Wythe County, Virginia Population 2019

Wythe County, Virginia's estimated population is 28,872 with a growth rate of -0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wythe County, Virginia is the 62nd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201828,754-118-0.41%
201728,872-62-0.21%
201628,934-164-0.56%
201529,098540.19%
201429,044-227-0.78%
201329,271-46-0.16%
201229,3171300.45%
201129,187-54-0.18%
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%

How Many People Live in Wythe County, Virginia?

28,872

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,54494.82%
Black or African American9243.18%
Two or More Races2440.84%
Asian2150.74%
Some Other Race920.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.10%

Wythe County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Wythe County, Virginia Median Age

44.4


Total

42.9


Male

46.3


Female

Wythe County, Virginia Adults

There are 23,148 adults, (5,817 of whom are seniors) in Wythe County, Virginia.

Wythe County, Virginia Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Wythe County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

14,848

51.12%

Male

14,200

48.88%

Wythe County, Virginia Households and Families

Wythe County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wythe County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All76%24%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Male61.2%38.8%
Female57.5%42.5%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,8922.4276
Married6,4242.9683.9
Non Family4,0631.1969.4
Female8713.3657.5
Male5343.7461.2

2.95

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wythe County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4576.89%
9th to 12th Grade2,0579.72%
High School Graduate8,12338.39%
Some College3,75817.76%
Associates Degree1,9049.00%
Bachelors Degree2,37711.23%
Graduate Degree1,4857.02%

Wythe County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,14616,7933,702
Black65557882
Hispanic14411111
Asian1378649
Multiple Races707018
Other Race231111
Native American99

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 other race people with a rate of 47.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,468$36,625$24,510
Less Than High School$24,297$33,176$16,771
High School Grad$26,096$32,072$18,264
Some College$31,626$38,283$24,238
Bachelors Degree$41,792$48,476$38,317
Graduate Degree$46,452$48,125$44,947

$31,468

Average Earnings

$36,625

Average Male

$24,510

Average Female

Wythe County, Virginia Language

Wythe County, Virginia Language by Age

Wythe County, Virginia Language

98.05% of Wythe County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.80% of the population.

Wythe County, Virginia Poverty

Wythe County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,9773,78614.03%
Black91533036.07%
Multiple24313555.56%
Asian2159242.79%
Hispanic328206.10%
Other921010.87%

15.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.70%

Male Poverty Rate

16.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wythe County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wythe County, Virginia is Multiple, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wythe County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 6.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.89%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.73%
High School13.61%
Some College9.29%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.88%
Female Unemployed31.46%
Female Employed7.28%
Male Employed6.17%

Wythe County, Virginia Income

Wythe County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,119$59,340
Families$55,176$69,246
Married Families$66,042-
Non Families$22,925$36,972

Wythe County, Virginia Marital Status

Wythe County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wythe County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Wythe County, Virginia Veterans

2,113

Number of Veterans

1,991

Male Veterans

122

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam828
Korea252
First Gulf War237
World War II162
Second Gulf War137

Wythe County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0449.23%
Black597.98%
Hispanic137.93%
2 or More66.98%
Indian444.44%

Wythe County, Virginia Veterans by Education

9.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wythe County, Virginia Employment Status

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wythe 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

76.89%

Born in Virginia

99.21%

Native Born

0.79%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.21% of Wythe County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 76.89% having been born in Virginia. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Wythe County, Virginia

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