Bassett, Virginia Population 2020

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Bassett is a city located in Virginia. Bassett has a 2020 population of 959. Bassett is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -12.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,100 in 2010. Bassett reached it's highest population of 1,294 in 2013.

The average household income in Bassett is $53,194 with a poverty rate of 15.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $568 per month, and the median house value is $96,600. The median age in Bassett is 51.4 years, 48.7 years for males, and 56.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.2 males.

Bassett Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bassett was:

  • White: 61.42%
  • Black or African American: 25.76%
  • Other race: 12.83%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Bassett, Virginia is 959, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 959.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,100.

Bassett, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58961.42%
Black or African American24725.76%
Some Other Race12312.83%
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Bassett Population Pyramid 2020

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Bassett Median Age

51.4


Total

48.7


Male

56.2


Female

Bassett Adults

There are 821 adults, (258 of whom are seniors) in Bassett.

Bassett Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bassett Sex Ratio

Female

472

49.22%

Male

487

50.78%

Bassett Households and Families

Bassett Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bassett Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.8%7.2%
All80.6%19.4%
Non Family71.5%28.5%
Female50%50%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4282.1280.6
Non Family2071.171.5
Married1943.0892.8
Female203.2550
Male72.57100

2.94

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bassett Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8711.54%
9th to 12th Grade9612.73%
High School Graduate20326.92%
Some College22830.24%
Associates Degree516.76%
Bachelors Degree7910.48%
Graduate Degree101.33%
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Bassett Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White44940789
Black245164
Hispanic60
Other Race60

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.82%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,688$31,229$22,167
Less Than High School$23,125$24,464$
High School Grad$30,458$31,375$18,382
Some College$41,607$40,893$42,083
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,688

Average Earnings

$31,229

Average Male

$22,167

Average Female

Bassett Language

Bassett Language by Age

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Bassett Language

93.19% of Bassett residents speak only English, while 6.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.81% of the population.

Bassett Poverty

Bassett Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5399217.07%
Black2474919.84%

15.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.40%

Male Poverty Rate

15.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bassett

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bassett is Black, with 19.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bassett is White, with 17.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.21%.

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Name Poverty
Some College18.50%
Less Than High School15.30%
High School12.36%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.04%
Female Employed10.69%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Bassett Income

Bassett Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,833$53,194
Families$49,519$80,601
Married Families$50,887-
Non Families$23,250$23,269
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Bassett Marital Status

Bassett Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bassett Married by Age and Sex

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Bassett 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 55-64.

Bassett Marital Status by Race

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Bassett Veterans

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132

Number of Veterans

132

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
First Gulf War18
Korea13
Second Gulf War12
World War II7
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7463
75+46
55 to 6412
35 to 5411
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White10019.38%
Black3213.06%

Bassett Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bassett Employment Status

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45.4%

Labor Force Participation

40.3%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.85%

Born in Virginia

93.74%

Native Born

6.26%

Foreign Born

6.26%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.74% of Bassett residents were born in the United States, with 76.85% having been born in Virginia. 6.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209590.00%
20199590.00%
2018959-148-13.37%
20171,107-50-4.32%
20161,157443.95%
20151,113-26-2.28%
20141,139-155-11.98%
20131,294776.33%
20121,21711610.54%
20111,10110.09%
20101,1000.00%