Stafford County, Virginia Population 2021

Stafford County, Virginia's estimated population is 158,998 with a growth rate of 1.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Stafford County, Virginia is the null largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 129,832 and has seen a growth of 22.46% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021158,9983,0581.96%
2020155,9403,0582.00%
2019152,8823,0582.04%
2018149,8243,0322.07%
2017146,7923,2912.29%
2016143,5012,6331.87%
2015140,8682,0771.50%
2014138,7912,8682.11%
2013135,9232,5551.92%
2012133,3681,1680.88%
2011132,2002,3681.82%
2010129,83268,596112.02%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
1.96%
County Website
Founded
1664
County Seat
2010 Population
129,832
Growth Since 2010
22.46%
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Stafford County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White98,79167.31%
Black or African American25,92917.67%
Some Other Race8,6015.86%
Two or More Races7,9585.42%
Asian4,9103.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native4660.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1180.08%
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Stafford County, Virginia Population By Race

Stafford County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2021

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Stafford County, Virginia Median Age

35.5


Total

34.3


Male

36.6


Female

Stafford County, Virginia Adults

There are 108,378 adults, (14,857 of whom are seniors) in Stafford County, Virginia.

Stafford County, Virginia Age Dependency

56.9

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Stafford County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Mujer

72,706

49.54%

Masculino

74,067

50.46%

Stafford County, Virginia Population by Age

Stafford County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stafford County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All77.4%22.6%
Masculino68.1%31.9%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Mujer54.6%45.4%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stafford County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All47,0753.0477.4
Married30,6423.4885.1
Non Family9,1291.2966.4
Mujer5,0963.3654.6
Masculino2,2083.568.1

3.36

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

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Stafford County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3342.48%
9th to 12th Grade4,0284.29%
High School Graduate21,48322.87%
Some College20,78522.12%
Associates Degree7,8228.33%
Bachelors Degree22,08923.51%
Graduate Degree15,40916.40%
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Stafford County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stafford County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White60,91758,13826,035
Black16,82415,8276,460
Hispanic10,3938,3222,330
Other Race5,1573,507672
Asian3,5553,1401,770
2+ Races2,5002,331916
Native American35233886
Islander787266

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 84.62%.

Stafford County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$59,152$75,496$43,575
Less Than 9th Grade$28,905$41,231$17,465
High School Graduate$41,603$50,704$32,008
Some College$48,112$64,202$36,723
Bachelors Degree$78,051$99,426$53,897
Graduate Degree$104,441$126,221$79,625

$59,152

Average Earnings

$75,496

Average Male

$43,575

Average Female

Stafford County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stafford County, Virginia Language by Age

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Stafford County, Virginia Language

85.63% of Stafford County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 14.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.82% of the population.

Stafford County, Virginia Language

Stafford County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White87,6212,7323.12%
Black25,1861,4735.85%
Hispanic18,5461,2376.67%
Other8,4046587.83%
Multiple7,7855406.94%
Asian4,8224559.44%
Islander78911.54%

4.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.55%

Male Poverty Rate

5.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stafford County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stafford County, Virginia is Islander, with 11.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stafford County, Virginia is White, with 3.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.16%.

Stafford County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.50%
High School6.33%
Some College3.58%
Bachelors or Greater1.40%

Stafford County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed10.51%
Female Unemployed10.01%
Female Employed2.95%
Male Employed1.55%

Stafford County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stafford County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$111,108$127,009
Families$120,607$136,199
Married Families$136,940$149,649
Non Families$62,456$79,078
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Income by Household Type

Stafford County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

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 45-54, 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 Marital Status

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20,297

Number of Veterans

16,713

Male Veterans

3,584

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War11,025
Second Gulf War10,323
Vietnam3,810
Korea466
World War II143

Stafford County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 549,657
55 to 644,485
65 to 742,551
18 to 342,041
75+1,563

Stafford County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White14,07919.56%
Black4,75425.17%
Hispanic1,90815.88%
Other Race5539.45%
2+ Races50413.61%
Asian3007.99%
Native American8220.60%
Islander2532.05%

Stafford County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Stafford County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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1.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stafford County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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69.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Stafford County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Stafford County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Stafford 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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37.89%

Born in Stafford County, Virginia

90.23%

Native Born

9.77%

Foreign Born

4.10%

Non Citizen

5.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.23% of Stafford County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 37.89% having been born in Virginia. 4.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Stafford 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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