Surry County, Virginia Population 2020

Surry County, Virginia's estimated population is 6,378 with a growth rate of -0.75% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Surry County, Virginia is the 124th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20206,378-48-0.75%
20196,426-48-0.74%
20186,474-48-0.74%
20176,522-31-0.47%
20166,553-117-1.75%
20156,670-110-1.62%
20146,780-7-0.10%
20136,787-51-0.75%
20126,838-83-1.20%
20116,921-123-1.75%
20107,04489914.63%
19906,145991.64%
19806,0461642.79%
19705,882-338-5.43%
19606,2200.00%
19506,220270.44%
19406,193-903-12.73%
19307,096-2,209-23.74%
19209,305-410-4.22%
19109,7151,24614.71%
19008,4692132.58%
18908,25686511.70%
18807,3911,80632.34%
18705,585-548-8.94%
18606,1334547.99%
18505,679-801-12.36%
18406,480-629-8.85%
18307,1095157.81%
18206,594-261-3.81%
18106,8553204.90%
18006,5353084.95%
17906,2270.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.75%
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Founded
1652
County Seat
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Surry County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,48752.83%
Black or African American2,98345.20%
Two or More Races1041.58%
Some Other Race140.21%
Asian100.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.03%
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Surry County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Surry County, Virginia Median Age

49.6


Total

49.4


Male

49.7


Female

Surry County, Virginia Adults

There are 5,429 adults, (1,364 of whom are seniors) in Surry County, Virginia.

Surry County, Virginia Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Surry County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,397

51.47%

Male

3,203

48.53%

Surry County, Virginia Households and Families

Surry County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Surry County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All76.8%23.2%
Non Family71.1%28.9%
Male66.7%33.3%
Female49.9%50.1%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7602.3976.8
Married1,5132.8387.2
Non Family7761.1371.1
Female3813.249.9
Male902.4166.7

2.86

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Surry County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2635.42%
9th to 12th Grade3988.21%
High School Graduate1,69434.94%
Some College1,24725.72%
Associates Degree3938.10%
Bachelors Degree54611.26%
Graduate Degree3086.35%
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Surry County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5562,343520
Black2,1891,747310
Hispanic50448
Multiple Races484814
Other Race1488
Asian1010
Native American221

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 other race people with a rate of 57.14%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,280$47,117$31,557
Less Than High School$18,906$27,330$11,176
High School Grad$40,380$48,770$27,250
Some College$42,470$52,656$37,384
Bachelors Degree$42,101$49,375$32,286
Graduate Degree$38,984$$53,438

$40,280

Average Earnings

$47,117

Average Male

$31,557

Average Female

Surry County, Virginia Language

Surry County, Virginia Language by Age

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Surry County, Virginia Language

98.57% of Surry County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Surry County, Virginia Poverty

Surry County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,98350516.93%
White3,4573329.60%
Native22100.00%

12.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.61%

Male Poverty Rate

13.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Surry County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Surry County, Virginia is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Surry County, Virginia is White, with 9.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.86%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.00%
Some College10.91%
High School8.80%
Bachelors or Greater4.45%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.46%
Male Unemployed14.85%
Male Employed8.88%
Female Employed4.85%

Surry County, Virginia Income

Surry County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,844$67,559
Families$64,839$78,381
Married Families$75,980-
Non Families$30,851$39,134
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Surry County, Virginia Marital Status

Surry County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Surry County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Surry 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 55-64.

Surry County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Surry County, Virginia Veterans

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675

Number of Veterans

625

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam297
First Gulf War144
Second Gulf War92
Korea35
World War II16
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74186
35 to 54185
55 to 64167
75+121
18 to 3416
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Name Veterans % of Total
White48016.40%
Black1767.29%
2 or More1933.93%
Hispanic714.00%

Surry County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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7.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Surry County, Virginia Employment Status

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57.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

7.2%

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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74.33%

Born in Virginia

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.70% of Surry County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 74.33% having been born in Virginia. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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