Radford, Virginia Population 2019

Radford, Virginia's estimated population is 18,339 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Radford, Virginia is the 29th largest city in Virginia based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1895.27 people/mi² (731.77 people/km²).

The overall median age is 22.7 years, 23.1 years for males, and 22.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 6,507 households in the city, with an average size of 2.61 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.1%, with a median rent of $779/month. The median house has 5.2 rooms, and has a value of $160,600.

The median income for households in Radford, Virginia is $36,082, while the mean household income is $53,559.

Radford Va Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Radford Va was:

  • White: 84.82%
  • Black or African American: 9.35%
  • Two or more races: 3.47%
  • Asian: 1.60%
  • Other race: 0.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0.03%
LatLng(37.1318, -80.5764)
Rank in State29th
StateVirginia
CountyRadford city
Time ZoneEastern Time Zone
Land Area (km²)25.06 (9.68 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.86 (0.33 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID5165392
Density (km²)731.77
Density (mi²)1,895.27
Area Code(s)540
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201818,3396803.85%
201717,6592391.37%
201617,420790.46%
201517,341-49-0.28%
201417,3902741.60%
201317,1164072.44%
201216,709-100-0.59%
201116,8093792.31%
201016,4305710.35%
200015,859-81-0.05%
199015,9402,7151.88%
198013,2251,6291.32%
197011,5962,2252.15%
19609,3713450.38%
19509,0262,0362.59%
19406,9907631.16%
19306,2271,6003.01%
19204,6274250.97%
19104,2028582.31%
19003,3440.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018184,0291,3370.73%
2017182,6922800.15%
2016182,4121,0670.58%
2015181,3451200.07%
2014181,2254980.27%
2013180,7271,1830.65%
2012179,5447230.40%
2011178,8213200.18%
2010178,5010.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,742
Black or African American1,625
Two or More Races603
Asian278
Some Other Race119
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8
American Indian and Alaska Native5

Radford Va Population Pyramid 2019

Radford Va Median Age

22.7


Total

23.1


Male

22.5


Female

Radford Va Adults

There are 15,474 adults, (1,479 of whom are seniors) in Radford Va.

Radford Va Age Dependency

24.2

Age Dependency Ratio

10.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Radford Va Sex Ratio

Female

8,854

50.94%

Male

8,526

49.06%

Radford Va Households and Families

Radford Va Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Radford Va Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
Male68.2%31.8%
All46.5%53.5%
Non Family32.5%67.5%
Female26.4%73.6%

46.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5032.6146.5
Non Family3,0882.1632.5
Married1,6723.2477.5
Female5923.0826.4
Male1513.0368.2

3.08

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Radford Va Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4555.98%
9th to 12th Grade4425.81%
High School Graduate1,75223.02%
Some College1,56420.55%
Associates Degree77910.23%
Bachelors Degree1,41018.52%
Graduate Degree1,21015.90%

Radford Va Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,9916,1382,419
Black396379125
Hispanic13611640
Multiple Races1229522
Asian363636
Other Race666

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,164$37,697$35,372
Less Than High School$11,771$$15,887
High School Grad$23,780$40,706$20,341
Some College$32,807$33,170$32,500
Bachelors Degree$40,069$35,966$40,588
Graduate Degree$58,070$75,368$55,868

$36,164

Average Earnings

$37,697

Average Male

$35,372

Average Female

Radford Va Language

Radford Va Language by Age

Radford Va Language

95.25% of Radford Va residents speak only English, while 4.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Radford Va Poverty

Radford Va Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7104,70236.99%
Black89731935.56%
Asian26115659.77%
Multiple29811137.25%
Hispanic2429539.26%
Islander88100.00%

37.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.09%

Male Poverty Rate

36.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Radford Va

The race most likely to be in poverty in Radford Va is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Radford Va is Black, with 35.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 61.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.12%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.42%
High School18.97%
Some College15.77%
Bachelors or Greater8.37%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.36%
Female Employed29.74%
Female Unemployed29.69%
Male Employed20.98%

Radford Va Income

Radford Va Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,082$53,559
Families$56,648$79,666
Married Families$75,588-
Non Families$20,016$30,393

Radford Va Marital Status

Radford Va Marital Status

Marriage Rates

22.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.4%

Male Marriage Rate

23.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Radford Va Married by Age and Sex

Radford Va Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Radford Va Marital Status by Race

Radford Va Veterans

801

Number of Veterans

751

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam284
Second Gulf War148
First Gulf War72
World War II71
Korea33

Radford Va Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7265.59%
Black422.69%
2 or More336.04%
Hispanic30.62%

Radford Va Veterans by Education

9.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Radford Va Employment Status

51.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Radford Va Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.19%

Born in Virginia

97.36%

Native Born

2.64%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.36% of Radford Va residents were born in the United States, with 67.19% having been born in Virginia. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.