New Kent County

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New Kent County, Virginia

PO Box 98
New Kent, VA 23124
Phone: (804) 966-9520
Fax: (804) 966-9528
www.newkent.com

In east-central VA, east of Richmond; organized Nov 20, 1654 from York County. Name Origin: For Kent, England

Area (sq mi):: 223.48 (land 209.55; water 13.93) Population per square mile: 76.90
Population 2005: 16,107 State rank: 91 Population change: 2000-20005 19.60%; 1990-2000 28.90% Population 2000: 13,462 (White 79.70%; Black or African American 16.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.50%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $22,893; median household $53,595; Population below poverty level: 4.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,341-$29,280
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 34.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 80.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in periodicals archive ?
Colonial Downs Racecourse, located in New Kent County, VA, half-way between Richmond and Williamsburg, will open September 1, 1997.
Colonial Downs racetrack, located in New Kent County, VA, half-way between Richmond and Williamsburg, will open September 1, 1997.