New Kent County, Virginia Population 2020

New Kent County, Virginia's estimated population is 23,777 with a growth rate of 3.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. New Kent County, Virginia is the 73rd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202023,7776933.00%
201923,0846933.09%
201822,3916933.19%
201721,6986733.20%
201621,0256433.15%
201520,3823651.82%
201420,0175032.58%
201319,5143671.92%
201219,1473852.05%
201118,7622191.18%
201018,5438,09877.53%
199010,4451,66418.95%
19808,7813,48165.68%
19705,30079617.67%
19604,50450912.74%
19503,995-97-2.37%
19404,092-208-4.84%
19304,300-241-5.31%
19204,541-141-3.01%
19104,682-183-3.76%
19004,865-646-11.72%
18905,511-4-0.07%
18805,5151,13425.88%
18704,381-1,503-25.54%
18605,884-180-2.97%
18506,064-166-2.66%
18406,230-228-3.53%
18306,458-172-2.59%
18206,6301522.35%
18106,4781151.81%
18006,3631241.99%
17906,2390.00%

New Kent County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,20181.51%
Black or African American2,39611.35%
Two or More Races9114.32%
Asian2241.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native2040.97%
Some Other Race1670.79%

New Kent County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

New Kent County, Virginia Median Age

43.7


Total

42


Male

44.6


Female

New Kent County, Virginia Adults

There are 16,725 adults, (3,433 of whom are seniors) in New Kent County, Virginia.

New Kent County, Virginia Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

New Kent County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

10,500

49.76%

Male

10,603

50.24%

New Kent County, Virginia Households and Families

New Kent County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

New Kent County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All85.2%14.8%
Non Family81%19%
Male80%20%
Female60.7%39.3%

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7542.6585.2
Married5,0852.9890.2
Non Family1,7641.1581
Female7003.7760.7
Male2053.6380

3.02

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

New Kent County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2031.34%
9th to 12th Grade8965.89%
High School Graduate5,02333.04%
Some College3,63023.88%
Associates Degree1,1357.47%
Bachelors Degree2,67317.58%
Graduate Degree1,64310.81%

New Kent County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,25211,5183,665
Black1,9151,672353
Hispanic35630340
Multiple Races346322154
Native American19815330
Asian16916991
Other Race11381

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,006$53,817$37,397
Less Than High School$26,432$28,917$14,107
High School Grad$42,813$52,737$26,250
Some College$43,806$53,927$32,043
Bachelors Degree$60,194$61,856$55,625
Graduate Degree$62,833$80,521$60,923

$48,006

Average Earnings

$53,817

Average Male

$37,397

Average Female

New Kent County, Virginia Language

New Kent County, Virginia Language by Age

New Kent County, Virginia Language

97.21% of New Kent County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.

New Kent County, Virginia Poverty

New Kent County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,3897124.34%
Multiple88211813.38%
Black2,158984.54%
Hispanic653517.81%
Native204136.37%

4.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.71%

Male Poverty Rate

5.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Kent County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Kent County, Virginia is Multiple, with 13.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Kent County, Virginia is White, with 4.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.48%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.10%
High School5.36%
Some College2.42%
Bachelors or Greater0.75%

New Kent County, Virginia Income

New Kent County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$79,698$95,882
Families$93,309$107,810
Married Families$100,084-
Non Families$35,697$48,003

New Kent County, Virginia Marital Status

New Kent County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.5%

Male Marriage Rate

62.8%

Female Marriage Rate

New Kent County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

New Kent 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.

New Kent County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

New Kent County, Virginia Veterans

1,923

Number of Veterans

1,812

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam747
First Gulf War640
Second Gulf War330
Korea47
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,53211.25%
Black36417.67%
Hispanic318.16%
2 or More183.24%
Indian94.52%

$New Kent County, Virginia Veterans by Education

2.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Kent County, Virginia Employment Status

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

New Kent County, Virginia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.55%

Born in Virginia

97.24%

Native Born

2.76%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.24% of New Kent County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 67.55% having been born in Virginia. 0.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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