Dickenson County, Virginia Population 2019

Dickenson County, Virginia's estimated population is 14,721 with a growth rate of -1.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dickenson County, Virginia is the 101st largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201814,523-198-1.35%
201714,721-287-1.91%
201615,008-194-1.28%
201515,202-142-0.93%
201415,344-181-1.17%
201315,525-181-1.15%
201215,706-70-0.44%
201115,776-71-0.45%
201015,847-1,773-10.06%
199017,620-2,186-11.04%
198019,8063,72923.19%
197016,077-4,134-20.45%
196020,211-3,182-13.60%
195023,3932,12710.00%
194021,2665,10331.57%
193016,1632,62119.35%
192013,5424,34347.21%
19109,1991,45218.74%
19007,7472,67052.59%
18905,0770.00%

How Many People Live in Dickenson County, Virginia?

14,721

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,91598.25%
Black or African American1250.82%
Two or More Races1210.80%
Some Other Race200.13%

Dickenson County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Dickenson County, Virginia Median Age

43.9


Total

43.4


Male

45.3


Female

Dickenson County, Virginia Adults

There are 12,109 adults, (3,046 of whom are seniors) in Dickenson County, Virginia.

Dickenson County, Virginia Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickenson County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

7,461

49.15%

Male

7,720

50.85%

Dickenson County, Virginia Households and Families

Dickenson County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dickenson County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
Male85.5%14.5%
All76%24%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Female63%37%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0962.4276
Married3,1232.9585.6
Non Family1,9091.163.5
Female7333.1663
Male3313.3585.5

2.96

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dickenson County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,44213.04%
9th to 12th Grade1,37312.42%
High School Graduate4,13837.42%
Some College2,03118.37%
Associates Degree1,0419.41%
Bachelors Degree6265.66%
Graduate Degree4073.68%

Dickenson County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,8318,0901,009
Black95694
Hispanic6944
Multiple Races694620
Other Race2014

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 74.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 28.99%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,685$36,798$24,245
Less Than High School$21,875$30,625$17,206
High School Grad$25,585$30,268$21,268
Some College$31,212$40,714$23,936
Bachelors Degree$34,980$41,458$34,245
Graduate Degree$45,313$57,188$40,909

$30,685

Average Earnings

$36,798

Average Male

$24,245

Average Female

Dickenson County, Virginia Language

Dickenson County, Virginia Language by Age

Dickenson County, Virginia Language

99.09% of Dickenson County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.63% of the population.

Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty

Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,4763,32822.99%
Hispanic1063331.13%
Multiple1091816.51%
Black45920.00%

23.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.11%

Male Poverty Rate

25.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickenson County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickenson County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 31.13% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.25%
High School21.51%
Some College19.00%
Bachelors or Greater2.58%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed62.96%
Female Unemployed44.04%
Female Employed10.79%
Male Employed7.83%

Dickenson County, Virginia Income

Dickenson County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,916$50,273
Families$40,071$63,952
Married Families$46,587-
Non Families$15,217$19,089

Dickenson County, Virginia Marital Status

Dickenson County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Dickenson County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Dickenson County, Virginia 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 35-44.

Dickenson County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans

856

Number of Veterans

829

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam310
First Gulf War138
Second Gulf War112
Korea84
World War II25

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8487.13%
2 or More811.43%

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by Education

20.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickenson County, Virginia Employment Status

39.1%

Labor Force Participation

36.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dickenson County, Virginia 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

79.31%

Born in Virginia

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.53% of Dickenson County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 79.31% having been born in Virginia. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Population of Cities in Dickenson County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Clintwood14101302-108-7.66%
Haysi494474-20-4.05%
Clinchco336312-24-7.14%
  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