Mecklenburg County, Virginia Population 2021

Mecklenburg County, Virginia's estimated population is 30,513 with a growth rate of -0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mecklenburg County, Virginia is the null largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 32,708 and has seen a growth of -6.71% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202130,513-37-0.12%
202030,550-37-0.12%
201930,587-37-0.12%
201830,624-69-0.22%
201730,693-120-0.39%
201630,813-109-0.35%
201530,922-182-0.59%
201431,104-135-0.43%
201331,239-447-1.41%
201231,686-874-2.68%
201132,560-148-0.45%
201032,7083,46711.86%
199029,241-203-0.69%
198029,444180.06%
197029,426-2,002-6.37%
196031,428-2,069-6.18%
195033,4971,5644.90%
194031,933-689-2.11%
193032,6221,4144.53%
192031,2082,2527.78%
191028,9562,4059.06%
190026,5511,1924.70%
189025,3597493.04%
188024,6103,29215.44%
187021,3181,2226.08%
186020,096-534-2.59%
185020,630-94-0.45%
184020,7242471.21%
183020,4776913.49%
182019,7861,3337.22%
181018,4531,4458.50%
180017,0082,27515.44%
179014,7330.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.12%
County Website
Founded
1765
County Seat
2010 Population
32,708
Growth Since 2010
-6.71%
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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,19362.46%
Black or African American10,89135.44%
Two or More Races3291.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native1750.57%
Some Other Race1070.35%
Asian290.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.01%
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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Population By Race

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2021

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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Median Age

48.4


Total

46


Male

50.4


Female

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Adults

There are 24,916 adults, (7,722 of whom are seniors) in Mecklenburg County, Virginia.

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Mujer

15,839

51.55%

Masculino

14,889

48.45%

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Population by Age

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All71.1%28.9%
Non Family65.2%34.8%
Masculino55.9%44.1%
Mujer42.5%57.5%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,0752.4671.1
Married5,4382.9686.2
Non Family4,3691.265.2
Mujer1,6673.8342.5
Masculino6013.3255.9

3.09

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7497.70%
9th to 12th Grade2,35410.36%
High School Graduate7,22031.78%
Some College4,81721.20%
Associates Degree1,9978.79%
Bachelors Degree3,21714.16%
Graduate Degree1,3666.01%
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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,37512,5893,674
Black7,6585,526819
Hispanic50134961
2+ Races1108422
Native American828215
Other Race473612
Asian23163
Islander44

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 white people with a rate of 25.56%.

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$30,861$36,040$28,360
Less Than 9th Grade$19,177$20,966$12,232
High School Graduate$27,284$31,577$23,114
Some College$30,742$36,871$27,393
Bachelors Degree$40,947$47,500$38,430
Graduate Degree$46,813$58,000$44,802

$30,861

Average Earnings

$36,040

Average Male

$28,360

Average Female

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Language by Age

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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Language

97.95% of Mecklenburg County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.24% of the population.

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Language

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,2412,81927.53%
White18,0582,41613.38%
Hispanic83824128.76%
Multiple32914443.77%
Asian29724.14%

18.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.96%

Male Poverty Rate

20.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mecklenburg County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mecklenburg County, Virginia is Multiple, with 43.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mecklenburg County, Virginia is White, with 13.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.58%.

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.23%
High School18.51%
Some College9.35%
Bachelors or Greater6.97%

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.83%
Female Unemployed46.32%
Female Employed7.77%
Male Employed4.53%

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,207$59,946
Families$57,971$72,554
Married Families$72,537-
Non Families$25,733$35,558
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Income by Household Type

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Mecklenburg 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 35-44.

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Marital Status

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2,388

Number of Veterans

2,185

Male Veterans

203

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam965
First Gulf War406
Second Gulf War237
Korea231
World War II114

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74808
75+695
35 to 54423
55 to 64357
18 to 34105

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,76111.02%
Black5986.98%
Native American1720.73%
2+ Races125.80%
Hispanic91.44%

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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12.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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49.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Mecklenburg 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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69.97%

Born in Mecklenburg County, Virginia

97.59%

Native Born

2.41%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

0.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.59% of Mecklenburg County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 69.97% 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.

Mecklenburg 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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