Dublin, Virginia

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Dublin, Virginia
Town
The Old Train Station in Dublin, Virginia.
The Old Train Station in Dublin, Virginia.
Location of Dublin, Virginia
Location of Dublin, Virginia
Coordinates: 37°6′11″N 80°41′5″W / 37.10306°N 80.68472°W / 37.10306; -80.68472Coordinates: 37°6′11″N 80°41′5″W / 37.10306°N 80.68472°W / 37.10306; -80.68472
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyPulaski
Area
 • Total1.4 sq mi (3.8 km2)
 • Land1.4 sq mi (3.8 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation2,083 ft (635 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total2,534
 • Density1,607.1/sq mi (620.5/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code24084
Area code(s)540
FIPS code51-23648[1]
GNIS feature ID1492886[2]
WebsiteOfficial website
 
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Dublin, Virginia
Town
The Old Train Station in Dublin, Virginia.
The Old Train Station in Dublin, Virginia.
Location of Dublin, Virginia
Location of Dublin, Virginia
Coordinates: 37°6′11″N 80°41′5″W / 37.10306°N 80.68472°W / 37.10306; -80.68472Coordinates: 37°6′11″N 80°41′5″W / 37.10306°N 80.68472°W / 37.10306; -80.68472
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyPulaski
Area
 • Total1.4 sq mi (3.8 km2)
 • Land1.4 sq mi (3.8 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation2,083 ft (635 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total2,534
 • Density1,607.1/sq mi (620.5/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code24084
Area code(s)540
FIPS code51-23648[1]
GNIS feature ID1492886[2]
WebsiteOfficial website

Dublin is a town in Pulaski County, Virginia, United States. The population was 2,534 at the 2010 census. It is part of the BlacksburgChristiansburgRadford Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is the site of the Volvo New River Valley truck manufacturing plant.[3]

The town was named after Dublin in Ireland.

History[edit]

Back Creek Farm, Belle-Hampton, Dublin Historic District, Fairview District Home, Haven B. Howe House, New Dublin Presbyterian Church, Rockwood, and Spring Dale are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

Geography[edit]

Dublin is located at 37°6′11″N 80°41′5″W / 37.10306°N 80.68472°W / 37.10306; -80.68472 (37.103114, -80.684702).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,288 people, 911 households, and 538 families residing in the town. .

Population density was 1,607.1 people per square mile (622.1/km²). There were 969 housing units at an average density of 680.6 per square mile (263.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 88.85% White, 8.57% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.48% from other races, and 1.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.

There were 911 households out of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.4% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.9% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the town the population was spread out with 18.3% under the age of 18, 12.8% from 18 to 24, 34.1% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 108.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,831, and the median income for a family was $37,100. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $23,936 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,224. About 16.5% of families and 18.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.0% of those under age 18 and 12.1% of those age 65 or over. Dublin is central to Claytor Lake, Radford, and Pulaski.

Notable people[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ http://www.volvotrucks.com/trucks/na/en-us/about_us/facilities_locations/manufacturing_plant/pages/manufacturing_plant_ilf.aspx
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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