Virgin

Virgin

[vur-jin]
Virgin, The, English name for Virgo, a constellation.

Virgin is a town in Washington County, Utah, United States. The population was 394 at the 2000 census. It is located along the Virgin River (for which it is named), not far from Zion National Park. The elevation is 3,550 feet. It lies on the route of State Route 9.

Geography

Virgin is located at (37.201620, -113.189617).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 11.9 square miles (30.9 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 394 people, 146 households, and 102 families residing in the town. The population density was 33.1 people per square mile (12.8/km²). There were 170 housing units at an average density of 14.3/sq mi (5.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.45% White, 0.51% Native American, 1.27% Pacific Islander, and 1.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.

There were 146 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 11.4% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 114.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,953, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $32,625 versus $19,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,797. About 9.3% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Mandatory Gun Ownership

In May 2000, a law was passed which required every homeowner to keep and maintain a gun. This was highlighted in Michael Moore's 2002 film "Bowling for Columbine".

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