Powhatan County, Virginia Population 2019

Powhatan County, Virginia's estimated population is 28,601 with a growth rate of 0.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Powhatan County, Virginia is the 61st largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201728,6012030.71%
201628,3983531.26%
201528,045-438-1.54%
201428,4831900.67%
201328,2931220.43%
201228,171460.16%
201128,12550.02%
201028,12012,79283.46%
199015,3282,26617.35%
198013,0625,36669.72%
19707,69694914.07%
19606,7471,19121.44%
19505,556-115-2.03%
19405,671-472-7.68%
19306,143-409-6.24%
19206,5524537.43%
19106,099-725-10.62%
19006,824330.49%
18906,791-1,026-13.13%
18807,8171501.96%
18707,667-725-8.64%
18608,3922142.62%
18508,1782543.21%
18407,924-593-6.96%
18308,5172252.71%
18208,2922192.71%
18108,0733043.91%
18007,76994713.88%
17906,8220.00%

Powhatan County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White24,440
Black or African American3,177
Two or More Races485
American Indian and Alaska Native80
Some Other Race79
Asian76
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander27

Powhatan County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Powhatan County, Virginia Median Age

44.6


Total

43.2


Male

46.2


Female

Powhatan County, Virginia Adults

There are 22,985 adults, (4,688 of whom are seniors) in Powhatan County, Virginia.

Powhatan County, Virginia Age Dependency

55

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Powhatan County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

13,179

46.46%

Male

15,185

53.54%

Powhatan County, Virginia Households and Families

Powhatan County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Powhatan County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.9%6.1%
All89.8%10.2%
Non Family84.1%15.9%
Female79%21%
Male73.3%26.7%

89.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9742.5889.8
Married6,6832.9593.9
Non Family2,0081.284.1
Female9232.7279
Male3603.0673.3

2.87

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Powhatan County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6673.22%
9th to 12th Grade1,2395.99%
High School Graduate6,33230.60%
Some College4,87923.58%
Associates Degree1,6938.18%
Bachelors Degree4,24220.50%
Graduate Degree1,6407.93%

Powhatan County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,61916,3405,432
Black2,3761,805259
Hispanic36533182
Multiple Races22121130
Native American806831
Asian767640
Other Race534121
Islander888

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$46,766$53,422$38,025
Less Than High School$30,341$31,250$29,044
High School Grad$37,312$42,390$26,853
Some College$41,434$51,630$36,486
Bachelors Degree$60,813$80,288$47,715
Graduate Degree$81,318$102,955$70,227

$46,766

Average Earnings

$53,422

Average Male

$38,025

Average Female

Powhatan County, Virginia Language

Powhatan County, Virginia Language by Age

Powhatan County, Virginia Language

97.50% of Powhatan County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

Powhatan County, Virginia Poverty

Powhatan County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,2171,3205.69%
Black1,511956.29%
Hispanic42581.88%
Other48714.58%

5.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.07%

Male Poverty Rate

5.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powhatan County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Powhatan County, Virginia is Other, with 14.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powhatan County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 1.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.23%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.89%
High School8.67%
Bachelors or Greater3.27%
Some College2.57%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.50%
Female Unemployed9.72%
Female Employed2.62%
Male Employed1.96%

Powhatan County, Virginia Income

Powhatan County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$80,441$94,701
Families$90,567$102,245
Married Families$94,060$
Non Families$40,721$58,361

Powhatan County, Virginia Marital Status

Powhatan County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

60.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Powhatan County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Powhatan 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.

Powhatan County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Powhatan County, Virginia Veterans

2,189

Number of Veterans

2,091

Male Veterans

98

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam844
Second Gulf War418
First Gulf War380
Korea113
World War II81

Powhatan County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,03510.33%
Black1124.00%
Hispanic276.40%
2 or More218.82%
Indian1721.25%
Other46.67%

Powhatan County, Virginia Veterans by Education

5.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powhatan County, Virginia Employment Status

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

  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