Alleghany County, Virginia Population 2020

Alleghany County, Virginia's estimated population is 14,492 with a growth rate of -1.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alleghany County, Virginia is the 101st largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202014,492-209-1.42%
201914,701-209-1.40%
201814,910-209-1.38%
201715,119-260-1.69%
201615,379-41-0.27%
201515,420-182-1.17%
201415,602-319-2.00%
201315,921-110-0.69%
201216,031-128-0.79%
201116,159-42-0.26%
201016,2013,02522.96%
199013,176-1,157-8.07%
198014,3331,87215.02%
197012,4613332.75%
196012,128-11,011-47.59%
195023,1394511.99%
194022,6882,50012.38%
193020,1884,85631.67%
192015,3321,1598.18%
191014,173-2,157-13.21%
190016,3307,04775.91%
18909,2833,69766.18%
18805,5861,91252.04%
18703,674-3,091-45.69%
18606,7653,25092.46%
18503,51576627.86%
18402,749-67-2.38%
18302,8160.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.42%
County Website
Founded
1822
County Seat
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Alleghany County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,06592.01%
Black or African American8235.38%
Two or More Races2891.89%
Some Other Race910.60%
Asian110.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.05%
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Alleghany County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Alleghany County, Virginia Median Age

47.4


Total

45.9


Male

48.6


Female

Alleghany County, Virginia Adults

There are 12,347 adults, (3,561 of whom are seniors) in Alleghany County, Virginia.

Alleghany County, Virginia Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Alleghany County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

7,766

50.80%

Male

7,520

49.20%

Alleghany County, Virginia Households and Families

Alleghany County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alleghany County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
Male84.4%15.6%
All77.7%22.3%
Non Family71%29%
Female50.1%49.9%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7412.2277.7
Married3,1232.8388.7
Non Family2,6061.271
Female6973.0650.1
Male3152.784.4

2.77

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Alleghany County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5054.48%
9th to 12th Grade1,1219.94%
High School Graduate4,50739.97%
Some College2,29020.31%
Associates Degree1,1179.91%
Bachelors Degree1,17210.39%
Graduate Degree5645.00%
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Alleghany County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,4608,9911,665
Black55746241
Hispanic1471046
Multiple Races119626
Other Race575213
Asian11115
Islander77

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 45.45%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,260$44,694$26,213
Less Than High School$18,962$21,761$17,300
High School Grad$31,498$37,670$25,132
Some College$36,510$51,827$25,707
Bachelors Degree$43,563$68,914$39,250
Graduate Degree$58,835$59,088$55,000

$35,260

Average Earnings

$44,694

Average Male

$26,213

Average Female

Alleghany County, Virginia Language

Alleghany County, Virginia Language by Age

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Alleghany County, Virginia Language

98.53% of Alleghany County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Alleghany County, Virginia Poverty

Alleghany County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,6982,48818.16%
Black78831139.47%
Multiple27819670.50%
Hispanic21812959.17%
Other912021.98%

20.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.31%

Male Poverty Rate

21.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alleghany County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alleghany County, Virginia is Multiple, with 70.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alleghany County, Virginia is White, with 18.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.62%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.47%
High School16.80%
Some College13.50%
Bachelors or Greater4.11%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.66%
Male Unemployed44.12%
Male Employed4.90%
Female Employed4.37%

Alleghany County, Virginia Income

Alleghany County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,794$60,513
Families$59,442$69,693
Married Families$68,187-
Non Families$26,604$42,772
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Alleghany County, Virginia Marital Status

Alleghany County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Alleghany County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Alleghany County, Virginia 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 35-44.

Alleghany County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Alleghany County, Virginia Veterans

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1,093

Number of Veterans

1,038

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam458
First Gulf War159
Korea117
Second Gulf War71
World War II69
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74314
75+274
55 to 64254
35 to 54204
18 to 3447
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0399.00%
Black549.05%
Hispanic149.52%

Alleghany County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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11.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alleghany County, Virginia Employment Status

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50.1%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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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74.20%

Born in Virginia

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Alleghany County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 74.20% having been born in Virginia. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990