Dickenson County, Virginia Population 2020

Dickenson County, Virginia's estimated population is 14,127 with a growth rate of -1.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dickenson County, Virginia is the 102nd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202014,127-198-1.38%
201914,325-198-1.36%
201814,523-198-1.35%
201714,721-287-1.91%
201615,008-194-1.28%
201515,202-142-0.93%
201415,344-181-1.17%
201315,525-181-1.15%
201215,706-70-0.44%
201115,776-71-0.45%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.38%
County Website
Founded
1880
County Seat
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Dickenson County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,72198.40%
Two or More Races1060.71%
Black or African American990.66%
Some Other Race160.11%
Asian140.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.03%
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Dickenson County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Dickenson County, Virginia Median Age

44.3


Total

43.3


Male

45.8


Female

Dickenson County, Virginia Adults

There are 12,003 adults, (3,104 of whom are seniors) in Dickenson County, Virginia.

Dickenson County, Virginia Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickenson County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

7,375

49.30%

Male

7,585

50.70%

Dickenson County, Virginia Households and Families

Dickenson County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dickenson County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
Male82.2%17.8%
All76.3%23.7%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Female64.2%35.8%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8412.4876.3
Married2,8653.0686.7
Non Family2,0641.1364.7
Female6263.7564.2
Male2863.6482.2

3.14

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Dickenson County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,27811.67%
9th to 12th Grade1,40212.81%
High School Graduate4,06637.14%
Some College2,13919.54%
Associates Degree9728.88%
Bachelors Degree6966.36%
Graduate Degree3953.61%
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Dickenson County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,7078,0991,063
Multiple Races925819
Black79654
Hispanic78535
Other Race1616

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 multiple races people with a rate of 20.65%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,234$38,799$26,746
Less Than High School$22,056$22,692$20,875
High School Grad$28,415$35,990$22,895
Some College$32,739$40,026$26,233
Bachelors Degree$43,347$49,361$38,500
Graduate Degree$51,121$111,563$41,217

$32,234

Average Earnings

$38,799

Average Male

$26,746

Average Female

Dickenson County, Virginia Language

Dickenson County, Virginia Language by Age

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Dickenson County, Virginia Language

99.33% of Dickenson County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.42% of the population.

Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty

Dickenson County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,2263,38323.78%
Hispanic1127869.64%
Multiple922628.26%
Asian1414100.00%
Black30826.67%
Native44100.00%

24.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.20%

Male Poverty Rate

26.33%

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 White, with 23.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.85%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.91%
High School23.01%
Some College18.86%
Bachelors or Greater3.69%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed64.74%
Female Unemployed43.48%
Female Employed9.33%
Male Employed6.83%

Dickenson County, Virginia Income

Dickenson County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,226$53,650
Families$41,345$70,448
Married Families$49,393-
Non Families$18,125$21,427
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Dickenson County, Virginia Marital Status

Dickenson County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

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 Veterans

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927

Number of Veterans

887

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam312
First Gulf War182
Second Gulf War132
Korea56
World War II38
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54253
65 to 74246
75+215
55 to 64111
18 to 34102
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Name Veterans % of Total
White9137.75%
2 or More1414.89%
Hispanic10.87%

Dickenson County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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15.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickenson County, Virginia Employment Status

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38.1%

Labor Force Participation

35.8%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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79.63%

Born in Virginia

99.57%

Native Born

0.43%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.57% of Dickenson County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 79.63% having been born in Virginia. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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