United States Virgin Islands Population 2020 (Live)

104,283
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The population growth of the U.S. Virgin Islands is currently negative at -0.5% per year. It is down from 108,600 in 20000. Unlike the U.S. Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands have experienced some population growth.

The current population of United States Virgin Islands is 104,283, based on projections of the latest United Nations data. The UN estimates the July 1, 2020 population at 104,425.

United States Virgin Islands Growth Rate

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United States Virgin Islands Population 2020 (Live)

Name Population
Saint Croix50,601
Charlotte Amalie20,000
Cruz Bay2,743

United States Virgin Islands Population Density Map

Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
2020104,425-0.15%298.3619947
2019104,578-0.10%298.7919847
2018104,680-0.07%299.0919846
2017104,751-0.08%299.2919846
2016104,835-0.12%299.5319846
2015104,958-0.21%299.8819744
2010106,087-0.32%303.1119543
2005107,794-0.17%307.9819437
2000108,7220.25%310.6319333
1995107,3920.69%306.8319532
1990103,756-0.29%296.4519329
1985105,2801.22%300.8019026
198099,0802.76%283.0919126
197586,4705.96%247.0619228
197064,7265.20%184.9319536
196550,2338.68%143.5219845
196033,1352.23%94.6720363
195529,6822.07%84.8120362
195026,7970.00%76.5620266

United States Virgin Islands Population by Year (Historical)

Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
2020104,425-0.15%298.3619947
2025102,955-0.28%294.1619948
2030100,692-0.44%287.6920154
203597,833-0.57%279.5220158
204094,393-0.71%269.6920162
204590,454-0.85%258.4420264
205086,220-0.95%246.3420269
205581,813-1.04%233.7520371
206077,383-1.11%221.0920475
206573,071-1.14%208.7720478
207068,906-1.17%196.8720486
207564,769-1.23%185.0520591
208060,469-1.36%172.7720692
208555,867-1.57%159.6221099
209050,940-1.83%145.54212106
209545,756-2.12%130.73212112

United States Virgin Islands Population by Year (Projections)

United States Virgin Islands Population Pyramid 2020

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United States Virgin Islands Median Age

41


Total

39.9


Male

41.9


Female

United States Virgin Islands Population by Age

There are 80,113 adults in United States Virgin Islands.

United States Virgin Islands Population Pyramid

The Virgin Islands are a western island group of the Leeward Islands located in the Lesser Antilles on the border of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The eastern islands create the British Virgin Islands while the western islands make up the Virgin Islands of the United States. The U.S. Virgin Islands consist of the main islands of Saint John, Saint Croix, Saint Thomas, the smaller Water Island, and surrounding small islands. The small country has a population density of 310 per square kilometer (804/sq mi), which ranks 42nd in the world. The capital and largest city is Charlotte Amalie on Saint Thomas with an estimated population of 19,000. The British Virgin Islands include Tortola (24,000), Anegada (200), Virgin Gorda (3,000) and Jost Van Dyke (300). The largest city and capital is Road Town, with a population of around 9,000.

Virgin Islands Demographics

76% of the population of the U.S. Virgin Islands are Afro-Caribbean (black), while 15.6% are white, 1.4% are Asian and 2.1% are mixed or some other ethnicity. Hispanic or Latino of any race account for 17.4% of the population (10.3% Puerto Rican, 5.4% Dominican). Most of the inhabitants today are descended from Africans who were enslaved and brought to the islands by Europeans to work on plantations.

The majority of the population on the British Virgin Island are Afro-Caribbean (83%) and are also descended from slaves. Europeans (mostly British) account for 7% of the population. The remaining 9.5% is comprised of Black/Carib mixed, Carib/Amerindian, Indian and mixed-race Hispanic people. About 4% of the population is Hispanic.

About United States Virgin Islands

  1. UN World Population Prospects (2019 Revision) - United Nations population estimates and projections.
  2. GeoNames Gazetteer