Alleghany County, Virginia Population 2021

Alleghany County, Virginia's estimated population is 14,608 with a growth rate of -0.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alleghany County, Virginia is the null largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 16,203 and has seen a growth of -9.84% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202114,608-126-0.86%
202014,734-126-0.85%
201914,860-126-0.84%
201814,986-142-0.94%
201715,128-259-1.68%
201615,387-38-0.25%
201515,425-180-1.15%
201415,605-318-2.00%
201315,923-111-0.69%
201216,034-129-0.80%
201116,163-40-0.25%
201016,2033,02722.97%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.86%
County Website
Founded
1822
County Seat
2010 Population
16,203
Growth Since 2010
-9.84%
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Alleghany County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,01292.45%
Black or African American8815.81%
Two or More Races1721.13%
Some Other Race760.50%
Asian160.11%
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Alleghany County, Virginia Population By Race

Alleghany County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2021

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Alleghany County, Virginia Median Age

48.1


Total

46.4


Male

49.4


Female

Alleghany County, Virginia Adults

There are 12,293 adults, (3,607 of whom are seniors) in Alleghany County, Virginia.

Alleghany County, Virginia Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Alleghany County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Mujer

7,790

51.40%

Masculino

7,367

48.60%

Alleghany County, Virginia Population by Age

Alleghany County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alleghany County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
Masculino79.8%20.2%
All76.2%23.8%
Non Family69%31%
Mujer45.6%54.4%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alleghany County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6002.2476.2
Married3,2462.8587.8
Non Family2,3671.1569
Mujer7002.9645.6
Masculino2872.6779.8

2.78

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Alleghany County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4824.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,0909.71%
High School Graduate4,53040.35%
Some College2,30320.51%
Associates Degree1,13510.11%
Bachelors Degree1,0219.09%
Graduate Degree6675.94%
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Alleghany County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alleghany County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,4178,9821,563
Black56646390
Hispanic15414421
2+ Races75515
Other Race4737
Asian16169

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 56.25%.

Alleghany County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$36,764$46,075$26,698
Less Than 9th Grade$18,634$20,463$17,332
High School Graduate$31,210$41,500$23,293
Some College$39,568$50,246$27,576
Bachelors Degree$44,700$79,306$40,670
Graduate Degree$56,719$72,708$50,625

$36,764

Average Earnings

$46,075

Average Male

$26,698

Average Female

Alleghany County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alleghany County, Virginia Language by Age

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Alleghany County, Virginia Language

98.18% of Alleghany County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

Alleghany County, Virginia Language

Alleghany County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,5952,45318.04%
Black84135442.09%
Multiple16010364.38%
Hispanic2253917.33%
Other761418.42%

19.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.76%

Male Poverty Rate

20.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alleghany County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alleghany County, Virginia is Multiple, with 64.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alleghany County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 17.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.00%.

Alleghany County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.15%
High School18.71%
Some College12.18%
Bachelors or Greater2.90%

Alleghany County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.55%
Male Unemployed32.56%
Female Employed6.28%
Male Employed5.01%

Alleghany County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alleghany County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,673$62,034
Families$58,933$70,143
Married Families$65,700-
Non Families$26,716$43,701
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Income by Household Type

Alleghany County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Alleghany County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Alleghany County, Virginia Marital Status

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1,042

Number of Veterans

993

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam433
First Gulf War151
Korea120
Second Gulf War95
World War II46

Alleghany County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+300
65 to 74292
55 to 64215
35 to 54200
18 to 3435

Alleghany County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0248.91%
Hispanic3422.08%
Black182.89%

Alleghany County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Alleghany County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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8.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alleghany County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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48.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Alleghany County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Alleghany County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Alleghany County, 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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76.55%

Born in Alleghany County, Virginia

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

0.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.75% of Alleghany County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 76.55% having been born in Virginia. 0.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alleghany County, Virginia Place of Birth

  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

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