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Galax City County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 8.2 square miles
Population Density 854.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 7,035
Population change -0.1%
Under 5 years of age 7.2%
Under 18 23.6%
65 and over 20%
Females 53.1%
White 90.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 14.1
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 6.7%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.3%
Had graduated from high school 76%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.5%
Veterans 559
Households and Housing
Households 3,018
Persons per household 2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.1%
Median household income $30,325
The per capita income $21,769
Live below the poverty line. 25.3%
housing units 3,226
Multi-unit structures 20%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $112,900
Residents owning their homes. 65.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 589
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $227,492
Retail sales per capita $33,474
Manufacturers shipments $204,060
Merchant wholesaler sales $36,907