Northumberland County, Virginia Population 2019

Northumberland County, Virginia's estimated population is 12,277 with a growth rate of 0.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Northumberland County, Virginia is the 107th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201812,147-130-1.06%
201712,277840.69%
201612,193-53-0.43%
201512,246-8-0.07%
201412,254-42-0.34%
201312,296-125-1.01%
201212,421-29-0.23%
201112,450950.77%
201012,3551,83117.40%
199010,5246967.08%
19809,8285896.38%
19709,239-946-9.29%
196010,1851731.73%
195010,012-451-4.31%
194010,463-618-5.58%
193011,081-437-3.79%
192011,5187416.88%
191010,7779319.46%
19009,8461,96124.87%
18907,885-44-0.55%
18807,9291,06615.53%
18706,863-668-8.87%
18607,5311852.52%
18507,346-578-7.29%
18407,924-29-0.36%
18307,953-63-0.79%
18208,016-292-3.51%
18108,3085056.47%
18007,803-1,360-14.84%
17909,1630.00%

How Many People Live in Northumberland County, Virginia?

12,277

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,60770.24%
Black or African American3,51128.65%
Two or More Races950.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native320.26%
Asian90.07%

Northumberland County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Northumberland County, Virginia Median Age

56.5


Total

55.3


Male

57.8


Female

Northumberland County, Virginia Adults

There are 10,371 adults, (4,308 of whom are seniors) in Northumberland County, Virginia.

Northumberland County, Virginia Age Dependency

102.1

Age Dependency Ratio

71.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Northumberland County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

6,203

50.62%

Male

6,051

49.38%

Northumberland County, Virginia Households and Families

Northumberland County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Northumberland County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.7%8.3%
Male91.5%8.5%
All85.2%14.8%
Non Family84.3%15.7%
Female53.4%46.6%

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7742.1285.2
Married3,1442.591.7
Non Family1,7881.1584.3
Female6412.6153.4
Male2013.491.5

2.5

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Northumberland County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2262.31%
9th to 12th Grade6816.97%
High School Graduate3,15932.32%
Some College2,35124.05%
Associates Degree7817.99%
Bachelors Degree1,53715.73%
Graduate Degree1,03910.63%

Northumberland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,2426,8082,367
Black2,4702,006170
Hispanic483030
Multiple Races1414
Asian999

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,557$42,602$27,448
Less Than High School$27,650$28,315$27,219
High School Grad$30,173$34,688$18,529
Some College$29,386$46,414$25,824
Bachelors Degree$51,319$55,000$42,202
Graduate Degree$46,815$47,266$46,538

$31,557

Average Earnings

$42,602

Average Male

$27,448

Average Female

Northumberland County, Virginia Language

Northumberland County, Virginia Language by Age

Northumberland County, Virginia Language

98.00% of Northumberland County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Northumberland County, Virginia Poverty

Northumberland County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,51188525.21%
White8,5517158.36%
Multiple955456.84%

13.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.79%

Male Poverty Rate

14.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northumberland County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northumberland County, Virginia is Multiple, with 56.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northumberland County, Virginia is White, with 8.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.51%.

Name Poverty
High School15.45%
Less Than High School15.33%
Some College7.54%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.22%
Female Employed14.28%
Male Employed4.51%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Northumberland County, Virginia Income

Northumberland County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,677$72,814
Families$65,774$79,841
Married Families$74,517-
Non Families$34,708$55,426

Northumberland County, Virginia Marital Status

Northumberland County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Northumberland County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Northumberland 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 45-54.

Northumberland County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Northumberland County, Virginia Veterans

1,420

Number of Veterans

1,329

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam652
First Gulf War182
Korea171
Second Gulf War131
World War II45

Northumberland County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,12714.81%
Black2619.65%
Indian32100.00%

Northumberland County, Virginia Veterans by Education

2.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northumberland County, Virginia Employment Status

48.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Northumberland 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

59.18%

Born in Virginia

98.53%

Native Born

1.47%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.53% of Northumberland County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 59.18% having been born in Virginia. 0.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Population of Cities in Northumberland 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