Northumberland County, Virginia Population 2020

Northumberland County, Virginia's estimated population is 11,887 with a growth rate of -1.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Northumberland County, Virginia is the 107th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202011,887-130-1.08%
201912,017-130-1.07%
201812,147-130-1.06%
201712,277840.69%
201612,193-53-0.43%
201512,246-8-0.07%
201412,254-42-0.34%
201312,296-125-1.01%
201212,421-29-0.23%
201112,450950.77%
201012,3551,83117.40%
199010,5246967.08%
19809,8285896.38%
19709,239-946-9.29%
196010,1851731.73%
195010,012-451-4.31%
194010,463-618-5.58%
193011,081-437-3.79%
192011,5187416.88%
191010,7779319.46%
19009,8461,96124.87%
18907,885-44-0.55%
18807,9291,06615.53%
18706,863-668-8.87%
18607,5311852.52%
18507,346-578-7.29%
18407,924-29-0.36%
18307,953-63-0.79%
18208,016-292-3.51%
18108,3085056.47%
18007,803-1,360-14.84%
17909,1630.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.08%
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Founded
1648
County Seat
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Northumberland County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,59470.31%
Black or African American3,36327.51%
Two or More Races2081.70%
Asian300.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.23%
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Northumberland County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Northumberland County, Virginia Median Age

57.3


Total

56


Male

58


Female

Northumberland County, Virginia Adults

There are 10,379 adults, (4,405 of whom are seniors) in Northumberland County, Virginia.

Northumberland County, Virginia Age Dependency

104.6

Age Dependency Ratio

73.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Northumberland County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

6,256

51.18%

Male

5,967

48.82%

Northumberland County, Virginia Households and Families

Northumberland County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Northumberland County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
Male86.8%13.2%
All85.3%14.7%
Non Family85%15%
Female60.9%39.1%

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6862.1585.3
Married3,1602.5390.9
Non Family1,6771.1385
Female7132.8560.9
Male1362.2386.8

2.51

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Northumberland County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2122.16%
9th to 12th Grade7087.22%
High School Graduate3,17632.39%
Some College2,12421.66%
Associates Degree7938.09%
Bachelors Degree1,70417.38%
Graduate Degree1,09011.11%
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Northumberland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,2146,7272,532
Black2,4562,057186
Hispanic624135
Multiple Races573211
Asian303030

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 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,728$38,846$27,280
Less Than High School$29,167$30,000$20,833
High School Grad$28,694$32,280$17,479
Some College$30,388$48,524$25,827
Bachelors Degree$54,315$54,519$53,250
Graduate Degree$51,094$50,977$52,566

$31,728

Average Earnings

$38,846

Average Male

$27,280

Average Female

Northumberland County, Virginia Language

Northumberland County, Virginia Language by Age

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Northumberland County, Virginia Language

96.61% of Northumberland County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Northumberland County, Virginia Poverty

Northumberland County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,36379323.58%
White8,5137869.23%
Multiple2089746.63%
Hispanic912426.37%

13.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.81%

Male Poverty Rate

14.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northumberland County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northumberland County, Virginia is Multiple, with 46.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northumberland County, Virginia is White, with 9.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.40%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.09%
High School15.49%
Some College11.21%
Bachelors or Greater4.58%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.43%
Male Unemployed22.07%
Female Employed17.20%
Male Employed3.02%

Northumberland County, Virginia Income

Northumberland County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,677$75,188
Families$67,793$83,852
Married Families$76,902-
Non Families$36,444$52,366
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Northumberland County, Virginia Marital Status

Northumberland County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Northumberland County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Northumberland County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Northumberland County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Northumberland County, Virginia Veterans

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1,356

Number of Veterans

1,288

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam584
First Gulf War182
Korea168
Second Gulf War117
World War II21
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74503
75+493
55 to 64226
35 to 5470
18 to 3464
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,08314.21%
Black2459.28%
Indian28100.00%

Northumberland County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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4.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northumberland County, Virginia Employment Status

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48.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

6.4%

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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56.14%

Born in Virginia

98.27%

Native Born

1.73%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.27% of Northumberland County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 56.14% having been born in Virginia. 1.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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