Warren County (Virginia)

Warren County is a county located in the state of Virginia in the United States. In 2000, the County had 31 584 inhabitants and a population density of 57 inhabitants per square kilometer. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Front Royal. The county is one of the Dry counties, which means that the sale of alcohol is restricted or prohibited.


Warren County is located almost in the extreme north of Virginia, is about 30 km from West Virginia hotel and has an area of 560 square kilometers, of which seven square kilometers of water surface. It is bordered clockwise to the following counties: Clarke County, Fauquier County, Rappahannock County, Page County, Shenandoah County and Frederick County.


Made it in 1836 from parts of Frederick County and Shenandoah County. It was named for Dr. Joseph Warren, a physician and general who played a leading role of the American patriots in Boston. Overall counties were named after him in 14 U.S. states. He became known as a general at the Battle of Bunker Hill.

Demographic data

1900-1990 2000

According to the census of 2000, there were 31 584 people in Warren County. Of these, 546 people were living in collective centers, the other inhabitants lived in 12,087 households and 8,521 families. The population density was 57 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was made ​​up of 92.71 percent White, 4.83 percent African American, 0.27 percent Native American, 0.43 percent Asian, 0.02 percent of residents from the Pacific Islander and 0.46 percent from other races groups; 1.29 percent were descended from two or more races. 1.56 percent of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Of the 12,087 households out of which 32.8 percent have children under the age of 18 living with them. 55.6 percent were married couples living together, 10.0 percent were single mothers, 29.5 percent were non-families, 24.0 percent of all households and 8.8 percent had someone living alone at the age of 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.04.

Based on the county the population was spread from 25.6 percent population under 18 years, 7.6 percent between 18 and 24 years, 30.6 percent between 25 and 44 years, 23.9 percent between 45 and 64 years and 12.3 percent were 65 years old or older. The average age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.9 men statistically.

The median income for a household was $ 42,422, and the median income for a family was $ 50,487. Males had a median income of $ 37,182, women $ 25,506. The per capita income was $ 19,841. 6.0 percent of families and 8.5 percent of the population lived below the poverty line. Among them, 8.7 percent of children and adolescents under the age of 18 and 10.4 percent of residents aged 65 years or older.