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Reidsville is a city in Rockingham County, in the Greensboro-High Point metro area.

The community was named for Reuben Reid, settler

The latitude of Reidsville is 36.354N. The longitude is -79.664W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 830 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,777.


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Median household income
Local
$31,040
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Reidsville demographic reports
Once known as "The Lucky City" because it was home to the American Tobacco, maker of Lucky Strike cigarettes. The company sold its Reidsville plant in 1994
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 89. The number of murders and homicides was 4. The violent crime rate was 5.9 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Chinqua-Penn Plantation

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6% of Reidsville residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Reidsville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Reidsville was $17,414, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Reidsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Reidsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $328.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $837.


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Libraries in Reidsville include Learning Place Library, Reidsville Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Reidsville include Reidsville Review

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Rockingham County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Reidsville political report.

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The average commute time for Reidsville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Reidsville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Reidsville include Best Value Inn Reidsville, Comfort Inn Reidsville, Days Inn, Holiday Inn Express Reidsville.

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