Powhatan County, Virginia Population 2018

Powhatan County, Virginia's estimated population is 28,601 with a growth rate of 1.11% 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
201728,6013151.11%
201628,286-112-0.39%
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
White24,190
Black or African American3,403
Two or More Races469
American Indian and Alaska Native88
Asian59
Some Other Race55
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22

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

Powhatan County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Powhatan County, Virginia Median Age

44.3


Total

43


Male

46


Female

Powhatan County, Virginia Adults

There are 22,742 adults, (4,441 of which are seniors) in Powhatan County, Virginia.

Powhatan County, Virginia Age Dependency

54.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Powhatan County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

13,088

46.27%

Male

15,198

53.73%

Powhatan County, Virginia Households and Families

Powhatan County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Powhatan County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.6%7.4%
All88.6%11.4%
Female84%16%
Non Family81.6%18.4%
Male68.9%31.1%

88.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Powhatan County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8662.688.6
Married6,4852.9992.6
Non Family2,0961.1781.6
Female8902.8384
Male3953.1568.9

2.92

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Powhatan County, Virginia Households

Powhatan County, Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7513.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,1745.75%
High School Graduate6,11529.97%
Some College4,97924.40%
Associates Degree1,5697.69%
Bachelors Degree3,99719.59%
Graduate Degree1,8178.91%

Powhatan County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,27815,9625,381
Black2,6092,040314
Hispanic29827139
Multiple Races13212539
Native American81759
Asian575726
Other Race1817
Islander666

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%.

Powhatan County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,798$52,400$39,187
Less Than High School$32,935$33,397$29,241
High School Grad$35,856$41,550$25,779
Some College$41,999$53,151$37,111
Bachelors Degree$58,790$68,808$44,276
Graduate Degree$77,894$89,792$71,867

$45,798

Average Earnings

$52,400

Average Male

$39,187

Average Female

Powhatan County, Virginia Language

Powhatan County, Virginia Language by Age

Powhatan County, Virginia Language

97.54% of Powhatan County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.46% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.16% of the population.

Powhatan County, Virginia Poverty

Powhatan County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,0711,2255.31%
Black1,66517610.57%
Multiple431225.10%
Hispanic410143.41%
Other27622.22%

5.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.22%

Male Poverty Rate

6.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powhatan County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Powhatan County, Virginia is Other, with 22.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powhatan County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 3.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.54%.

Powhatan County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.98%
High School9.10%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%
Some College3.22%

Powhatan County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed20.51%
Female Unemployed5.34%
Female Employed3.80%
Male Employed2.38%

Powhatan County, Virginia Income

Powhatan County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$77,684$91,676
Families$89,440$100,726
Married Families$93,290$
Non Families$34,779$52,730

Powhatan County, Virginia Marital Status

Powhatan County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Powhatan County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Powhatan County, Virginia Veterans

Powhatan County, Virginia Veterans by War

2,310

Number of Veterans

2,211

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam878
First Gulf War428
Second Gulf War424
Korea123
World War II103

Powhatan County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74598
35 to 54560
55 to 64513
75+364
18 to 34275

Powhatan County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,12510.98%
Black1454.76%
Hispanic379.49%
2 or More3622.93%
Other411.43%

Powhatan County, Virginia Veterans by Education

6.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powhatan County, Virginia Employment Status

Powhatan County, Virginia Employment by Age

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Powhatan County, Virginia Employment by Race

Powhatan County, Virginia Employment by Education

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