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County Population Comparisons by Year: 1960 - 2010 (Including Town)

1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
2010**
Essex
6,690
7,099
8,864
8,689
9,989
10,608
Gloucester
11,919
14,059
20,107
30,131
34,780
41,495
King and Queen
5,889
5,491
5,968
6,289
6,630
7,102
King William
7,563
7,497
9,334
10,913
13,146
16,003
Mathews
7,121
7,168
7,995
8,348
9,207
10,689
Middlesex
6,319
6,295
7,719
8,653
9,932
11,498
Middle Peninsula
45,477
47,633
59,987
73,023
83,684
97,395

Source: United States Census Data for 1960, 1970, 1980, and 1990;
**2010 projections from the Virginia Employment Commission State Data Center.

Town Population Comparisons by Year: 1980 - 2000

1980
1990
2000
Tappahannock
1,821
1,550
2,068
Urbanna
518
529
543
West Point
2,726
2,938
2,866

1990 Population by Age

0-4 5-17 18-24 25-44 45-59 60+
Essex 514 1,543 695 2,523 1,368 2,046
Gloucester 2,251 5,994 2,191 10,610 4,505 4,580
King and Queen 459 1,145 500 1,862 1,053 1,270
King William 771 2,171 826 3,589 1,722 1,834
Mathews 396 1,279 519 2,019 1,733 2,402
Middlesex 513 1,229 564 2,235 1,593 2,519
Middle Peninsula 4,904 13,361 5,295 22,838 11,974 14,651


2000 Population by Race

White Black American Indian Asian Other
Essex 5,790 3,900 55 81 163
Gloucester 30,148 3,585 146 240 661
King and Queen 4,059 2,365 94 18 94
King William 9,703 2,999 202 48 194
Mathews 8,038 1,036 23 17 93
Middlesex 7,797 1,999 25 12 99
Middle Peninsula 65,535 15,884 545 416 1304

Source: 2000 United States Census Data.
TABLE PL1. RACE (DETAILED)

 

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