Rockbridge County, Virginia Population 2021

Rockbridge County, Virginia's estimated population is 22,197 with a growth rate of -0.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rockbridge County, Virginia is the 78th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 22,346 and has seen a growth of -0.67% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202122,197-188-0.84%
202022,385-188-0.83%
201922,573-188-0.83%
201822,761930.41%
201722,6682180.97%
201622,450540.24%
201522,396-36-0.16%
201422,4321040.47%
201322,328-50-0.22%
201222,378-67-0.30%
201122,445990.44%
201022,3463,99621.78%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.84%
County Website
Founded
1777
County Seat
2010 Population
22,346
Growth Since 2010
-0.67%
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Rockbridge County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,06793.34%
Black or African American7373.27%
Two or More Races4371.94%
Asian1490.66%
Some Other Race950.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native850.38%
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Rockbridge County, Virginia Population by Race

Rockbridge County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Rockbridge County, Virginia Median Age

49


Total

47.5


Male

50


Female

Rockbridge County, Virginia Adults

There are 18,574 adults, (5,754 of whom are seniors) in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Rockbridge County, Virginia Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockbridge County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

11,343

50.26%

Male

11,227

49.74%

Rockbridge County, Virginia Population by Age

Rockbridge County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockbridge County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All75.2%24.8%
Male70.8%29.2%
Female63.2%36.8%
Non Family60.6%39.4%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockbridge County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2482.4275.2
Married4,9992.8886.5
Non Family3,0311.3160.6
Female8453.2463.2
Male3733.3370.8

2.9

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Rockbridge County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8725.13%
9th to 12th Grade1,3718.06%
High School Graduate5,72733.67%
Some College3,10218.24%
Associates Degree1,4028.24%
Bachelors Degree2,72716.03%
Graduate Degree1,81010.64%
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Rockbridge County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockbridge County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,94713,8334,272
Black44643380
Hispanic26418250
2+ Races16615114
Asian149149116
Native American68345
Other Race5242

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 77.85%.

Rockbridge County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,233$40,031$29,651
Less Than 9th Grade$21,267$30,170$9,863
High School Graduate$30,156$37,459$22,150
Some College$34,337$40,212$31,687
Bachelors Degree$36,007$40,686$31,309
Graduate Degree$56,667$95,350$50,174

$33,233

Average Earnings

$40,031

Average Male

$29,651

Average Female

Rockbridge County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockbridge County, Virginia Language by Age

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Rockbridge County, Virginia Language

96.69% of Rockbridge County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.

Rockbridge County, Virginia Language

Rockbridge County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,6342,93714.23%
Hispanic43012729.53%
Black681568.22%
Multiple4374510.30%
Native8578.24%

14.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.03%

Male Poverty Rate

13.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockbridge County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockbridge County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 29.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockbridge County, Virginia is Black, with 8.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.25%.

Rockbridge County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.34%
High School12.62%
Some College8.06%
Bachelors or Greater7.53%

Rockbridge County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.59%
Male Unemployed32.55%
Male Employed7.29%
Female Employed3.77%

Rockbridge County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockbridge County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,600$73,807
Families$67,862$87,879
Married Families$73,338-
Non Families$32,304$43,728
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Income by Household Type

Rockbridge County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

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 Marital Status

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1,707

Number of Veterans

1,579

Male Veterans

128

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam805
First Gulf War324
Second Gulf War134
Korea133
World War II126

Rockbridge County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74460
75+453
55 to 64424
35 to 54362
18 to 348

Rockbridge County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5148.63%
Black15732.17%
Native American2735.06%
Asian96.04%

Rockbridge County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Rockbridge County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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7.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockbridge County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Rockbridge County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Rockbridge County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Rockbridge 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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67.50%

Born in Rockbridge County, Virginia

97.68%

Native Born

2.32%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

1.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.68% of Rockbridge County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 67.50% 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 Latin America.

Rockbridge 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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