Rockbridge County


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Rockbridge County, Virginia

150 S Main St
Lexington, VA 24450
Phone: (540) 463-4361
Fax: (540) 463-5981
www.co.rockbridge.va.us

In west-central VA, northwest of Lynchburg; organized Mar 1, 1778 from Augusta and Botetourt counties. Name Origin: For the Natural Bridge or Rock Bridge, the most famous feature in the area

Area (sq mi):: 600.98 (land 599.63; water 1.35) Population per square mile: 35.40
Population 2005: 21,242 State rank: 75 Population change: 2000-20005 2.10%; 1990-2000 13.40% Population 2000: 20,808 (White 95.00%; Black or African American 3.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 40.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,356; median household $36,035; Population below poverty level: 9.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,778-$23,612
Unemployment (2004): 3.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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