Big Island, Virginia Population 2024

188

Big Island is a city located in Amherst County and Bedford County Virginia. Big Island has a 2024 population of 188. Big Island is currently growing at a rate of 2.17% annually and its population has increased by 8.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 174 in 2020.

The average household income in Big Island is $41,815 with a poverty rate of 0%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Big Island is 54.9 years, 67.7 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Big Island Demographics

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

  • White: 85.08%
  • Black or African American: 14.92%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
228.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.05% (14)
The current population of Big Island, Virginia is 188 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 174.

Big Island, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15485.08%
Black or African American2714.92%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Big Island Population by Race

Big Island Population Pyramid 2024

Big Island Median Age

54.9

Total

67.7

Male

44.5

Female

Big Island Adults

There are 160 adults, (80 of whom are seniors) in Big Island.

Big Island Age Dependency

126.3

Age Dependency Ratio

100

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Big Island Sex Ratio

Female8647.51%
Male9552.49%

Big Island Population by Age

Big Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1131.654.945.1
Non Family64060.939.1
Female262.690100
Married232.041000
Male0000

2.08

Average Family Size

1.6

Average Household Size

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Big Island Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade2315.13%
High School Graduate5334.87%
Some College6240.79%
Associates Degree149.21%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Big Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Big Island Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1401170
Black12120

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 0%.

Big Island Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$32,609$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$32,609

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Big Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Big Island Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Big Island Language

100% of Big Island residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Big Island Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Big Island Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Big Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Big Island Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$40,268$41,815
Families$38,641$36,414
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$42,139

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Big Island Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

28.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.2%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Big Island Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Big Island Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Big Island Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Big Island Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

57

Number of Veterans

57

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam57
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Big Island Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7457
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Big Island Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5740.71%

Big Island Veterans by Race

Big Island Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Big Island Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

31.1%

Labor Force Participation

31.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Big Island Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Big Island Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Big Island 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

61.88%

Born in Big Island

86.74%

Native Born

13.26%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

13.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.74% of Big Island residents were born in the United States, with 61.88% 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.

Big Island Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202418842.17%
202318431.66%
2022181-32-15.02%
20212133922.41%
2020174-29-14.29%
2019203126.28%
2018191-58-23.29%
201724931.22%
2016246-15-5.75%
2015261-28-9.69%
2014289-50-14.75%
201333911048.03%
2012229-8-3.38%
2011237-66-21.78%
201030300%

Big Island Population by Year