Short Pump, Virginia Population 2024

29,415

Short Pump is a city located in Goochland County, Hanover County, and Henrico County Virginia. Short Pump has a 2024 population of 29,415. Short Pump is currently growing at a rate of 1.76% annually and its population has increased by 7.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,385 in 2020.

The average household income in Short Pump is $163,002 with a poverty rate of 4.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Short Pump is 38.8 years, 36.8 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Short Pump Demographics

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

  • White: 61.76%
  • Asian: 26.31%
  • Black or African American: 6.65%
  • Two or more races: 4.15%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
9.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,280.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.41% (2,030)
The current population of Short Pump, Virginia is 29,415 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,385.

Short Pump, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,54161.76%
Asian7,47226.31%
Black or African American1,8886.65%
Two or more races1,1804.15%
Other race2620.92%
Native American570.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Short Pump Population by Race

Short Pump Population Pyramid 2024

Short Pump Median Age

38.8

Total

36.8

Male

41.1

Female

Short Pump Adults

There are 21,205 adults, (3,464 of whom are seniors) in Short Pump.

Short Pump Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Short Pump Sex Ratio

Female14,20750.02%
Male14,19349.98%

Short Pump Population by Age

Short Pump Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,1612.5358.741.3
Married6,7233.1675.624.4
Non Family3,4731.2327.772.3
Female6582.8861.138.9
Male3072.6435.264.8

3.08

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Short Pump Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1520.77%
9th to 12th Grade2531.29%
High School Graduate1,3196.72%
Some College1,9589.98%
Associates Degree1,3356.8%
Bachelors Degree7,94440.49%
Graduate Degree6,66133.95%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Short Pump Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Short Pump Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White12,49312,2978,734
Asian4,7124,5614,147
Black1,3381,299965
Hispanic662643449
2+ Races497478269
Other Race150150150
Native American434342

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Short Pump Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$82,785$107,579$56,869
Less Than 9th Grade$14,205$0$0
High School Graduate$29,375$71,250$23,509
Some College$53,819$72,857$43,304
Bachelors Degree$83,363$111,303$50,223
Graduate Degree$109,358$125,653$79,466

$82,785

Average Earnings

$107,579

Average Male

$56,869

Average Female

Short Pump Earnings by Educational Attainment

Short Pump Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Short Pump Language

72.78% of Short Pump residents speak only English, while 27.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 14.68% of the population.

Short Pump Language

Short Pump Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,7419215.5%
Asian7,4722703.61%
Black1,871653.47%
Multiple1,18080.68%

4.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.17%

Male Poverty Rate

4.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Short Pump

The race most likely to be in poverty in Short Pump is White, with 5.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Short Pump is Multiple, with 0.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.08%.

Short Pump Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.25%
High School10.44%
Some College7.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.99%

Short Pump Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed13.02%
Female Unemployed8.99%
Female Employed2.63%
Male Employed0.73%

Short Pump Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Short Pump Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$130,899$163,002
Families$163,493$192,080
Married Families$178,316$-999,999,999
Non Families$69,369$95,546

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Short Pump Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Short Pump Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Short Pump Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Short Pump Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Short Pump Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,055

Number of Veterans

737

Male Veterans

318

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War573
First Gulf War412
Vietnam138
Korea51
World War II3

Short Pump Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54412
18 to 34272
65 to 74148
75+130
55 to 6493

Short Pump Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6484.66%
Black31821.87%
Hispanic10915.68%
Other Race4026.67%
Asian370.74%
Native American1224.49%

Short Pump Veterans by Race

Short Pump Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.3%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Short Pump Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Short Pump Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Short Pump Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Short Pump 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

40.31%

Born in Short Pump

75.55%

Native Born

24.45%

Foreign Born

15.75%

Non Citizen

8.7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.55% of Short Pump residents were born in the United States, with 40.31% having been born in Virginia. 15.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Short Pump Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202429,4155081.76%
202328,9075071.79%
202228,4001,0683.91%
202127,332-53-0.19%
202027,385-943-3.33%
201928,3288022.91%
201827,5269023.39%
201726,624-475-1.75%
201627,0991970.73%
201526,902-132-0.49%
201427,0345261.98%
201326,5084271.64%
201226,0811,4525.9%
201124,629-100-0.4%
201024,72900%

Short Pump Population by Year