Tazewell County, Virginia Population 2018

Tazewell County, Virginia's estimated population is 41,095 with a growth rate of -5.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tazewell County, Virginia is the 42nd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201741,095-2,272-5.24%
201643,3671,3213.14%
201642,046-852-1.99%
201542,898-484-1.12%
201443,382-643-1.46%
201344,025-252-0.57%
201244,277-461-1.03%
201144,738-393-0.87%
201045,131-829-1.80%
199045,960-4,551-9.01%
198050,51110,69526.86%
197039,816-4,975-11.11%
196044,791-2,721-5.73%
195047,5125,90514.19%
194041,6079,13028.11%
193032,4774,63716.66%
192027,8402,89411.60%
191024,9461,5626.68%
190023,3843,48517.51%
189019,8997,03854.72%
188012,8612,07019.18%
187010,7918718.78%
18609,920-22-0.22%
18509,9423,65258.06%
18406,2905419.41%
18305,7491,83346.81%
18203,91690930.23%
18103,00788041.37%
18002,1270.00%

Tazewell County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White41,090
Black or African American1,318
Two or More Races669
Asian153
American Indian and Alaska Native62
Some Other Race58
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander17

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

Tazewell 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

Tazewell County, Virginia Median Age

43.7


Total

41.3


Male

46.3


Female

Tazewell County, Virginia Adults

There are 34,954 adults, (8,326 of which are seniors) in Tazewell County, Virginia.

Tazewell County, Virginia Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Tazewell County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

21,878

50.45%

Male

21,489

49.55%

Tazewell County, Virginia Households and Families

Tazewell County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tazewell County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All75.1%24.9%
Male70.3%29.7%
Female66.6%33.4%
Non Family65%35%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tazewell County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,5952.3875.1
Married9,3642.983.1
Non Family5,5911.1465
Female1,8153.1966.6
Male8253.0570.3

2.91

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tazewell County, Virginia Households

Tazewell County, Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0999.89%
9th to 12th Grade3,55711.35%
High School Graduate10,85334.63%
Some College6,22219.85%
Associates Degree3,0499.73%
Bachelors Degree2,9719.48%
Graduate Degree1,5935.08%

Tazewell County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,72423,3794,153
Black87368872
Multiple Races297264146
Hispanic26519983
Asian12711978
Native American573815
Other Race413117
Islander171717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Tazewell County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,022$35,189$24,434
Less Than High School$19,119$21,854$15,665
High School Grad$26,964$33,196$20,980
Some College$28,714$32,835$23,800
Bachelors Degree$37,719$50,451$33,852
Graduate Degree$63,750$84,713$50,500

$30,022

Average Earnings

$35,189

Average Male

$24,434

Average Female

Tazewell County, Virginia Language

Tazewell County, Virginia Language by Age

Tazewell County, Virginia Language

98.41% of Tazewell County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.59% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.

Tazewell County, Virginia Poverty

Tazewell County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,7557,00517.62%
Black98828929.25%
Multiple6418112.64%
Hispanic2937926.96%
Other311754.84%
Asian153127.84%

17.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.37%

Male Poverty Rate

19.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tazewell County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tazewell County, Virginia is Other, with 54.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tazewell County, Virginia is Asian, with 7.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.29%.

Tazewell County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.50%
Some College13.53%
High School12.87%
Bachelors or Greater5.23%

Tazewell County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.37%
Male Unemployed23.75%
Male Employed7.93%
Female Employed6.96%

Tazewell County, Virginia Income

Tazewell County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,238$56,650
Families$50,086$70,014
Married Families$57,500$
Non Families$18,951$26,885

Tazewell County, Virginia Marital Status

Tazewell County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Tazewell County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Tazewell County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Tazewell County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Tazewell County, Virginia Veterans

Tazewell County, Virginia Veterans by War

2,451

Number of Veterans

2,358

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,133
First Gulf War463
Korea341
Second Gulf War226
World War II145

Tazewell County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74780
75+644
35 to 54496
55 to 64490
18 to 3441

Tazewell County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3327.04%
Black887.98%
Hispanic318.96%
Indian2032.26%
2 or More112.56%

Tazewell County, Virginia Veterans by Education

13.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tazewell County, Virginia Employment Status

Tazewell County, Virginia Employment by Age

49%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Tazewell County, Virginia Employment by Race

Tazewell County, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Tazewell County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Richlands58235428-395-6.78%
Bluefield54414968-473-8.69%
Tazewell46444365-279-6.01%
Cedar Bluff11371061-76-6.68%
Pocahontas402376-26-6.47%
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