Rockbridge County, Virginia Population 2020

Rockbridge County, Virginia's estimated population is 23,038 with a growth rate of 0.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rockbridge County, Virginia is the 76th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202023,0381430.62%
201922,8951430.63%
201822,7521430.63%
201722,6092331.04%
201622,37610.00%
201522,375-58-0.26%
201422,4331030.46%
201322,330-50-0.22%
201222,380-66-0.29%
201122,446960.43%
201022,3504,00021.80%
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%
187016,058-1,190-6.90%
186017,2481,2037.50%
185016,0451,76112.33%
184014,284400.28%
183014,2442,29919.25%
182011,9451,62715.77%
181010,3181,37315.35%
18008,9452,39736.61%
17906,5480.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.62%
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Founded
1777
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Rockbridge County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,06993.60%
Black or African American7353.27%
Two or More Races4502.00%
Asian1500.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native750.33%
Some Other Race300.13%
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Rockbridge County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Rockbridge County, Virginia Median Age

48.7


Total

47.5


Male

49.7


Female

Rockbridge County, Virginia Adults

There are 18,489 adults, (5,600 of whom are seniors) in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Rockbridge County, Virginia Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockbridge County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

11,324

50.31%

Male

11,185

49.69%

Rockbridge County, Virginia Households and Families

Rockbridge County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockbridge County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All78.3%21.7%
Female74.6%25.4%
Male67.5%32.5%
Non Family65.2%34.8%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9792.4878.3
Married5,0192.9687.1
Non Family2,8691.2665.2
Female7063.5574.6
Male3853.4667.5

2.99

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Rockbridge County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7404.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,5509.16%
High School Graduate5,67333.51%
Some College3,24519.17%
Associates Degree1,2367.30%
Bachelors Degree2,57515.21%
Graduate Degree1,90811.27%
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Rockbridge County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,94713,7654,126
Black463447154
Hispanic18514164
Multiple Races14612426
Asian145145106
Native American64317
Other Race3023

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.10%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,430$38,734$28,167
Less Than High School$20,536$28,300$11,563
High School Grad$29,214$33,836$22,325
Some College$32,643$36,790$31,087
Bachelors Degree$37,567$55,518$30,000
Graduate Degree$68,415$78,456$49,545

$32,430

Average Earnings

$38,734

Average Male

$28,167

Average Female

Rockbridge County, Virginia Language

Rockbridge County, Virginia Language by Age

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Rockbridge County, Virginia Language

96.71% of Rockbridge County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.69% of the population.

Rockbridge County, Virginia Poverty

Rockbridge County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,6662,76713.39%
Black67511316.74%
Hispanic39810827.14%
Multiple4508418.67%
Native751216.00%

13.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.98%

Male Poverty Rate

14.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockbridge County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockbridge County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 27.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockbridge County, Virginia is White, with 13.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.37%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.35%
High School14.08%
Some College8.78%
Bachelors or Greater7.31%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.71%
Male Unemployed27.11%
Female Employed7.95%
Male Employed5.61%

Rockbridge County, Virginia Income

Rockbridge County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,805$75,313
Families$64,096$88,812
Married Families$71,851-
Non Families$25,905$44,314
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Rockbridge County, Virginia Marital Status

Rockbridge County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockbridge County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Rockbridge County, Virginia Veterans

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1,491

Number of Veterans

1,424

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam764
World War II150
First Gulf War114
Korea83
Second Gulf War68
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74473
55 to 64417
75+408
35 to 54158
18 to 3435
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4108.06%
Black488.73%
Indian2130.00%
2 or More126.70%

Rockbridge County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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10.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockbridge County, Virginia Employment Status

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56.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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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66.64%

Born in Virginia

97.35%

Native Born

2.65%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.35% of Rockbridge County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 66.64% having been born in Virginia. 0.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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