Farmville, Virginia Population 2024

7,476

Farmville is a city located in Buckingham County, Cumberland County, and Prince Edward County Virginia. Farmville has a 2024 population of 7,476. It is also the county seat of Prince Edward County. Farmville is currently declining at a rate of -0.03% annually and its population has decreased by -0.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,482 in 2020.

The average household income in Farmville is $55,378 with a poverty rate of 18.9%. The median age in Farmville is 24.4 years: 24.7 years for males, and 23.6 years for females.

Farmville Demographics

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

  • White: 64.94%
  • Black or African American: 25.55%
  • Two or more races: 3.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.42%
  • Asian: 2.01%
  • Other race: 1.63%
  • Native American: 0.27%
Land Area (mi²)
7.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
974.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.08% (-6)
The current population of Farmville, Virginia is 7,476 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,482.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,96664.94%
Black or African American1,95425.55%
Two or more races2423.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1852.42%
Asian1542.01%
Other race1251.63%
Native American210.27%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Other race

Native American

Farmville Population by Race

Farmville Population Pyramid 2024

Farmville Median Age

24.4

Total

24.7

Male

23.6

Female

Farmville Adults

There are 7,016 adults, (1,227 of whom are seniors) in Farmville.

Farmville Age Dependency

32.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

10.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Farmville Sex Ratio

Female4,40157.55%
Male3,24642.45%

Farmville Population by Age

Farmville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5611.8633.466.6
Non Family1,4911.3116.383.7
Married6682.8582.317.7
Female2272.9227.872.2
Male1751.360100

2.56

Average Family Size

1.86

Average Household Size

33.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Farmville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2857.7%
Associates Degree1875.06%
Bachelors Degree61216.55%
Graduate Degree50213.57%
High School Graduate1,19032.17%
Less Than 9th Grade1965.3%
Some College72719.65%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Farmville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Farmville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0631,907757
Black1,3181,140334
Hispanic140340
2+ Races616123
Asian50300
Islander46460
Other Race35120
Native American2100

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 37.7%.

Farmville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$49,268$0$49,360
Graduate Degree$62,868$64,167$61,406
High School Graduate$21,414$22,278$20,646
Less Than 9th Grade$0$22,054$0
Overall$34,480$41,080$34,254
Some College$34,514$43,792$33,363

$34,480

Average Earnings

$41,080

Average Male

$34,254

Average Female

Farmville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Farmville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Farmville Language

94.72% of Farmville residents speak only English, while 5.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.22% of the population.

Farmville Language

Farmville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,91748716.7%
Black1,44840427.9%

18.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.18%

Male Poverty Rate

20.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Farmville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Farmville is Black, with 27.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Farmville is White, with 16.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.13%.

Farmville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.15%
Some College16.69%
High School16.2%
Bachelors or Greater7.35%

Farmville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed61.4%
Female Employed13.38%
Male Employed6.91%
Female Unemployed0%

Farmville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Farmville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$56,722$80,662
Households$39,233$55,378
Married Families$89,063$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,646$36,912

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Farmville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

20.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.8%

Male Marriage Rate

16.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Farmville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Farmville 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.

Farmville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Farmville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

352

Number of Veterans

279

Male Veterans

73

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War132
Vietnam103
Korea83
First Gulf War20
World War II17

Farmville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+131
18 to 34112
55 to 6462
65 to 7431
35 to 5416

Farmville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2304.85%
Black875.21%
Asian3019.48%
2+ Races52.46%

Farmville Veterans by Race

Farmville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Farmville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.2%

Labor Force Participation

36%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Farmville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Farmville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Farmville 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

65.82%

Born in Farmville

93.11%

Native Born

6.89%

Foreign Born

6.2%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.11% of Farmville residents were born in the United States, with 65.82% having been born in Virginia. 6.2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Farmville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,470-1-0.01%
20287,471-1-0.01%
20277,472-2-0.03%
20267,474-1-0.01%
20257,475-1-0.01%
20247,476-2-0.03%
20237,478120.16%
20227,466-13-0.17%
20217,479-3-0.04%
20207,482-324-4.15%
20197,806-7-0.09%
20187,813210.27%
20177,792-242-3.01%
20168,034-53-0.66%
20158,087-48-0.59%
20148,1351521.9%
20137,983-108-1.33%
20128,091-31-0.38%
20118,122-48-0.59%
20108,17000%
20006,84579913.22%
19906,046-21-0.35%
19806,0671,73640.08%
19704,331380.89%
19604,293-82-1.87%
19504,37590025.9%
19403,47534210.92%
19303,13354721.15%
19202,586-385-12.96%
19102,971-4,499-60.23%
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Farmville Population by Year