Colonial Heights city, Virginia Population 2018

Colonial Heights city, Virginia's estimated population is 17,830 with a growth rate of 1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Colonial Heights city, Virginia is the 82nd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,8301881.07%
201617,642880.50%
201617,554580.33%
201517,496440.25%
201417,452-36-0.21%
201317,4881080.62%
201217,380940.54%
201117,286-54-0.31%
201017,3401,2767.94%
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
White13,707
Black or African American2,329
Asian632
Some Other Race413
Two or More Races367
American Indian and Alaska Native106

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

Colonial Heights city, 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

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Median Age

40.6


Total

38.1


Male

43.4


Female

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Adults

There are 13,657 adults, (3,546 of which are seniors) in Colonial Heights city, Virginia.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

9,486

54.04%

Male

8,068

45.96%

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
Married73.4%26.6%
All60.4%39.6%
Male58.4%41.6%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
Female44.7%55.3%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2062.4160.4
Married3,1303.0873.4
Non Family2,6231.1651.8
Female1,1313.3144.7
Male3222.9358.4

3.03

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Households

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Education

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5314.33%
9th to 12th Grade8166.66%
High School Graduate4,25934.76%
Some College2,87623.47%
Associates Degree1,0938.92%
Bachelors Degree1,70313.90%
Graduate Degree9767.96%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,7288,8102,022
Black1,3531,108210
Hispanic536472119
Asian453346229
Other Race23121963
Multiple Races16916959
Native American534032

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 60.38%.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,177$45,448$32,424
Less Than High School$19,406$21,944$15,893
High School Grad$35,766$47,833$30,593
Some College$34,754$43,295$28,889
Bachelors Degree$43,651$51,394$41,513
Graduate Degree$52,460$71,477$47,750

$37,177

Average Earnings

$45,448

Average Male

$32,424

Average Female

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Language

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Language by Age

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Language

90.29% of Colonial Heights city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 9.71% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.28% of the population.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Poverty

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,1421,37710.48%
Black2,32864727.79%
Asian63210216.14%
Multiple3678823.98%
Hispanic929272.91%
Other413133.15%

12.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.94%

Male Poverty Rate

13.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colonial Heights city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colonial Heights city, Virginia is Black, with 27.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colonial Heights city, Virginia is Hispanic, with 2.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.41%.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.29%
High School10.68%
Some College10.53%
Bachelors or Greater1.83%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.77%
Female Unemployed20.41%
Female Employed7.28%
Male Employed3.06%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Income

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,639$64,037
Families$62,708$74,993
Married Families$74,820$
Non Families$32,030$41,590

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Marital Status

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by War

1,839

Number of Veterans

1,677

Male Veterans

162

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam662
First Gulf War502
Second Gulf War406
Korea203
World War II88

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54468
75+446
65 to 74396
55 to 64304
18 to 34225

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,61514.70%
Black16510.65%
Hispanic458.09%
2 or More4320.19%
Asian163.27%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by Education

2.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Employment Status

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Employment by Age

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Employment by Race

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Colonial Heights city, Virginia

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