Colonial Heights city, Virginia Population 2024

18,508

Colonial Heights city, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 18,508 with a growth rate of 0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Colonial Heights city, Virginia is the 84th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 17,338 and has seen a growth of 6.75% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202919,0831150.61%
202818,9681150.61%
202718,8531150.61%
202618,7381150.62%
202518,6231150.62%
202418,5081150.63%
202318,3931150.63%
202218,278530.29%
202118,225360.2%
202018,1891,1006.44%
201917,089-248-1.43%
201817,337-45-0.26%
201717,382-18-0.1%
201617,400-57-0.33%
201517,45790.05%
201417,448-44-0.25%
201317,4921020.59%
201217,3901020.59%
201117,288-50-0.29%
201017,33800%
199016,064-445-2.7%
198016,5091,4129.35%
197015,0975,51057.47%
19609,5873,51057.76%
19506,077-13,006-68.15%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.63% (115)
County Website
Colonial Heights city
2020 Population
18,189
Area
8 mi²
Density
2314 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
1.75% (319)

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,07972.03%
Black or African American3,12717.22%
Two or more races7784.28%
Asian6563.61%
Other race4622.54%
Native American400.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander160.09%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Population by Race

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Median Age

38.4

Total

38

Male

38.8

Female

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Adults

There are 13,917 adults, (3,405 of whom are seniors) in Colonial Heights city, Virginia.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female9,85454.27%
Male8,30445.73%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,6122.3666.433.6
Married3,0812.9685.914.1
Non Family2,6521.175743
Female1,5693.144357
Male3102.6871.928.1

2.9

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5344.2%
9th to 12th Grade5514.33%
High School Graduate3,93930.98%
Some College2,87822.64%
Associates Degree1,2419.76%
Bachelors Degree2,14816.9%
Graduate Degree1,42211.19%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White9,2938,7792,948
Black1,8211,737320
Hispanic764536152
2+ Races484462118
Asian46923250
Other Race33822365
Native American191919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,524$56,976$37,311
Less Than 9th Grade$19,368$18,242$32,604
High School Graduate$36,806$41,167$32,464
Some College$44,560$56,328$37,282
Bachelors Degree$64,754$78,110$47,130
Graduate Degree$71,923$79,815$56,823

$45,524

Average Earnings

$56,976

Average Male

$37,311

Average Female

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Language

91.68% of Colonial Heights city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 8.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.02% of the population.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Language

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,3458456.84%
Black3,03750316.56%
Multiple75718424.31%
Hispanic1,31616712.69%
Asian65612719.36%

10.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.55%

Male Poverty Rate

11.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colonial Heights city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colonial Heights city, Virginia is Multiple, with 24.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colonial Heights city, Virginia is White, with 6.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.94%.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.76%
Some College11.94%
High School5.48%
Bachelors or Greater2.56%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed70.2%
Male Employed4.44%
Female Employed3.56%
Male Unemployed0%

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

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$72,216$87,287
Families$90,408$101,270
Married Families$108,772$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,099$53,262

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Colonial Heights city, 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.

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,851

Number of Veterans

1,514

Male Veterans

337

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam592
First Gulf War566
Second Gulf War533
Korea75
World War II18

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54665
75+391
65 to 74325
55 to 64308
18 to 34162

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,21911.68%
Black40620.62%
Hispanic14618.18%
Other Race10932.25%
2+ Races10017.95%
Asian173.57%

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Colonial Heights city, 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

62.69%

Born in Colonial Heights city, Virginia

94.34%

Native Born

5.66%

Foreign Born

2.24%

Non Citizen

3.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.34% of Colonial Heights city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 62.69% having been born in Virginia. 2.24% 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

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