Pittsylvania County, Virginia Population 2020

Pittsylvania County, Virginia's estimated population is 60,165 with a growth rate of -0.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pittsylvania County, Virginia is the 31st largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202060,165-392-0.65%
201960,557-392-0.64%
201860,949-392-0.64%
201761,341-369-0.60%
201661,710-290-0.47%
201562,000-378-0.61%
201462,378-183-0.29%
201362,561-335-0.53%
201262,896-364-0.58%
201163,260-332-0.52%
201063,5927,93714.26%
199055,655-10,492-15.86%
198066,1477,35812.52%
197058,7894930.85%
196058,296-7,800-11.80%
195066,0964,3997.13%
194061,6972730.44%
193061,4244,9318.73%
192056,4935,78411.41%
191050,7093,8158.14%
190046,894-13,047-21.77%
189059,9417,35213.98%
188052,58921,24667.79%
187031,343-761-2.37%
186032,1043,30811.49%
185028,7962,3989.08%
184026,3983641.40%
183026,0344,71122.09%
182021,3234,15124.17%
181017,1724,47535.24%
180012,6971,1189.66%
179011,5790.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.65%
County Website
Founded
1767
County Seat
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Pittsylvania County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,21074.92%
Black or African American12,39120.09%
Two or More Races1,8182.95%
Some Other Race9531.55%
Asian2510.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native400.06%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.02%
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Pittsylvania County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Pittsylvania County, Virginia Median Age

46.7


Total

45.2


Male

47.7


Female

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Adults

There are 49,649 adults, (13,017 of whom are seniors) in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

31,435

50.97%

Male

30,241

49.03%

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Households and Families

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pittsylvania County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All75%25%
Non Family69.1%30.9%
Male57.6%42.4%
Female54.7%45.3%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,3302.375
Married13,6422.7985.2
Non Family7,9541.1369.1
Female3,6032.9554.7
Male1,1312.657.6

2.75

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Pittsylvania County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8396.28%
9th to 12th Grade5,28211.68%
High School Graduate15,95335.28%
Some College10,71923.71%
Associates Degree4,1219.11%
Bachelors Degree4,1699.22%
Graduate Degree2,1304.71%
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Pittsylvania County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White34,08828,8875,187
Black9,4616,911830
Hispanic82852564
Multiple Races649602105
Other Race46930446
Asian206184106
Native American40407
Islander1313

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 asian people with a rate of 51.46%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,890$37,915$24,780
Less Than High School$21,919$27,716$17,521
High School Grad$29,781$36,922$21,221
Some College$30,474$41,310$24,502
Bachelors Degree$40,758$41,966$39,735
Graduate Degree$46,146$69,131$43,301

$30,890

Average Earnings

$37,915

Average Male

$24,780

Average Female

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Language

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Language by Age

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Pittsylvania County, Virginia Language

96.11% of Pittsylvania County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.39% of the population.

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Poverty

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White45,1896,25213.84%
Black11,8662,14218.05%
Multiple1,79565536.49%
Hispanic1,54845929.65%
Other93520722.14%
Islander1313100.00%
Asian245104.08%
Native4037.50%

15.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.29%

Male Poverty Rate

17.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pittsylvania County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pittsylvania County, Virginia is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pittsylvania County, Virginia is Asian, with 4.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.13%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.55%
High School13.18%
Some College11.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.96%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.12%
Male Unemployed33.90%
Female Employed9.21%
Male Employed4.70%

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Income

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,382$57,814
Families$54,945$66,353
Married Families$63,967-
Non Families$24,827$36,018
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Pittsylvania County, Virginia Marital Status

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Pittsylvania 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 45-54.

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Pittsylvania County, Virginia Veterans

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4,255

Number of Veterans

4,030

Male Veterans

225

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,898
First Gulf War779
Second Gulf War615
Korea378
World War II131
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,412
75+958
35 to 54857
55 to 64743
18 to 34285
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2348.66%
Black9559.19%
2 or More435.06%
Asian2311.17%
Hispanic222.19%

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Employment Status

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57.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

6.2%

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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76.97%

Born in Virginia

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

0.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.93% of Pittsylvania County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 76.97% having been born in Virginia. 1.37% 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