Giles County, Virginia Population 2021

Giles County, Virginia's estimated population is 16,562 with a growth rate of -0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Giles County, Virginia is the 92nd largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 17,316 and has seen a growth of -4.35% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202116,562-79-0.47%
202016,641-79-0.47%
201916,720-79-0.47%
201816,799450.27%
201716,754-73-0.43%
201616,827650.39%
201516,762-87-0.52%
201416,849-139-0.82%
201316,988-34-0.20%
201217,022-129-0.75%
201117,151-165-0.95%
201017,3169505.80%
199016,366-1,444-8.11%
198017,8101,0696.39%
197016,741-478-2.78%
196017,219-1,737-9.16%
195018,9564,32129.53%
194014,6351,83114.30%
193012,8049037.59%
192011,9012782.39%
191011,6238307.69%
190010,7931,70318.73%
18909,0902963.37%
18808,7942,91949.69%
18705,875-1,008-14.64%
18606,8833134.76%
18506,5701,26323.80%
18405,307330.63%
18305,27475316.66%
18204,52177620.72%
18103,7450.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.47%
County Website
Founded
1806
County Seat
2010 Population
17,316
Growth Since 2010
-4.35%
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Giles County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,20696.63%
Black or African American3612.15%
Two or More Races1540.92%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander280.17%
Asian220.13%
Some Other Race10.01%
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Giles County, Virginia Population by Race

Giles County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Giles County, Virginia Median Age

44.7


Total

43.5


Male

45.6


Female

Giles County, Virginia Adults

There are 13,305 adults, (3,570 of whom are seniors) in Giles County, Virginia.

Giles County, Virginia Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Giles County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,550

50.98%

Male

8,222

49.02%

Giles County, Virginia Population by Age

Giles County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Giles County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All75.1%24.9%
Male68.3%31.7%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Female65.8%34.2%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Giles County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9102.4175.1
Married3,4143.0783
Non Family2,4471.2767.6
Female6993.0565.8
Male3502.5768.3

2.97

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Giles County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4653.84%
9th to 12th Grade8757.23%
High School Graduate4,68638.72%
Some College2,99924.78%
Associates Degree8857.31%
Bachelors Degree1,42911.81%
Graduate Degree7646.31%
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Giles County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Giles County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,60010,3102,115
Black23021349
Hispanic172139
2+ Races595913
Islander2525
Asian222216

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 72.73%.

Giles County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,650$45,105$31,308
Less Than 9th Grade$31,047$34,750$22,344
High School Graduate$32,479$36,405$28,491
Some College$35,361$48,039$28,872
Bachelors Degree$46,410$52,951$44,567
Graduate Degree$60,000$71,250$57,344

$36,650

Average Earnings

$45,105

Average Male

$31,308

Average Female

Giles County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Giles County, Virginia Language by Age

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Giles County, Virginia Language

98.15% of Giles County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Giles County, Virginia Language

Giles County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,7411,5129.61%
Hispanic29311037.54%
Black327309.17%
Multiple1542415.58%
Asian16425.00%
Islander28310.71%

10.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.70%

Male Poverty Rate

10.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Giles County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Giles County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 37.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Giles County, Virginia is Black, with 9.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.45%.

Giles County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.18%
High School10.92%
Some College7.38%
Bachelors or Greater0.51%

Giles County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.41%
Female Employed4.79%
Male Employed4.21%
Male Unemployed1.45%

Giles County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Giles County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,520$63,802
Families$61,638$73,579
Married Families$70,870-
Non Families$34,421$44,620
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Income by Household Type

Giles County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Giles County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Giles 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 45-54.

Giles County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Giles County, Virginia Marital Status

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983

Number of Veterans

876

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam369
Second Gulf War154
First Gulf War135
Korea84
World War II35

Giles County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74297
35 to 54263
75+245
55 to 64137
18 to 3441

Giles County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9677.50%
2+ Races811.94%
Black82.78%
Hispanic52.50%

Giles County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Giles County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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7.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Giles County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Giles County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Giles County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Giles 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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70.94%

Born in Giles County, Virginia

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Giles County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 70.94% having been born in Virginia. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Giles 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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