Wythe County, Virginia Population 2018

Wythe County, Virginia's estimated population is 28,882 with a growth rate of -0.99% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wythe County, Virginia is the 60th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201728,882-289-0.99%
201629,1712290.79%
201628,942-159-0.55%
201529,101560.19%
201429,045-227-0.78%
201329,272-45-0.15%
201229,3171290.44%
201129,188-53-0.18%
201029,2413,77514.82%
199025,466-56-0.22%
198025,5223,38315.28%
197022,1391640.75%
196021,975-1,352-5.80%
195023,3276062.67%
194022,7212,0179.74%
193020,7044872.41%
192020,217-155-0.76%
191020,372-65-0.32%
190020,4372,41813.42%
189018,0193,70125.85%
188014,3182,70723.31%
187011,611-694-5.64%
186012,3052812.34%
185012,0242,64928.26%
18409,375-2,788-22.92%
183012,1632,47125.50%
18209,6921,33615.99%
18108,3561,97630.97%
18006,3800.00%

Wythe County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White27,709
Black or African American987
Asian214
Two or More Races164
Some Other Race61
American Indian and Alaska Native36

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

Wythe 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

Wythe County, Virginia Median Age

43.9


Total

42.6


Male

45.9


Female

Wythe County, Virginia Adults

There are 23,249 adults, (5,718 of which are seniors) in Wythe County, Virginia.

Wythe County, Virginia Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wythe County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

14,937

51.20%

Male

14,234

48.80%

Wythe County, Virginia Households and Families

Wythe County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wythe County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All71.8%28.2%
Non Family64%36%
Male53%47%
Female49.9%50.1%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wythe County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,0392.471.8
Married6,4472.9581.6
Non Family4,0881.264
Female1,0023.2649.9
Male5023.4853

2.92

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wythe County, Virginia Households

Wythe County, Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5967.52%
9th to 12th Grade2,17910.27%
High School Graduate7,88637.16%
Some College4,00318.86%
Associates Degree2,0389.60%
Bachelors Degree2,28610.77%
Graduate Degree1,2355.82%

Wythe County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,17416,5373,378
Black61453168
Hispanic20518517
Asian1339844
Multiple Races878714
Other Race171717
Native American1010

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 100.00%.

Wythe County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,329$35,053$22,174
Less Than High School$23,542$31,534$17,306
High School Grad$24,576$29,313$18,281
Some College$29,480$40,445$21,299
Bachelors Degree$42,136$49,785$38,407
Graduate Degree$47,404$50,042$47,308

$29,329

Average Earnings

$35,053

Average Male

$22,174

Average Female

Wythe County, Virginia Language

Wythe County, Virginia Language by Age

Wythe County, Virginia Language

98.04% of Wythe County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.96% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Wythe County, Virginia Poverty

Wythe County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,1384,16715.35%
Black97841041.92%
Asian2145626.17%
Hispanic314175.41%
Multiple164148.54%
Other611321.31%

16.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.90%

Male Poverty Rate

17.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wythe County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wythe County, Virginia is Black, with 41.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wythe County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 5.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.16%.

Wythe County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.55%
High School15.30%
Some College10.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%

Wythe County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.02%
Female Unemployed32.68%
Male Employed7.78%
Female Employed7.20%

Wythe County, Virginia Income

Wythe County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,888$57,181
Families$53,119$67,500
Married Families$62,565$
Non Families$21,123$34,938

Wythe County, Virginia Marital Status

Wythe County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wythe County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Wythe 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.

Wythe County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Wythe County, Virginia Veterans

Wythe County, Virginia Veterans by War

2,259

Number of Veterans

2,150

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam833
Korea291
First Gulf War246
Second Gulf War213
World War II173

Wythe County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+664
65 to 74661
55 to 64406
35 to 54393
18 to 34135

Wythe County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1989.86%
Black527.46%
Hispanic2210.73%
2 or More65.45%
Indian330.00%

Wythe County, Virginia Veterans by Education

10.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wythe County, Virginia Employment Status

Wythe County, Virginia Employment by Age

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wythe County, Virginia Employment by Race

Wythe County, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wythe County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Wytheville82128101-111-1.35%
Rural Retreat1479148010.07%
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