Wytheville, Virginia Population 2020

7,951
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Wytheville is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 7,951, it is the 45th largest city in Virginia and the 3645th largest city in the United States. Wytheville is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually but its population has decreased by -3.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,211 in 2010. Wytheville reached it's highest population of 8,206 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Wytheville has a population density of 549 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wytheville is $63,368 with a poverty rate of 23.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $629 per month, and the median house value is $176,200. The median age in Wytheville is 49.3 years, 48.3 years for males, and 49.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.9 males.

Wytheville Demographics

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

  • White: 87.31%
  • Black or African American: 8.89%
  • Two or more races: 1.91%
  • Asian: 1.31%
  • Other race: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wytheville, Virginia is 7,951, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,941.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,211.

Wytheville, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,98587.31%
Black or African American7118.89%
Two or More Races1531.91%
Asian1051.31%
Some Other Race460.57%
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Wytheville Population Pyramid 2020

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Wytheville Median Age

49.3


Total

48.3


Male

49.9


Female

Wytheville Adults

There are 6,617 adults, (1,962 of whom are seniors) in Wytheville.

Wytheville Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wytheville Sex Ratio

Female

4,374

54.67%

Male

3,626

45.32%

Wytheville Households and Families

Wytheville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wytheville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All62.6%37.4%
Male58.9%41.1%
Non Family49.7%50.3%
Female11.6%88.4%

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6592.1262.6
Non Family1,6431.2449.7
Married1,4352.688.2
Male2973.6458.9
Female2843.1511.6

2.68

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Wytheville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2193.70%
9th to 12th Grade2944.97%
High School Graduate2,12835.98%
Some College1,26721.42%
Associates Degree5178.74%
Bachelors Degree86314.59%
Graduate Degree62610.59%
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Wytheville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,2984,8061,429
Black50548421
Asian565628
Multiple Races3636
Hispanic191911
Other Race111111

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,875$39,344$26,314
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$25,720$36,138$17,878
Some College$35,563$38,906$31,465
Bachelors Degree$32,993$54,167$27,938
Graduate Degree$53,182$53,348$53,009

$32,875

Average Earnings

$39,344

Average Male

$26,314

Average Female

Wytheville Language

Wytheville Language by Age

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Wytheville Language

97.90% of Wytheville residents speak only English, while 2.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Wytheville Poverty

Wytheville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,7761,56723.13%
Black68413419.59%
Multiple1529965.13%
Asian1056158.10%

23.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.02%

Male Poverty Rate

26.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wytheville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wytheville is Multiple, with 65.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wytheville is Black, with 19.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.85%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.85%
High School18.89%
Some College16.64%
Bachelors or Greater8.94%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.29%
Male Unemployed18.57%
Female Employed12.61%
Male Employed9.59%

Wytheville Income

Wytheville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,809$63,368
Families$64,194$77,644
Married Families$77,520-
Non Families$25,424$43,964
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Wytheville Marital Status

Wytheville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wytheville Marital Status by Race

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Wytheville Veterans

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749

Number of Veterans

677

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam334
Korea104
Second Gulf War74
First Gulf War36
World War II35
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74253
75+233
55 to 64159
35 to 5456
18 to 3448
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Name Veterans % of Total
White73312.46%
Black162.61%

Wytheville Veterans by Education

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8.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wytheville Employment Status

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54.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

7.2%

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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73.70%

Born in Virginia

98.98%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.40%

Non Citizen

0.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.98% of Wytheville residents were born in the United States, with 73.70% having been born in Virginia. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,95150.06%
20197,94650.06%
20187,941-55-0.69%
20177,99650.06%
20167,991-45-0.56%
20158,036-20-0.25%
20148,056-89-1.09%
20138,145-45-0.55%
20128,190140.17%
20118,176-30-0.37%
20108,2064020.50%
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%