Colonial Heights city, Virginia Population 2021

Colonial Heights city, Virginia's estimated population is 17,102 with a growth rate of -0.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Colonial Heights city, Virginia is the null largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 17,339 and has seen a growth of -1.37% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202117,102-134-0.78%
202017,236-134-0.77%
201917,370-134-0.77%
201817,504800.46%
201717,424260.15%
201617,398-46-0.26%
201517,44420.01%
201417,442-45-0.26%
201317,4871040.60%
201217,383990.57%
201117,284-55-0.32%
201017,3391,2757.94%
199016,064-445-2.70%
198016,5091,4129.35%
197015,0975,51057.47%
19609,5873,51057.76%
19506,0770.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.78%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
17,339
Growth Since 2010
-1.37%
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Colonial Heights city, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,16375.53%
Black or African American2,67315.34%
Asian7244.15%
Two or More Races5333.06%
Some Other Race2651.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.11%
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Colonial Heights city, Virginia Population By Race

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2021

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Colonial Heights city, Virginia Median Age

40.6


Total

38.6


Male

43.1


Female

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Adults

There are 13,451 adults, (3,550 of whom are seniors) in Colonial Heights city, Virginia.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Mujer

9,368

53.75%

Masculino

8,060

46.25%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Population by Age

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colonial Heights city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
All62.9%37.1%
Masculino61.7%38.3%
Non Family54.9%45.1%
Mujer39.9%60.1%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0362.4562.9
Married2,9573.0579.5
Non Family2,5921.1954.9
Mujer1,2183.5839.9
Masculino2693.0361.7

3.08

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Colonial Heights city, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4213.48%
9th to 12th Grade6105.04%
High School Graduate3,79531.38%
Some College2,94824.38%
Associates Degree1,23810.24%
Bachelors Degree2,06917.11%
Graduate Degree1,0138.38%
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Colonial Heights city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,3068,7162,396
Black1,5971,405262
Hispanic572420165
Asian450373178
2+ Races24222769
Other Race15911752
Native American221717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 93.80%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 77.27%.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$37,536$45,391$31,458
Less Than 9th Grade$19,091$16,923$23,542
High School Graduate$31,194$41,103$27,500
Some College$37,188$43,843$31,413
Bachelors Degree$41,216$47,222$37,909
Graduate Degree$62,837$76,563$50,714

$37,536

Average Earnings

$45,391

Average Male

$31,458

Average Female

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Language by Age

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Colonial Heights city, Virginia Language

89.67% of Colonial Heights city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 10.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.25% of the population.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Language

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,4341,1799.48%
Black2,62640115.27%
Asian72422731.35%
Multiple53314827.77%
Hispanic1,01812812.57%

12.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.06%

Male Poverty Rate

13.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colonial Heights city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colonial Heights city, Virginia is Asian, with 31.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colonial Heights city, Virginia is White, with 9.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.08%.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.76%
High School13.17%
Some College8.95%
Bachelors or Greater1.04%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.03%
Male Unemployed27.92%
Male Employed5.93%
Female Employed5.31%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,550$68,797
Families$73,441$83,432
Married Families$91,982-
Non Families$31,701$38,680
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Income by Household Type

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Colonial Heights city, 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 55-64.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Colonial Heights city, Virginia Marital Status

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1,681

Number of Veterans

1,446

Male Veterans

235

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam564
First Gulf War537
Second Gulf War437
Korea131
World War II67

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54526
75+393
65 to 74388
55 to 64237
18 to 34137

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,39513.17%
Black23012.82%
Hispanic9915.05%
2+ Races3913.09%
Other Race138.18%
Asian40.77%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by Education

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7.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Employment by Age

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Colonial Heights city, Virginia Employment by Race

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Colonial Heights city, 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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61.18%

Born in Colonial Heights city, Virginia

92.68%

Native Born

7.32%

Foreign Born

2.28%

Non Citizen

5.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.68% of Colonial Heights city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 61.18% having been born in Virginia. 2.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Colonial Heights city, 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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