Basye, Virginia Population 2024

1,313

Basye is a city located in Shenandoah County Virginia. Basye has a 2024 population of 1,313. Basye is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually and its population has decreased by -4.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,369 in 2020.

The average household income in Basye is $109,823 with a poverty rate of 7.76%. The median age in Basye is 47 years: 47 years for males, and 47 years for females.

Basye Demographics

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

  • White: 94.71%
  • Two or more races: 3.65%
  • Black or African American: 1.64%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
150.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.09% (-56)
The current population of Basye, Virginia is 1,313 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,369.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,27094.71%
Two or more races493.65%
Black or African American221.64%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Basye Population by Race

Basye Population Pyramid 2024

Basye Median Age

47

Total

47

Male

47

Female

Basye Adults

There are 1,138 adults, (324 of whom are seniors) in Basye.

Basye Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Basye Sex Ratio

Female64848.32%
Male69351.68%

Basye Population by Age

Basye Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4512.9790.59.5
Married2414.2995.44.6
Non Family1891.383.116.9
Female212.861000
Male0000

4.09

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

90.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Basye Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade90.88%
Associates Degree13112.78%
Bachelors Degree14113.76%
Graduate Degree716.93%
High School Graduate41740.68%
Less Than 9th Grade100.98%
Some College24624%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Basye Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Basye Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White981962195
2+ Races222217
Black22220
Hispanic131313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Basye Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$51,705$0$66,250
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$66,067$66,545$35,568
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$45,625$65,267$34,694
Some College$33,627$33,008$34,031

$45,625

Average Earnings

$65,267

Average Male

$34,694

Average Female

Basye Earnings by Educational Attainment

Basye Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Basye Language

98.91% of Basye residents speak only English, while 1.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

Basye Language

Basye Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,2701048.19%

7.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.8%

Male Poverty Rate

6.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Basye

The race most likely to be in poverty in Basye is White, with 8.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Basye is White, with 8.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.71%.

Basye Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.37%
High School3.36%
Some College2.65%
Bachelors or Greater1.42%

Basye Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.7%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed3.33%
Female Unemployed0%

Basye Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Basye Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$126,421
Households$86,028$109,823
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$84,705

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Basye Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Basye Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Basye Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Basye Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Basye Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

147

Number of Veterans

109

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam82
Second Gulf War48
First Gulf War17
Korea0
World War II0

Basye Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+42
65 to 7440
18 to 3434
55 to 6431
35 to 540

Basye Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White13812.93%
2+ Races918.37%

Basye Veterans by Race

Basye Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Basye Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Basye Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Basye Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Basye 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

65.03%

Born in Basye

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.03% of Basye residents were born in the United States, with 65.03% having been born in Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Basye Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,313-14-1.06%
20231,327-14-1.04%
20221,341231.75%
20211,318-51-3.73%
20201,36941643.65%
2019953333.59%
20189208610.31%
2017834-45-5.12%
201687919428.32%
2015685-56-7.56%
2014741-262-26.12%
20131,003687.27%
201293517923.68%
2011756-497-39.66%
20101,25300%

Basye Population by Year