Sussex, Virginia Population 2021

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Sussex is a city located in Sussex County Virginia. Sussex has a 2020 population of 356. It is also the county seat of Sussex County. Sussex is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 39.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 256 in 2010. Sussex reached it's highest population of 356 in 2019.

The average household income in Sussex is $61,530 with a poverty rate of 8.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $165,400. The median age in Sussex is 51.2 years, 28.8 years for males, and 54.8 years for females.

Sussex Demographics

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

  • White: 76.12%
  • Black or African American: 23.03%
  • Two or more races: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sussex, Virginia is 356 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 264.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 256.

Sussex, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27176.12%
Black or African American8223.03%
Two or More Races30.84%
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Sussex Population by Race

Sussex Population Pyramid $2021

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Sussex Median Age

51.2


Total

28.8


Male

54.8


Female

Sussex Adults

There are 281 adults, (46 of whom are seniors) in Sussex.

Sussex Age Dependency

51.5

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sussex Sex Ratio

Female

126

35.39%

Male

230

64.61%

Sussex Population by Age

Sussex Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sussex Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married100%0%
All85.1%14.9%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
Male0%0%

85.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sussex Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1342.3785.1
Married773.06100
Non Family47057.4
Female103.5100
Male00

3.11

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Sussex Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade51.86%
9th to 12th Grade4717.47%
High School Graduate8330.86%
Some College6122.68%
Associates Degree10.37%
Bachelors Degree7226.77%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Sussex Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sussex Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19515172
Black7165
2+ Races31
Hispanic21

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.92%.

Sussex Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$13,882$$13,454
Less Than 9th Grade$11,513$17,000$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$$$45,750
Bachelors Degree$14,605$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$13,882

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$13,454

Average Female

Sussex Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sussex Language by Age

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Sussex Language

99.16% of Sussex residents speak only English, while 0.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Sussex Language

Sussex Poverty by Race

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8.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.26%

Male Poverty Rate

5.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sussex

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sussex is White, with 10.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sussex is White, with 10.27% 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 19.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0.00%.

Sussex Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College35.71%
High School9.59%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Sussex Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.93%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed16.67%

Sussex Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sussex Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,838$61,530
Families$69,426$82,268
Married Families$69,764-
Non Families-$23,143
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Income by Household Type

Sussex Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

68.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sussex Married by Age and Sex

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Sussex 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 Over 65.

Sussex Marital Status by Race

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Sussex Marital Status

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31

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Sussex Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7431
75+
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

Sussex Veterans by Age

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Sussex Veterans by Race

Sussex Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sussex Veterans by Education

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84.7%

Labor Force Participation

84.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Sussex Employment by Age

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Sussex Employment by Race

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Sussex 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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66.29%

Born in Sussex

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.72% of Sussex residents were born in the United States, with 66.29% having been born in Virginia. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sussex Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213560.00%
20203560.00%
20193569234.85%
20182647741.18%
20171875137.50%
2016136-9-6.21%
20151451814.17%
2014127-14-9.93%
2013141-25-15.06%
2012166-112-40.29%
2011278228.59%
20102560.00%

Sussex Population by Year