Stafford County, Virginia Population 2020

Stafford County, Virginia's estimated population is 156,300 with a growth rate of 2.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Stafford County, Virginia is the 13th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020156,3003,1702.07%
2019153,1303,1702.11%
2018149,9603,1702.16%
2017146,7903,2122.24%
2016143,5782,6611.89%
2015140,9172,1041.52%
2014138,8132,8742.11%
2013135,9392,5641.92%
2012133,3751,1780.89%
2011132,1972,3621.82%
2010129,83568,599112.02%
199061,23620,76651.31%
198040,47015,88364.60%
197024,5877,71145.69%
196016,8764,97441.79%
195011,9022,35424.65%
19409,5481,49818.61%
19308,050-54-0.67%
19208,104340.42%
19108,070-27-0.33%
19008,0977359.98%
18907,3621512.09%
18807,21179112.32%
18706,420-2,135-24.96%
18608,5555116.35%
18508,044-410-4.85%
18408,454-908-9.70%
18309,362-155-1.63%
18209,517-313-3.18%
18109,830-141-1.41%
18009,9713833.99%
17909,5880.00%
2020 Growth Rate
2.07%
County Website
Founded
1664
County Seat
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Stafford County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White97,93068.00%
Black or African American24,87017.27%
Some Other Race8,0175.57%
Two or More Races7,8085.42%
Asian4,8803.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native4140.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander930.06%
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Stafford County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Stafford County, Virginia Median Age

35.3


Total

34.2


Male

36.2


Female

Stafford County, Virginia Adults

There are 105,983 adults, (14,086 of whom are seniors) in Stafford County, Virginia.

Stafford County, Virginia Age Dependency

56.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Stafford County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

71,472

49.63%

Male

72,540

50.37%

Stafford County, Virginia Households and Families

Stafford County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stafford County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
All76.2%23.8%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Male62.6%37.4%
Female52.7%47.3%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All46,3283.0376.2
Married29,9543.4984.5
Non Family8,9221.3465.3
Female5,2233.252.7
Male2,2293.3362.6

3.35

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Stafford County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8462.01%
9th to 12th Grade3,9694.32%
High School Graduate20,64822.49%
Some College20,96722.84%
Associates Degree7,8198.52%
Bachelors Degree21,35023.26%
Graduate Degree15,20716.56%
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Stafford County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White60,54057,66625,080
Black15,90014,8386,139
Hispanic9,6208,1762,724
Other Race4,8553,733976
Asian3,5053,1751,741
Multiple Races2,4162,244888
Native American30929296
Islander615643

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 70.49%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,312$74,580$41,861
Less Than High School$29,392$34,023$19,673
High School Grad$39,062$50,468$29,905
Some College$47,444$62,947$35,961
Bachelors Degree$75,064$97,016$51,842
Graduate Degree$103,362$125,018$78,016

$57,312

Average Earnings

$74,580

Average Male

$41,861

Average Female

Stafford County, Virginia Language

Stafford County, Virginia Language by Age

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Stafford County, Virginia Language

86.22% of Stafford County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 13.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.36% of the population.

Stafford County, Virginia Poverty

Stafford County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White87,5352,9733.40%
Black24,1301,5156.28%
Hispanic17,3949605.52%
Other7,9055086.43%
Multiple7,6144956.50%
Asian4,8134689.72%
Native405153.70%
Islander61711.48%

4.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.47%

Male Poverty Rate

5.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stafford County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stafford County, Virginia is Islander, with 11.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stafford County, Virginia is White, with 3.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.70%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School7.36%
High School6.16%
Some College4.06%
Bachelors or Greater1.38%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed13.78%
Female Unemployed9.92%
Female Employed3.20%
Male Employed1.55%

Stafford County, Virginia Income

Stafford County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$106,773$122,695
Families$117,116$131,566
Married Families$133,090-
Non Families$58,515$75,568
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Stafford County, Virginia Marital Status

Stafford County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Stafford County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Stafford 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 35-44.

Stafford County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Stafford County, Virginia Veterans

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20,299

Number of Veterans

16,817

Male Veterans

3,482

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War10,828
Second Gulf War10,162
Vietnam3,727
Korea585
World War II174
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 549,763
55 to 644,131
65 to 742,483
18 to 342,448
75+1,474
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Name Veterans % of Total
White14,34920.14%
Black4,32624.16%
Hispanic2,10518.69%
Other65811.89%
2 or More54715.42%
Asian3399.18%
Indian6318.64%
Hawaiian1727.87%

Stafford County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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1.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stafford County, Virginia Employment Status

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69.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

4%

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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38.08%

Born in Virginia

90.99%

Native Born

9.01%

Foreign Born

3.47%

Non Citizen

5.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.99% of Stafford County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 38.08% having been born in Virginia. 3.47% 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