Hollins, Virginia

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Hollins is a census-designated place (CDP) in Botetourt and Roanoke counties in the U.S. state of Virginia. Hollins covers much of the area known locally as "North County". The population was 14,309 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Roanoke Metropolitan Statistical Area. The area is also the home of Hollins University in addition to four properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places: the Black Horse Tavern-Bellvue Hotel and Office, Harshbarger House, the Hollins College Quadrangle, and Old Tombstone.

Geography

Hollins is located at 37°20′23″N 79°57′11″W / 37.33972°N 79.95306°W / 37.33972; -79.95306 (37.339601, -79.953069).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.7 square miles (22.5 km²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 14,309 people, 5,722 households, and 3,782 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,650.3 people per square mile (637.2/km²). There were 5,947 housing units at an average density of 685.9/sq mi (264.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.68% White, 5.98% African American, 0.18% Native American, 1.86% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.03% of the population.

There were 5,722 households out of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.80.

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