Louisa County, Virginia Population 2021

Louisa County, Virginia's estimated population is 39,205 with a growth rate of 2.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Louisa County, Virginia is the 46th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 33,309 and has seen a growth of 17.70% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202139,2058072.10%
202038,3988072.15%
201937,5918072.19%
201836,7848722.43%
201735,9126081.72%
201635,3046932.00%
201534,6113010.88%
201434,3103230.95%
201333,9874931.47%
201233,494290.09%
201133,4651560.47%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
2.10%
County Website
Founded
1742
County Seat
2010 Population
33,309
Growth Since 2010
17.70%
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Louisa County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,71079.66%
Black or African American5,35914.87%
Two or More Races1,2543.48%
Some Other Race4201.17%
Asian2080.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native890.25%
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Louisa County, Virginia Population by Race

Louisa County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Louisa County, Virginia Median Age

44.8


Total

44.1


Male

45.6


Female

Louisa County, Virginia Adults

There are 28,691 adults, (7,054 of whom are seniors) in Louisa County, Virginia.

Louisa County, Virginia Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Louisa County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

18,361

50.95%

Male

17,679

49.05%

Louisa County, Virginia Population by Age

Louisa County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Louisa County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All80%20%
Male74%26%
Non Family72.8%27.2%
Female48.5%51.5%

80.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Louisa County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,8712.5980
Married8,0253.0388.6
Non Family4,1851.3372.8
Female1,1143.4748.5
Male5473.9174

3.01

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Louisa County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3865.29%
9th to 12th Grade2,4879.49%
High School Graduate8,57532.70%
Some College5,45520.80%
Associates Degree2,0097.66%
Bachelors Degree3,73914.26%
Graduate Degree2,5699.80%
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Louisa County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Louisa County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,92518,3065,521
Black4,1383,124556
Hispanic597471137
2+ Races38333867
Other Race20511414
Asian14311454
Native American8949

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 88.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.76%.

Louisa County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,386$45,939$29,259
Less Than 9th Grade$20,141$25,197$14,963
High School Graduate$36,264$43,097$26,143
Some College$35,203$47,032$27,818
Bachelors Degree$49,505$55,893$44,088
Graduate Degree$58,696$75,827$55,357

$38,386

Average Earnings

$45,939

Average Male

$29,259

Average Female

Louisa County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Louisa County, Virginia Language by Age

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Louisa County, Virginia Language

95.22% of Louisa 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 2.53% of the population.

Louisa County, Virginia Language

Louisa County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,7912,4648.87%
Black5,3411,27323.83%
Multiple1,25425420.26%
Hispanic1,05421820.68%
Other42018744.52%

11.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.85%

Male Poverty Rate

13.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Louisa County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Louisa County, Virginia is Other, with 44.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Louisa County, Virginia is White, with 8.87% 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 17.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.52%.

Louisa County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.83%
High School13.10%
Some College9.45%
Bachelors or Greater2.89%

Louisa County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.01%
Male Unemployed24.61%
Female Employed8.87%
Male Employed3.52%

Louisa County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Louisa County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,975$84,207
Families$72,941$97,152
Married Families$82,664$107,465
Non Families$34,555$48,477
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Income by Household Type

Louisa County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

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 Marital Status

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3,259

Number of Veterans

2,957

Male Veterans

302

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,356
First Gulf War815
Second Gulf War516
Korea197
World War II96

Louisa County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74980
35 to 54733
75+675
55 to 64644
18 to 34227

Louisa County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,62711.39%
Black55212.22%
2+ Races599.46%
Hispanic557.88%
Asian117.69%
Native American1011.24%

Louisa County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Louisa County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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3.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Louisa County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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59.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Louisa County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Louisa County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Louisa 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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64.79%

Born in Louisa County, Virginia

96.37%

Native Born

3.63%

Foreign Born

1.69%

Non Citizen

1.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.37% of Louisa County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 64.79% having been born in Virginia. 1.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Louisa 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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