Craig County is located in the western border area of Virginia. The County Seat is New Castle and the largest city is New Castle. The Official Web Site is located at http://craigcountyva.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 5,234 and the 2010 census population was 5,173. The land area is 329.53 square miles and there are 15.7 persons per square mile.
98.5% of the population is White, 0.2% is Black or African American, 1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 89.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $136,500, there are 2,122 households, an average of 2.43 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,498, the median household income is $47,806, and 8.7% of the persons in Craig County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 280. Retail sales (in $1000) were $15,771, and sales per capita were $3,085.
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