Westmoreland County, Virginia Population 2019

Westmoreland County, Virginia's estimated population is 17,736 with a growth rate of 0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Westmoreland County, Virginia is the 84th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201817,830940.53%
201717,736990.56%
201617,637880.50%
201517,5491090.63%
201417,440-112-0.64%
201317,552390.22%
201217,513-122-0.69%
201117,6351450.83%
201017,4902,01012.98%
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%

How Many People Live in Westmoreland County, Virginia?

17,736

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,07868.64%
Black or African American4,68326.61%
Two or More Races4322.46%
Some Other Race2411.37%
Asian880.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native730.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Westmoreland County, Virginia Median Age

47.6


Total

44.9


Male

49.7


Female

Westmoreland County, Virginia Adults

There are 14,260 adults, (4,158 of whom are seniors) in Westmoreland County, Virginia.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Westmoreland County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,950

50.86%

Male

8,646

49.14%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Households and Families

Westmoreland County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Westmoreland County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All76.8%23.2%
Non Family70.9%29.1%
Male61.7%38.3%
Female53.5%46.5%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4122.3676.8
Married3,7152.9786
Non Family2,8801.2270.9
Female5483.4553.5
Male2693.9161.7

3

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Westmoreland County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6975.35%
9th to 12th Grade1,0778.27%
High School Graduate4,40633.83%
Some College3,08823.71%
Associates Degree1,0017.69%
Bachelors Degree1,77613.64%
Graduate Degree9787.51%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,8758,1912,170
Black3,2462,420305
Hispanic627379181
Other Race1699463
Multiple Races12811272
Native American73739
Asian737317
Islander11

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 multiple races people with a rate of 56.25%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,671$39,703$30,360
Less Than High School$35,265$43,902$20,292
High School Grad$28,428$31,408$22,042
Some College$32,945$39,659$27,204
Bachelors Degree$52,546$51,050$53,097
Graduate Degree$54,727$95,000$34,855

$34,671

Average Earnings

$39,703

Average Male

$30,360

Average Female

Westmoreland County, Virginia Language

Westmoreland County, Virginia Language by Age

Westmoreland County, Virginia Language

94.58% of Westmoreland County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 5.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.19% of the population.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty

Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,1938968.01%
Black4,66357212.27%
Hispanic1,08616214.92%
Multiple432378.56%
Other2413414.11%

9.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.21%

Male Poverty Rate

8.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westmoreland County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westmoreland County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 14.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westmoreland County, Virginia is White, with 8.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.35%
High School14.85%
Some College8.33%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.53%
Female Unemployed20.47%
Male Employed7.90%
Female Employed3.92%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Income

Westmoreland County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,688$75,284
Families$72,392$88,127
Married Families$78,815-
Non Families$32,199$53,167

Westmoreland County, Virginia Marital Status

Westmoreland County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans

1,954

Number of Veterans

1,703

Male Veterans

251

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam721
First Gulf War648
Second Gulf War510
World War II136
Korea73

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,53015.29%
Black3569.68%
Hispanic12817.41%
Indian5473.97%
2 or More1410.94%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by Education

3.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westmoreland County, Virginia Employment Status

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Westmoreland County, Virginia Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

56.55%

Born in Virginia

96.19%

Native Born

3.81%

Foreign Born

2.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.19% of Westmoreland County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 56.55% having been born in Virginia. 2.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Westmoreland County, Virginia

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