Rockingham County, Virginia Population 2021

Rockingham County, Virginia's estimated population is 83,322 with a growth rate of 0.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rockingham County, Virginia is the 26th largest county inVirginia. The 2010 Population was 76,408 and has seen a growth of 9.05% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202183,3226870.83%
202082,6356870.84%
201981,9486870.85%
201881,2618641.07%
201780,3971,0301.30%
201679,3679221.18%
201578,4455670.73%
201477,8784590.59%
201377,4192820.37%
201277,1372760.36%
201176,8614530.59%
201076,40818,92632.93%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.83% (687)
County Website
Founded
1778
County Seat
2010 Population
76,408
Growth Since 2010
9.05% (6,914)
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Rockingham County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White74,65192.98%
Black or African American2,4283.02%
Two or More Races1,5871.98%
Some Other Race7000.87%
Asian5780.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native2750.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander650.08%
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Rockingham County, Virginia Population by Race

Rockingham County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Rockingham County, Virginia Median Age

41.5


Total

40.7


Male

42.4


Female

Rockingham County, Virginia Adults

There are 62,456 adults, (15,113 of whom are seniors) in Rockingham County, Virginia.

Rockingham County, Virginia Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockingham County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

40,892

50.93%

Male

39,392

49.07%

Rockingham County, Virginia Population by Age

Rockingham County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockingham County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female53.5%46.5%
Non Family60%40%
Male63.6%36.4%
All74.5%25.5%
Married85.7%14.3%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockingham County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,9942.5374.5
Married17,9163.0685.7
Non Family8,9351.2460
Female2,7433.0353.5
Male1,4003.0363.6

2.99

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Rockingham County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,8627.03%
9th to 12th Grade4,9459.00%
High School Graduate19,29435.12%
Some College8,69215.82%
Associates Degree3,6686.68%
Bachelors Degree8,60015.65%
Graduate Degree5,87510.69%
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Rockingham County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockingham County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White50,49743,00313,750
Hispanic2,7401,665262
Black1,1981,022198
2+ Races54734169
Other Race40526756
Asian318290172
Native American219202
Islander434313

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 54.09%.

Rockingham County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,223$44,312$30,887
Less Than 9th Grade$30,635$35,733$20,697
High School Graduate$31,777$39,219$26,241
Some College$38,585$46,250$33,710
Bachelors Degree$47,834$59,978$40,403
Graduate Degree$57,661$73,032$47,435

$38,223

Average Earnings

$44,312

Average Male

$30,887

Average Female

Rockingham County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockingham County, Virginia Language by Age

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Rockingham County, Virginia Language

90.67% of Rockingham County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 9.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.88% of the population.

Rockingham County, Virginia Language

Rockingham County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White69,7885,6218.05%
Hispanic5,44782015.05%
Black2,15036416.93%
Multiple1,52432721.46%
Other64611918.42%
Asian54810018.25%
Islander621016.13%

8.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.84%

Male Poverty Rate

9.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockingham County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockingham County, Virginia is Multiple, with 21.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockingham County, Virginia is White, with 8.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.78%.

Rockingham County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.76%
High School8.06%
Some College5.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.34%

Rockingham County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.62%
Female Unemployed23.49%
Female Employed5.19%
Male Employed3.11%

Rockingham County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockingham County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,864$79,865
Families$72,299$91,176
Married Families$80,398$100,248
Non Families$36,394$47,897
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Income by Household Type

Rockingham County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

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 45-54.

Rockingham County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Rockingham County, Virginia Marital Status

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4,423

Number of Veterans

4,039

Male Veterans

384

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,777
First Gulf War830
Second Gulf War804
Korea424
World War II156

Rockingham County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,351
75+1,195
35 to 54927
55 to 64602
18 to 34348

Rockingham County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,2487.23%
Black1146.75%
Hispanic1093.08%
2+ Races233.08%
Asian173.93%
Other Race142.81%
Islander712.96%

Rockingham County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Rockingham County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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7.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockingham County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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62.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Rockingham County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Rockingham County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Rockingham 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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67.76%

Born in Rockingham County, Virginia

94.21%

Native Born

5.79%

Foreign Born

3.26%

Non Citizen

2.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.21% of Rockingham County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 67.76% having been born in Virginia. 3.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rockingham 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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