Bon Air, Virginia Population 2024

17,305

Bon Air is a city located in Chesterfield County, Powhatan County, and Richmond city Virginia. Bon Air has a 2024 population of 17,305. Bon Air is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -1.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,599 in 2020.

The average household income in Bon Air is $111,749 with a poverty rate of 5.46%. The median age in Bon Air is 42.2 years: 41.5 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Bon Air Demographics

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

  • White: 75.4%
  • Black or African American: 14.31%
  • Two or more races: 4.1%
  • Other race: 3.4%
  • Asian: 2.78%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,067.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.67% (-294)
The current population of Bon Air, Virginia is 17,305 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,599.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,15975.4%
Black or African American2,49814.31%
Two or more races7154.1%
Other race5943.4%
Asian4862.78%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bon Air Population by Race

Bon Air Population Pyramid 2024

Bon Air Median Age

42.2

Total

41.5

Male

42.8

Female

Bon Air Adults

There are 13,710 adults, (3,294 of whom are seniors) in Bon Air.

Bon Air Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bon Air Sex Ratio

Female9,10252.15%
Male8,35047.85%

Bon Air Population by Age

Bon Air Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,0242.4372.327.7
Married3,6183.2184.115.9
Non Family2,5521.156.543.5
Female5953.1576.123.9
Male2593.0553.746.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bon Air Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2231.79%
Associates Degree9277.46%
Bachelors Degree3,78030.42%
Graduate Degree2,78422.41%
High School Graduate1,81714.62%
Less Than 9th Grade3963.19%
Some College2,49720.1%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bon Air Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bon Air Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White9,2779,0825,594
Black1,7331,659597
Hispanic763482115
2+ Races43440296
Asian373292176
Other Race34218068

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.9%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 60.3%.

Bon Air Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$61,196$75,227$55,692
Graduate Degree$81,317$77,194$81,674
High School Graduate$36,136$34,152$38,472
Less Than 9th Grade$33,448$40,132$15,294
Overall$57,923$60,029$55,180
Some College$51,256$54,259$50,132

$57,923

Average Earnings

$60,029

Average Male

$55,180

Average Female

Bon Air Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bon Air Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bon Air Language

89.5% of Bon Air residents speak only English, while 10.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.82% of the population.

Bon Air Language

Bon Air Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,5034123.3%
Black2,2962239.71%
Other59418931.82%
Hispanic1,26718914.92%
Asian4869519.55%
Multiple69291.3%

5.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.54%

Male Poverty Rate

6.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bon Air

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bon Air is Other, with 31.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bon Air is Multiple, with 1.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.97%.

Bon Air Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.89%
High School4.26%
Some College3.76%
Bachelors or Greater1.8%

Bon Air Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed32.17%
Female Unemployed21.18%
Female Employed2.05%
Male Employed1.72%

Bon Air Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bon Air Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$121,127$130,585
Households$95,881$111,749
Married Families$127,576$-999,999,999
Non Families$61,607$72,556

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bon Air Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bon Air Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bon Air 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.

Bon Air Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bon Air Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,131

Number of Veterans

992

Male Veterans

139

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam317
First Gulf War220
Second Gulf War171
World War II154
Korea42

Bon Air Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+357
55 to 64249
65 to 74229
35 to 54165
18 to 34131

Bon Air Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White9359.03%
Black1708.47%
Asian174.33%
2+ Races91.74%
Hispanic50.59%

Bon Air Veterans by Race

Bon Air Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bon Air Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bon Air Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bon Air Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bon Air 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

53.58%

Born in Bon Air

92.95%

Native Born

7.05%

Foreign Born

3.56%

Non Citizen

3.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.95% of Bon Air residents were born in the United States, with 53.58% having been born in Virginia. 3.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bon Air Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202417,305-73-0.42%
202317,378-74-0.42%
202217,452-394-2.21%
202117,8462471.4%
202017,599-453-2.51%
201918,0522881.62%
201817,7643361.93%
201717,4284712.78%
201616,957-171-1%
201517,1282711.61%
201416,8577534.68%
201316,104-439-2.65%
201216,5432901.78%
201116,253-113-0.69%
201016,36600%

Bon Air Population by Year