Rural Retreat, Virginia Population 2020

1,442
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Rural Retreat is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,442, it is the 113th largest city in Virginia and the 8858th largest city in the United States. Rural Retreat is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -2.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,483 in 2010. Rural Retreat reached it's highest population of 1,484 in 2012. Spanning over 2 miles, Rural Retreat has a population density of 634 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rural Retreat is $56,955 with a poverty rate of 7.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $661 per month, and the median house value is $130,100. The median age in Rural Retreat is 44.7 years, 44.7 years for males, and 44.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.7 males.

Rural Retreat Demographics

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

  • White: 99.21%
  • Two or more races: 0.61%
  • 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 1,442, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,456.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,483.

Rural Retreat, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,63199.21%
Two or More Races100.61%
Black or African American30.18%
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Rural Retreat Population Pyramid 2020

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Rural Retreat Median Age

44.7


Total

44.7


Male

44.7


Female

Rural Retreat Adults

There are 1,306 adults, (413 of whom are seniors) in Rural Retreat.

Rural Retreat Age Dependency

84.1

Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rural Retreat Sex Ratio

Female

905

55.05%

Male

739

44.95%

Rural Retreat Households and Families

Rural Retreat Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rural Retreat Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All75.4%24.6%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Male59.1%40.9%
Female57.4%42.6%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6832.4175.4
Married3902.9785.9
Non Family2171.3162.7
Female542.5657.4
Male222.7759.1

2.9

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

1.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

2.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Rural Retreat Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade312.56%
9th to 12th Grade15512.78%
High School Graduate41133.88%
Some College26822.09%
Associates Degree14712.12%
Bachelors Degree1219.98%
Graduate Degree806.60%
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Rural Retreat Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2011,018201
Hispanic96
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 16.74%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,700$41,542$21,875
Less Than High School$13,864$$13,068
High School Grad$23,750$35,833$16,071
Some College$37,109$49,091$23,750
Bachelors Degree$30,313$35,625$29,196
Graduate Degree$47,500$71,500$43,750

$31,700

Average Earnings

$41,542

Average Male

$21,875

Average Female

Rural Retreat Language

Rural Retreat Language by Age

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Rural Retreat Language

97.89% of Rural Retreat residents speak only English, while 2.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.73% of the population.

Rural Retreat Poverty

Rural Retreat Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,6101267.83%
Multiple10220.00%

7.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.21%

Male Poverty Rate

10.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rural Retreat

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rural Retreat is Multiple, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rural Retreat is White, with 7.83% 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 9.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.43%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.98%
Some College7.71%
High School5.84%
Bachelors or Greater1.49%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.75%
Female Employed5.76%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Rural Retreat Income

Rural Retreat Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,282$56,955
Families$55,208$66,152
Married Families$62,500-
Non Families$29,018$36,771
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Rural Retreat Marital Status

Rural Retreat Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

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 Over 65, 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 Veterans

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164

Number of Veterans

153

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam64
First Gulf War30
Korea16
World War II8
Second Gulf War7
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7454
35 to 5444
75+41
55 to 6425
18 to 34
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Rural Retreat Veterans by Education

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7.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rural Retreat Employment Status

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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73.30%

Born in Virginia

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of Rural Retreat residents were born in the United States, with 73.30% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,442-7-0.48%
20191,449-7-0.48%
20181,456-5-0.34%
20171,461-7-0.48%
20161,468-9-0.61%
20151,47750.34%
20141,472-11-0.74%
20131,483-1-0.07%
20121,48470.47%
20111,477-3-0.20%
20101,4800.00%