Gloucester County, Virginia Population 2020

Gloucester County, Virginia's estimated population is 37,429 with a growth rate of 0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gloucester County, Virginia is the 48th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202037,429400.11%
201937,389400.11%
201837,349400.11%
201737,3091950.53%
201637,1141070.29%
201537,007-17-0.05%
201437,0242560.70%
201336,768-67-0.18%
201236,835-50-0.14%
201136,885-55-0.15%
201036,9406,80922.60%
199030,13110,02449.85%
198020,1076,04843.02%
197014,0592,14017.95%
196011,9191,57615.24%
195010,3437958.33%
19409,548-1,471-13.35%
193011,019-875-7.36%
192011,894-583-4.67%
191012,477-355-2.77%
190012,8321,17910.12%
189011,653-223-1.88%
188011,8761,66516.31%
187010,211-745-6.80%
186010,9564294.08%
185010,527-188-1.75%
184010,7151071.01%
183010,6089309.61%
18209,678-749-7.18%
181010,4272,24627.45%
18008,181-5,317-39.39%
179013,4980.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.11%
County Website
Founded
1651
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Gloucester County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,66087.89%
Black or African American3,0718.26%
Two or More Races1,0082.71%
Asian3080.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native810.22%
Some Other Race330.09%
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Gloucester County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Gloucester County, Virginia Median Age

44.7


Total

43.6


Male

45.6


Female

Gloucester County, Virginia Adults

There are 29,675 adults, (6,788 of whom are seniors) in Gloucester County, Virginia.

Gloucester County, Virginia Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gloucester County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

18,833

50.68%

Male

18,328

49.32%

Gloucester County, Virginia Households and Families

Gloucester County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gloucester County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All76.3%23.7%
Male76.2%23.8%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Female46.1%53.9%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,7592.576.3
Married8,5663.0287
Non Family4,3571.2163.6
Female1,2053.2746.1
Male6312.9476.2

2.98

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Gloucester County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8763.25%
9th to 12th Grade2,0627.66%
High School Graduate8,94233.20%
Some College6,38523.71%
Associates Degree2,5179.35%
Bachelors Degree3,59913.36%
Graduate Degree2,5539.48%
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Gloucester County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,13020,5145,355
Black2,3872,191488
Hispanic765759194
Multiple Races50142299
Asian21920755
Native American8152
Other Race161010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 99.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 62.50%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,760$51,982$34,433
Less Than High School$31,663$32,132$
High School Grad$38,820$50,503$30,518
Some College$44,598$52,458$32,035
Bachelors Degree$53,157$65,377$44,272
Graduate Degree$62,961$87,348$52,275

$42,760

Average Earnings

$51,982

Average Male

$34,433

Average Female

Gloucester County, Virginia Language

Gloucester County, Virginia Language by Age

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Gloucester County, Virginia Language

96.63% of Gloucester County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Gloucester County, Virginia Poverty

Gloucester County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,3712,3247.41%
Black2,99742514.18%
Hispanic1,28424819.31%
Multiple99611511.55%
Native812935.80%
Asian30592.95%

8.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.30%

Male Poverty Rate

10.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gloucester County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gloucester County, Virginia is Native, with 35.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gloucester County, Virginia is Asian, with 2.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.55%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.33%
High School7.58%
Some College6.05%
Bachelors or Greater2.40%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed17.11%
Male Unemployed13.65%
Female Employed4.65%
Male Employed1.77%

Gloucester County, Virginia Income

Gloucester County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,701$82,113
Families$82,150$94,426
Married Families$91,701-
Non Families$36,322$49,036
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Gloucester County, Virginia Marital Status

Gloucester County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Gloucester County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Gloucester 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 55-64.

Gloucester County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Gloucester County, Virginia Veterans

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4,427

Number of Veterans

3,895

Male Veterans

532

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,635
First Gulf War1,404
Second Gulf War1,110
Korea166
World War II88
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,311
65 to 74994
55 to 64942
75+751
18 to 34429
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,81514.78%
Black38014.61%
Hispanic20925.09%
2 or More15225.89%
Indian5264.20%
Asian187.96%
Other1062.50%

Gloucester County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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4.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gloucester County, Virginia Employment Status

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

2.9%

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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60.15%

Born in Virginia

97.76%

Native Born

2.24%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

1.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.76% of Gloucester County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 60.15% having been born in Virginia. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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