Blackstone, Virginia Population 2020

3,379
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Blackstone is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 3,379, it is the 74th largest city in Virginia and the 5867th largest city in the United States. Blackstone is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -6.68% 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 752 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blackstone is $101,299 with a poverty rate of 15.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $762 per month, and the median house value is $117,200. The median age in Blackstone is 39.3 years, 30 years for males, and 39.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.7 males.

Blackstone Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.60%
  • White: 44.82%
  • Two or more races: 0.47%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Blackstone, Virginia is 3,379, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,387.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,621.

Blackstone, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,87754.60%
White1,54144.82%
Two or More Races160.47%
Asian40.12%
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Blackstone Population Pyramid 2020

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Blackstone Median Age

39.3


Total

30


Male

39.9


Female

Blackstone Adults

There are 2,562 adults, (587 of whom are seniors) in Blackstone.

Blackstone Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackstone Sex Ratio

Female

1,663

48.37%

Male

1,775

51.63%

Blackstone Households and Families

Blackstone Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Blackstone Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male70.9%29.1%
Married64.7%35.3%
All52.4%47.6%
Female36.4%63.6%
Non Family30.6%69.4%

52.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1582.8352.4
Married6353.5764.7
Female2392.6236.4
Non Family2291.0630.6
Male552.670.9

3.22

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

0.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Blackstone Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade33915.50%
9th to 12th Grade23010.52%
High School Graduate74534.06%
Some College41819.11%
Associates Degree1587.22%
Bachelors Degree1747.96%
Graduate Degree1235.62%
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Blackstone Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,135746
White939768284
Hispanic11910013
Asian44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.24%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,455$31,490$31,447
Less Than High School$15,481$$
High School Grad$30,472$24,131$31,958
Some College$41,094$50,192$26,250
Bachelors Degree$39,722$$43,409
Graduate Degree$58,750$$

$31,455

Average Earnings

$31,490

Average Male

$31,447

Average Female

Blackstone Language

Blackstone Language by Age

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Blackstone Language

97.01% of Blackstone residents speak only English, while 2.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.99% of the population.

Blackstone Poverty

Blackstone Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,28627921.70%
Black1,80120311.27%
Hispanic2366125.85%

15.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.44%

Male Poverty Rate

23.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackstone

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackstone is Hispanic, with 25.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackstone is Black, with 11.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.81%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.79%
High School15.84%
Bachelors or Greater14.34%
Some College0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.67%
Female Employed7.13%
Male Employed3.64%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Blackstone Income

Blackstone Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,676$101,299
Families$47,137$120,622
Married Families$81,806-
Non Families-$20,355
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Blackstone Marital Status

Blackstone Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Blackstone Marital Status by Race

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Blackstone Veterans

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176

Number of Veterans

154

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam61
First Gulf War46
Second Gulf War39
World War II20
Korea8
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6467
75+45
35 to 5432
65 to 7425
18 to 347
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1048.43%
Black725.44%

Blackstone Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackstone Employment Status

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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68.09%

Born in Virginia

91.62%

Native Born

8.38%

Foreign Born

1.95%

Non Citizen

6.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.62% of Blackstone residents were born in the United States, with 68.09% having been born in Virginia. 1.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,379-4-0.12%
20193,383-4-0.12%
20183,387-15-0.44%
20173,402-4-0.12%
20163,406-47-1.36%
20153,453-66-1.88%
20143,519-5-0.14%
20133,524-34-0.96%
20123,558-48-1.33%
20113,606-4-0.11%
20103,610-65-0.18%
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%