Rockingham County, Virginia Population 2020

Rockingham County, Virginia's estimated population is 83,106 with a growth rate of 1.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rockingham County, Virginia is the 25th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202083,1069311.13%
201982,1759311.15%
201881,2449311.16%
201780,3139901.25%
201679,3238701.11%
201578,4535680.73%
201477,8854630.60%
201377,4222860.37%
201277,1362860.37%
201176,8504430.58%
201076,40718,92532.92%
199057,4824440.78%
198057,0389,14819.10%
197047,8907,40518.29%
196040,4855,40615.41%
195035,0793,79012.11%
194031,2891,5805.32%
193029,709-338-1.12%
192030,047-4,856-13.91%
191034,9031,3764.10%
190033,5272,2287.12%
189031,2991,7325.86%
188029,5675,89924.92%
187023,6682601.11%
186023,4083,11415.34%
185020,2942,95017.01%
184017,344-3,339-16.14%
183020,6835,89939.90%
182014,7842,03115.93%
181012,7532,37922.93%
180010,3742,92539.27%
17907,4490.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.13%
County Website
Founded
1778
County Seat
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Rockingham County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White74,45693.72%
Black or African American2,0182.54%
Two or More Races1,3701.72%
Some Other Race7040.89%
Asian5820.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native2570.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander570.07%
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Rockingham County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Rockingham County, Virginia Median Age

41.6


Total

40.6


Male

42.6


Female

Rockingham County, Virginia Adults

There are 61,732 adults, (14,688 of whom are seniors) in Rockingham County, Virginia.

Rockingham County, Virginia Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockingham County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

40,534

51.02%

Male

38,910

48.98%

Rockingham County, Virginia Households and Families

Rockingham County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockingham County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All73.8%26.2%
Male60.3%39.7%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
Female54.9%45.1%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,9462.5173.8
Married17,8193.0385.4
Non Family8,8121.258.8
Female2,9362.9754.9
Male1,3793.2260.3

2.97

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Rockingham County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,8827.15%
9th to 12th Grade5,0789.35%
High School Graduate18,90134.80%
Some College8,75716.12%
Associates Degree3,6416.70%
Bachelors Degree8,34815.37%
Graduate Degree5,71210.52%
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Rockingham County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White50,00942,41413,322
Hispanic2,6551,462227
Black1,022890216
Multiple Races45434160
Other Race45023239
Asian302290195
Native American237215
Islander404016

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.57%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,720$42,430$30,263
Less Than High School$30,931$34,872$18,304
High School Grad$31,364$38,161$25,594
Some College$36,038$43,638$30,952
Bachelors Degree$45,733$55,082$39,614
Graduate Degree$58,208$69,059$49,482

$36,720

Average Earnings

$42,430

Average Male

$30,263

Average Female

Rockingham County, Virginia Language

Rockingham County, Virginia Language by Age

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Rockingham County, Virginia Language

91.00% of Rockingham County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 9.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.78% of the population.

Rockingham County, Virginia Poverty

Rockingham County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White69,3526,0468.72%
Hispanic5,2311,04820.03%
Black1,78128015.72%
Multiple1,28822817.70%
Other64819730.40%
Asian5546311.37%

9.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.69%

Male Poverty Rate

10.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockingham County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockingham County, Virginia is Other, with 30.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockingham County, Virginia is White, with 8.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.99%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.88%
High School8.38%
Some College7.59%
Bachelors or Greater2.29%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.05%
Female Unemployed24.60%
Female Employed5.79%
Male Employed3.69%

Rockingham County, Virginia Income

Rockingham County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,817$76,808
Families$68,816$87,887
Married Families$77,467$96,741
Non Families$34,837$44,887
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Rockingham County, Virginia Marital Status

Rockingham County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockingham County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Rockingham County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rockingham County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Rockingham County, Virginia Veterans

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4,573

Number of Veterans

4,266

Male Veterans

307

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,883
First Gulf War866
Second Gulf War620
Korea405
World War II216
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,394
75+1,228
35 to 54987
55 to 64777
18 to 34187
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,4287.57%
Hispanic1544.52%
Black654.56%
2 or More366.12%
Other244.51%
Asian122.99%
Hawaiian817.02%

Rockingham County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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8.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockingham County, Virginia Employment Status

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

3.7%

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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68.46%

Born in Virginia

94.16%

Native Born

5.84%

Foreign Born

3.39%

Non Citizen

2.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.16% of Rockingham County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 68.46% having been born in Virginia. 3.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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