Tazewell County, Virginia Population 2020

Tazewell County, Virginia's estimated population is 40,273 with a growth rate of -0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tazewell County, Virginia is the 42nd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202040,273-291-0.72%
201940,564-291-0.71%
201840,855-291-0.71%
201741,146-962-2.28%
201642,108-796-1.86%
201542,904-482-1.11%
201443,386-637-1.45%
201344,023-250-0.56%
201244,273-462-1.03%
201144,735-392-0.87%
201045,127-833-1.81%
199045,960-4,551-9.01%
198050,51110,69526.86%
197039,816-4,975-11.11%
196044,791-2,721-5.73%
195047,5125,90514.19%
194041,6079,13028.11%
193032,4774,63716.66%
192027,8402,89411.60%
191024,9461,5626.68%
190023,3843,48517.51%
189019,8997,03854.72%
188012,8612,07019.18%
187010,7918718.78%
18609,920-22-0.22%
18509,9423,65258.06%
18406,2905419.41%
18305,7491,83346.81%
18203,91690930.23%
18103,00788041.37%
18002,1270.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.72%
County Website
Founded
December 20, 1799
County Seat
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Tazewell County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,84194.68%
Black or African American1,3673.25%
Two or More Races3760.89%
Asian2720.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native1100.26%
Some Other Race700.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander440.10%
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Tazewell County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Tazewell County, Virginia Median Age

44.9


Total

42.5


Male

47


Female

Tazewell County, Virginia Adults

There are 33,985 adults, (8,722 of whom are seniors) in Tazewell County, Virginia.

Tazewell County, Virginia Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Tazewell County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

21,239

50.47%

Male

20,841

49.53%

Tazewell County, Virginia Households and Families

Tazewell County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tazewell County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All75.8%24.2%
Female67.5%32.5%
Non Family65.8%34.2%
Male59.5%40.5%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,0422.3875.8
Married8,7032.9485.6
Non Family5,5871.1265.8
Female1,9643.3767.5
Male7882.7359.5

2.95

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Tazewell County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6398.59%
9th to 12th Grade3,14410.23%
High School Graduate11,15136.30%
Some College5,93119.31%
Associates Degree3,15710.28%
Bachelors Degree3,0579.95%
Graduate Degree1,6405.34%
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Tazewell County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,02323,5544,321
Black81664054
Hispanic27120469
Asian234234161
Multiple Races23219721
Native American1036750
Islander444421
Other Race2323

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.80%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,909$36,628$26,414
Less Than High School$20,761$26,308$13,396
High School Grad$27,796$32,330$23,022
Some College$30,902$38,029$24,945
Bachelors Degree$39,558$46,875$37,191
Graduate Degree$55,368$84,464$49,141

$31,909

Average Earnings

$36,628

Average Male

$26,414

Average Female

Tazewell County, Virginia Language

Tazewell County, Virginia Language by Age

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Tazewell County, Virginia Language

98.60% of Tazewell County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.44% of the population.

Tazewell County, Virginia Poverty

Tazewell County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,4986,04415.70%
Black1,04528126.89%
Multiple2877526.13%
Hispanic3247021.60%
Asian2674215.73%
Islander442352.27%
Native981515.31%

16.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.98%

Male Poverty Rate

19.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tazewell County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tazewell County, Virginia is Islander, with 52.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tazewell County, Virginia is Native, with 15.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.86%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.84%
Some College11.53%
High School10.69%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.60%
Male Unemployed29.51%
Female Employed6.67%
Male Employed6.12%

Tazewell County, Virginia Income

Tazewell County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,978$56,037
Families$53,194$68,278
Married Families$61,227$76,981
Non Families$22,486$29,191
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Tazewell County, Virginia Marital Status

Tazewell County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Tazewell County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Tazewell 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 45-54.

Tazewell County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Tazewell County, Virginia Veterans

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2,313

Number of Veterans

2,267

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,053
First Gulf War413
Korea291
Second Gulf War224
World War II135
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74837
75+609
35 to 54503
55 to 64343
18 to 3421
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2356.94%
Hispanic5114.96%
Black403.60%
Indian2018.18%
2 or More187.23%

Tazewell County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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9.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tazewell County, Virginia Employment Status

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48.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

7.6%

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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58.17%

Born in Virginia

99.05%

Native Born

0.95%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.05% of Tazewell County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 58.17% having been born in Virginia. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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