Sussex County, Virginia Population 2020

Sussex County, Virginia's estimated population is 11,380 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sussex County, Virginia is the 112th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201811,237-143-1.26%
201711,380-28-0.25%
201611,408-278-2.38%
201511,686-35-0.30%
201411,721-41-0.35%
201311,762-157-1.32%
201211,919-165-1.37%
201112,084730.61%
201012,0111,76317.20%
199010,248-626-5.76%
198010,874-590-5.15%
197011,464-947-7.63%
196012,411-374-2.93%
195012,7853002.40%
194012,4853853.18%
193012,100-734-5.72%
192012,834-830-6.07%
191013,6641,58213.09%
190012,0829828.85%
189011,1001,03810.32%
188010,0622,17727.61%
18707,885-2,290-22.51%
186010,1753553.62%
18509,820-1,409-12.55%
184011,229-1,491-11.72%
183012,7208367.03%
182011,8845224.59%
181011,3623002.71%
180011,0625134.86%
179010,5490.00%

How Many People Live in Sussex County, Virginia?

11,380

Sussex County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,48856.49%
White4,53739.50%
Two or More Races2892.52%
Some Other Race870.76%
Asian500.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.03%

Sussex County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

Sussex County, Virginia Median Age

39.8


Total

37.1


Male

47.8


Female

Sussex County, Virginia Adults

There are 9,729 adults, (1,936 of whom are seniors) in Sussex County, Virginia.

Sussex County, Virginia Age Dependency

47.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sussex County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

4,655

40.53%

Male

6,831

59.47%

Sussex County, Virginia Households and Families

Sussex County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sussex County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
Non Family69.8%30.2%
All67.2%32.8%
Female43.8%56.2%
Male32.4%67.6%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8142.0667.2
Married1,6252.779.5
Non Family1,2801.1369.8
Female7332.3143.8
Male1761.8632.4

2.49

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sussex County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7578.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,31915.32%
High School Graduate3,57641.52%
Some College1,41216.40%
Associates Degree4665.41%
Bachelors Degree6827.92%
Graduate Degree4004.64%

Sussex County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,7643,205355
White3,4062,978617
Hispanic26821778
Multiple Races17213833
Other Race763114
Asian504433
Native American2828
Islander4

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 asian people with a rate of 66.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,744$16,517$27,027
Less Than High School$9,099$8,781$13,542
High School Grad$22,410$16,964$25,044
Some College$30,255$32,813$28,438
Bachelors Degree$30,385$33,452$29,333
Graduate Degree$49,219$48,011$52,083

$21,744

Average Earnings

$16,517

Average Male

$27,027

Average Female

Sussex County, Virginia Language

Sussex County, Virginia Language by Age

Sussex County, Virginia Language

96.35% of Sussex County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Sussex County, Virginia Poverty

Sussex County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,99689122.30%
White3,54042111.89%
Hispanic2004723.50%
Multiple1344634.33%
Other311754.84%
Asian44715.91%

17.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.18%

Male Poverty Rate

19.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sussex County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sussex County, Virginia is Other, with 54.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sussex County, Virginia is White, with 11.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.34%
High School16.22%
Some College7.45%
Bachelors or Greater5.83%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.88%
Male Unemployed40.38%
Female Employed10.53%
Male Employed5.11%

Sussex County, Virginia Income

Sussex County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,801$54,770
Families$52,374$62,927
Married Families$68,475-
Non Families$25,026$34,872

Sussex County, Virginia Marital Status

Sussex County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sussex County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Sussex 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.

Sussex County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Sussex County, Virginia Veterans

912

Number of Veterans

776

Male Veterans

136

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam332
Second Gulf War195
First Gulf War193
Korea66
World War II17
Name Veterans % of Total
White46712.17%
Black4297.83%
2 or More93.73%
Hispanic72.33%
Hawaiian4100.00%
Asian36.00%

$Sussex County, Virginia Veterans by Education

2.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sussex County, Virginia Employment Status

36.9%

Labor Force Participation

33.5%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sussex County, Virginia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.73%

Born in Virginia

97.53%

Native Born

2.47%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.53% of Sussex County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 74.73% having been born in Virginia. 1.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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