Prince Edward County, Virginia Population 2021

Prince Edward County, Virginia's estimated population is 22,594 with a growth rate of -0.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prince Edward County, Virginia is the 76th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 23,359 and has seen a growth of -3.27% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202122,594-104-0.46%
202022,698-104-0.46%
201922,802-104-0.45%
201822,9062281.01%
201722,678-342-1.49%
201623,020-100-0.43%
201523,1201450.63%
201422,9752611.15%
201322,714-458-1.98%
201223,1728543.83%
201122,318-1,041-4.46%
201023,3596,03934.87%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.46%
County Website
Founded
1754
County Seat
2010 Population
23,359
Growth Since 2010
-3.27%
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Prince Edward County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,72464.28%
Black or African American7,06830.86%
Two or More Races5692.48%
Some Other Race2761.20%
Asian1940.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native740.32%
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Prince Edward County, Virginia Population by Race

Prince Edward County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Prince Edward County, Virginia Median Age

31.5


Total

29.2


Male

34.3


Female

Prince Edward County, Virginia Adults

There are 19,209 adults, (3,683 of whom are seniors) in Prince Edward County, Virginia.

Prince Edward County, Virginia Age Dependency

47.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Prince Edward County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

11,576

50.54%

Male

11,329

49.46%

Prince Edward County, Virginia Population by Age

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

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Prince Edward County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
All64.4%35.6%
Female61.5%38.5%
Male58.3%41.7%
Non Family46.8%53.2%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prince Edward County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1852.4564.4
Married3,0513.0682.3
Non Family2,8281.4446.8
Female9583.3261.5
Male3483.0758.3

3.07

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Prince Edward County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8136.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,0177.80%
High School Graduate4,45234.14%
Some College2,64220.26%
Associates Degree6274.81%
Bachelors Degree1,92714.78%
Graduate Degree1,56211.98%
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Prince Edward County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prince Edward County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,7877,2222,560
Black4,4833,406750
Hispanic61246389
Other Race13468
Asian674132
2+ Races665332
Native American333326

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 78.79%.

Prince Edward County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,452$40,368$30,916
Less Than 9th Grade$19,704$30,625$17,698
High School Graduate$25,634$37,628$19,272
Some College$34,427$40,699$32,288
Bachelors Degree$40,945$38,229$43,929
Graduate Degree$52,933$54,423$52,273

$33,452

Average Earnings

$40,368

Average Male

$30,916

Average Female

Prince Edward County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prince Edward County, Virginia Language by Age

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Prince Edward County, Virginia Language

93.35% of Prince Edward County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 6.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.37% of the population.

Prince Edward County, Virginia Language

Prince Edward County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,6091,67815.82%
Black6,1711,41422.91%
Hispanic2438635.39%
Other8484100.00%
Multiple3646618.13%
Native7145.63%

18.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.03%

Male Poverty Rate

22.14%

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 5.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.95%.

Prince Edward County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.06%
High School17.28%
Some College8.29%
Bachelors or Greater5.17%

Prince Edward County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.95%
Male Unemployed26.88%
Female Employed15.68%
Male Employed5.41%

Prince Edward County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prince Edward County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,202$62,736
Families$62,733$75,846
Married Families$73,836-
Non Families$24,716$41,193
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Income by Household Type

Prince Edward County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.4%

Male Marriage Rate

32.5%

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 55-64, 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 Marital Status

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1,265

Number of Veterans

1,112

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam537
Second Gulf War210
First Gulf War208
Korea124
World War II39

Prince Edward County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74397
55 to 64300
75+252
18 to 34161
35 to 54155

Prince Edward County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8466.55%
Black4167.73%
Hispanic60.63%
Native American34.05%

Prince Edward County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Prince Edward County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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7.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prince Edward County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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47.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Prince Edward County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Prince Edward County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Prince Edward 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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67.19%

Born in Prince Edward County, Virginia

94.87%

Native Born

5.13%

Foreign Born

4.17%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.87% of Prince Edward County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 67.19% having been born in Virginia. 4.17% 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

  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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