Wytheville, Virginia Population 2021

7,925
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Wytheville is a city located in Wythe County Virginia. It is also the county seat of Wythe County. With a 2020 population of 7,925, it is the 45th largest city in Virginia and the 3656th largest city in the United States . Wytheville is currently growing at a rate of 0.03% annually but its population has decreased by -3.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,211 in 2010. Wytheville reached it's highest population of 8,210 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Wytheville has a population density of 547 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wytheville is $63,423 with a poverty rate of 22.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $640 per month, and the median house value is $159,700. The median age in Wytheville is 48.9 years, 48 years for males, and 50 years for females.

Wytheville Demographics

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

  • White: 87.46%
  • Black or African American: 7.89%
  • Two or more races: 3.02%
  • Asian: 1.62%
  • Native American: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wytheville, Virginia is 7,925 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,919.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,211.

Wytheville, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,95987.46%
Black or African American6287.89%
Two or More Races2403.02%
Asian1291.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.01%
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Wytheville Population by Race

Wytheville Population Pyramid $2021

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Wytheville Median Age

48.9


Total

48


Male

50


Female

Wytheville Adults

There are 6,691 adults, (1,941 of whom are seniors) in Wytheville.

Wytheville Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wytheville Sex Ratio

Female

4,311

54.18%

Male

3,646

45.82%

Wytheville Population by Age

Wytheville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wytheville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
Male62.7%37.3%
All60.4%39.6%
Non Family46.7%53.3%
Female18.8%81.2%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wytheville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6842.160.4
Non Family1,6411.2846.7
Married1,4662.5782.4
Male3273.5362.7
Female2502.8918.8

2.62

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Wytheville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2784.67%
9th to 12th Grade2974.98%
High School Graduate2,13435.82%
Some College1,30521.90%
Associates Degree5058.48%
Bachelors Degree79313.31%
Graduate Degree64610.84%
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Wytheville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wytheville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3104,7641,346
Black49747654
Asian969639
2+ Races3838
Hispanic179

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 40.63%.

Wytheville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,443$37,935$30,747
Less Than 9th Grade$23,254$23,922$
High School Graduate$31,301$37,315$22,350
Some College$35,592$36,842$32,103
Bachelors Degree$33,162$53,854$31,250
Graduate Degree$51,277$52,552$51,031

$34,443

Average Earnings

$37,935

Average Male

$30,747

Average Female

Wytheville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wytheville Language by Age

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Wytheville Language

97.91% of Wytheville residents speak only English, while 2.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.50% of the population.

Wytheville Language

Wytheville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,7431,40120.78%
Black60213622.59%
Multiple23813556.72%
Asian1298062.02%
Hispanic421023.81%

22.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.10%

Male Poverty Rate

26.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wytheville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wytheville is Asian, with 62.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wytheville is White, with 20.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.33%.

Wytheville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.39%
High School19.49%
Some College15.96%
Bachelors or Greater7.84%

Wytheville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed87.62%
Male Unemployed22.50%
Female Employed11.60%
Male Employed7.19%

Wytheville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wytheville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,820$63,423
Families$64,899$76,837
Married Families$74,343-
Non Families$30,481$44,670
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Income by Household Type

Wytheville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wytheville Married by Age and Sex

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Wytheville 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 35-44.

Wytheville Marital Status by Race

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Wytheville Marital Status

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801

Number of Veterans

750

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam325
First Gulf War116
Korea76
Second Gulf War68
World War II44

Wytheville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74280
75+250
35 to 54136
55 to 6491
18 to 3444

Wytheville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White76012.70%
Black417.48%

Wytheville Veterans by Race

Wytheville Veterans by Education

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8.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wytheville Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Wytheville Employment by Age

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Wytheville Employment by Race

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Wytheville 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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75.42%

Born in Wytheville

98.74%

Native Born

1.26%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

0.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.74% of Wytheville residents were born in the United States, with 75.42% having been born in Virginia. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wytheville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,92520.03%
20207,92320.03%
20197,92120.03%
20187,919-58-0.73%
20177,977-3-0.04%
20167,980-53-0.66%
20158,033-21-0.26%
20148,054-92-1.13%
20138,146-45-0.55%
20128,191110.13%
20118,180-30-0.37%
20108,2104060.51%
20007,804-234-0.30%
19908,0389031.20%
19807,1351,0661.63%
19706,0694350.75%
19605,6341210.22%
19505,5138601.71%
19404,6531,3263.41%
19303,3273801.22%
19202,947-107-0.36%
19103,054510.17%
19003,0034331.57%
18902,5700.00%

Wytheville Population by Year