Mecklenburg County, Virginia Population 2024

30,924

Mecklenburg County, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 30,924 with a growth rate of 0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mecklenburg County, Virginia is the 58th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 32,716 and has seen a growth of -5.48% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202931,9642080.65%
202831,7562080.66%
202731,5482080.66%
202631,3402080.67%
202531,1322080.67%
202430,9242080.68%
202330,7162080.68%
202230,5082080.69%
202130,300220.07%
202030,278-445-1.45%
201930,723160.05%
201830,70720.01%
201730,705-110-0.36%
201630,815-119-0.38%
201530,934-183-0.59%
201431,117-132-0.42%
201331,249-449-1.42%
201231,698-869-2.67%
201132,567-149-0.46%
201032,716
199029,241-203-0.69%
198029,444180.06%
197029,426-2,002-6.37%
196031,428-2,069-6.18%
195033,4971,5644.9%
194031,933-689-2.11%
193032,6221,4144.53%
192031,2082,2527.78%
191028,9562,4059.06%
190026,5511,1924.7%
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%
181018,4531,4458.5%
180017,0082,27515.44%
179014,733-17,231-53.91%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.68% (208)
County Website
Mecklenburg County
County Seat
2010 Population
32,716
Area
625 mi²
Density
49 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-5.48% (-1,792)
Founded
1765

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,94162.37%
Black or African American10,12333.34%
Two or more races6952.29%
Asian3111.02%
Other race1590.52%
Native American1340.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40.01%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Population by Race

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Median Age

48.6

Total

45.9

Male

50.7

Female

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Adults

There are 24,773 adults, (7,944 of whom are seniors) in Mecklenburg County, Virginia.

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female15,33550.5%
Male15,03249.5%

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Population by Age

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,0372.2570.929.1
Married5,3722.8291.18.9
Non Family5,1771.1660.239.8
Female1,6053.4647.752.3
Male883352.547.5
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2.87

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 91.95%.

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,912

Average Earnings

$44,676

Average Male

$33,082

Average Female

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Language

95.77% of Mecklenburg County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 4.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Language

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black9,5452,62127.46%
White17,9762,33913.01%
Hispanic88531835.93%
Multiple68122332.75%
Asian305227.21%
Other15910.63%
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18.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.46%

Male Poverty Rate

20.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mecklenburg County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mecklenburg County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 35.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mecklenburg County, Virginia is Other, with 0.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.99%.

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.42%
High School20.51%
Some College10.62%
Bachelors or Greater5.97%
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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed47.53%
Male Unemployed35.48%
Female Employed8.47%
Male Employed3.3%
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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mecklenburg 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.

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,952

Number of Veterans

1,836

Male Veterans

116

Female Veterans

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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.03%

Born in Mecklenburg County, Virginia

96.49%

Native Born

3.51%

Foreign Born

2.15%

Non Citizen

1.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.49% of Mecklenburg County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 69.03% having been born in Virginia. 2.15% 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

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