Bassett, Virginia Population 2024

804

Bassett is a city located in Franklin County, Henry County, and Patrick County Virginia. Bassett has a 2024 population of 804. Bassett is currently declining at a rate of -2.9% annually and its population has decreased by -10.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 900 in 2020.

The average household income in Bassett is $43,203 with a poverty rate of 21.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bassett is 52.1 years, 47.4 years for males, and 58.4 years for females.

Bassett Demographics

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

  • White: 62.68%
  • Black or African American: 28.05%
  • Two or more races: 4.93%
  • Other race: 4.34%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
232.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.67% (-96)
The current population of Bassett, Virginia is 804 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 900.

Bassett, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White53462.68%
Black or African American23928.05%
Two or more races424.93%
Other race374.34%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bassett Population by Race

Bassett Population Pyramid 2024

Bassett Median Age

52.1

Total

47.4

Male

58.4

Female

Bassett Adults

There are 671 adults, (271 of whom are seniors) in Bassett.

Bassett Age Dependency

113

Age Dependency Ratio

67.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Bassett Sex Ratio

Female39746.6%
Male45553.4%

Bassett Population by Age

Bassett Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3182.4269.230.8
Non Family153073.926.1
Married1383.866337
Female273.1174.125.9
Male0000

3.58

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bassett Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade619.76%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree11818.88%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate25741.12%
Less Than 9th Grade6810.88%
Some College12119.36%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bassett Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bassett Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White38130591
Black22618627
Hispanic1850
Other Race1250

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 82.3%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.88%.

Bassett Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$29,926$30,694$0
Overall$29,141$37,679$22,292
Some College$45,278$46,838$42,344

$29,141

Average Earnings

$37,679

Average Male

$22,292

Average Female

Bassett Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bassett Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bassett Language

88.62% of Bassett residents speak only English, while 11.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.93% of the population.

Bassett Language

Bassett Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White43410323.73%
Multiple4242100%
Black2282510.96%

21.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.86%

Male Poverty Rate

20.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bassett

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bassett is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bassett is Black, with 10.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.38%.

Bassett Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.88%
Bachelors or Greater23.81%
High School14.09%
Some College0%

Bassett Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.85%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Bassett Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bassett Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$48,542$52,379
Households$38,611$43,203
Married Families$55,682$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,924$33,308

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bassett Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bassett Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Bassett Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bassett Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

82

Number of Veterans

75

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea35
Vietnam32
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Bassett Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+35
65 to 7432
35 to 548
18 to 347
55 to 640

Bassett Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5813.94%
Black2410.62%

Bassett Veterans by Race

Bassett Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bassett Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

32.3%

Labor Force Participation

28.1%

Employment Rate

13.2%

Unemployment Rate

Bassett Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bassett Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bassett Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.69%

Born in Bassett

96.48%

Native Born

3.52%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

2.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.48% of Bassett residents were born in the United States, with 79.69% having been born in Virginia. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bassett Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024804-24-2.9%
2023828-24-2.82%
2022852-193-18.47%
20211,04514516.11%
2020900-165-15.49%
20191,06510611.05%
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%
20101,10000%

Bassett Population by Year