Northampton County, Virginia Population 2021

Northampton County, Virginia's estimated population is 11,608 with a growth rate of -0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Northampton County, Virginia is the 111th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 12,409 and has seen a growth of -6.45% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202111,608-51-0.44%
202011,659-51-0.44%
201911,710-51-0.43%
201811,761-111-0.93%
201711,872-130-1.08%
201612,002-78-0.65%
201512,080420.35%
201412,03880.07%
201312,030-182-1.49%
201212,212-196-1.58%
201112,408-1-0.01%
201012,409-652-4.99%
199013,061-1,564-10.69%
198014,6251831.27%
197014,442-2,524-14.88%
196016,966-334-1.93%
195017,300-297-1.69%
194017,597-968-5.21%
193018,5657133.99%
192017,8521,1807.08%
191016,6722,90221.07%
190013,7703,45733.52%
189010,3131,16112.69%
18809,1521,10613.75%
18708,0462142.73%
18607,8323344.45%
18507,498-217-2.81%
18407,715-926-10.72%
18308,64193612.15%
18207,7052313.09%
18107,47471110.51%
18006,763-126-1.83%
17906,8890.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.44%
County Website
Founded
1634
County Seat
2010 Population
12,409
Growth Since 2010
-6.45%
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Northampton County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,37162.02%
Black or African American3,95333.26%
Two or More Races3392.85%
Asian1231.03%
Some Other Race950.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.03%
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Northampton County, Virginia Population by Race

Northampton County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Northampton County, Virginia Median Age

49


Total

45.3


Male

51.1


Female

Northampton County, Virginia Adults

There are 9,521 adults, (3,093 of whom are seniors) in Northampton County, Virginia.

Northampton County, Virginia Age Dependency

84.9

Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Northampton County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

6,167

51.89%

Male

5,718

48.11%

Northampton County, Virginia Population by Age

Northampton County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Northampton County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.1%21.9%
All65.2%34.8%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
Female47.7%52.3%
Male42.5%57.5%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Northampton County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1482.2565.2
Married2,1922.8178.1
Non Family2,0371.1759.7
Female7263.3747.7
Male1932.9642.5

2.88

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Northampton County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5496.31%
9th to 12th Grade97411.19%
High School Graduate3,04434.97%
Some College1,56417.97%
Associates Degree6036.93%
Bachelors Degree1,16513.38%
Graduate Degree8059.25%
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Northampton County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Northampton County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,2254,7031,652
Black2,8642,017152
Hispanic44230348
Asian908383
2+ Races807635
Other Race555212
Native American4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 95.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 92.22%.

Northampton County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,418$38,672$28,030
Less Than 9th Grade$24,375$23,875$24,830
High School Graduate$28,864$37,513$21,495
Some College$33,681$43,808$27,424
Bachelors Degree$41,101$56,563$36,852
Graduate Degree$69,397$69,821$69,000

$32,418

Average Earnings

$38,672

Average Male

$28,030

Average Female

Northampton County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Northampton County, Virginia Language by Age

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Northampton County, Virginia Language

90.44% of Northampton County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 9.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.33% of the population.

Northampton County, Virginia Language

Northampton County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,8191,10728.99%
White6,2824877.75%
Hispanic99235235.48%
Multiple33115546.83%

18.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.77%

Male Poverty Rate

20.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northampton County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northampton County, Virginia is Multiple, with 46.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northampton County, Virginia is White, with 7.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.14%.

Northampton County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.52%
High School18.58%
Some College8.62%
Bachelors or Greater2.83%

Northampton County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.00%
Male Unemployed12.50%
Female Employed8.89%
Male Employed4.34%

Northampton County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Northampton County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,227$64,936
Families$59,717$81,398
Married Families$73,882-
Non Families$27,443$37,866
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Income by Household Type

Northampton County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Northampton County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Northampton 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.

Northampton County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Northampton County, Virginia Marital Status

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1,055

Number of Veterans

910

Male Veterans

145

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam399
Second Gulf War229
First Gulf War204
Korea93
World War II52

Northampton County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74321
75+249
55 to 64181
18 to 34158
35 to 54146

Northampton County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White80413.30%
Black2377.42%
Hispanic10617.70%
Other Race1420.00%

Northampton County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Northampton County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northampton County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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52.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Northampton County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Northampton County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Northampton 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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63.43%

Born in Northampton County, Virginia

94.54%

Native Born

5.46%

Foreign Born

2.52%

Non Citizen

2.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.54% of Northampton County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 63.43% having been born in Virginia. 2.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Northampton 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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