Sussex County, Virginia Population 2019

Sussex County, Virginia's estimated population is 11,373 with a growth rate of -0.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sussex County, Virginia is the 112th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201711,373-53-0.46%
201611,426-263-2.25%
201511,689-34-0.29%
201411,723-40-0.34%
201311,763-154-1.29%
201211,917-168-1.39%
201112,085730.61%
201012,0121,76417.21%
199010,248-626-5.76%
198010,874-590-5.15%
197011,464-947-7.63%
196012,411-374-2.93%
195012,7853002.40%
194012,4853853.18%
193012,100-734-5.72%
192012,834-830-6.07%
191013,6641,58213.09%
190012,0829828.85%
189011,1001,03810.32%
188010,0622,17727.61%
18707,885-2,290-22.51%
186010,1753553.62%
18509,820-1,409-12.55%
184011,229-1,491-11.72%
183012,7208367.03%
182011,8845224.59%
181011,3623002.71%
180011,0625134.86%
179010,5490.00%

Sussex County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American6,601
White4,444
Two or More Races276
Some Other Race191
American Indian and Alaska Native42
Asian37
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4

Sussex County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Sussex County, Virginia Median Age

40.4


Total

37.1


Male

51.8


Female

Sussex County, Virginia Adults

There are 9,835 adults, (1,902 of whom are seniors) in Sussex County, Virginia.

Sussex County, Virginia Age Dependency

46.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sussex County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

4,043

34.87%

Male

7,552

65.13%

Sussex County, Virginia Households and Families

Sussex County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sussex County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All70.7%29.3%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Female57.6%42.4%
Male49.6%50.4%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3882.0570.7
Married1,4872.6883.1
Non Family1,2461.1163.6
Female5282.5557.6
Male1271.9249.6

2.57

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sussex County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7488.36%
9th to 12th Grade1,64518.38%
High School Graduate3,62640.52%
Some College1,54817.30%
Associates Degree3323.71%
Bachelors Degree6607.38%
Graduate Degree3894.35%

Sussex County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,0443,256325
White3,4183,004672
Hispanic28416431
Multiple Races2001406
Other Race1767610
Native American4121
Asian373028
Islander4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 75.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$16,368$12,600$26,368
Less Than High School$9,240$8,922$15,365
High School Grad$16,016$12,641$22,672
Some College$21,854$$26,778
Bachelors Degree$31,719$44,750$28,828
Graduate Degree$46,212$26,339$53,542

$16,368

Average Earnings

$12,600

Average Male

$26,368

Average Female

Sussex County, Virginia Language

Sussex County, Virginia Language by Age

Sussex County, Virginia Language

96.30% of Sussex County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.42% of the population.

Sussex County, Virginia Poverty

Sussex County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,32075122.62%
White3,42142412.39%
Hispanic1456242.76%
Other1195949.58%
Multiple581017.24%

17.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.75%

Male Poverty Rate

20.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sussex County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sussex County, Virginia is Other, with 49.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sussex County, Virginia is White, with 12.39% 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 25.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.56%
High School13.19%
Some College9.60%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.05%
Male Unemployed38.27%
Female Employed9.77%
Male Employed8.47%

Sussex County, Virginia Income

Sussex County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,608$54,134
Families$57,027$63,646
Married Families$65,349$
Non Families$26,011$35,538

Sussex County, Virginia Marital Status

Sussex County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sussex County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Sussex 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.

Sussex County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Sussex County, Virginia Veterans

957

Number of Veterans

857

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam330
First Gulf War254
Second Gulf War163
Korea64
World War II19

Sussex County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White51313.62%
Black4167.49%
2 or More218.86%
Hispanic82.48%
Hawaiian4100.00%
Asian38.11%

Sussex County, Virginia Veterans by Education

2.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sussex County, Virginia Employment Status

28.3%

Labor Force Participation

26.7%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Sussex County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Waverly21552050-105-4.87%
Wakefield923872-51-5.53%
Jarratt 638614-24-3.76%
Stony Creek200188-12-6.00%
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