Dickenson County, Virginia Population 2021

Dickenson County, Virginia's estimated population is 13,902 with a growth rate of -1.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dickenson County, Virginia is the null largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 15,847 and has seen a growth of -12.27% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202113,902-208-1.47%
202014,110-208-1.45%
201914,318-208-1.43%
201814,526-196-1.33%
201714,722-292-1.94%
201615,014-187-1.23%
201515,201-143-0.93%
201415,344-182-1.17%
201315,526-181-1.15%
201215,707-72-0.46%
201115,779-68-0.43%
201015,847-1,773-10.06%
199017,620-2,186-11.04%
198019,8063,72923.19%
197016,077-4,134-20.45%
196020,211-3,182-13.60%
195023,3932,12710.00%
194021,2665,10331.57%
193016,1632,62119.35%
192013,5424,34347.21%
19109,1991,45218.74%
19007,7472,67052.59%
18905,0770.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.47%
County Website
Founded
1880
County Seat
2010 Population
15,847
Growth Since 2010
-12.27%
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Dickenson County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,47698.10%
Two or More Races1571.06%
Black or African American840.57%
Asian180.12%
Some Other Race130.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.05%
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Dickenson County, Virginia Population By Race

Dickenson County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2021

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Dickenson County, Virginia Median Age

44.7


Total

43.5


Male

46.1


Female

Dickenson County, Virginia Adults

There are 11,869 adults, (3,160 of whom are seniors) in Dickenson County, Virginia.

Dickenson County, Virginia Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickenson County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Mujer

7,284

49.36%

Masculino

7,472

50.64%

Dickenson County, Virginia Population by Age

Dickenson County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dickenson County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All75.7%24.3%
Masculino66.1%33.9%
Non Family65.7%34.3%
Mujer59.1%40.9%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dickenson County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7782.4775.7
Married2,8443.0287.6
Non Family1,9591.1165.7
Mujer6773.6259.1
Masculino2983.5866.1

3.09

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Dickenson County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,16610.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,28611.85%
High School Graduate4,18138.53%
Some College2,15719.88%
Associates Degree8958.25%
Bachelors Degree7987.35%
Graduate Degree3673.38%
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Dickenson County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dickenson County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,6238,2211,140
2+ Races1269121
Hispanic76624
Black6153
Other Race1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 16.67%.

Dickenson County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$33,507$37,917$28,191
Less Than 9th Grade$21,735$21,375$23,036
High School Graduate$28,051$32,199$21,192
Some College$32,839$40,464$25,958
Bachelors Degree$46,146$48,438$45,052
Graduate Degree$54,181$110,288$44,464

$33,507

Average Earnings

$37,917

Average Male

$28,191

Average Female

Dickenson County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dickenson County, Virginia Language by Age

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Dickenson County, Virginia Language

99.57% of Dickenson County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.29% of the population.

Dickenson County, Virginia Language

Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,9893,52925.23%
Hispanic1147969.30%
Multiple1504832.00%
Asian1818100.00%
Native88100.00%
Black3239.38%

25.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.79%

Male Poverty Rate

28.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickenson County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickenson County, Virginia is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickenson County, Virginia is Black, with 9.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.24%.

Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.55%
High School21.92%
Some College20.74%
Bachelors or Greater3.64%

Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed75.00%
Male Unemployed62.91%
Female Employed11.29%
Male Employed6.13%

Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dickenson County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,932$57,700
Families$42,622$75,197
Married Families$51,132-
Non Families$19,105$22,037
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Income by Household Type

Dickenson County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dickenson County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Dickenson 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 35-44.

Dickenson County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Dickenson County, Virginia Marital Status

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925

Number of Veterans

869

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam310
First Gulf War194
Second Gulf War115
Korea55
World War II27

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74265
35 to 54251
75+203
55 to 64114
18 to 3492

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9007.74%
2+ Races1713.18%
Black811.76%
Hispanic10.93%

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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14.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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37.5%

Labor Force Participation

35.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Dickenson County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Dickenson County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Dickenson 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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80.14%

Born in Dickenson County, Virginia

99.63%

Native Born

0.37%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.63% of Dickenson County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 80.14% having been born in Virginia. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dickenson 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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