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Windsor, Virginia
Town
Location in Virginia
Location in Virginia
Country United States
State Virginia
County Isle of Wight
Founded 1902
Area
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 79 ft (24 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,000
 • Density 1,077.2/sq mi (415.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 23487
Area code(s) 757
FIPS code 51-86784
GNIS feature ID 1500328
Website http://www.windsor-va.gov/

Windsor is an incorporated town in Isle of Wight County in the Hampton Roads region of southeastern Virginia in the United States. It is located near the crossroads of U.S. Route 460 and U.S. Route 258. The population was 916 at the 2000 census.

History

The Henry Saunders House and William Scott Farmstead are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography

Windsor is located at 36°48′40″N 76°44′37″W / 36.81111°N 76.74361°W / 36.81111; -76.74361 (36.811175, -76.743658).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 266
1910 328
1920 326 −0.6%
1930 371 13.8%
1940 411 10.8%
1950 451 9.7%
1960 579 28.4%
1970 685 18.3%
1980 985 43.8%
1990 1,025 4.1%
2000 916 −10.6%
2010 2,626 186.7%
Est. 2015 2,671 1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 916 people, 389 households, and 269 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,077.2 people per square mile (416.1/km²). There were 422 housing units at an average density of 496.3 per square mile (191.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 89.74% White, 9.06% African American, 0.44% Native American, and 0.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.98% of the population.

There were 389 households out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 88.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,528, and the median income for a family was $44,167. Males had a median income of $34,205 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,999. About 5.9% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.4% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over.


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