Highland County, Virginia Population 2018

Highland County, Virginia's estimated population is 2,212 with a growth rate of -0.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Highland County, Virginia is the 133rd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20172,212-18-0.81%
20162,230180.81%
20162,212160.73%
20152,196-42-1.88%
20142,238331.50%
20132,205-29-1.30%
20122,234-25-1.11%
20112,259-38-1.65%
20102,297-338-12.83%
19902,635-302-10.28%
19802,93740816.13%
19702,529-692-21.48%
19603,221-848-20.84%
19504,069-806-16.53%
19404,8753507.73%
19304,525-406-8.23%
19204,931-386-7.26%
19105,317-330-5.84%
19005,6472955.51%
18905,3521883.64%
18805,1641,01324.40%
18704,151-168-3.89%
18604,319922.18%
18504,2270.00%

Highland County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White2,220
Two or More Races6
American Indian and Alaska Native4

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

Highland County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15%20% Male Population0%5%10%15%20% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Highland County, Virginia Median Age

59.8


Total

60.6


Male

58.6


Female

Highland County, Virginia Adults

There are 1,920 adults, (805 of which are seniors) in Highland County, Virginia.

Highland County, Virginia Age Dependency

99.6

Age Dependency Ratio

72

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

1,236

55.43%

Male

994

44.57%

Highland County, Virginia Households and Families

Highland County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Highland County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.9%6.1%
Male88.9%11.1%
All85.4%14.6%
Female82.1%17.9%
Non Family73.9%26.1%

85.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highland County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1211.9985.4
Married5882.5293.9
Non Family4221.1273.9
Female842.5582.1
Male272.3388.9

2.49

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Highland County, Virginia Households

Highland County, Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1467.90%
9th to 12th Grade1488.01%
High School Graduate73539.79%
Some College33718.25%
Associates Degree673.63%
Bachelors Degree27314.78%
Graduate Degree1417.63%

Highland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8371,543414
Multiple Races66
Native American44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 22.54%.

Highland County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,741$32,090$25,183
Less Than High School$24,766$26,500$
High School Grad$27,218$30,968$22,109
Some College$32,727$45,804$26,442
Bachelors Degree$27,019$32,778$
Graduate Degree$46,250$$45,500

$29,741

Average Earnings

$32,090

Average Male

$25,183

Average Female

Highland County, Virginia Language

Highland County, Virginia Language by Age

Highland County, Virginia Language

99.30% of Highland County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.70% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.37% of the population.

Highland County, Virginia Poverty

Highland County, Virginia Poverty by Race

12.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.65%

Male Poverty Rate

15.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland County, Virginia is White, with 12.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland County, Virginia is White, with 12.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.57%.

Highland County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.33%
Some College15.10%
High School7.48%
Bachelors or Greater2.42%

Highland County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Employed8.98%
Male Employed8.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Highland County, Virginia Income

Highland County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,877$58,383
Families$57,656$63,738
Married Families$59,559$
Non Families$32,823$48,821

Highland County, Virginia Marital Status

Highland County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Highland County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Highland 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 45To54.

Highland County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Highland County, Virginia Veterans

Highland County, Virginia Veterans by War

286

Number of Veterans

279

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam119
Korea43
First Gulf War35
Second Gulf War27
World War II26

Highland County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+97
65 to 7479
55 to 6478
35 to 5425
18 to 347

Highland County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White28414.86%
2 or More233.33%

Highland County, Virginia Veterans by Education

12.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland County, Virginia Employment Status

Highland County, Virginia Employment by Age

51%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Highland County, Virginia Employment by Race

Highland County, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Highland County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Monterey145136-9-6.21%
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