Essex County, Virginia Population 2018

Essex County, Virginia's estimated population is 11,028 with a growth rate of -0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Essex County, Virginia is the 113th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201711,028-102-0.92%
201611,130340.31%
201611,096180.16%
201511,078210.19%
201411,057-97-0.87%
201311,154250.22%
201211,129-37-0.33%
201111,166210.19%
201011,1452,45628.27%
19908,689-175-1.97%
19808,8641,76524.86%
19707,0994096.11%
19606,6901602.45%
19506,530-476-6.79%
19407,006300.43%
19306,976-1,566-18.33%
19208,542-563-6.18%
19109,105-596-6.14%
19009,701-346-3.44%
189010,047-985-8.93%
188011,0321,10511.13%
18709,927-542-5.18%
186010,4692632.58%
185010,206-1,103-9.75%
184011,3097887.49%
183010,5216126.18%
18209,9095335.68%
18109,376-132-1.39%
18009,5083864.23%
17909,1220.00%

Essex County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White6,123
Black or African American4,555
Two or More Races322
American Indian and Alaska Native88
Asian23
Some Other Race19

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

Essex 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

Essex County, Virginia Median Age

45


Total

45.4


Male

44.6


Female

Essex County, Virginia Adults

There are 8,871 adults, (2,271 of which are seniors) in Essex County, Virginia.

Essex County, Virginia Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Essex County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

5,993

53.85%

Male

5,137

46.15%

Essex County, Virginia Households and Families

Essex County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Essex County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All71.4%28.6%
Male65.2%34.8%
Non Family64.2%35.8%
Female56.6%43.4%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Essex County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4472.4671.4
Married1,9883.0682.1
Non Family1,6631.1864.2
Female4863.1956.6
Male3104.3365.2

3.14

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Essex County, Virginia Households

Essex County, Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4725.97%
9th to 12th Grade94111.91%
High School Graduate2,95837.43%
Some College1,72021.76%
Associates Degree4966.28%
Bachelors Degree85210.78%
Graduate Degree4645.87%

Essex County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,7094,069976
Black2,9902,266310
Multiple Races917423
Native American6533
Asian23237
Hispanic1414
Other Race1111

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 30.43%.

Essex County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,531$38,694$23,855
Less Than High School$28,021$31,858$21,169
High School Grad$30,182$38,788$20,735
Some College$25,998$36,875$24,651
Bachelors Degree$43,750$55,750$41,250
Graduate Degree$46,607$$51,354

$30,531

Average Earnings

$38,694

Average Male

$23,855

Average Female

Essex County, Virginia Language

Essex County, Virginia Language by Age

Essex County, Virginia Language

97.98% of Essex County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Essex County, Virginia Poverty

Essex County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,51685819.00%
White6,0345639.33%
Multiple322185.59%
Native881517.05%
Hispanic28828.57%
Other19842.11%
Asian23730.43%

13.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.54%

Male Poverty Rate

16.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Essex County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Essex County, Virginia is Other, with 42.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Essex County, Virginia is Multiple, with 5.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.86%.

Essex County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.42%
High School11.08%
Some College8.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%

Essex County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.33%
Male Unemployed20.71%
Female Employed10.49%
Male Employed4.43%

Essex County, Virginia Income

Essex County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,527$61,432
Families$55,445$74,526
Married Families$71,667$
Non Families$30,750$38,090

Essex County, Virginia Marital Status

Essex County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Essex County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Essex County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Essex County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Essex County, Virginia Veterans

Essex County, Virginia Veterans by War

791

Number of Veterans

778

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam433
Korea95
Second Gulf War80
First Gulf War33
World War II16

Essex County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74249
75+236
55 to 64173
18 to 3468
35 to 5465

Essex County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White52810.29%
Black2637.60%

Essex County, Virginia Veterans by Education

9.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Essex County, Virginia Employment Status

Essex County, Virginia Employment by Age

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Essex County, Virginia Employment by Race

Essex County, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Essex County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Tappahannock2385238610.04%
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