Alleghany County, Virginia Population 2018

Alleghany County, Virginia's estimated population is 15,122 with a growth rate of -5.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alleghany County, Virginia is the 97th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201715,122-797-5.01%
201615,9195473.56%
201615,372-57-0.37%
201515,429-175-1.12%
201415,604-313-1.97%
201315,917-113-0.70%
201216,030-128-0.79%
201116,158-42-0.26%
201016,2003,02422.95%
199013,176-1,157-8.07%
198014,3331,87215.02%
197012,4613332.75%
196012,128-11,011-47.59%
195023,1394511.99%
194022,6882,50012.38%
193020,1884,85631.67%
192015,3321,1598.18%
191014,173-2,157-13.21%
190016,3307,04775.91%
18909,2833,69766.18%
18805,5861,91252.04%
18703,674-3,091-45.69%
18606,7653,25092.46%
18503,51576627.86%
18402,749-67-2.38%
18302,8160.00%

Alleghany County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,745
Black or African American829
Two or More Races246
Some Other Race68
Asian23
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6
American Indian and Alaska Native2

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Alleghany County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Alleghany County, Virginia Median Age

48


Total

46.4


Male

49


Female

Alleghany County, Virginia Adults

There are 12,815 adults, (3,805 of which are seniors) in Alleghany County, Virginia.

Alleghany County, Virginia Age Dependency

76.6

Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Alleghany County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,131

51.08%

Male

7,788

48.92%

Alleghany County, Virginia Households and Families

Alleghany County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alleghany County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
Male88.2%11.8%
All78.8%21.2%
Non Family70.4%29.6%
Female44.2%55.8%

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alleghany County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8452.2878.8
Married3,4362.8989.8
Non Family2,5031.2170.4
Female5683.0144.2
Male3382.8788.2

2.82

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alleghany County, Virginia Households

Alleghany County, Virginia Education

Alleghany County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6055.16%
9th to 12th Grade1,21610.38%
High School Graduate4,45438.00%
Some College2,54621.72%
Associates Degree9908.45%
Bachelors Degree1,23410.53%
Graduate Degree6755.76%

Alleghany County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,8559,2181,819
Black57445144
Hispanic1661177
Multiple Races108706
Other Race686713
Asian232318
Islander66
Native American222

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

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

Alleghany County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,704$41,831$26,318
Less Than High School$16,987$19,904$16,437
High School Grad$33,022$39,474$23,710
Some College$30,850$42,227$25,000
Bachelors Degree$45,547$76,310$40,027
Graduate Degree$57,048$63,864$54,188

$34,704

Average Earnings

$41,831

Average Male

$26,318

Average Female

Alleghany County, Virginia Language

Alleghany County, Virginia Language by Age

Alleghany County, Virginia Language

97.87% of Alleghany County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.13% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.39% of the population.

Alleghany County, Virginia Poverty

Alleghany County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,3372,36716.51%
Black80130437.95%
Multiple23714862.45%
Hispanic2289139.91%
Other681927.94%

18.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.90%

Male Poverty Rate

19.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alleghany County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alleghany County, Virginia is Multiple, with 62.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alleghany County, Virginia is White, with 16.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.04%.

Alleghany County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.79%
High School17.28%
Some College11.25%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%

Alleghany County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.77%
Male Unemployed47.22%
Male Employed5.36%
Female Employed4.76%

Alleghany County, Virginia Income

Alleghany County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,538$56,983
Families$61,418$68,621
Married Families$68,320$
Non Families$23,512$34,704

Alleghany County, Virginia Marital Status

Alleghany County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Alleghany County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Alleghany County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Alleghany County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Alleghany County, Virginia Veterans

Alleghany County, Virginia Veterans by War

1,225

Number of Veterans

1,182

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam549
Korea129
First Gulf War119
World War II108
Second Gulf War75

Alleghany County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74420
75+332
55 to 64249
35 to 54173
18 to 3451

Alleghany County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1649.69%
Black599.92%
Hispanic116.32%
Indian2100.00%

Alleghany County, Virginia Veterans by Education

9.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alleghany County, Virginia Employment Status

Alleghany County, Virginia Employment by Age

50.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Alleghany County, Virginia Employment by Race

Alleghany County, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Alleghany County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Clifton Forge38863715-171-4.40%
Iron Gate392377-15-3.83%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990