Smyth County, Virginia Population 2018

Smyth County, Virginia's estimated population is 30,656 with a growth rate of -2.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Smyth County, Virginia is the 57th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201730,656-857-2.72%
201631,5134381.41%
201631,075-338-1.08%
201531,413-160-0.51%
201431,573-200-0.63%
201331,773-130-0.41%
201231,903-141-0.44%
201132,044-153-0.48%
201032,197-173-0.53%
199032,370-996-2.99%
198033,3662,0176.43%
197031,3492830.91%
196031,0668792.91%
195030,1871,3264.59%
194028,8613,73614.87%
193025,1253,00013.56%
192022,1251,7998.85%
191020,3263,20518.72%
190017,1213,76128.15%
189013,3601,2009.87%
188012,1603,26236.66%
18708,898-54-0.60%
18608,9527909.68%
18508,1621,64025.15%
18406,5220.00%

Smyth County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White30,207
Black or African American679
Two or More Races450
Asian94
Some Other Race41
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22
American Indian and Alaska Native20

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

Smyth County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Smyth County, Virginia Median Age

44.3


Total

42.8


Male

46.2


Female

Smyth County, Virginia Adults

There are 25,210 adults, (6,303 of which are seniors) in Smyth County, Virginia.

Smyth County, Virginia Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Smyth County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

15,890

50.42%

Male

15,623

49.58%

Smyth County, Virginia Households and Families

Smyth County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Smyth County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
Male70.4%29.6%
All70.1%29.9%
Non Family60.8%39.2%
Female42.4%57.6%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Smyth County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,9302.3870.1
Married6,4732.9982.6
Non Family4,2591.1560.8
Female1,5062.9742.4
Male692370.4

2.92

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Smyth County, Virginia Households

Smyth County, Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7907.88%
9th to 12th Grade2,1739.57%
High School Graduate8,70638.33%
Some College4,90521.60%
Associates Degree1,7787.83%
Bachelors Degree2,0338.95%
Graduate Degree1,3265.84%

Smyth County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,69817,9493,208
Black47039554
Hispanic34926060
Multiple Races14011832
Asian80525
Other Race296
Native American2020
Islander55

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 22.86%.

Smyth County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,121$36,144$25,198
Less Than High School$22,058$31,929$17,757
High School Grad$26,793$30,947$21,786
Some College$30,330$39,850$23,027
Bachelors Degree$41,603$45,435$38,750
Graduate Degree$54,861$85,052$47,941

$31,121

Average Earnings

$36,144

Average Male

$25,198

Average Female

Smyth County, Virginia Language

Smyth County, Virginia Language by Age

Smyth County, Virginia Language

98.42% of Smyth County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.58% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Smyth County, Virginia Poverty

Smyth County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,2814,91216.78%
Hispanic60424740.89%
Multiple45016536.67%
Black51214327.93%
Asian873034.48%

17.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.19%

Male Poverty Rate

18.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smyth County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smyth County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 40.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smyth County, Virginia is White, with 16.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.52%.

Smyth County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.37%
High School14.98%
Some College11.36%
Bachelors or Greater5.94%

Smyth County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.53%
Male Unemployed38.18%
Female Employed7.97%
Male Employed5.98%

Smyth County, Virginia Income

Smyth County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,906$52,043
Families$49,164$60,639
Married Families$56,583$
Non Families$19,794$33,021

Smyth County, Virginia Marital Status

Smyth County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Smyth County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Smyth 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 55To64.

Smyth County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Smyth County, Virginia Veterans

Smyth County, Virginia Veterans by War

2,273

Number of Veterans

2,184

Male Veterans

89

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam913
First Gulf War319
Second Gulf War296
Korea205
World War II119

Smyth County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74697
75+610
55 to 64401
35 to 54331
18 to 34234

Smyth County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2019.08%
Black264.24%
Hispanic246.22%
2 or More2110.14%
Indian20100.00%
Asian56.25%

Smyth County, Virginia Veterans by Education

10.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smyth County, Virginia Employment Status

Smyth County, Virginia Employment by Age

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Smyth County, Virginia Employment by Race

Smyth County, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Smyth County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Marion59685855-113-1.89%
Saltville 20772009-68-3.27%
Chilhowie17781721-57-3.21%
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