Shenandoah County, Virginia Population 2020

Shenandoah County, Virginia's estimated population is 43,949 with a growth rate of 0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shenandoah County, Virginia is the 39th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202043,9492260.52%
201943,7232260.52%
201843,4972260.52%
201743,2713860.90%
201642,885440.10%
201542,8411100.26%
201442,7312240.53%
201342,507-23-0.05%
201242,5302670.63%
201142,2632120.50%
201042,05110,41532.92%
199031,6364,07714.79%
198027,5594,70720.60%
197022,8521,0274.71%
196021,8256563.10%
195021,1692711.30%
194020,8982431.18%
193020,655-153-0.74%
192020,808-134-0.64%
191020,9426893.40%
190020,2535822.96%
189019,6711,4678.06%
188018,2043,26821.88%
187014,9361,0407.48%
186013,8961280.93%
185013,7682,15018.51%
184011,618-8,132-41.17%
183019,7508244.35%
182018,9265,28038.69%
181013,646-177-1.28%
180013,8233,31331.52%
179010,5100.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.52%
County Website
Founded
1772
County Seat
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Shenandoah County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,42493.91%
Two or More Races1,0062.34%
Black or African American8411.95%
Some Other Race3690.86%
Asian3670.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.09%
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Shenandoah County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Shenandoah County, Virginia Median Age

44.4


Total

42.5


Male

46.2


Female

Shenandoah County, Virginia Adults

There are 33,885 adults, (9,018 of whom are seniors) in Shenandoah County, Virginia.

Shenandoah County, Virginia Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Shenandoah County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

22,001

51.11%

Male

21,044

48.89%

Shenandoah County, Virginia Households and Families

Shenandoah County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shenandoah County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All70.6%29.4%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Male59.6%40.4%
Female49.8%50.2%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,3152.4670.6
Married8,8953.0882.6
Non Family6,0311.1960.1
Female1,7143.3749.8
Male6753.359.6

3.05

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Shenandoah County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5144.92%
9th to 12th Grade2,5278.21%
High School Graduate11,69438.01%
Some College6,51321.17%
Associates Degree2,3407.61%
Bachelors Degree4,15413.50%
Graduate Degree2,0236.58%
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Shenandoah County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,96224,7775,745
Hispanic1,46175385
Black64258689
Multiple Races446413123
Asian300227126
Other Race16135
Native American383819

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 50.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,179$42,041$28,671
Less Than High School$24,988$33,482$19,446
High School Grad$31,679$40,594$22,540
Some College$34,028$41,365$29,356
Bachelors Degree$44,036$55,769$37,121
Graduate Degree$57,500$66,875$53,455

$35,179

Average Earnings

$42,041

Average Male

$28,671

Average Female

Shenandoah County, Virginia Language

Shenandoah County, Virginia Language by Age

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Shenandoah County, Virginia Language

92.78% of Shenandoah County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 7.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.73% of the population.

Shenandoah County, Virginia Poverty

Shenandoah County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,4873,5359.43%
Hispanic3,01960720.11%
Multiple1,00615215.11%
Black80115218.98%
Asian35312234.56%
Other3699124.66%
Native382668.42%

10.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.39%

Male Poverty Rate

13.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shenandoah County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shenandoah County, Virginia is Native, with 68.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shenandoah County, Virginia is White, with 9.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.67%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.22%
High School11.20%
Some College9.50%
Bachelors or Greater4.14%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.15%
Female Unemployed30.11%
Female Employed6.96%
Male Employed2.80%

Shenandoah County, Virginia Income

Shenandoah County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,921$67,417
Families$66,788$79,621
Married Families$74,593-
Non Families$29,531$40,788
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Shenandoah County, Virginia Marital Status

Shenandoah County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Shenandoah County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Shenandoah 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.

Shenandoah County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Shenandoah County, Virginia Veterans

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3,425

Number of Veterans

3,090

Male Veterans

335

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,375
Second Gulf War585
First Gulf War571
Korea350
World War II114
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,101
75+863
35 to 54775
55 to 64367
18 to 34319
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,22710.06%
Black15921.60%
Hispanic603.24%
2 or More336.78%
Indian615.79%

Shenandoah County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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6.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shenandoah County, Virginia Employment Status

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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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64.04%

Born in Virginia

95.55%

Native Born

4.45%

Foreign Born

2.57%

Non Citizen

1.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.55% of Shenandoah County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 64.04% having been born in Virginia. 2.57% 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