Isle of Wight County, Virginia Population 2021

Isle of Wight County, Virginia's estimated population is 37,383 with a growth rate of 0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Isle of Wight County, Virginia is the 49th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 35,316 and has seen a growth of 5.85% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202137,3831370.37%
202037,2461370.37%
201937,1091370.37%
201836,9724011.10%
201736,5712450.67%
201636,3261670.46%
201536,1592940.82%
201435,8653390.95%
201335,5261830.52%
201235,343470.13%
201135,296-20-0.06%
201035,31610,26340.97%
199025,0533,45015.97%
198021,6033,31818.15%
197018,2851,1216.53%
196017,1642,25815.15%
195014,9061,52511.40%
194013,381-28-0.21%
193013,409-1,024-7.09%
192014,433-496-3.32%
191014,9291,82713.94%
190013,1021,78915.81%
189011,3137417.01%
188010,5722,25227.07%
18708,320-1,657-16.61%
18609,9776246.67%
18509,353-619-6.21%
18409,972-545-5.18%
183010,5173783.73%
182010,13995310.37%
18109,186-156-1.67%
18009,3423143.48%
17909,0280.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.37%
County Website
Founded
1634
County Seat
2010 Population
35,316
Growth Since 2010
5.85%
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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,42572.15%
Black or African American8,24822.52%
Two or More Races1,0422.84%
Some Other Race4081.11%
Asian3490.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native1300.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.07%
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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Population by Race

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Median Age

44.3


Total

43.3


Male

46.1


Female

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Adults

There are 28,971 adults, (6,814 of whom are seniors) in Isle of Wight County, Virginia.

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

18,686

51.02%

Male

17,941

48.98%

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Population by Age

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family64.2%35.8%
Male56.8%43.2%
Female46.6%53.4%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5872.4975.8
Married8,1553.0288.9
Non Family4,2981.1764.2
Female1,6693.2246.6
Male4652.9356.8

2.97

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9513.62%
9th to 12th Grade2,2318.49%
High School Graduate7,34527.94%
Some College5,89922.44%
Associates Degree2,75210.47%
Bachelors Degree4,13215.72%
Graduate Degree2,97511.32%
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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,02717,5215,785
Black5,8724,339919
Hispanic680543170
2+ Races389353102
Other Race282244
Asian275258115
Native American959514
Islander25256

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.82%.

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,886$56,591$31,314
Less Than 9th Grade$26,071$41,034$15,521
High School Graduate$38,897$48,571$21,469
Some College$45,034$58,528$26,189
Bachelors Degree$54,189$70,598$48,369
Graduate Degree$72,952$93,125$56,168

$46,886

Average Earnings

$56,591

Average Male

$31,314

Average Female

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Language by Age

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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Language

95.22% of Isle of Wight County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 4.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Language

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,1521,66720.45%
White25,6811,5305.96%
Hispanic1,10745941.46%
Multiple1,03123823.08%
Other40818846.08%
Asian349288.02%

10.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.98%

Male Poverty Rate

12.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Isle of Wight County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Isle of Wight County, Virginia is Other, with 46.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Isle of Wight County, Virginia is White, with 5.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.19%.

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.36%
High School8.34%
Some College7.78%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed47.14%
Male Unemployed24.89%
Female Employed7.35%
Male Employed3.73%

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,991$91,535
Families$94,101$107,416
Married Families$106,546-
Non Families$38,373$50,244
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Income by Household Type

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Isle of Wight 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.

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Marital Status

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3,806

Number of Veterans

3,325

Male Veterans

481

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,440
Second Gulf War1,317
Vietnam1,149
Korea170
World War II69

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,163
55 to 64866
65 to 74783
75+620
18 to 34374

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,04214.55%
Black6359.62%
Hispanic8611.45%
Other Race4314.63%
2+ Races417.88%
Asian228.00%
Native American1715.89%
Islander624.00%

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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5.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Isle of Wight 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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66.05%

Born in Isle of Wight County, Virginia

97.05%

Native Born

2.95%

Foreign Born

1.62%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.05% of Isle of Wight County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 66.05% having been born in Virginia. 1.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Isle of Wight 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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