Blackstone, Virginia Population 2021

3,239
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Blackstone is a city located in Nottoway County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 3,239, it is the 76th largest city in Virginia and the 6023rd largest city in the United States . Blackstone is currently declining at a rate of -1.37% annually and its population has decreased by -10.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,621 in 2010. Blackstone reached it's highest population of 3,675 in 2000. Spanning over 5 miles, Blackstone has a population density of 721 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blackstone is $108,484 with a poverty rate of 12.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $796 per month, and the median house value is $150,400. The median age in Blackstone is 37.2 years, 32.2 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Blackstone Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 56.74%
  • White: 42.47%
  • Two or more races: 0.41%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Blackstone, Virginia is 3,239 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,374.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,621.

Blackstone, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,92456.74%
White1,44042.47%
Two or More Races140.41%
Asian130.38%
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Blackstone Population by Race

Blackstone Population Pyramid $2021

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Blackstone Median Age

37.2


Total

32.2


Male

39.8


Female

Blackstone Adults

There are 2,444 adults, (601 of whom are seniors) in Blackstone.

Blackstone Age Dependency

84

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackstone Sex Ratio

Female

1,738

51.25%

Male

1,653

48.75%

Blackstone Population by Age

Blackstone Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Blackstone Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.7%39.3%
Female51.9%48.1%
All51.5%48.5%
Male47.6%52.4%
Non Family34.6%65.4%

51.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Blackstone Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1672.7751.5
Married4993.5660.7
Female3082.7351.9
Non Family2571.0534.6
Male1033.3547.6

3.17

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Blackstone Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31914.82%
9th to 12th Grade22010.22%
High School Graduate74034.39%
Some College34415.99%
Associates Degree1828.46%
Bachelors Degree2049.48%
Graduate Degree1436.64%
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Blackstone Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blackstone Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,12874018
White922784318
Hispanic1028911

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 87.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.49%.

Blackstone Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,333$32,130$31,178
Less Than 9th Grade$18,125$18,354$
High School Graduate$31,051$29,375$31,275
Some College$40,054$45,227$26,149
Bachelors Degree$36,974$$45,391
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,333

Average Earnings

$32,130

Average Male

$31,178

Average Female

Blackstone Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blackstone Language by Age

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Blackstone Language

96.43% of Blackstone residents speak only English, while 3.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.57% of the population.

Blackstone Language

Blackstone Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,84126914.61%
White1,175937.91%
Hispanic2205424.55%

12.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.43%

Male Poverty Rate

16.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackstone

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackstone is Hispanic, with 24.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackstone is White, with 7.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.79%.

Blackstone Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.32%
High School9.20%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%
Some College0.00%

Blackstone Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed12.05%
Male Employed5.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Blackstone Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blackstone Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,541$108,484
Families$47,665$129,165
Married Families$82,847-
Non Families-$29,612
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Income by Household Type

Blackstone Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Blackstone Married by Age and Sex

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Blackstone 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 35-44.

Blackstone Marital Status by Race

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Blackstone Marital Status

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278

Number of Veterans

256

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War103
Vietnam71
Second Gulf War63
World War II42
Korea11

Blackstone Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5479
75+76
55 to 6463
65 to 7430
18 to 3430

Blackstone Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18215.91%
Black967.38%

Blackstone Veterans by Race

Blackstone Veterans by Education

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7.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackstone Veterans by Education

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Blackstone Employment by Age

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Blackstone Employment by Race

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Blackstone Employment by Education

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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72.10%

Born in Blackstone

93.31%

Native Born

6.69%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

5.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.31% of Blackstone residents were born in the United States, with 72.10% having been born in Virginia. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Blackstone Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,239-45-1.37%
20203,284-45-1.35%
20193,329-45-1.33%
20183,374-13-0.38%
20173,387-12-0.35%
20163,399-50-1.45%
20153,449-68-1.93%
20143,517-5-0.14%
20133,522-37-1.04%
20123,559-47-1.30%
20113,606-5-0.14%
20103,611-64-0.18%
20003,6751780.50%
19903,497-127-0.36%
19803,6242120.60%
19703,412-247-0.70%
19603,6591230.34%
19503,5368372.74%
19402,6990.00%

Blackstone Population by Year