Dickenson County, Virginia Population 2018

Dickenson County, Virginia's estimated population is 14,782 with a growth rate of -3.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dickenson County, Virginia is the 100th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201714,782-522-3.41%
201615,3042641.76%
201615,040-166-1.09%
201515,206-142-0.93%
201415,348-183-1.18%
201315,531-181-1.15%
201215,712-70-0.44%
201115,782-71-0.45%
201015,853-1,767-10.03%
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%

Dickenson County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,049
Two or More Races120
Black or African American117
Some Other Race14
Asian4

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

Dickenson 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

Dickenson County, Virginia Median Age

43.4


Total

42.9


Male

44.6


Female

Dickenson County, Virginia Adults

There are 12,182 adults, (2,877 of which are seniors) in Dickenson County, Virginia.

Dickenson County, Virginia Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickenson County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

7,490

48.94%

Male

7,814

51.06%

Dickenson County, Virginia Households and Families

Dickenson County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dickenson County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All75%25%
Male69.2%30.8%
Non Family65.6%34.4%
Female52.6%47.4%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dickenson County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0552.4675
Married3,1803.0385.5
Non Family1,8841.0865.6
Female6083.3252.6
Male3833.1269.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dickenson County, Virginia Households

Dickenson County, Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,47813.38%
9th to 12th Grade1,41012.77%
High School Graduate3,75333.99%
Some College2,18319.77%
Associates Degree1,0369.38%
Bachelors Degree6926.27%
Graduate Degree4914.45%

Dickenson County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,8538,0421,164
Black71404
Multiple Races683915
Hispanic5639
Other Race148
Asian44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 22.06%.

Dickenson County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,740$36,615$24,268
Less Than High School$21,313$29,630$15,865
High School Grad$25,424$33,421$14,688
Some College$30,823$40,772$22,532
Bachelors Degree$35,673$41,917$34,286
Graduate Degree$41,875$43,594$41,163

$30,740

Average Earnings

$36,615

Average Male

$24,268

Average Female

Dickenson County, Virginia Language

Dickenson County, Virginia Language by Age

Dickenson County, Virginia Language

98.97% of Dickenson County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.03% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.

Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty

Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,6253,16221.62%
Multiple1011615.84%
Black471021.28%
Hispanic10287.84%
Asian4375.00%

21.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.75%

Male Poverty Rate

23.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickenson County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickenson County, Virginia is Asian, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickenson County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 7.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.67%.

Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.59%
High School22.02%
Some College17.07%
Bachelors or Greater1.55%

Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.59%
Female Unemployed30.92%
Female Employed13.32%
Male Employed8.60%

Dickenson County, Virginia Income

Dickenson County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,226$49,530
Families$42,115$62,085
Married Families$50,590$
Non Families$16,116$20,201

Dickenson County, Virginia Marital Status

Dickenson County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

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 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Dickenson County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by War

869

Number of Veterans

843

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam260
First Gulf War170
Second Gulf War119
Korea116
World War II23

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54257
65 to 74225
75+208
18 to 34110
55 to 6469

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8587.17%
2 or More710.14%
Black44.26%

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by Education

18.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickenson County, Virginia Employment Status

Dickenson County, Virginia Employment by Age

42.9%

Labor Force Participation

39.6%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dickenson County, Virginia Employment by Race

Dickenson County, Virginia Employment by Education

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%
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