Alleghany County, Virginia Population 2019

Alleghany County, Virginia's estimated population is 15,119 with a growth rate of -1.69% 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
201814,910-209-1.38%
201715,119-260-1.69%
201615,379-41-0.27%
201515,420-182-1.17%
201415,602-319-2.00%
201315,921-110-0.69%
201216,031-128-0.79%
201116,159-42-0.26%
201016,2013,02522.96%
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
White14,328
Black or African American846
Two or More Races235
Some Other Race62
Asian9
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8
American Indian and Alaska Native1

Alleghany County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Alleghany County, Virginia Median Age

46.9


Total

45.6


Male

48.3


Female

Alleghany County, Virginia Adults

There are 12,471 adults, (3,576 of whom are seniors) in Alleghany County, Virginia.

Alleghany County, Virginia Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Alleghany County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

7,903

51.02%

Male

7,586

48.98%

Alleghany County, Virginia Households and Families

Alleghany County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alleghany County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
Male87.1%12.9%
All76.1%23.9%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Female45.2%54.8%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8662.2176.1
Married3,3232.8388.4
Non Family2,5421.1967.1
Female6912.7545.2
Male3102.7687.1

2.72

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alleghany County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5234.59%
9th to 12th Grade1,0128.89%
High School Graduate4,49039.44%
Some College2,40421.12%
Associates Degree1,15710.16%
Bachelors Degree1,19210.47%
Graduate Degree6075.33%

Alleghany County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,5499,1691,741
Black56845825
Hispanic16313512
Multiple Races101596
Other Race625911
Asian993
Islander88
Native American111

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,716$43,976$26,729
Less Than High School$18,679$26,311$16,545
High School Grad$32,345$39,643$25,318
Some College$33,731$50,165$25,818
Bachelors Degree$44,667$77,202$39,583
Graduate Degree$58,864$59,432$54,464

$35,716

Average Earnings

$43,976

Average Male

$26,729

Average Female

Alleghany County, Virginia Language

Alleghany County, Virginia Language by Age

Alleghany County, Virginia Language

98.15% of Alleghany County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.16% of the population.

Alleghany County, Virginia Poverty

Alleghany County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,9202,39317.19%
Black81134742.79%
Multiple22614262.83%
Hispanic22110748.42%
Other622641.94%

19.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.72%

Male Poverty Rate

19.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alleghany County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alleghany County, Virginia is Multiple, with 62.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alleghany County, Virginia is White, with 17.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.26%
High School18.03%
Some College12.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.78%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed66.67%
Female Unemployed55.75%
Female Employed4.85%
Male Employed4.76%

Alleghany County, Virginia Income

Alleghany County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,020$57,936
Families$61,037$68,934
Married Families$70,518-
Non Families$24,058$36,695

Alleghany County, Virginia Marital Status

Alleghany County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

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

Alleghany County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Alleghany County, Virginia Veterans

1,201

Number of Veterans

1,143

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam499
First Gulf War177
Korea131
World War II101
Second Gulf War78

Alleghany County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1409.76%
Black6010.02%
Hispanic137.98%
Indian1100.00%

Alleghany County, Virginia Veterans by Education

10.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alleghany County, Virginia Employment Status

50.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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