Louisa County, Virginia Population 2020

Louisa County, Virginia's estimated population is 38,564 with a growth rate of 2.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Louisa County, Virginia is the 44th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202038,5648932.37%
201937,6718932.43%
201836,7788932.49%
201735,8855791.64%
201635,3066912.00%
201534,6153010.88%
201434,3143260.96%
201333,9884951.48%
201233,493320.10%
201133,4611520.46%
201033,30912,98463.88%
199020,3252,50014.03%
198017,8253,82127.29%
197014,0041,0458.06%
196012,9591331.04%
195012,826-839-6.14%
194013,665-644-4.50%
193014,309-2,780-16.27%
192017,0895113.08%
191016,578610.37%
190016,517-480-2.82%
189016,997-1,945-10.27%
188018,9422,61015.98%
187016,332-369-2.21%
186016,701100.06%
185016,6911,2588.15%
184015,433-718-4.45%
183016,1512,40517.50%
182013,7461,84615.51%
181011,90080.07%
180011,8923,42540.45%
17908,4670.00%
2020 Growth Rate
2.37%
County Website
Founded
1742
County Seat
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Louisa County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,85178.72%
Black or African American5,23714.80%
Two or More Races1,2573.55%
Some Other Race7001.98%
Asian2520.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native830.23%
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Louisa County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Louisa County, Virginia Median Age

44.7


Total

44


Male

45.2


Female

Louisa County, Virginia Adults

There are 28,092 adults, (6,684 of whom are seniors) in Louisa County, Virginia.

Louisa County, Virginia Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Louisa County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

18,004

50.89%

Male

17,376

49.11%

Louisa County, Virginia Households and Families

Louisa County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Louisa County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All79.7%20.3%
Non Family72.4%27.6%
Male69.9%30.1%
Female46.7%53.3%

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,5752.679.7
Married7,6703.0489.5
Non Family4,0911.3472.4
Female1,1993.4946.7
Male6153.6969.9

3.03

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Louisa County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4955.82%
9th to 12th Grade2,57510.02%
High School Graduate8,71433.91%
Some College4,98619.40%
Associates Degree1,9047.41%
Bachelors Degree3,76714.66%
Graduate Degree2,2598.79%
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Louisa County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,38217,7875,406
Black4,0612,951377
Hispanic586426130
Other Race36715619
Multiple Races35030749
Asian17913178
Native American8355

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 87.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.58%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,558$44,057$27,655
Less Than High School$21,511$30,636$15,564
High School Grad$36,065$41,867$27,406
Some College$34,205$45,958$25,850
Bachelors Degree$48,871$53,293$40,040
Graduate Degree$54,831$75,650$53,426

$37,558

Average Earnings

$44,057

Average Male

$27,655

Average Female

Louisa County, Virginia Language

Louisa County, Virginia Language by Age

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Louisa County, Virginia Language

94.71% of Louisa County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 5.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.43% of the population.

Louisa County, Virginia Poverty

Louisa County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,0662,89110.68%
Black5,2201,06020.31%
Hispanic98118919.27%
Other70016924.14%
Multiple1,25616513.14%
Native832024.10%

12.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.53%

Male Poverty Rate

14.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Louisa County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Louisa County, Virginia is Other, with 24.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Louisa County, Virginia is White, with 10.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.75%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.46%
High School13.86%
Some College9.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.09%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.23%
Female Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed8.34%
Male Employed3.37%

Louisa County, Virginia Income

Louisa County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,343$78,322
Families$71,312$90,185
Married Families$78,504-
Non Families$33,190$45,977
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Louisa County, Virginia Marital Status

Louisa County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Louisa County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Louisa 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.

Louisa County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Louisa County, Virginia Veterans

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3,209

Number of Veterans

2,952

Male Veterans

257

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,369
First Gulf War767
Second Gulf War439
Korea243
World War II68
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,032
35 to 54746
75+605
55 to 64603
18 to 34223
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,68511.99%
Black4409.87%
Hispanic8313.09%
2 or More427.51%
Other276.34%
Asian105.59%
Indian56.02%

Louisa County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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5.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Louisa County, Virginia Employment Status

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61%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

6.3%

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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64.36%

Born in Virginia

96.63%

Native Born

3.37%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

1.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.63% of Louisa County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 64.36% having been born in Virginia. 1.63% 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