Virginia, Minnesota Population 2021

8,261
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Virginia is a city located in St. Louis County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 8,261, it is the 117th largest city in Minnesota and the 3537th largest city in the United States . Virginia is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -5.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,712 in 2010. Virginia reached it's highest population of 14,034 in 1960. Spanning over 19 miles, Virginia has a population density of 440 people per square mile.

The average household income in Virginia is $53,095 with a poverty rate of 25.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $626 per month, and the median house value is $92,200. The median age in Virginia is 44.3 years, 40.2 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.

Virginia Demographics

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

  • White: 92.92%
  • Native American: 3.30%
  • Two or more races: 2.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.74%
  • Asian: 0.17%
  • Other race: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Virginia, Minnesota is 8,261 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,429.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,712.

Virginia, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,88392.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native2803.30%
Two or More Races2302.71%
Black or African American630.74%
Some Other Race140.17%
Asian140.17%
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Virginia Population by Race

Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Virginia Median Age

44.3


Total

40.2


Male

48.9


Female

Virginia Adults

There are 7,139 adults, (1,924 of whom are seniors) in Virginia.

Virginia Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

4,142

48.82%

Male

4,342

51.18%

Virginia Population by Age

Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
Male63.9%36.1%
All53.9%46.1%
Female46.2%53.8%
Non Family37.8%62.2%

53.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3051.8853.9
Non Family2,4261.1837.8
Married1,2152.7486.9
Female4313.1446.2
Male2332.3863.9

2.66

Average Family Size

1.88

Average Household Size

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Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1572.52%
9th to 12th Grade3816.12%
High School Graduate2,07233.28%
Some College1,39922.47%
Associates Degree1,09217.54%
Bachelors Degree82413.23%
Graduate Degree3014.83%
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Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,8225,3951,077
Native American17994
2+ Races1161167
Hispanic906429
Black1919
Other Race1414
Asian141412

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 asian people with a rate of 85.71%.

Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,445$44,858$30,940
Less Than 9th Grade$24,141$25,625$
High School Graduate$30,339$35,302$28,162
Some College$35,574$45,222$28,949
Bachelors Degree$46,346$52,955$43,478
Graduate Degree$63,676$95,917$52,813

$35,445

Average Earnings

$44,858

Average Male

$30,940

Average Female

Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Virginia Language by Age

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Virginia Language

95.62% of Virginia residents speak only English, while 4.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Virginia Language

Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,5301,82824.28%
Native26911241.64%
Multiple2279240.53%
Hispanic1575132.48%
Black22522.73%

25.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.30%

Male Poverty Rate

24.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Virginia is Native, with 41.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Virginia is Black, with 22.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.19%.

Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.05%
High School30.14%
Some College16.81%
Bachelors or Greater5.52%

Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed95.04%
Male Unemployed65.35%
Male Employed13.04%
Female Employed10.19%

Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,161$53,095
Families$61,970$74,990
Married Families$76,607-
Non Families$22,423$34,538
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Income by Household Type

Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.1%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Virginia 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.

Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Virginia Marital Status

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590

Number of Veterans

573

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam144
Korea97
First Gulf War94
Second Gulf War72
World War II64

Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+226
65 to 74123
55 to 64120
35 to 5489
18 to 3432

Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5578.29%
2+ Races2317.69%
Native American52.33%
Black511.11%

Virginia Veterans by Race

Virginia Veterans by Education

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8.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Virginia Veterans by Education

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55%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Virginia Employment by Age

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Virginia Employment by Race

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Virginia 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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79.95%

Born in Virginia

98.21%

Native Born

1.79%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.21% of Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 79.95% having been born in Minnesota. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Virginia Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,261-56-0.67%
20208,317-56-0.67%
20198,373-56-0.66%
20188,429-55-0.65%
20178,484-46-0.54%
20168,530-52-0.61%
20158,582-52-0.60%
20148,634-22-0.25%
20138,656-11-0.13%
20128,667-24-0.28%
20118,691-17-0.20%
20108,708-449-0.50%
20009,157-253-0.27%
19909,410-1,646-1.60%
198011,056-1,394-1.18%
197012,450-1,584-1.19%
196014,0341,5481.18%
195012,4862220.18%
194012,2643010.25%
193011,963-2,059-1.58%
192014,0223,5492.96%
191010,4737,51113.46%
19002,9620.00%

Virginia Population by Year