Prince Edward County, Virginia Population 2024

21,867

Prince Edward County, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 21,867 with a growth rate of -0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prince Edward County, Virginia is the 77th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 23,364 and has seen a growth of -6.41% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202921,717-30-0.14%
202821,747-30-0.14%
202721,777-30-0.14%
202621,807-30-0.14%
202521,837-30-0.14%
202421,867-30-0.14%
202321,897-30-0.14%
202221,927-30-0.14%
202121,957590.27%
202021,898-929-4.07%
201922,827-52-0.23%
201822,8791810.8%
201722,698-351-1.52%
201623,049-90-0.39%
201523,1391450.63%
201422,9942611.15%
201322,733-454-1.96%
201223,1878593.85%
201122,328-1,036-4.43%
201023,364
199017,3208645.25%
198016,4562,07714.44%
197014,3792581.83%
196014,121-1,277-8.29%
195015,3984763.19%
194014,9224022.77%
193014,520-247-1.67%
192014,7675013.51%
191014,266-779-5.18%
190015,0453512.39%
189014,694260.18%
188014,6682,66422.19%
187012,0041601.35%
186011,844-13-0.11%
185011,857-2,212-15.72%
184014,069-38-0.27%
183014,1071,53012.17%
182012,5771681.35%
181012,4091,44713.2%
180010,9622,86235.33%
17908,100-13,617-62.7%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.14% (-30)
County Website
Prince Edward County
County Seat
2020 Population
21,898
Area
350 mi²
Density
62 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-0.14% (-31)
Founded
1754

Prince Edward County, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,73762.66%
Black or African American6,55929.92%
Two or more races8954.08%
Asian3081.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1850.84%
Other race1400.64%
Native American980.45%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Native American

Prince Edward County, Virginia Population by Race

Prince Edward County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Prince Edward County, Virginia Median Age

32

Total

29.4

Male

34.4

Female

Prince Edward County, Virginia Adults

There are 18,640 adults, (3,585 of whom are seniors) in Prince Edward County, Virginia.

Prince Edward County, Virginia Age Dependency

45.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Prince Edward County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female10,48947.85%
Male11,43352.15%

Prince Edward County, Virginia Population by Age

Prince Edward County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,4162.2560.939.1
Non Family3,0171.3536.963.1
Married2,9932.968713
Female8532.7960.639.4
Male5532.5251.748.3
showing: 5 rows

2.79

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Prince Edward County, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Prince Edward County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prince Edward County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.15%.

Prince Edward County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,928

Average Earnings

$50,144

Average Male

$36,150

Average Female

Prince Edward County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prince Edward County, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Prince Edward County, Virginia Language

95.28% of Prince Edward County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 4.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.54% of the population.

Prince Edward County, Virginia Language

Prince Edward County, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black5,4051,68231.12%
White9,8251,21312.35%
Multiple703679.53%
Native742635.14%
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18.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.3%

Male Poverty Rate

20.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prince Edward County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prince Edward County, Virginia is Native, with 35.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prince Edward County, Virginia is Multiple, with 9.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.74%.

Prince Edward County, Virginia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.66%
High School21.04%
Some College12.8%
Bachelors or Greater5.73%
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Prince Edward County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed26.57%
Female Employed11.72%
Male Employed4.52%
Female Unemployed3.57%
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Prince Edward County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prince Edward County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Prince Edward County, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.1%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Prince Edward County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Prince Edward County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Prince Edward County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Prince Edward County, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,098

Number of Veterans

973

Male Veterans

125

Female Veterans

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Prince Edward County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Prince Edward County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Prince Edward County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Prince Edward County, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prince Edward County, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Prince Edward County, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Prince Edward County, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Prince Edward County, Virginia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.74%

Born in Prince Edward County, Virginia

96.75%

Native Born

3.25%

Foreign Born

2.1%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.75% of Prince Edward County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 69.74% having been born in Virginia. 2.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Prince Edward County, Virginia Place of Birth

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