Craig County, Virginia Population 2021

Craig County, Virginia's estimated population is 5,189 with a growth rate of 0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Craig County, Virginia is the 131st largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 5,198 and has seen a growth of -0.17% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20215,189290.56%
20205,160290.57%
20195,131290.57%
20185,102400.79%
20175,062-58-1.13%
20165,120-16-0.31%
20155,136-40-0.77%
20145,176380.74%
20135,1380.00%
20125,138-31-0.60%
20115,169-29-0.56%
20105,19882618.89%
19904,37242410.74%
19803,94842412.03%
19703,5241685.01%
19603,356-96-2.78%
19503,452-317-8.41%
19403,7692075.81%
19303,562-538-13.12%
19204,100-611-12.97%
19104,7114189.74%
19004,29345811.94%
18903,835411.08%
18803,79485228.96%
18702,942-611-17.20%
18603,5530.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.56%
County Website
Founded
1851
County Seat
2010 Population
5,198
Growth Since 2010
-0.17%
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Craig County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,04098.63%
Two or More Races631.23%
Black or African American60.12%
Some Other Race10.02%
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Craig County, Virginia Population by Race

Craig County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Craig County, Virginia Median Age

46.3


Total

46.5


Male

45.9


Female

Craig County, Virginia Adults

There are 4,155 adults, (1,088 of whom are seniors) in Craig County, Virginia.

Craig County, Virginia Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Craig County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

2,732

53.46%

Male

2,378

46.54%

Craig County, Virginia Population by Age

Craig County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Craig County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
Female83%17%
All76.4%23.6%
Non Family65.2%34.8%
Male0%100%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Craig County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2972.2276.4
Married1,2032.8784
Non Family8581.0965.2
Female2242.8383
Male125.670

2.83

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Craig County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2025.35%
9th to 12th Grade1443.82%
High School Graduate1,41637.52%
Some College66917.73%
Associates Degree45111.95%
Bachelors Degree61216.22%
Graduate Degree2807.42%
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Craig County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Craig County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7643,418892
2+ Races1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.70%.

Craig County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,892$47,159$32,024
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$38,228$39,196$32,228
Some College$43,221$53,684$34,688
Bachelors Degree$41,648$76,667$24,361
Graduate Degree$$31,646$

$38,892

Average Earnings

$47,159

Average Male

$32,024

Average Female

Craig County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Craig County, Virginia Language by Age

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Craig County, Virginia Language

99.29% of Craig County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.

Craig County, Virginia Language

Craig County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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8.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.13%

Male Poverty Rate

9.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Craig County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Craig County, Virginia is White, with 8.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Craig County, Virginia is White, with 8.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.76%.

Craig County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.59%
High School8.76%
Some College5.45%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Craig County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed29.79%
Female Employed8.05%
Male Employed0.00%

Craig County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Craig County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,708$65,971
Families$78,787$84,088
Married Families$85,179-
Non Families$31,325$35,090
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Income by Household Type

Craig County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Craig County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Craig County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Craig County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Craig County, Virginia Marital Status

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320

Number of Veterans

286

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam122
Korea45
First Gulf War38
Second Gulf War25
World War II

Craig County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+102
55 to 6483
65 to 7476
35 to 5459
18 to 34

Craig County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3137.55%
2+ Races770.00%

Craig County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Craig County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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4.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Craig County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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58.1%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Craig County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Craig County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Craig 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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74.93%

Born in Craig County, Virginia

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Craig County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 74.93% having been born in Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Craig 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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