Wise, Virginia Population 2021

2,820
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Wise Demographics

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

  • White: 94.45%
  • Black or African American: 2.13%
  • Two or more races: 1.86%
  • Asian: 1.56%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wise, Virginia is 2,820based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,949.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,286.

Wise, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,84094.45%
Black or African American642.13%
Two or More Races561.86%
Asian471.56%
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Wise Population By Race

Wise Population Pyramid 2021

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Wise Median Age

45.4


Total

46.4


Male

43.8


Female

Wise Adults

There are 2,564 adults, (527 of whom are seniors) in Wise.

Wise Age Dependency

47.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wise Sex Ratio

Mujer

1,538

51.15%

Masculino

1,469

48.85%

Wise Population by Age

Wise Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wise Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
All58.1%41.9%
Non Family43.1%56.9%
Mujer18.6%81.4%
Masculino0%100%

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wise Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2782.3458.1
Married6132.7882.5
Non Family4921.5143.1
Mujer1292.9118.6
Masculino443.860

2.84

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Wise Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2139.84%
9th to 12th Grade1928.87%
High School Graduate47121.77%
Some College48022.18%
Associates Degree1527.02%
Bachelors Degree32515.02%
Graduate Degree33115.30%
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Wise Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wise Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0691,685600
2+ Races452419
Asian373737
Hispanic1313

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Wise Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$35,938$41,336$31,614
Less Than 9th Grade$11,111$$
High School Graduate$31,719$$
Some College$26,637$40,250$21,745
Bachelors Degree$41,169$41,599$40,800
Graduate Degree$63,182$90,833$58,068

$35,938

Average Earnings

$41,336

Average Male

$31,614

Average Female

Wise Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wise Language by Age

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Wise Language

97.39% of Wise residents speak only English, while 2.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Wise Language

Wise Poverty by Race

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15.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.64%

Male Poverty Rate

19.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wise

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wise is White, with 16.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wise is White, with 16.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.82%.

Wise Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.46%
High School15.29%
Some College11.23%
Bachelors or Greater4.12%

Wise Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed18.77%
Male Employed7.22%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wise Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wise Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,470$63,964
Families$56,893$78,059
Married Families$65,893-
Non Families$31,944$41,348
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Income by Household Type

Wise Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wise Married by Age and Sex

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Wise 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.

Wise Marital Status by Race

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Wise Marital Status

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86

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
First Gulf War21
Second Gulf War7
World War II
Korea

Wise Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6447
65 to 7420
35 to 5419
75+
18 to 34

Wise Veterans by Age

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Wise Veterans by Race

Wise Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wise Veterans by Education

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56.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wise Employment by Age

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Wise Employment by Race

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Wise 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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65.78%

Born in Wise

96.94%

Native Born

3.06%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

2.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.94% of Wise residents were born in the United States, with 65.78% having been born in Virginia. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wise Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,820-43-1.50%
20202,863-43-1.48%
20192,906-43-1.46%
20182,949-45-1.50%
20172,994-46-1.51%
20163,040-41-1.33%
20153,081-39-1.25%
20143,120-54-1.70%
20133,174-29-0.91%
20123,203-28-0.87%
20113,231-7-0.22%
20103,238-17-0.05%
20003,255620.19%
19903,193-701-1.97%
19803,8941,0033.02%
19702,8912771.01%
19602,6140.00%

Wise Population by Year