Rural Retreat, Virginia Population 2021

1,440
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Rural Retreat is a city located in Wythe County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,440, it is the 112th largest city in Virginia and the 8875th largest city in the United States . Rural Retreat is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -2.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,483 in 2010. Rural Retreat reached it's highest population of 1,485 in 2012. Spanning over 2 miles, Rural Retreat has a population density of 633 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rural Retreat is $55,475 with a poverty rate of 9.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $674 per month, and the median house value is $134,100. The median age in Rural Retreat is 44.4 years, 43.3 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

Rural Retreat Demographics

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

  • White: 99.06%
  • Two or more races: 0.76%
  • Black or African American: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Rural Retreat, Virginia is 1,440 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,452.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,483.

Rural Retreat, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,68699.06%
Two or More Races130.76%
Black or African American30.18%
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Rural Retreat Population by Race

Rural Retreat Population Pyramid $2021

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Rural Retreat Median Age

44.4


Total

43.3


Male

44.9


Female

Rural Retreat Adults

There are 1,349 adults, (438 of whom are seniors) in Rural Retreat.

Rural Retreat Age Dependency

86.8

Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Rural Retreat Sex Ratio

Female

958

56.29%

Male

744

43.71%

Rural Retreat Population by Age

Rural Retreat Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rural Retreat Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All74.9%25.1%
Male68%32%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Female65.3%34.7%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rural Retreat Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7212.3674.9
Married3842.9682
Non Family2401.2467.1
Female722.8365.3
Male252.5268

2.9

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Rural Retreat Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade252.00%
9th to 12th Grade15112.07%
High School Graduate43634.85%
Some College27421.90%
Associates Degree13410.71%
Bachelors Degree15812.63%
Graduate Degree735.84%
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Rural Retreat Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rural Retreat Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2371,065231
Hispanic117
Black33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.67%.

Rural Retreat Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,228$44,063$20,987
Less Than 9th Grade$16,250$$12,083
High School Graduate$25,227$41,042$16,667
Some College$34,886$48,500$22,589
Bachelors Degree$31,726$41,250$30,804
Graduate Degree$51,635$$51,442

$32,228

Average Earnings

$44,063

Average Male

$20,987

Average Female

Rural Retreat Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rural Retreat Language by Age

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Rural Retreat Language

98.77% of Rural Retreat residents speak only English, while 1.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Rural Retreat Language

Rural Retreat Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,6631488.90%
Multiple13753.85%

9.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.81%

Male Poverty Rate

11.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rural Retreat

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rural Retreat is Multiple, with 53.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rural Retreat is White, with 8.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.75%.

Rural Retreat Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.77%
High School10.32%
Some College6.62%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Rural Retreat Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed7.28%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Rural Retreat Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rural Retreat Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,107$55,475
Families$55,950$65,034
Married Families$61,250-
Non Families$29,500$36,319
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Income by Household Type

Rural Retreat Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Rural Retreat Married by Age and Sex

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Rural Retreat 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.

Rural Retreat Marital Status by Race

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Rural Retreat Marital Status

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153

Number of Veterans

142

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam51
First Gulf War35
Korea12
Second Gulf War7
World War II

Rural Retreat Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5451
65 to 7449
75+38
55 to 6415
18 to 34

Rural Retreat Veterans by Age

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Rural Retreat Veterans by Race

Rural Retreat Veterans by Education

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13.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rural Retreat Veterans by Education

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Rural Retreat Employment by Age

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Rural Retreat Employment by Race

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Rural Retreat 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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75.56%

Born in Rural Retreat

99.47%

Native Born

0.53%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.47% of Rural Retreat residents were born in the United States, with 75.56% having been born in Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Rural Retreat Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,440-4-0.28%
20201,444-4-0.28%
20191,448-4-0.28%
20181,452-6-0.41%
20171,458-8-0.55%
20161,466-10-0.68%
20151,47620.14%
20141,474-9-0.61%
20131,483-2-0.13%
20121,48560.41%
20111,479-1-0.07%
20101,4800.00%

Rural Retreat Population by Year