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Galax city, Virginia

   People QuickFactsGalax cityVirginia
Population, 2005 estimate 6,6767,567,465
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 -2.4%6.9%
Population, 2000 6,8377,078,515
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 7.6%6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 23.4%24.1%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 20.1%11.4%
Female persons, percent, 2005 52.0%50.8%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)91.0%73.6%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)7.4%19.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.5%0.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.8%4.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.0%0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 0.3%1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)13.7%6.0%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 78.1%68.2%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 53.5%52.2%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 8.6%8.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 11.0%11.1%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 60.4%81.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 11.1%29.5%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 1,7891,155,083
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 15.727.0
 
Housing units, 2005 3,2663,174,708
Homeownership rate, 2000 66.2%68.1%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 21.3%21.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $70,300$125,400
 
Households, 2000 2,9502,699,173
Persons per household, 2000 2.272.54
Median household income, 2003 $28,301$50,028
Per capita money income, 1999 $17,447$23,975
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 17.9%9.9%
   Business QuickFactsGalax cityVirginia
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 366188,9891
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 6,7163,054,8161
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 -16.2%5.2%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 567448,023
 
Total number of firms, 2002 824529,520
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA7.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA5.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA3.6%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 24.9%29.7%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 328,28083,952,547
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) D69,267,796
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 142,85480,509,062
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $21,475$11,069
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 14,88210,929,429
Building permits, 2005 2261,518
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 74,95890,637,9461
   Geography QuickFactsGalax cityVirginia
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 839,594
Persons per square mile, 2000 854.6178.8
FIPS Code 64051
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area None 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:46 EST

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