Rockbridge County, Virginia Population 2024

22,501

Rockbridge County, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 22,501 with a growth rate of -0.2% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rockbridge County, Virginia is the 76th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 22,348 and has seen a growth of 0.68% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202922,271-46-0.21%
202822,317-46-0.21%
202722,363-46-0.21%
202622,409-46-0.2%
202522,455-46-0.2%
202422,501-46-0.2%
202322,547-46-0.2%
202222,593-46-0.2%
202122,639-6-0.03%
202022,645-129-0.57%
201922,774-130-0.57%
201822,9041680.74%
201722,7362691.2%
201622,467570.25%
201522,410-33-0.15%
201422,4431060.47%
201322,337-47-0.21%
201222,384-65-0.29%
201122,4491010.45%
201022,348
199018,3504392.45%
198017,9111,2747.66%
197016,637-7,402-30.79%
196024,0396802.91%
195023,3599754.36%
194022,3841,4827.09%
193020,9022761.34%
192020,626-545-2.57%
191021,171-628-2.88%
190021,799-1,263-5.48%
189023,0623,05915.29%
188020,0033,94524.57%
187016,058-1,190-6.9%
186017,2481,2037.5%
185016,0451,76112.33%
184014,284400.28%
183014,2442,29919.25%
182011,9451,62715.77%
181010,3181,37315.35%
18008,9452,39736.61%
17906,548-15,723-70.6%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.2% (-46)
County Website
Rockbridge County
County Seat
2010 Population
22,348
Area
598 mi²
Density
38 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
0.68% (153)
Founded
1777

Rockbridge County, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,71291.35%
Black or African American9874.35%
Two or more races5092.24%
Other race2911.28%
Asian1590.7%
Native American150.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rockbridge County, Virginia Population by Race

Rockbridge County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Rockbridge County, Virginia Median Age

49.4

Total

48.2

Male

50.4

Female

Rockbridge County, Virginia Adults

There are 18,625 adults, (6,018 of whom are seniors) in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Rockbridge County, Virginia Age Dependency

79.8

Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockbridge County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female11,49850.71%
Male11,17549.29%

Rockbridge County, Virginia Population by Age

Rockbridge County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,3682.3978.221.8
Married4,8362.8389.810.2
Non Family3,0541.2168.231.8
Female1,1023.3451.948.1
Male3763.5387.812.2
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2.88

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rockbridge 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

Rockbridge County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockbridge 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 89.63%.

Rockbridge County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,471

Average Earnings

$46,488

Average Male

$37,799

Average Female

Rockbridge County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockbridge County, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rockbridge County, Virginia Language

97.43% of Rockbridge County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Rockbridge County, Virginia Language

Rockbridge County, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White20,2601,7738.75%
Black9209610.43%
Hispanic4786613.81%
Multiple496448.87%
Asian15342.61%
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8.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.11%

Male Poverty Rate

7.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockbridge County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockbridge County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 13.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockbridge County, Virginia is Asian, with 2.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.94%.

Rockbridge County, Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.98%
High School11.24%
Some College5.26%
Bachelors or Greater2.96%
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Rockbridge County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed20.9%
Female Unemployed17.99%
Female Employed3.53%
Male Employed2.06%
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Rockbridge County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockbridge County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rockbridge County, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockbridge County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rockbridge 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.

Rockbridge County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rockbridge County, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,586

Number of Veterans

1,445

Male Veterans

141

Female Veterans

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Rockbridge County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Rockbridge County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Rockbridge County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Rockbridge County, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockbridge County, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Rockbridge County, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rockbridge County, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rockbridge 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

68.33%

Born in Rockbridge County, Virginia

97.37%

Native Born

2.63%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

2%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.37% of Rockbridge County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 68.33% having been born in Virginia. 0.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Rockbridge County, Virginia Place of Birth

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