Buckingham County, Virginia Population 2024

17,066

Buckingham County, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 17,066 with a growth rate of 0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Buckingham County, Virginia is the 89th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 17,092 and has seen a growth of -0.15% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202917,276420.24%
202817,234420.24%
202717,192420.24%
202617,150420.25%
202517,108420.25%
202417,066420.25%
202317,024420.25%
202216,982420.25%
202116,9401140.68%
202016,826-308-1.8%
201917,134920.54%
201817,042-4-0.02%
201717,04620.01%
201617,044220.13%
201517,022860.51%
201416,936-218-1.27%
201317,154830.49%
201217,071-146-0.85%
201117,2171250.73%
201017,092
199012,8731,1229.55%
198011,7511,15410.89%
197010,597-280-2.57%
196010,877-1,411-11.48%
195012,288-1,110-8.28%
194013,398830.62%
193013,315-1,570-10.55%
192014,885-319-2.1%
191015,204-62-0.41%
190015,2668836.14%
189014,383-1,157-7.45%
188015,5402,16916.22%
187013,371-1,841-12.1%
186015,2121,3759.94%
185013,837-4,949-26.34%
184018,7864352.37%
183018,3517824.45%
182017,569-2,490-12.41%
181020,0596,67049.82%
180013,3893,61036.92%
17909,779-7,497-43.4%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.25% (42)
County Website
Buckingham County
County Seat
2020 Population
16,826
Area
580 mi²
Density
29 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
1.43% (240)
Founded
1761

Buckingham County, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,34861.34%
Black or African American5,42932.18%
Two or more races7584.49%
Other race2931.74%
Native American370.22%
Asian40.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Buckingham County, Virginia Population by Race

Buckingham County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Buckingham County, Virginia Median Age

43.3

Total

41.4

Male

46.9

Female

Buckingham County, Virginia Adults

There are 13,828 adults, (3,340 of whom are seniors) in Buckingham County, Virginia.

Buckingham County, Virginia Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Buckingham County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female7,46444.25%
Male9,40555.75%

Buckingham County, Virginia Population by Age

Buckingham County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,8982.5275.524.5
Married3,0003.1485.614.4
Non Family1,9231.1671.228.8
Female6153.1151.148.9
Male3603.5856.143.9
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3.11

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buckingham County, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Buckingham County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buckingham County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 92.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75%.

Buckingham County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,205

Average Earnings

$45,223

Average Male

$34,600

Average Female

Buckingham County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buckingham County, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buckingham County, Virginia Language

96.49% of Buckingham County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.78% of the population.

Buckingham County, Virginia Language

Buckingham County, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,43895121.43%
White9,5388338.73%
Hispanic31424979.3%
Other24123095.44%
Multiple574345.92%
Native191368.42%
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14.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.92%

Male Poverty Rate

17.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buckingham County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buckingham County, Virginia is Other, with 95.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buckingham County, Virginia is Multiple, with 5.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.58%.

Buckingham County, Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.21%
High School13.38%
Some College11.63%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%
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Buckingham County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed70.81%
Male Unemployed51.26%
Female Employed7.09%
Male Employed3.65%
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Buckingham County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buckingham County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buckingham County, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Buckingham County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buckingham 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 35-44.

Buckingham County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buckingham County, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,033

Number of Veterans

976

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

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Buckingham County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Buckingham County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Buckingham County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Buckingham County, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buckingham County, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.5%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Buckingham County, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buckingham County, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buckingham County, Virginia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.67%

Born in Buckingham County, Virginia

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

0.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.52% of Buckingham County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 76.67% having been born in Virginia. 0.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buckingham County, Virginia Place of Birth

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