Shenandoah County, Virginia Population 2021

Shenandoah County, Virginia's estimated population is 43,902 with a growth rate of 0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shenandoah County, Virginia is the 40th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 42,052 and has seen a growth of 4.40% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202143,9021430.33%
202043,7591430.33%
201943,6161430.33%
201843,4731970.46%
201743,2763690.86%
201642,907590.14%
201542,8481190.28%
201442,7292230.52%
201342,506-24-0.06%
201242,5302640.62%
201142,2662140.51%
201042,05210,41632.92%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.33%
County Website
Founded
1772
County Seat
2010 Population
42,052
Growth Since 2010
4.40%
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Shenandoah County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,39193.45%
Two or More Races1,1282.61%
Black or African American8151.89%
Asian4200.97%
Some Other Race4130.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.13%
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Shenandoah County, Virginia Population by Race

Shenandoah County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Shenandoah County, Virginia Median Age

44.5


Total

42.6


Male

46


Female

Shenandoah County, Virginia Adults

There are 34,044 adults, (9,158 of whom are seniors) in Shenandoah County, Virginia.

Shenandoah County, Virginia Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Shenandoah County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

21,923

50.72%

Male

21,301

49.28%

Shenandoah County, Virginia Population by Age

Shenandoah County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shenandoah County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
Male73.2%26.8%
All70.9%29.1%
Non Family60.4%39.6%
Female51.2%48.8%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shenandoah County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,4022.4670.9
Married8,7963.0482.3
Non Family6,0521.2260.4
Female1,9043.4651.2
Male6503.2773.2

3.03

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Shenandoah County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5024.85%
9th to 12th Grade2,5138.12%
High School Graduate11,74637.94%
Some College6,28620.31%
Associates Degree2,5578.26%
Bachelors Degree4,32413.97%
Graduate Degree2,0296.55%
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Shenandoah County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shenandoah County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White28,05424,9345,860
Hispanic1,579886176
Black592538140
2+ Races533485139
Asian29721373
Other Race2149351
Native American492721

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 90.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 42.86%.

Shenandoah County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,116$41,905$29,162
Less Than 9th Grade$29,869$33,567$20,944
High School Graduate$32,235$40,547$23,086
Some College$32,444$41,163$29,579
Bachelors Degree$44,455$60,204$34,957
Graduate Degree$60,485$75,787$54,312

$35,116

Average Earnings

$41,905

Average Male

$29,162

Average Female

Shenandoah County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shenandoah County, Virginia Language by Age

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Shenandoah County, Virginia Language

92.61% of Shenandoah County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 7.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.90% of the population.

Shenandoah County, Virginia Language

Shenandoah County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,5303,82110.18%
Hispanic2,96767522.75%
Black79218723.61%
Other41314033.90%
Asian40913031.78%
Multiple1,128504.43%
Native571526.32%

11.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.05%

Male Poverty Rate

13.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shenandoah County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shenandoah County, Virginia is Other, with 33.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shenandoah County, Virginia is Multiple, with 4.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.54%.

Shenandoah County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.78%
High School12.25%
Some College8.51%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%

Shenandoah County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed45.24%
Female Unemployed31.40%
Female Employed7.89%
Male Employed3.69%

Shenandoah County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shenandoah County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,252$69,718
Families$68,835$81,658
Married Families$78,308-
Non Families$31,946$42,819
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Income by Household Type

Shenandoah County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

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 45-54, 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 Marital Status

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3,374

Number of Veterans

3,128

Male Veterans

246

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,357
Second Gulf War646
First Gulf War551
Korea322
World War II96

Shenandoah County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,000
75+842
35 to 54829
18 to 34358
55 to 64345

Shenandoah County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,30210.31%
Hispanic904.58%
2+ Races386.05%
Black283.91%
Native American612.24%

Shenandoah County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Shenandoah County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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5.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shenandoah County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Shenandoah County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Shenandoah County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Shenandoah 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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63.78%

Born in Shenandoah County, Virginia

95.34%

Native Born

4.66%

Foreign Born

2.70%

Non Citizen

1.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.34% of Shenandoah County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 63.78% having been born in Virginia. 2.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shenandoah 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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