Isle of Wight County, Virginia Population 2020

Isle of Wight County, Virginia's estimated population is 37,717 with a growth rate of 1.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Isle of Wight County, Virginia is the 47th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202037,7173821.02%
201937,3353821.03%
201836,9533821.04%
201736,5712520.69%
201636,3191640.45%
201536,1552950.82%
201435,8603390.95%
201335,5211840.52%
201235,337490.14%
201135,288-25-0.07%
201035,31310,26040.95%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
1.02%
County Website
Founded
1634
County Seat
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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,33472.40%
Black or African American7,95521.87%
Two or More Races1,1823.25%
Some Other Race4091.12%
Asian3711.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native990.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.06%
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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Median Age

44.4


Total

43.2


Male

46.1


Female

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Adults

There are 28,718 adults, (6,528 of whom are seniors) in Isle of Wight County, Virginia.

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

18,628

51.22%

Male

17,744

48.78%

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Households and Families

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
Married88.4%11.6%
All74.7%25.3%
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Male59.4%40.6%
Female44.5%55.5%

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,3042.5274.7
Married8,0203.0488.4
Non Family4,0191.262.6
Female1,7253.1244.5
Male5402.8959.4

2.94

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0694.09%
9th to 12th Grade2,2138.46%
High School Graduate7,06026.99%
Some College5,82322.26%
Associates Degree2,63210.06%
Bachelors Degree4,23216.18%
Graduate Degree3,13311.98%
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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,88617,2665,974
Black5,8414,355962
Hispanic709580150
Multiple Races40434391
Other Race291268
Asian290274170
Native American737310
Islander22228

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 58.62%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,829$53,761$31,968
Less Than High School$30,696$40,642$20,236
High School Grad$31,584$43,964$19,683
Some College$42,395$53,132$30,035
Bachelors Degree$54,846$67,895$49,957
Graduate Degree$68,506$90,889$55,469

$44,829

Average Earnings

$53,761

Average Male

$31,968

Average Female

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Language

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Language by Age

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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Language

95.31% of Isle of Wight County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 4.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.27% of the population.

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Poverty

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,4811,6936.64%
Black7,8581,12314.29%
Hispanic1,07543540.47%
Multiple1,18234529.19%
Other40922555.01%
Asian371195.12%

10.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.47%

Male Poverty Rate

11.48%

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 55.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Isle of Wight County, Virginia is Asian, with 5.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.36%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.45%
High School8.92%
Some College8.04%
Bachelors or Greater2.68%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.12%
Male Unemployed27.18%
Female Employed5.97%
Male Employed3.60%

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Income

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,376$88,211
Families$90,230$103,026
Married Families$103,912-
Non Families$33,798$44,958
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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Marital Status

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

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 Veterans

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3,577

Number of Veterans

3,203

Male Veterans

374

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,252
Vietnam1,185
Second Gulf War1,076
Korea184
World War II65
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54998
55 to 64843
65 to 74837
75+579
18 to 34320
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,82513.56%
Black6259.68%
Hispanic7510.40%
2 or More448.82%
Other4314.19%
Indian1820.93%
Asian144.83%
Hawaiian836.36%

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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5.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Isle of Wight County, Virginia Employment Status

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64.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

7.9%

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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64.61%

Born in Virginia

96.88%

Native Born

3.12%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.88% of Isle of Wight County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 64.61% having been born in Virginia. 1.72% 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