Powhatan County, Virginia Population 2020

Powhatan County, Virginia's estimated population is 30,185 with a growth rate of 1.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Powhatan County, Virginia is the 59th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202030,1854981.68%
201929,6874981.71%
201829,1894981.74%
201728,6912470.87%
201628,4443881.38%
201528,056-432-1.52%
201428,4881940.69%
201328,2941230.44%
201228,171490.17%
201128,12220.01%
201028,12012,79283.46%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
1.68%
County Website
Founded
1777
County Seat
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Powhatan County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,72086.51%
Black or African American3,10610.87%
Two or More Races4341.52%
Some Other Race1040.36%
Asian900.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native850.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander350.12%
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Powhatan County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Powhatan County, Virginia Median Age

45.1


Total

43.6


Male

47.4


Female

Powhatan County, Virginia Adults

There are 23,373 adults, (4,980 of whom are seniors) in Powhatan County, Virginia.

Powhatan County, Virginia Age Dependency

55.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Powhatan County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

13,325

46.63%

Male

15,249

53.37%

Powhatan County, Virginia Households and Families

Powhatan County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Powhatan County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.3%6.7%
All89.6%10.4%
Non Family84.6%15.4%
Female78.5%21.5%
Male71.2%28.8%

89.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,1782.5489.6
Married6,8552.9193.3
Non Family2,2451.2384.6
Female8042.8978.5
Male2742.9971.2

2.87

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Powhatan County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5932.81%
9th to 12th Grade1,4666.95%
High School Graduate6,39930.32%
Some College4,87023.07%
Associates Degree1,6958.03%
Bachelors Degree4,35120.61%
Graduate Degree1,7348.21%
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Powhatan County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,98416,6125,551
Black2,4041,837300
Hispanic389309114
Multiple Races26225476
Other Race984716
Asian907347
Native American857029
Islander111111

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%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,585$55,884$40,840
Less Than High School$40,000$36,900$43,357
High School Grad$39,257$46,463$24,961
Some College$43,866$55,838$37,860
Bachelors Degree$64,167$82,708$51,691
Graduate Degree$82,535$97,531$75,469

$49,585

Average Earnings

$55,884

Average Male

$40,840

Average Female

Powhatan County, Virginia Language

Powhatan County, Virginia Language by Age

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Powhatan County, Virginia Language

98.06% of Powhatan County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Powhatan County, Virginia Poverty

Powhatan County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,5521,0954.65%
Black1,43321114.72%
Hispanic4657716.56%
Other38615.79%

5.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.05%

Male Poverty Rate

6.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powhatan County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Powhatan County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 16.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powhatan County, Virginia is White, with 4.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.50%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.79%
High School7.78%
Some College2.90%
Bachelors or Greater1.30%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.46%
Male Unemployed23.44%
Female Employed2.34%
Male Employed1.05%

Powhatan County, Virginia Income

Powhatan County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$83,914$98,807
Families$94,430$108,148
Married Families$97,558-
Non Families$46,813$62,632
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Powhatan County, Virginia Marital Status

Powhatan County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

62.9%

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 Veterans

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2,339

Number of Veterans

2,157

Male Veterans

182

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam858
Second Gulf War486
First Gulf War470
Korea91
World War II24
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74712
55 to 64504
35 to 54482
75+358
18 to 34283
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,14910.75%
Black1184.22%
Indian3743.53%
2 or More3111.19%
Hispanic204.49%
Other43.85%

Powhatan County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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5.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powhatan County, Virginia Employment Status

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

2.4%

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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65.30%

Born in Virginia

97.70%

Native Born

2.30%

Foreign Born

1.19%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.70% of Powhatan County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 65.30% having been born in Virginia. 1.19% 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