Culpeper County

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Culpeper County, Virginia

302 N Main St
Culpeper, VA 22701
Phone: (540) 727-3427
Fax: (540) 727-3460
www.culpepercounty.gov

In north-central VA, northeast of Charlottesville; organized Mar 23, 1748 from Orange County. Name Origin: For Sir Thomas Culpeper (1635-89), colonial governor of VA. Also spelled Culpepper or Colepeper

Area (sq mi):: 382.28 (land 381.00; water 1.27) Population per square mile: 111.60
Population 2005: 42,530 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 24.10%; 1990-2000 23.30% Population 2000: 34,262 (White 77.10%; Black or African American 18.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 3.50%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $20,162; median household $45,290; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,360-$27,864
Unemployment (2004): 3.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 37.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Culpeper County seat (11,070)

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