Floyd County, Virginia Population 2020

Floyd County, Virginia's estimated population is 15,815 with a growth rate of 0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Floyd County, Virginia is the 94th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202015,815100.06%
201915,805100.06%
201815,795100.06%
201715,7851100.70%
201615,6751270.82%
201515,548210.14%
201415,527440.28%
201315,483510.33%
201215,432330.21%
201115,399330.21%
201015,3663,36128.00%
199012,0054423.82%
198011,5631,78818.29%
19709,775-687-6.57%
196010,462-889-7.83%
195011,351-616-5.15%
194011,9672692.30%
193011,698-1,417-10.80%
192013,115-977-6.93%
191014,092-1,296-8.42%
190015,3889836.82%
189014,4051,1508.68%
188013,2553,43134.92%
18709,8241,58819.28%
18608,2361,77827.53%
18506,4582,00545.03%
18404,4530.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.06%
County Website
Founded
1831
County Seat
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Floyd County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,99695.72%
Black or African American3011.92%
Two or More Races1961.25%
Some Other Race730.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native700.45%
Asian300.19%
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Floyd County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Floyd County, Virginia Median Age

47


Total

45.2


Male

47.9


Female

Floyd County, Virginia Adults

There are 12,530 adults, (3,407 of whom are seniors) in Floyd County, Virginia.

Floyd County, Virginia Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Floyd County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

7,842

50.06%

Male

7,824

49.94%

Floyd County, Virginia Households and Families

Floyd County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Floyd County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All82.2%17.8%
Non Family77.1%22.9%
Male70.2%29.8%
Female51.7%48.3%

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4802.482.2
Married3,8522.9289.3
Non Family1,9761.277.1
Female5112.9451.7
Male1413.2770.2

2.87

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Floyd County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6825.93%
9th to 12th Grade9848.55%
High School Graduate3,85233.47%
Some College2,31620.12%
Associates Degree1,1149.68%
Bachelors Degree1,52113.21%
Graduate Degree1,0419.04%
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Floyd County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,8329,4082,450
Hispanic29312034
Black23318550
Other Race7310
Native American7049
Multiple Races6060
Asian282828

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,000$37,339$31,084
Less Than High School$20,234$22,422$17,339
High School Grad$31,013$34,549$18,598
Some College$37,581$44,758$35,032
Bachelors Degree$50,375$55,139$45,000
Graduate Degree$45,586$38,824$45,898

$35,000

Average Earnings

$37,339

Average Male

$31,084

Average Female

Floyd County, Virginia Language

Floyd County, Virginia Language by Age

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Floyd County, Virginia Language

96.89% of Floyd County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Floyd County, Virginia Poverty

Floyd County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,5341,61411.10%
Hispanic4648919.18%
Black2964615.54%
Other734257.53%
Native702130.00%
Asian3026.67%

11.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.68%

Male Poverty Rate

12.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Floyd County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Floyd County, Virginia is Other, with 57.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Floyd County, Virginia is Asian, with 6.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.24%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.20%
High School10.59%
Some College9.26%
Bachelors or Greater3.61%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed6.35%
Female Employed4.67%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Floyd County, Virginia Income

Floyd County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,729$61,322
Families$60,802$72,687
Married Families$65,511-
Non Families$21,765$33,648
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Floyd County, Virginia Marital Status

Floyd County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Floyd County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Floyd County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Floyd County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Floyd County, Virginia Veterans

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1,063

Number of Veterans

1,007

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam577
First Gulf War183
Korea93
Second Gulf War85
World War II61
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74419
75+282
55 to 64195
35 to 54141
18 to 3426
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0588.85%
Hispanic175.80%
Black52.08%

Floyd County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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6.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Floyd County, Virginia Employment Status

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56.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

2.4%

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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71.02%

Born in Virginia

97.01%

Native Born

2.99%

Foreign Born

1.42%

Non Citizen

1.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.01% of Floyd County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 71.02% having been born in Virginia. 1.42% 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