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Bassett is in Henry County, in the Martinsville metro area.
The latitude of Bassett is 36.759N. The longitude is -79.99W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 774 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,338.
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5% of Bassett residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bassett ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bassett was $17,651, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Bassett residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Bassett, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $280. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $823.
Libraries in Bassett include Bassett Branch, Bassett Historical Center ... View libraries
Henry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bassett political report.
The average commute time for Bassett workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Bassett, VAPros: The town is small and housing is very affordable...
Cons: The town has had several factories leave town which is an eyesore...Blog about Bassett
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