Henrico County

Henrico County, Virginia

PO Box 27032
Richmond, VA 23273
Phone: (804) 501-4202
Fax: (804) 501-5214

In east-central VA, north of Petersburg; original county; organized 1634. Name Origin: For the lost town of Henricus (or Henrico), destroyed by Indians in the Massacre of 1622; itself named for Prince Henry Frederick (1594-1612), son of James I (1566-1625) of England. Originally called Henricopolis (the Greek suffix -polis 'city of Henry').

Area (sq mi):: 244.60 (land 238.06; water 6.54) Population per square mile: 1178.60
Population 2005: 280,581 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 7.00%; 1990-2000 20.40% Population 2000: 262,300 (White 67.90%; Black or African American 24.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 3.60%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 6.70%. Median age: 36.00
Income 2000: per capita $26,410; median household $49,185; Population below poverty level: 6.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $35,143-$37,059
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 21.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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