Radford, Virginia Population 2024

17,130

Radford, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 17,130 with a growth rate of 1.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Radford, Virginia is the 88th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 16,432 and has seen a growth of 4.25% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,1101961.09%
202817,9141961.11%
202717,7181961.12%
202617,5221961.13%
202517,3261961.14%
202417,1301961.16%
202316,9341961.17%
202216,7381961.18%
202116,5424232.62%
202016,119-1,988-10.98%
201918,107940.52%
201818,0135433.11%
201717,4701490.86%
201617,321200.12%
201517,301-94-0.54%
201417,3952711.58%
201317,1244042.42%
201216,720-97-0.58%
201116,8173852.34%
201016,432
199015,9402,71520.53%
198013,2251,62914.05%
197011,5962,22523.74%
19609,3713453.82%
19509,0262,03629.13%
19406,99076312.25%
19306,2271,60034.58%
19204,62742510.11%
19104,20285825.66%
19003,344-14,766-81.54%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.16% (196)
2010 Population
16,432
Area
10 mi²
Density
1713 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
4.25% (698)

Radford, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,80484.28%
Black or African American1,4608.91%
Two or more races6233.8%
Asian3732.28%
Other race1090.67%
Native American60.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40.02%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Radford, Virginia Population by Race

Radford, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Radford, Virginia Median Age

23.3

Total

23.7

Male

23

Female

Radford, Virginia Adults

There are 14,435 adults, (1,528 of whom are seniors) in Radford, Virginia.

Radford, Virginia Age Dependency

26.9

Age Dependency Ratio

11.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Radford, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female8,96854.75%
Male7,41145.25%

Radford, Virginia Population by Age

Radford, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,4672.4445.754.3
Non Family2,8911.8224.675.4
Married1,7963.358317
Female6822.533.966.1
Male983.4670.429.6
showing: 5 rows

3.07

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

45.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Radford, 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

Radford, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Radford, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Radford, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,635

Average Earnings

$55,417

Average Male

$47,438

Average Female

Radford, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Radford, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Radford, Virginia Language

94.68% of Radford, Virginia residents speak only English, while 5.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.78% of the population.

Radford, Virginia Language

Radford, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,5973,66431.59%
Black80549160.99%
Hispanic35820055.87%
Asian29113345.7%
Multiple3958822.28%
Other482347.92%
showing: 6 rows

33.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.57%

Male Poverty Rate

35.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Radford, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Radford, Virginia is Black, with 60.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Radford, Virginia is Multiple, with 22.28% 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 50.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.6%.

Radford, Virginia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.29%
Some College24.12%
High School22.99%
Bachelors or Greater7%
showing: 4 rows

Radford, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed82.72%
Female Unemployed79.5%
Female Employed23.86%
Male Employed17.12%
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Radford, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Radford, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Radford, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

25.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.0%

Male Marriage Rate

25.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Radford, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Radford, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Radford, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Radford, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

446

Number of Veterans

340

Male Veterans

106

Female Veterans

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Radford, Virginia Veterans by War

count

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Radford, Virginia Veterans by Age

count

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Radford, Virginia Veterans by Race

Radford, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Radford, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Radford, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Radford, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Radford, 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

67.3%

Born in Radford, Virginia

96.62%

Native Born

3.38%

Foreign Born

1.09%

Non Citizen

2.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.62% of Radford, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 67.3% having been born in Virginia. 1.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Radford, Virginia Place of Birth

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