Prince Edward County, Virginia Population 2020

Prince Edward County, Virginia's estimated population is 23,434 with a growth rate of 1.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prince Edward County, Virginia is the 74th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202023,4342421.04%
201923,1922421.05%
201822,9502421.07%
201722,708-318-1.38%
201623,026-94-0.41%
201523,1201440.63%
201422,9762631.16%
201322,713-453-1.96%
201223,1668563.84%
201122,310-1,044-4.47%
201023,3546,03434.84%
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%
181012,4091,44713.20%
180010,9622,86235.33%
17908,1000.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.04%
County Website
Founded
1754
County Seat
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Prince Edward County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,66363.87%
Black or African American7,35132.02%
Two or More Races4021.75%
Some Other Race3291.43%
Asian1480.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.27%
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Prince Edward County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Prince Edward County, Virginia Median Age

30.8


Total

27.3


Male

34.7


Female

Prince Edward County, Virginia Adults

There are 19,218 adults, (3,598 of whom are seniors) in Prince Edward County, Virginia.

Prince Edward County, Virginia Age Dependency

47

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Prince Edward County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

11,463

49.93%

Male

11,493

50.07%

Prince Edward County, Virginia Households and Families

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

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Prince Edward County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All66.9%33.1%
Male65.1%34.9%
Female64.8%35.2%
Non Family48.2%51.8%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1872.5166.9
Married3,1563.0883.9
Non Family2,7211.4948.2
Female9603.3964.8
Male3502.9265.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Prince Edward County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8076.27%
9th to 12th Grade9087.06%
High School Graduate4,20732.70%
Some College2,63420.47%
Associates Degree6905.36%
Bachelors Degree1,80414.02%
Graduate Degree1,81614.11%
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Prince Edward County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,7657,0752,714
Black4,4753,588749
Hispanic52741999
Other Race17486
Multiple Races523327
Asian29188
Native American282823

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 native american people with a rate of 82.14%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,934$40,458$25,943
Less Than High School$21,843$31,563$17,966
High School Grad$24,455$33,924$18,000
Some College$31,000$39,185$25,134
Bachelors Degree$41,601$41,970$41,352
Graduate Degree$51,272$57,807$49,366

$32,934

Average Earnings

$40,458

Average Male

$25,943

Average Female

Prince Edward County, Virginia Language

Prince Edward County, Virginia Language by Age

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Prince Edward County, Virginia Language

93.99% of Prince Edward County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 6.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.58% of the population.

Prince Edward County, Virginia Poverty

Prince Edward County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,8902,22220.40%
Black6,6041,20518.25%
Hispanic25010040.00%
Other9898100.00%
Multiple2164721.76%
Native6334.76%

19.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.77%

Male Poverty Rate

23.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prince Edward County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prince Edward County, Virginia is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prince Edward County, Virginia is Native, with 4.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.61%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.15%
High School17.11%
Some College6.07%
Bachelors or Greater5.42%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.72%
Male Unemployed40.28%
Female Employed15.07%
Male Employed6.87%

Prince Edward County, Virginia Income

Prince Edward County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,189$64,342
Families$62,356$76,318
Married Families$72,412-
Non Families$26,244$42,766
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Prince Edward County, Virginia Marital Status

Prince Edward County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Prince Edward County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Prince Edward 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.

Prince Edward County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Prince Edward County, Virginia Veterans

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1,462

Number of Veterans

1,287

Male Veterans

175

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam621
Second Gulf War287
First Gulf War181
Korea98
World War II33
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74476
55 to 64328
75+254
18 to 34242
35 to 54162
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Name Veterans % of Total
White9077.06%
Black55210.01%
Hispanic60.68%
Indian34.76%

Prince Edward County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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9.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prince Edward County, Virginia Employment Status

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46.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.4%

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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65.65%

Born in Virginia

95.60%

Native Born

4.40%

Foreign Born

3.75%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.60% of Prince Edward County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 65.65% having been born in Virginia. 3.75% 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