Highland County, Virginia Population 2019

Highland County, Virginia's estimated population is 2,217 with a growth rate of 0.36% 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
20182,210-7-0.32%
20172,21780.36%
20162,209130.59%
20152,196-42-1.88%
20142,238331.50%
20132,205-29-1.30%
20122,234-26-1.15%
20112,260-37-1.61%
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%

How Many People Live in Highland County, Virginia?

2,217

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,20099.41%
Two or More Races70.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.27%

Highland County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Highland County, Virginia Median Age

60.5


Total

61.1


Male

59.9


Female

Highland County, Virginia Adults

There are 1,929 adults, (859 of whom are seniors) in Highland County, Virginia.

Highland County, Virginia Age Dependency

106.8

Age Dependency Ratio

80.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

1,193

53.91%

Male

1,020

46.09%

Highland County, Virginia Households and Families

Highland County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Highland County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married94.7%5.3%
All85.5%14.5%
Female84.6%15.4%
Non Family73.5%26.5%

85.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1631.985.5
Married5632.4294.7
Non Family4711.273.5
Female912.1884.6
Male382.29100

2.37

Average Family Size

1.9

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Highland County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1206.42%
9th to 12th Grade1699.04%
High School Graduate66635.61%
Some College39321.02%
Associates Degree542.89%
Bachelors Degree27514.71%
Graduate Degree19310.32%

Highland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8571,568468
Multiple Races77
Native American66

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 white people with a rate of 25.20%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,985$34,459$26,250
Less Than High School$$$4,167
High School Grad$33,512$35,531$27,917
Some College$30,357$45,313$25,278
Bachelors Degree$28,875$33,125$
Graduate Degree$42,955$$43,409

$30,985

Average Earnings

$34,459

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Highland County, Virginia Language

Highland County, Virginia Language by Age

Highland County, Virginia Language

99.48% of Highland County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.52% of the population.

Highland County, Virginia Poverty

Highland County, Virginia Poverty by Race

10.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.47%

Male Poverty Rate

14.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland County, Virginia is White, with 10.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland County, Virginia is White, with 10.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.69%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.57%
Some College13.42%
High School8.26%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed10.29%
Male Employed8.08%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Highland County, Virginia Income

Highland County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,094$63,724
Families$58,333$72,508
Married Families$64,886-
Non Families$35,313$50,443

Highland County, Virginia Marital Status

Highland County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Highland County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Highland County, Virginia Veterans

290

Number of Veterans

281

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam143
Korea56
First Gulf War37
Second Gulf War33
World War II14

Highland County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Highland County, Virginia Veterans by Education

8.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland County, Virginia Employment Status

46.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Highland 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

61.14%

Born in Virginia

99.55%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.55% of Highland County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 61.14% having been born in Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Population of Cities in Highland County, Virginia

  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