Stafford, Virginia Population 2021

4,252
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Stafford is a city located in Stafford County Virginia. Stafford has a 2020 population of 4,252. It is also the county seat of Stafford County. Stafford is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,320 in 2010. Stafford reached it's highest population of 4,654 in 2012.

The average household income in Stafford is $103,750 with a poverty rate of 2.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,424 per month, and the median house value is $285,900. The median age in Stafford is 32 years, 31.5 years for males, and 32.3 years for females.

Stafford Demographics

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

  • White: 59.29%
  • Black or African American: 20.60%
  • Other race: 9.64%
  • Two or more races: 8.11%
  • Asian: 1.90%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Stafford, Virginia is 4,252 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,786.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,320.

Stafford, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,52159.29%
Black or African American87620.60%
Some Other Race4109.64%
Two or More Races3458.11%
Asian811.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.45%
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Stafford Population by Race

Stafford Population Pyramid $2021

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Stafford Median Age

32


Total

31.5


Male

32.3


Female

Stafford Adults

There are 3,601 adults, (199 of whom are seniors) in Stafford.

Stafford Age Dependency

25

Age Dependency Ratio

5.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Stafford Sex Ratio

Female

1,721

40.48%

Male

2,531

59.52%

Stafford Population by Age

Stafford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stafford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married58%42%
All48.6%51.4%
Non Family36%64%
Female0%100%
Male0%0%

48.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stafford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1222.5748.6
Married7622.9258
Non Family2861.3436
Female743.620
Male00

2.77

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Stafford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1926.36%
9th to 12th Grade2899.58%
High School Graduate83727.74%
Some College83727.74%
Associates Degree1805.97%
Bachelors Degree44614.78%
Graduate Degree2367.82%
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Stafford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stafford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6001,399395
Black721635231
Hispanic53935418
Other Race2731389
2+ Races11067
Asian575738
Native American1919

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Stafford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,955$55,703$31,029
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,455$$43,083
Some College$25,340$$24,500
Bachelors Degree$83,190$117,683$82,931
Graduate Degree$85,250$$

$42,955

Average Earnings

$55,703

Average Male

$31,029

Average Female

Stafford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stafford Language by Age

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Stafford Language

74.07% of Stafford residents speak only English, while 25.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.30% of the population.

Stafford Language

Stafford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic841698.20%
Other369256.78%
White1,268100.79%

2.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.70%

Male Poverty Rate

5.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stafford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stafford is Hispanic, with 8.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stafford is White, with 0.79% 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 18.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.44%.

Stafford Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School2.41%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Stafford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed5.48%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Stafford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stafford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,594$103,750
Families$80,763$107,582
Married Families$82,331-
Non Families$66,212$87,651
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Income by Household Type

Stafford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Stafford Married by Age and Sex

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Stafford 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 45-54.

Stafford Marital Status by Race

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Stafford Marital Status

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262

Number of Veterans

245

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War207
First Gulf War134
Vietnam29
World War II
Korea

Stafford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54157
18 to 3441
55 to 6435
65 to 7429
75+

Stafford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1728.92%
Black8110.20%
Hispanic91.38%
Other Race92.70%

Stafford Veterans by Race

Stafford Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stafford Veterans by Education

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51.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.4%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Stafford Employment by Age

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Stafford Employment by Race

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Stafford 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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36.85%

Born in Stafford

81.87%

Native Born

18.13%

Foreign Born

9.48%

Non Citizen

8.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.87% of Stafford residents were born in the United States, with 36.85% having been born in Virginia. 9.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Stafford Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,2520.00%
20204,2520.00%
20194,25246612.31%
20183,786-47-1.23%
20173,833-34-0.88%
20163,867-428-9.97%
20154,295-110-2.50%
20144,4051864.41%
20134,219-435-9.35%
20124,6542245.06%
20114,4301102.55%
20104,3200.00%

Stafford Population by Year