Dante, Virginia Population 2024

627

Dante is a city located in Dickenson County, Russell County, and Wise County Virginia. Dante has a 2024 population of 627. Dante is currently growing at a rate of 9.62% annually and its population has increased by 53.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 409 in 2020.

The average household income in Dante is $33,884 with a poverty rate of 52.7%. The median age in Dante is 60.8 years: 61.8 years for males, and 56.9 years for females.

Dante Demographics

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

  • White: 80.5%
  • Black or African American: 19.5%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
89.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
53.3% (218)
The current population of Dante, Virginia is 627 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 409.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White41780.5%
Black or African American10119.5%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Dante Population by Race

Dante Population Pyramid 2024

Dante Median Age

60.8

Total

61.8

Male

56.9

Female

Dante Adults

There are 518 adults, (217 of whom are seniors) in Dante.

Dante Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

72.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0

Child Dependency Ratio

Dante Sex Ratio

Female22343.05%
Male29556.95%

Dante Population by Age

Dante Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2172.3977.922.1
Non Family821.321000
Female532.451000
Male484.440100
Married341.971000

2.33

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dante Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade417.92%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate35468.34%
Less Than 9th Grade428.11%
Some College8115.64%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dante Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dante Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4173540
Black101810

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 0%.

Dante Educational Attainment by Race

Dante Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dante Language

100% of Dante residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Dante Language

Dante Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White41722153%
Black1015251.49%

52.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

70.17%

Male Poverty Rate

29.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dante

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dante is White, with 53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dante is Black, with 51.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.64%.

Dante Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College64.2%
High School60.17%
Less Than 9th Grade9.64%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Dante Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Dante Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dante Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$32,438$36,017
Households$30,208$33,884
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$22,115$24,026

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dante Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

12.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

11.5%

Male Marriage Rate

14.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Dante Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dante 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 55-64.

Dante Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dante Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Dante Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Dante Veterans by Age

count

Dante Veterans by Race

Dante Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dante Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

8.9%

Labor Force Participation

6.9%

Employment Rate

21.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dante Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dante Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dante 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

61.78%

Born in Dante

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Dante residents were born in the United States, with 61.78% 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 Europe.

Dante Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024627559.62%
20235725410.42%
20225186414.1%
20214544511%
2020409-148-26.57%
2019557-51-8.39%
2018608-65-9.66%
201767313525.09%
2016538-94-14.87%
201563216735.91%
2014465-223-32.41%
201368831282.98%
2012376-121-24.35%
2011497-152-23.42%
201064900%

Dante Population by Year