Bassett, VA Population

Population: 1,338
Males: 641 (47.9%), Females: 697 (52.1%)

Henry County

Zip code: 24055

Median resident age: 45.5 years
Median household income: $28,359
Median house value: $70,000

Races in Bassett:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.9%)
  • Black (24.1%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (24.0%), English (8.4%), Irish (5.0%), German (3.7%), Italian (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bassett

  • High school or higher: 46.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bassett CDP

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

0.8% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bassett:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bassett:

  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 39 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 46 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Abbreviation: INT)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 47 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; Abbreviation: GSO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bassett:

  • ROCKINGHAM COUNTY NC SHILOH (about 25 miles; REIDSVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: 78N)
  • ROCKINGHAM COUNTY (about 26 miles; EDEN, NC; Abbreviation: 8N0)
  • MEADOW BROOK FIELD (about 34 miles; WALNUT COVE, NC; Abbreviation: N63)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bassett:

  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 37 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 39 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL ST UNIV (about 47 miles; Greensboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,970)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO (about 47 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; Full-time enrollment: 10,868)
  • WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,944)

Schools

Public high school in Bassett:

  • BASSETT HIGH (Students: 708; Location: 85 RIVERSIDE DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bassett:

  • BASSETT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 583; Location: 3289 RIVERSIDE DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CAMPBELL COURT ELEM. (Students: 357; Location: 220 CAMPBELL CT; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SANVILLE ELEM. (Students: 333; Location: ST RT 687 AND ST RT 9200; Grades: PK – 05)