Blackstone, Virginia Population 2024

3,328

Blackstone is a city located in Brunswick County, Dinwiddie County, Lunenburg County, and Nottoway County Virginia. Blackstone has a 2024 population of 3,328. Blackstone is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -0.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,358 in 2020.

The average household income in Blackstone is $101,903 with a poverty rate of 22.28%. The median age in Blackstone is 39 years: 38.9 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Blackstone Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 46.37%
  • White: 40.93%
  • Two or more races: 10.8%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
740.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.89% (-30)
The current population of Blackstone, Virginia is 3,328 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,358.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,55946.37%
White1,37640.93%
Two or more races36310.8%
Other race481.43%
Asian160.48%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Blackstone Population by Race

Blackstone Population Pyramid 2024

Blackstone Median Age

39

Total

38.9

Male

39.1

Female

Blackstone Adults

There are 2,623 adults, (553 of whom are seniors) in Blackstone.

Blackstone Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackstone Sex Ratio

Female2,05761.18%
Male1,30538.82%

Blackstone Population by Age

Blackstone Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3052.4265.134.9
Non Family5251.1454.145.9
Married4512.983.116.9
Female3013.6154.545.5
Male286.1192.97.1

2.96

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blackstone Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade31214.2%
Associates Degree1305.92%
Bachelors Degree32314.7%
Graduate Degree1084.92%
High School Graduate60027.31%
Less Than 9th Grade28012.74%
Some College44420.21%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blackstone Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blackstone Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black1,03768693
White927784296
Hispanic20811024
2+ Races1939525
Other Race23230

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.93%.

Blackstone Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$49,494$48,006$51,603
Graduate Degree$72,188$0$74,286
High School Graduate$46,284$45,887$46,570
Less Than 9th Grade$43,263$43,601$0
Overall$45,546$45,082$45,839
Some College$47,083$49,625$33,125

$45,546

Average Earnings

$45,082

Average Male

$45,839

Average Female

Blackstone Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blackstone Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blackstone Language

92.41% of Blackstone residents speak only English, while 7.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.59% of the population.

Blackstone Language

Blackstone Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,47046831.84%
White1,23313510.95%
Multiple3639827%

22.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.78%

Male Poverty Rate

25.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackstone

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackstone is Black, with 31.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackstone is White, with 10.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.52%.

Blackstone Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.36%
High School22.22%
Bachelors or Greater6.6%
Some College5.62%

Blackstone Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.29%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed22.44%

Blackstone Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blackstone Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$86,500$133,996
Households$56,898$101,903
Married Families$106,523$-999,999,999
Non Families-$45,184

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blackstone Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

26.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Blackstone Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blackstone Marriage

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

Blackstone Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blackstone Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

156

Number of Veterans

156

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam75
First Gulf War73
Second Gulf War28
Korea0
World War II0

Blackstone Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7466
35 to 5453
55 to 6420
75+9
18 to 348

Blackstone Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White947.93%
Black423.79%
2+ Races206.51%
Hispanic208.93%

Blackstone Veterans by Race

Blackstone Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackstone Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Blackstone Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blackstone Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blackstone 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

73.83%

Born in Blackstone

96.61%

Native Born

3.39%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

3.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.61% of Blackstone residents were born in the United States, with 73.83% 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.

Blackstone Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,291-8-0.24%
20283,299-7-0.21%
20273,306-7-0.21%
20263,313-8-0.24%
20253,321-7-0.21%
20243,328-8-0.24%
20233,33610.03%
20223,335-4-0.12%
20213,339-19-0.57%
20203,358411.24%
20193,317-49-1.46%
20183,366-18-0.53%
20173,384-11-0.32%
20163,395-49-1.42%
20153,444-68-1.94%
20143,512-5-0.14%
20133,517-37-1.04%
20123,554-48-1.33%
20113,602-4-0.11%
20103,60600%
20003,6751785.09%
19903,497-127-3.5%
19803,6242126.21%
19703,412-247-6.75%
19603,6591233.48%
19503,53683731.01%
19402,699-592-17.99%
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Blackstone Population by Year