Bland County, Virginia Population 2021

Bland County, Virginia's estimated population is 6,234 with a growth rate of -0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bland County, Virginia is the 128th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 6,799 and has seen a growth of -8.31% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,234-23-0.37%
20206,257-23-0.37%
20196,280-23-0.36%
20186,303-51-0.80%
20176,354-118-1.82%
20166,472-60-0.92%
20156,532-51-0.77%
20146,583-90-1.35%
20136,673-19-0.28%
20126,692-81-1.20%
20116,773-26-0.38%
20106,7992854.38%
19906,5141652.60%
19806,34992617.08%
19705,423-559-9.34%
19605,982-454-7.05%
19506,436-295-4.38%
19406,73170011.61%
19306,0314387.83%
19205,5934398.52%
19105,154-343-6.24%
19005,4973687.17%
18905,1291252.50%
18805,0041,00425.10%
18704,0000.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.37%
County Website
Founded
1861
County Seat
2010 Population
6,799
Growth Since 2010
-8.31%
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Bland County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,06694.96%
Black or African American2433.80%
Two or More Races630.99%
Asian100.16%
Some Other Race60.09%
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Bland County, Virginia Population by Race

Bland County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Bland County, Virginia Median Age

46.4


Total

42.6


Male

50.3


Female

Bland County, Virginia Adults

There are 5,354 adults, (1,438 of whom are seniors) in Bland County, Virginia.

Bland County, Virginia Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bland County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

2,824

44.21%

Male

3,564

55.79%

Bland County, Virginia Population by Age

Bland County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bland County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
All81.4%18.6%
Male80.5%19.5%
Non Family73.4%26.6%
Female49.6%50.4%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bland County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3672.3281.4
Married1,3652.991
Non Family6381.0473.4
Female2462.7149.6
Male1181.6980.5

2.72

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Bland County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2204.45%
9th to 12th Grade3456.98%
High School Graduate2,09842.43%
Some College1,05421.31%
Associates Degree52710.66%
Bachelors Degree52010.52%
Graduate Degree1813.66%
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Bland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,6574,102684
Black22621611
2+ Races2727
Hispanic2525
Asian10106

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 60.00%.

Bland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,497$40,189$26,815
Less Than 9th Grade$35,298$36,270$
High School Graduate$30,215$32,346$23,438
Some College$27,444$48,447$25,946
Bachelors Degree$58,361$54,044$58,889
Graduate Degree$54,423$116,607$36,058

$33,497

Average Earnings

$40,189

Average Male

$26,815

Average Female

Bland County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bland County, Virginia Language by Age

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Bland County, Virginia Language

97.63% of Bland County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.67% of the population.

Bland County, Virginia Language

Bland County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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10.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.71%

Male Poverty Rate

10.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bland County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bland County, Virginia is White, with 10.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bland County, Virginia is White, with 10.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.21%.

Bland County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School16.29%
Less Than 9th Grade7.93%
Some College6.42%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Bland County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed75.86%
Male Unemployed30.39%
Male Employed7.38%
Female Employed2.74%

Bland County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bland County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,531$61,815
Families$54,977$72,894
Married Families$71,514-
Non Families$20,625$27,813
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Income by Household Type

Bland County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bland County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Bland County, Virginia Marriage

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

Bland County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Bland County, Virginia Marital Status

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362

Number of Veterans

342

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam157
First Gulf War79
Second Gulf War55
Korea23
World War II

Bland County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74125
75+99
35 to 5472
55 to 6434
18 to 3432

Bland County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Bland County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Bland County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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4.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bland County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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44.4%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bland County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Bland County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Bland 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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56.17%

Born in Bland County, Virginia

99.73%

Native Born

0.27%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

0.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.73% of Bland County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 56.17% having been born in Virginia. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bland 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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