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Northumberland County, Virginia

PO Box 217
Heathsville, VA 22473
Phone: (804) 580-3700
Fax: (804) 580-2261
www.co.northumberland.va.us

On central eastern coast of VA, on Chesapeake Bay; organized Oct 12, 1648 from Chicacoun Indian District. Name Origin: For the county in England, former home of many early settlers

Area (sq mi):: 285.67 (land 192.30; water 93.36) Population per square mile: 66.90
Population 2005: 12,874 State rank: 104 Population change: 2000-20005 5.00%; 1990-2000 16.50% Population 2000: 12,259 (White 71.80%; Black or African American 26.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 50.10
Income 2000: per capita $22,917; median household $38,129; Population below poverty level: 12.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,596-$27,511
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.30% Median travel time to work: 28.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

201 Market St Rt 7
Sunbury, PA 17801
Phone: (570) 988-4151
www.northumberlandco.org

In central PA, southeast of Williamsport; organized Mar 21, 1772 from Lancaster, Bedford, Berks, Northampton, and Cumberland counties. Name Origin: For the county of Northumberland in England

Area (sq mi):: 477.38 (land 459.91; water 17.47) Population per square mile: 201.40
Population 2005: 92,610 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.10%; 1990-2000 -2.30% Population 2000: 94,556 (White 96.60%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 40.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,489; median household $31,314; Population below poverty level: 11.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,388-$25,002
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sunbury County seat (10,171)

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    One company in the industry, Omega Protein, is the largest employer of minorities in Northumberland County, Virginia.
    American visitors Joan and Kevin Maloy handed over a local flag from their home in Northumberland County, Virginia during a recent trip to the North-East.
    The latest utility acquisitions include the Reedville Water Works in Northumberland County, Virginia, which serves about 500 residents, and the company's Pennsylvania subsidiary acquired the water system assets serving the Greenbriar Estates development in Dallas and Lehman townships, near Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County.
    Salaries was the largest component of this increase, $432,000, which increased primarily from the addition of staff that was hired and trained in 2007 to operate two new full service offices of Bank of Essex in Northumberland County, Virginia.

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