Powhatan County, Virginia Population 2021

Powhatan County, Virginia's estimated population is 30,536 with a growth rate of 1.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Powhatan County, Virginia is the 61st largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 28,125 and has seen a growth of 8.57% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202130,5364421.47%
202030,0944421.49%
201929,6524421.51%
201829,2104941.72%
201728,7162730.96%
201628,4433871.38%
201528,056-440-1.54%
201428,4961960.69%
201328,3001220.43%
201228,178490.17%
201128,12940.01%
201028,12512,79783.49%
199015,3282,26617.35%
198013,0625,36669.72%
19707,69694914.07%
19606,7471,19121.44%
19505,556-115-2.03%
19405,671-472-7.68%
19306,143-409-6.24%
19206,5524537.43%
19106,099-725-10.62%
19006,824330.49%
18906,791-1,026-13.13%
18807,8171501.96%
18707,667-725-8.64%
18608,3922142.62%
18508,1782543.21%
18407,924-593-6.96%
18308,5172252.71%
18208,2922192.71%
18108,0733043.91%
18007,76994713.88%
17906,8220.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.47%
County Website
Founded
1777
County Seat
2010 Population
28,125
Growth Since 2010
8.57%
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Powhatan County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,11387.15%
Black or African American2,89510.05%
Two or More Races5221.81%
Some Other Race1240.43%
Asian730.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander460.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native420.15%
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Powhatan County, Virginia Population by Race

Powhatan County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Powhatan County, Virginia Median Age

45.1


Total

43.5


Male

47.5


Female

Powhatan County, Virginia Adults

There are 23,543 adults, (5,104 of whom are seniors) in Powhatan County, Virginia.

Powhatan County, Virginia Age Dependency

56.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Powhatan County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

13,491

46.82%

Male

15,324

53.18%

Powhatan County, Virginia Population by Age

Powhatan County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Powhatan County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.3%4.7%
All90.1%9.9%
Non Family84%16%
Female74.4%25.6%
Male61.5%38.5%

90.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Powhatan County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2652.5590.1
Married6,9742.9595.3
Non Family2,2381.2684
Female6142.7574.4
Male4392.6461.5

2.87

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Powhatan County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5772.71%
9th to 12th Grade1,5837.43%
High School Graduate6,39029.99%
Some College4,75522.32%
Associates Degree1,7718.31%
Bachelors Degree4,44420.86%
Graduate Degree1,7848.37%
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Powhatan County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Powhatan County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,37616,9515,724
Black2,1981,585258
Hispanic402317139
2+ Races29628586
Other Race1196617
Asian735432
Native American423514
Islander151515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Powhatan County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,149$59,541$44,544
Less Than 9th Grade$36,458$36,280$
High School Graduate$41,175$50,184$28,859
Some College$50,063$62,296$40,206
Bachelors Degree$68,953$88,777$54,697
Graduate Degree$83,371$100,195$69,000

$52,149

Average Earnings

$59,541

Average Male

$44,544

Average Female

Powhatan County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Powhatan County, Virginia Language by Age

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Powhatan County, Virginia Language

97.55% of Powhatan County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Powhatan County, Virginia Language

Powhatan County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,8411,1194.69%
Black1,39118813.52%
Hispanic4798617.95%
Multiple466122.58%
Other6258.06%

5.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.48%

Male Poverty Rate

6.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powhatan County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Powhatan County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 17.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powhatan County, Virginia is Multiple, with 2.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.31%.

Powhatan County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.70%
High School6.40%
Some College2.56%
Bachelors or Greater1.13%

Powhatan County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.24%
Female Unemployed32.24%
Female Employed2.42%
Male Employed0.83%

Powhatan County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Powhatan County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$89,090$104,561
Families$100,216$114,499
Married Families$105,972-
Non Families$49,050$64,834
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Income by Household Type

Powhatan County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

63.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Powhatan County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Powhatan 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 35-44.

Powhatan County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Powhatan County, Virginia Marital Status

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2,185

Number of Veterans

2,019

Male Veterans

166

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam765
First Gulf War466
Second Gulf War454
Korea119
World War II27

Powhatan County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74642
35 to 54447
75+433
55 to 64409
18 to 34254

Powhatan County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0329.98%
Black1003.85%
2+ Races309.71%
Native American2354.76%
Hispanic10.22%

Powhatan County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Powhatan County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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2.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powhatan County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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56.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Powhatan County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Powhatan County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Powhatan 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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66.03%

Born in Powhatan County, Virginia

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

1.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.79% of Powhatan County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 66.03% having been born in Virginia. 1.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Powhatan 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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