Giles County, Virginia Population 2020

Giles County, Virginia's estimated population is 16,990 with a growth rate of 0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Giles County, Virginia is the 89th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202016,990730.43%
201916,917730.43%
201816,844730.44%
201716,771-67-0.40%
201616,838710.42%
201516,767-82-0.49%
201416,849-138-0.81%
201316,987-34-0.20%
201217,021-128-0.75%
201117,149-167-0.96%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.43%
County Website
Founded
1806
County Seat
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Giles County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,25096.65%
Black or African American3632.16%
Two or More Races1440.86%
Asian350.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.12%
Some Other Race10.01%
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Giles County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Giles County, Virginia Median Age

44.5


Total

43


Male

45.3


Female

Giles County, Virginia Adults

There are 13,322 adults, (3,527 of whom are seniors) in Giles County, Virginia.

Giles County, Virginia Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Giles County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,562

50.92%

Male

8,252

49.08%

Giles County, Virginia Households and Families

Giles County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Giles County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All76.8%23.2%
Non Family67.4%32.6%
Female65.8%34.2%
Male60.3%39.7%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9872.3976.8
Married3,4002.9988.1
Non Family2,3411.2767.4
Female7102.7865.8
Male5362.9160.3

2.85

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Giles County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6044.98%
9th to 12th Grade8286.82%
High School Graduate4,54637.46%
Some College2,96924.47%
Associates Degree9808.08%
Bachelors Degree1,36011.21%
Graduate Degree8486.99%
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Giles County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,61210,2652,136
Black23017632
Hispanic170139
Multiple Races727211
Asian353529
Islander1616

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 82.86%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,214$42,169$30,821
Less Than High School$29,375$33,750$21,719
High School Grad$31,308$33,981$26,818
Some College$35,065$48,672$28,897
Bachelors Degree$43,908$44,186$43,576
Graduate Degree$55,556$60,000$51,136

$35,214

Average Earnings

$42,169

Average Male

$30,821

Average Female

Giles County, Virginia Language

Giles County, Virginia Language by Age

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Giles County, Virginia Language

97.88% of Giles County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Giles County, Virginia Poverty

Giles County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,7321,67710.66%
Hispanic28510637.19%
Multiple1445538.19%
Black310258.06%
Islander21523.81%
Asian29413.79%

11.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.50%

Male Poverty Rate

11.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Giles County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Giles County, Virginia is Multiple, with 38.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Giles County, Virginia is Black, with 8.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.22%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.33%
High School12.78%
Some College8.73%
Bachelors or Greater0.82%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.62%
Female Unemployed22.70%
Female Employed4.23%
Male Employed3.61%

Giles County, Virginia Income

Giles County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,478$61,973
Families$57,629$70,981
Married Families$69,301-
Non Families$29,949$42,111
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Giles County, Virginia Marital Status

Giles County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

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 Veterans

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995

Number of Veterans

886

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam347
First Gulf War156
Second Gulf War145
Korea81
World War II23
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74315
35 to 54262
75+225
55 to 64157
18 to 3436
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Name Veterans % of Total
White9707.51%
Black207.52%
2 or More56.49%

Giles County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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8.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Giles County, Virginia Employment Status

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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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70.59%

Born in Virginia

98.74%

Native Born

1.26%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

0.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.74% of Giles County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 70.59% having been born in Virginia. 0.49% 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