Tappahannock, Virginia Population 2020

2,363
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Tappahannock is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 2,363, it is the 87th largest city in Virginia and the 7015th largest city in the United States. Tappahannock is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -0.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,375 in 2010. Tappahannock reached it's highest population of 2,453 in 2011. Spanning over 3 miles, Tappahannock has a population density of 885 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tappahannock is $45,300 with a poverty rate of 32.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $874 per month, and the median house value is $178,000. The median age in Tappahannock is 39.5 years, 39.1 years for males, and 39.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 65.8 males.

Tappahannock Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 50.39%
  • White: 47.58%
  • Two or more races: 1.51%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tappahannock, Virginia is 2,363, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,397.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,375.

Tappahannock, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American97050.39%
White91647.58%
Two or More Races291.51%
Asian100.52%
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Tappahannock Population Pyramid 2020

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Tappahannock Median Age

39.5


Total

39.1


Male

39.7


Female

Tappahannock Adults

There are 1,486 adults, (376 of whom are seniors) in Tappahannock.

Tappahannock Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Tappahannock Sex Ratio

Female

1,161

60.31%

Male

764

39.69%

Tappahannock Households and Families

Tappahannock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tappahannock Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.4%31.6%
All40.6%59.4%
Non Family35.2%64.8%
Female13.1%86.9%
Male0%100%

40.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8452.140.6
Non Family4491.135.2
Married2472.7268.4
Female1223.8413.1
Male275.220

3.17

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Tappahannock Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade695.32%
9th to 12th Grade14611.25%
High School Graduate45535.05%
Some College25719.80%
Associates Degree675.16%
Bachelors Degree20015.41%
Graduate Degree1048.01%
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Tappahannock Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White670590224
Black59546061
Multiple Races131313
Hispanic1010
Asian10106

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,750$33,281$31,393
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,250$$29,063
Some College$24,301$32,813$24,154
Bachelors Degree$42,661$58,839$41,518
Graduate Degree$37,125$$37,125

$31,750

Average Earnings

$33,281

Average Male

$31,393

Average Female

Tappahannock Language

Tappahannock Language by Age

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Tappahannock Language

96.14% of Tappahannock residents speak only English, while 3.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Tappahannock Poverty

Tappahannock Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black95947149.11%
White8339911.88%
Multiple2929100.00%
Asian10660.00%

32.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.59%

Male Poverty Rate

33.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tappahannock

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tappahannock is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tappahannock is White, with 11.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.10%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.30%
High School29.45%
Bachelors or Greater16.78%
Some College16.03%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed53.52%
Female Employed16.09%
Male Employed10.10%

Tappahannock Income

Tappahannock Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,602$45,300
Families$46,087$60,684
Married Families$49,107-
Non Families$23,510$30,703
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Tappahannock Marital Status

Tappahannock Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

31.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Tappahannock Married by Age and Sex

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Tappahannock 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.

Tappahannock Marital Status by Race

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Tappahannock Veterans

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109

Number of Veterans

109

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War44
Vietnam32
Second Gulf War25
Korea16
World War II6
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5451
65 to 7427
75+26
55 to 645
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White8310.84%
Black192.81%
2 or More753.85%

Tappahannock Veterans by Education

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6.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tappahannock Employment Status

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

11.9%

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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72.47%

Born in Virginia

94.91%

Native Born

5.09%

Foreign Born

3.48%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.91% of Tappahannock residents were born in the United States, with 72.47% having been born in Virginia. 3.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,363-17-0.71%
20192,380-17-0.71%
20182,397-19-0.79%
20172,416-17-0.70%
20162,433-2-0.08%
20152,43550.21%
20142,430-20-0.82%
20132,45050.20%
20122,445-8-0.33%
20112,45350.20%
20102,4480.00%