Dale City, Virginia Population 2021

72,627
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Dale City is a city located in Virginia. Dale City has a 2020 population of 72,627. Dale City is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 10.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 65,969 in 2010. Dale City reached it's highest population of 73,545 in 2018.

The average household income in Dale City is $113,062 with a poverty rate of 8.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,666 per month, and the median house value is $314,200. The median age in Dale City is 35 years, 34.1 years for males, and 36 years for females.

Dale City Demographics

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

  • White: 43.95%
  • Black or African American: 25.32%
  • Other race: 15.27%
  • Asian: 9.25%
  • Two or more races: 5.33%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
The current population of Dale City, Virginia is 72,627 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 73,545.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 65,969.

Dale City, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,91843.95%
Black or African American18,39025.32%
Some Other Race11,09115.27%
Asian6,7159.25%
Two or More Races3,8725.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native4700.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1710.24%
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Dale City Population by Race

Dale City Population Pyramid $2021

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Dale City Median Age

35


Total

34.1


Male

36


Female

Dale City Adults

There are 53,373 adults, (6,367 of whom are seniors) in Dale City.

Dale City Age Dependency

54.5

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Dale City Sex Ratio

Female

35,933

49.48%

Male

36,694

50.52%

Dale City Population by Age

Dale City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dale City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All76.9%23.1%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
Male65.6%34.4%
Female61.9%38.1%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dale City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,7033.5176.9
Married12,3884.0885
Non Family4,2121.466.5
Female2,8003.8761.9
Male1,3034.0565.6

3.91

Average Family Size

3.51

Average Household Size

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Dale City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,9678.45%
9th to 12th Grade4,1478.84%
High School Graduate11,90825.37%
Some College9,66220.59%
Associates Degree3,8758.26%
Bachelors Degree8,10517.27%
Graduate Degree5,27111.23%
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Dale City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dale City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,23813,4304,957
Hispanic13,9858,4971,803
Black12,65811,8024,275
Other Race6,3993,439540
Asian4,7203,8561,835
2+ Races1,6561,528657
Native American34922624
Islander616137

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 60.66%.

Dale City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,574$51,398$35,452
Less Than 9th Grade$31,975$39,279$19,986
High School Graduate$37,629$45,683$30,479
Some College$40,072$51,035$32,776
Bachelors Degree$63,116$70,056$51,340
Graduate Degree$85,663$102,066$78,156

$44,574

Average Earnings

$51,398

Average Male

$35,452

Average Female

Dale City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dale City Language by Age

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Dale City Language

55.97% of Dale City residents speak only English, while 44.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.18% of the population.

Dale City Language

Dale City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic25,0753,47813.87%
Other11,0912,60223.46%
Black18,3761,4047.64%
White19,4099604.95%
Multiple3,87239210.12%
Asian6,7062834.22%

8.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.10%

Male Poverty Rate

9.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dale City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dale City is Other, with 23.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dale City is Asian, with 4.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.12%.

Dale City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.26%
Some College7.89%
High School7.26%
Bachelors or Greater3.09%

Dale City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed17.71%
Male Unemployed11.78%
Female Employed5.44%
Male Employed4.01%

Dale City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dale City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$95,297$113,062
Families$101,369$118,919
Married Families$113,110-
Non Families$63,802$74,540
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Income by Household Type

Dale City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Dale City Married by Age and Sex

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Dale City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dale City Marital Status by Race

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Dale City Marital Status

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6,148

Number of Veterans

4,924

Male Veterans

1,224

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War2,670
Second Gulf War2,003
Vietnam1,629
Korea250
World War II11

Dale City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,390
55 to 641,765
65 to 74936
75+614
18 to 34443

Dale City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,06812.89%
Black2,30616.36%
Hispanic6714.13%
Asian2805.19%
Other Race2293.28%
2+ Races2119.79%
Native American4913.21%
Islander56.85%

Dale City Veterans by Race

Dale City Veterans by Education

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3.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dale City Veterans by Education

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73.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Dale City Employment by Age

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Dale City Employment by Race

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Dale City 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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36.99%

Born in Dale City

69.15%

Native Born

30.85%

Foreign Born

15.01%

Non Citizen

15.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.15% of Dale City residents were born in the United States, with 36.99% having been born in Virginia. 15.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dale City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202172,6270.00%
202072,6270.00%
201972,627-918-1.25%
201873,5452660.36%
201773,279-105-0.14%
201673,3841,2541.74%
201572,1301,7492.49%
201470,3812,8194.17%
201367,5629691.46%
201266,5932,3653.68%
201164,228-1,741-2.64%
201065,9690.00%

Dale City Population by Year