New Kent County, Virginia Population 2021

New Kent County, Virginia's estimated population is 24,639 with a growth rate of 3.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. New Kent County, Virginia is the null largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 18,543 and has seen a growth of 32.87% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202124,6397743.24%
202023,8657743.35%
201923,0917743.47%
201822,3176793.14%
201721,6386292.99%
201621,0096323.10%
201520,3773581.79%
201420,0195032.58%
201319,5163671.92%
201219,1493852.05%
201118,7642211.19%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
3.24%
County Website
Founded
1654
County Seat
2010 Population
18,543
Growth Since 2010
32.87%
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New Kent County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,65381.40%
Black or African American2,60312.00%
Two or More Races8553.94%
Asian2431.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native1760.81%
Some Other Race1560.72%
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New Kent County, Virginia Population By Race

New Kent County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2021

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New Kent County, Virginia Median Age

43.3


Total

41.8


Male

44.4


Female

New Kent County, Virginia Adults

There are 17,211 adults, (3,584 of whom are seniors) in New Kent County, Virginia.

New Kent County, Virginia Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

New Kent County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Mujer

10,816

49.88%

Masculino

10,870

50.12%

New Kent County, Virginia Population by Age

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

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New Kent County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
All86.5%13.5%
Non Family83.4%16.6%
Masculino77.3%22.7%
Mujer64%36%

86.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Kent County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9612.6586.5
Married5,0252.9692
Non Family1,8381.2583.4
Mujer8913.5764
Masculino2073.7177.3

2.99

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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New Kent County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1781.13%
9th to 12th Grade9706.18%
High School Graduate5,41234.47%
Some College3,71423.66%
Associates Degree1,2077.69%
Bachelors Degree2,49315.88%
Graduate Degree1,72510.99%
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New Kent County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Kent County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,58911,9893,630
Black2,0751,650366
Hispanic37031629
2+ Races32529898
Asian19819885
Native American17012820
Other Race11281

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 42.93%.

New Kent County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$50,060$55,139$40,863
Less Than 9th Grade$25,212$27,075$19,375
High School Graduate$45,468$55,354$31,621
Some College$46,727$53,552$36,011
Bachelors Degree$60,790$67,292$53,295
Graduate Degree$72,250$67,243$78,397

$50,060

Average Earnings

$55,139

Average Male

$40,863

Average Female

New Kent County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Kent County, Virginia Language by Age

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New Kent County, Virginia Language

95.80% of New Kent County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 4.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.27% of the population.

New Kent County, Virginia Language

New Kent County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,7851,0826.45%
Multiple81714417.63%
Black2,3801124.71%
Hispanic706649.07%
Native1763620.45%
Asian243197.82%

6.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.72%

Male Poverty Rate

9.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Kent County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Kent County, Virginia is Native, with 20.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Kent County, Virginia is Black, with 4.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.35%.

New Kent County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.62%
High School7.41%
Some College5.66%
Bachelors or Greater0.12%

New Kent County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.46%
Female Employed3.51%
Male Unemployed1.43%
Male Employed0.88%

New Kent County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Kent County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$87,904$101,297
Families$97,272$110,170
Married Families$105,231-
Non Families$36,923$61,863
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Income by Household Type

New Kent County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

New Kent County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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New Kent County, Virginia Marital Status

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1,944

Number of Veterans

1,787

Male Veterans

157

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam785
First Gulf War531
Second Gulf War292
Korea41
World War II

New Kent County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74698
55 to 64487
35 to 54417
75+231
18 to 34111

New Kent County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,56711.23%
Black33815.48%
2+ Races193.41%
Hispanic164.00%
Asian147.07%
Native American63.51%

New Kent County, Virginia Veterans by Race

New Kent County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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2.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Kent County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

New Kent County, Virginia Employment by Age

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New Kent County, Virginia Employment by Race

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New Kent 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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67.83%

Born in New Kent County, Virginia

97.32%

Native Born

2.68%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

1.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.32% of New Kent County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 67.83% having been born in Virginia. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

New Kent 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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