenburg
Founded 1908
Area
 • Total 2.31 sq mi (5.97 km2)
 • Land 2.31 sq mi (5.97 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
515 ft (157 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,257
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,197
 • Density 519.31/sq mi (200.47/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
23944
Area code(s) 434
FIPS code 51-41832
GNIS feature ID 1495781

Kenbridge is a town in Lunenburg County, Virginia, United States. The population was 1,257 at the 2010 census. It is in a tobacco farming area. The area is home to noted folk artist Eldridge Bagley.

Geography

Kenbridge is located at 36°57′46″N 78°7′37″W / 36.96278°N 78.12694°W / 36.96278; -78.12694 (36.962805, -78.126896).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.3 km²), all of it land.

Brickland, the Fifth Avenue Historic District, Flat Rock, and the Jones Farm are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.]].

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 196
1920 543 177.0%
1930 753 38.7%
1940 847 12.5%
1950 1,176 38.8%
1960 1,188 1.0%
1970 1,223 2.9%
1980 1,352 10.5%
1990 1,264 −6.5%
2000 1,253 −0.9%
2010 1,257 0.3%
Est. 2019 1,197 −4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census there were 1,253 people, 529 households, and 320 families living in the town. The population density was 614.6 people per square mile (237.1/km²). There were 579 housing units at an average density of 284.0 per square mile (109.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 51.56% White, 44.93% African American, 0.40% Asian, 1.28% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.39%.

Of the 529 households 20.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.9% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.5% were non-families. 35.7% of households were one person and 19.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.83.

The age distribution was 21.9% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 19.4% 65 or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 101.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,818, and the median family income was $38,929. Males had a median income of $22,083 versus $18,456 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,386. About 11.4% of families and 18.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.8% of those under age 18 and 18.7% of those age 65 or over.

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