Giles County, Virginia Population 2024

16,191

Giles County, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 16,191 with a growth rate of -0.8% 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 17,317 and has seen a growth of -6.5% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,536-131-0.84%
202815,667-131-0.83%
202715,798-131-0.82%
202615,929-131-0.82%
202516,060-131-0.81%
202416,191-131-0.8%
202316,322-131-0.8%
202216,453-131-0.79%
202116,584-201-1.2%
202016,785920.55%
201916,693-136-0.81%
201816,829700.42%
201716,759-96-0.57%
201616,855870.52%
201516,768-85-0.5%
201416,853-139-0.82%
201316,992-32-0.19%
201217,024-128-0.75%
201117,152-165-0.95%
201017,317
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%
194014,6351,83114.3%
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%
18506,5701,26323.8%
18405,307330.63%
18305,27475316.66%
18204,52177620.72%
18103,745-11,791-75.89%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.8% (-131)
County Website
Giles County
County Seat
2010 Population
17,317
Area
356 mi²
Density
45 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-6.5% (-1,126)
Founded
1806

Giles County, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,88295.04%
Black or African American3772.26%
Two or more races3512.1%
Asian590.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander390.23%
Native American30.02%
Other race
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Other race

Giles County, Virginia Population by Race

Giles County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Giles County, Virginia Median Age

45.4

Total

44.4

Male

46.7

Female

Giles County, Virginia Adults

There are 13,349 adults, (3,623 of whom are seniors) in Giles County, Virginia.

Giles County, Virginia Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Giles County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female8,45750.61%
Male8,25449.39%

Giles County, Virginia Population by Age

Giles County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,8522.4177.722.3
Married3,3853.0183.816.2
Non Family2,5171.2473.326.7
Female6203.676931
Male3302.9365.534.5
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3.01

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Giles 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

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

Giles 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 native american people with a rate of 66.67%.

Giles County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,646

Average Earnings

$53,199

Average Male

$35,645

Average Female

Giles County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Giles County, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Giles County, Virginia Language

97.56% of Giles County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.14% of the population.

Giles County, Virginia Language

Giles County, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White15,5861,3198.46%
Black35820356.7%
Multiple3514512.82%
Hispanic319319.72%
Native33100%
Asian5923.39%
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9.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.7%

Male Poverty Rate

11.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Giles County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Giles County, Virginia is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Giles County, Virginia is Asian, with 3.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.01%.

Giles County, Virginia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.3%
High School12.51%
Some College6.55%
Bachelors or Greater1.39%
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Giles County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed38.2%
Male Unemployed7.79%
Female Employed6.42%
Male Employed2.54%
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Giles County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Giles County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Giles County, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Giles County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Giles 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 45-54.

Giles County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Giles County, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

889

Number of Veterans

784

Male Veterans

105

Female Veterans

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Giles County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Giles County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Giles County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Giles County, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Giles County, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Giles County, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Giles County, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Giles 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

74.97%

Born in Giles County, Virginia

98.5%

Native Born

1.5%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

1.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.5% of Giles County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 74.97% 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.

Giles County, Virginia Place of Birth

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