Mecklenburg County, Virginia Population 2020

Mecklenburg County, Virginia's estimated population is 30,526 with a growth rate of -0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mecklenburg County, Virginia is the 57th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202030,526-62-0.20%
201930,588-62-0.20%
201830,650-62-0.20%
201730,712-115-0.37%
201630,827-106-0.34%
201530,933-179-0.58%
201431,112-135-0.43%
201331,247-448-1.41%
201231,695-867-2.66%
201132,562-153-0.47%
201032,7153,47411.88%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.20%
County Website
Founded
1765
County Seat
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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,16162.12%
Black or African American10,99235.63%
Two or More Races3821.24%
Some Other Race2120.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.20%
Asian340.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.01%
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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Median Age

48.4


Total

46.1


Male

50.5


Female

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Adults

There are 25,045 adults, (7,713 of whom are seniors) in Mecklenburg County, Virginia.

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Age Dependency

78

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

15,938

51.67%

Male

14,909

48.33%

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Households and Families

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All69.9%30.1%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
Male64.3%35.7%
Female38.1%61.9%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,8152.5369.9
Married5,2353.0585.3
Non Family4,2811.1764.3
Female1,6754.0838.1
Male6243.2764.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0398.95%
9th to 12th Grade2,38010.45%
High School Graduate7,24631.82%
Some College5,08122.31%
Associates Degree1,8488.11%
Bachelors Degree2,86012.56%
Graduate Degree1,3205.80%
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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,43112,3713,310
Black7,7395,526783
Hispanic44731754
Multiple Races857730
Other Race757114
Native American63635
Asian23154
Islander33

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 multiple races people with a rate of 35.29%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,666$35,622$26,889
Less Than High School$20,614$24,639$13,633
High School Grad$26,593$31,491$22,807
Some College$29,943$37,834$26,223
Bachelors Degree$41,534$53,558$38,344
Graduate Degree$43,365$41,111$43,846

$29,666

Average Earnings

$35,622

Average Male

$26,889

Average Female

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Language

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Language by Age

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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Language

97.89% of Mecklenburg County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Poverty

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,3902,68025.79%
White18,1172,62114.47%
Multiple38216342.67%
Hispanic86916118.53%
Other2129243.40%
Asian34823.53%

18.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.21%

Male Poverty Rate

20.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mecklenburg County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mecklenburg County, Virginia is Other, with 43.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mecklenburg County, Virginia is White, with 14.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.90%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.09%
High School16.49%
Some College11.40%
Bachelors or Greater6.93%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.80%
Male Unemployed38.24%
Female Employed10.76%
Male Employed5.29%

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Income

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,025$57,561
Families$55,194$70,330
Married Families$66,890-
Non Families$25,459$33,489
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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Marital Status

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

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 55-64.

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Mecklenburg County, Virginia Veterans

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2,536

Number of Veterans

2,316

Male Veterans

220

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,096
First Gulf War403
Korea219
Second Gulf War186
World War II144
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74829
75+679
35 to 54533
55 to 64406
18 to 3489
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,84411.51%
Black6557.53%
Indian2031.75%
2 or More1710.97%

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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13.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mecklenburg County, Virginia Employment Status

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50%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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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71.82%

Born in Virginia

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Mecklenburg County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 71.82% having been born in Virginia. 0.93% 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