Westmoreland County, Virginia Population 2018

Westmoreland County, Virginia's estimated population is 17,780 with a growth rate of 1.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Westmoreland County, Virginia is the 83rd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,7802521.44%
201617,528-131-0.74%
201617,6591060.60%
201517,5531140.65%
201417,439-108-0.62%
201317,547400.23%
201217,507-119-0.68%
201117,6261430.82%
201017,4832,00312.94%
199015,4801,43910.25%
198014,0411,89915.64%
197012,1421,1009.96%
196011,0428948.81%
195010,1486366.69%
19409,5121,01511.95%
19308,497-1,743-17.02%
192010,2409279.95%
19109,313700.76%
19009,24384410.05%
18908,399-447-5.05%
18808,8461,16415.15%
18707,682-600-7.24%
18608,2822022.50%
18508,080610.76%
18408,019-377-4.49%
18308,3961,49521.66%
18206,901-1,201-14.82%
18108,1023804.92%
17907,7220.00%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White12,016
Black or African American4,728
Two or More Races459
Some Other Race183
American Indian and Alaska Native78
Asian64

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

Westmoreland 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

Westmoreland County, Virginia Median Age

46.5


Total

45.2


Male

49.2


Female

Westmoreland County, Virginia Adults

There are 14,180 adults, (4,031 of which are seniors) in Westmoreland County, Virginia.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Westmoreland County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,888

50.71%

Male

8,640

49.29%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Households and Families

Westmoreland County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Westmoreland County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All77.3%22.7%
Male76.3%23.7%
Non Family75.9%24.1%
Female55.4%44.6%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Westmoreland County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1242.4477.3
Married3,5352.9382.7
Non Family2,6971.2675.9
Female6773.8355.4
Male2154.9376.3

3.06

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Westmoreland County, Virginia Households

Westmoreland County, Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8496.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,0908.44%
High School Graduate4,52035.00%
Some College2,85922.14%
Associates Degree8616.67%
Bachelors Degree1,72313.34%
Graduate Degree1,0147.85%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,7968,0682,104
Black3,3152,391406
Hispanic561290141
Other Race1399970
Multiple Races12010461
Native American787810
Asian535315

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 50.83%.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,339$37,759$29,410
Less Than High School$25,754$35,114$18,594
High School Grad$30,371$32,426$24,306
Some College$32,318$40,774$27,236
Bachelors Degree$44,968$52,173$43,698
Graduate Degree$46,806$69,904$41,042

$32,339

Average Earnings

$37,759

Average Male

$29,410

Average Female

Westmoreland County, Virginia Language

Westmoreland County, Virginia Language by Age

Westmoreland County, Virginia Language

95.48% of Westmoreland County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 4.52% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.80% of the population.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty

Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,1179958.95%
Black4,71184117.85%
Hispanic1,070615.70%
Multiple459439.37%

11.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.68%

Male Poverty Rate

11.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westmoreland County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westmoreland County, Virginia is Black, with 17.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westmoreland County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 5.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.86%.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.76%
High School16.21%
Some College8.21%
Bachelors or Greater2.53%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Unemployed31.92%
Female Employed6.61%
Male Employed5.39%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Income

Westmoreland County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,566$68,896
Families$67,132$79,517
Married Families$72,274$
Non Families$31,702$48,959

Westmoreland County, Virginia Marital Status

Westmoreland County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Westmoreland County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Westmoreland 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 45To54.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by War

1,875

Number of Veterans

1,650

Male Veterans

225

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam755
First Gulf War550
Second Gulf War376
World War II137
Korea93

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74496
35 to 54486
75+407
55 to 64356
18 to 34130

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,43714.38%
Black3649.85%
Hispanic8812.14%
Indian5975.64%
2 or More1510.64%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by Education

4.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westmoreland County, Virginia Employment Status

Westmoreland County, Virginia Employment by Age

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Westmoreland County, Virginia Employment by Race

Westmoreland County, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Westmoreland County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Colonial Beach35403571310.88%
Montross38438951.30%
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