Sussex County, Virginia Population 2018

Sussex County, Virginia's estimated population is 11,373 with a growth rate of -3.07% 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
201711,373-360-3.07%
201611,7333072.69%
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 American6,660
White4,514
Two or More Races294
Some Other Race171
Asian51
American Indian and Alaska Native38
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

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

Sussex County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Sussex County, Virginia Median Age

42.2


Total

37.8


Male

52.2


Female

Sussex County, Virginia Adults

There are 10,783 adults, (1,889 of which are seniors) in Sussex County, Virginia.

Sussex County, Virginia Age Dependency

32

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

10.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sussex County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

4,018

34.25%

Male

7,715

65.75%

Sussex County, Virginia Households and Families

Sussex County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sussex County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All64.8%35.2%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Male48.3%51.7%
Female47.2%52.8%

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sussex County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7931.7564.8
Married1,5362.4582.2
Non Family1,3641.0756.5
Female7501.547.2
Male1431.8548.3

2.07

Average Family Size

1.75

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sussex County, Virginia Households

Sussex County, Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9049.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,81218.50%
High School Graduate3,84739.28%
Some College1,79718.35%
Associates Degree3313.38%
Bachelors Degree6616.75%
Graduate Degree4424.51%

Sussex County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,8373,849397
White3,4792,937649
Hispanic24813725
Multiple Races2311595
Other Race138599
Asian514643
Native American3717
Islander5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 90.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.31%.

Sussex County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$16,193$12,385$25,118
Less Than High School$8,542$7,265$16,218
High School Grad$16,117$12,861$23,000
Some College$17,904$$18,811
Bachelors Degree$35,268$41,250$31,250
Graduate Degree$51,369$$53,977

$16,193

Average Earnings

$12,385

Average Male

$25,118

Average Female

Sussex County, Virginia Language

Sussex County, Virginia Language by Age

Sussex County, Virginia Language

96.47% of Sussex County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.11% of the population.

Sussex County, Virginia Poverty

Sussex County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,12676224.38%
White3,39542412.49%
Hispanic1015049.50%
Other873944.83%
Multiple41921.95%

18.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.97%

Male Poverty Rate

21.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sussex County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sussex County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 49.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sussex County, Virginia is White, with 12.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.59%.

Sussex County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.14%
High School17.48%
Some College10.78%
Bachelors or Greater5.69%

Sussex County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed68.39%
Male Unemployed32.08%
Female Employed11.48%
Male Employed7.40%

Sussex County, Virginia Income

Sussex County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,917$49,569
Families$46,957$57,790
Married Families$62,391$
Non Families$23,425$32,481

Sussex County, Virginia Marital Status

Sussex County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Sussex County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Sussex County, Virginia Veterans

Sussex County, Virginia Veterans by War

1,021

Number of Veterans

889

Male Veterans

132

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam337
First Gulf War304
Second Gulf War180
Korea66
World War II22

Sussex County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54339
55 to 64271
65 to 74159
75+129
18 to 34123

Sussex County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White49712.98%
Black4947.70%
2 or More228.18%
Hispanic134.25%
Hawaiian5100.00%
Other31.80%

Sussex County, Virginia Veterans by Education

4.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sussex County, Virginia Employment Status

Sussex County, Virginia Employment by Age

28.9%

Labor Force Participation

27%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sussex County, Virginia Employment by Race

Sussex County, Virginia Employment by Education

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%
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