Dickenson County, Virginia Population 2024

13,471

Dickenson County, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 13,471 with a growth rate of -0.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dickenson County, Virginia is the 105th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 15,846 and has seen a growth of -14.99% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202912,836-127-0.98%
202812,963-127-0.97%
202713,090-127-0.96%
202613,217-127-0.95%
202513,344-127-0.94%
202413,471-127-0.93%
202313,598-127-0.93%
202213,725-127-0.92%
202113,852-222-1.58%
202014,074-221-1.55%
201914,295-207-1.43%
201814,502-226-1.53%
201714,728-291-1.94%
201615,019-181-1.19%
201515,200-145-0.94%
201415,345-182-1.17%
201315,527-181-1.15%
201215,708-70-0.44%
201115,778-68-0.43%
201015,846
199017,620-2,186-11.04%
198019,8063,72923.19%
197016,077-4,134-20.45%
196020,211-3,182-13.6%
195023,3932,12710%
194021,2665,10331.57%
193016,1632,62119.35%
192013,5424,34347.21%
19109,1991,45218.74%
19007,7472,67052.59%
18905,077-7,759-60.45%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.93% (-127)
County Website
Dickenson County
County Seat
2010 Population
15,846
Area
331 mi²
Density
41 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-14.99% (-2,375)
Founded
1880

Dickenson County, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,76997.73%
Two or more races1310.93%
Black or African American1020.72%
Asian500.35%
Native American260.18%
Other race110.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dickenson County, Virginia Population by Race

Dickenson County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Dickenson County, Virginia Median Age

45.5

Total

43.9

Male

46.3

Female

Dickenson County, Virginia Adults

There are 11,365 adults, (3,297 of whom are seniors) in Dickenson County, Virginia.

Dickenson County, Virginia Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickenson County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female6,92449.14%
Male7,16550.86%

Dickenson County, Virginia Population by Age

Dickenson County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,5432.4677.222.8
Married2,8713.0589.310.7
Non Family1,7341.1464.935.1
Female6213.167129
Male3172.947.352.7
showing: 5 rows

2.99

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dickenson 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

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

Dickenson 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50%.

Dickenson County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,115

Average Earnings

$48,673

Average Male

$35,227

Average Female

Dickenson County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dickenson County, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dickenson County, Virginia Language

99.58% of Dickenson County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.32% of the population.

Dickenson County, Virginia Language

Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,3162,88521.67%
Hispanic14011380.71%
Multiple1228166.39%
Asian502856%
Native262180.77%
Black5247.69%
showing: 6 rows

22.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.29%

Male Poverty Rate

25.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickenson County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickenson County, Virginia is Native, with 80.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickenson County, Virginia is Black, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.76%.

Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.24%
High School21.7%
Some College17.38%
Bachelors or Greater5.21%
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Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Male Unemployed39.22%
Female Employed9.6%
Male Employed7.63%
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Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dickenson County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dickenson County, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Dickenson County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dickenson 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.

Dickenson County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dickenson County, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

689

Number of Veterans

663

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.6%

Labor Force Participation

38.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Dickenson County, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dickenson County, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dickenson 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

82.28%

Born in Dickenson County, Virginia

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.72% of Dickenson County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 82.28% having been born in Virginia. 0.13% 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

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