Colonial Heights city, Virginia Population 2019

Colonial Heights city, Virginia's estimated population is 17,676 with a growth rate of 0.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Colonial Heights city, Virginia is the 83rd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201817,8331570.89%
201717,6761410.80%
201617,535530.30%
201517,482420.24%
201417,440-43-0.25%
201317,4831030.59%
201217,3801000.58%
201117,280-59-0.34%
201017,3391,2757.94%
199016,064-445-2.70%
198016,5091,4129.35%
197015,0975,51057.47%
19609,5873,51057.76%
19506,0770.00%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,601
Black or African American2,339
Asian675
Two or More Races471
Some Other Race409
American Indian and Alaska Native87

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Median Age

40.1


Total

38


Male

42.7


Female

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Adults

There are 13,588 adults, (3,562 of whom are seniors) in Colonial Heights city, Virginia.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

9,474

53.88%

Male

8,108

46.12%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Households and Families

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male80.1%19.9%
Married74.1%25.9%
All63%37%
Non Family57.3%42.7%
Female43.1%56.9%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0922.4563
Married3,0903.1174.1
Non Family2,6281.1557.3
Female1,1483.5243.1
Male2263.1180.1

3.12

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4984.05%
9th to 12th Grade6725.47%
High School Graduate4,04032.87%
Some College3,09825.20%
Associates Degree1,0898.86%
Bachelors Degree1,86315.16%
Graduate Degree1,0328.40%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,5898,8072,143
Black1,4121,229189
Hispanic578501193
Asian462346253
Other Race24923269
Multiple Races23223283
Native American382626

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 68.42%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,019$43,701$31,536
Less Than High School$17,801$18,201$16,713
High School Grad$33,383$43,567$29,402
Some College$34,097$42,371$27,480
Bachelors Degree$46,328$56,016$40,938
Graduate Degree$58,542$71,932$51,071

$36,019

Average Earnings

$43,701

Average Male

$31,536

Average Female

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Language

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Language by Age

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Language

90.02% of Colonial Heights city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 9.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.17% of the population.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Poverty

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,9671,40710.85%
Black2,33255323.71%
Multiple47120242.89%
Asian67511617.19%
Hispanic965343.52%
Other409143.42%

13.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.03%

Male Poverty Rate

13.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colonial Heights city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colonial Heights city, Virginia is Multiple, with 42.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colonial Heights city, Virginia is Other, with 3.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.18%
High School14.72%
Some College10.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.54%
Female Unemployed23.48%
Female Employed7.36%
Male Employed3.44%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Income

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,952$66,220
Families$61,343$77,746
Married Families$76,938-
Non Families$33,342$43,458

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Marital Status

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans

1,806

Number of Veterans

1,667

Male Veterans

139

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam622
First Gulf War518
Second Gulf War398
Korea164
World War II67

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,57514.45%
Black17611.37%
Hispanic8915.40%
2 or More4517.93%
Asian101.97%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by Education

3.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Colonial Heights city, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Colonial Heights17412177723602.07%
  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