Tazewell County, Virginia Population 2021

Tazewell County, Virginia's estimated population is 39,669 with a growth rate of -1.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tazewell County, Virginia is the 42nd largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 45,117 and has seen a growth of -12.08% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202139,669-463-1.15%
202040,132-463-1.14%
201940,595-463-1.13%
201841,058-245-0.59%
201741,303-852-2.02%
201642,155-750-1.75%
201542,905-474-1.09%
201443,379-638-1.45%
201344,017-247-0.56%
201244,264-466-1.04%
201144,730-387-0.86%
201045,117-843-1.83%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.15%
County Website
Founded
December 20, 1799
County Seat
2010 Population
45,117
Growth Since 2010
-12.08%
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Tazewell County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,27394.40%
Black or African American1,3363.21%
Two or More Races4801.15%
Asian2550.61%
Some Other Race1230.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native1040.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander320.08%
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Tazewell County, Virginia Population by Race

Tazewell County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Tazewell County, Virginia Median Age

45.2


Total

42.9


Male

47.3


Female

Tazewell County, Virginia Adults

There are 33,573 adults, (8,938 of whom are seniors) in Tazewell County, Virginia.

Tazewell County, Virginia Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Tazewell County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

20,956

50.37%

Male

20,647

49.63%

Tazewell County, Virginia Population by Age

Tazewell County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tazewell County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Female64.1%35.9%
Male59%41%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tazewell County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,5312.4274.5
Married8,3412.9484.7
Non Family5,4251.1464.9
Female1,9803.5364.1
Male7852.9659

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Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Tazewell County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6218.60%
9th to 12th Grade2,9499.68%
High School Graduate11,10836.46%
Some College6,11520.07%
Associates Degree3,12510.26%
Bachelors Degree2,8739.43%
Graduate Degree1,6775.50%
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Tazewell County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tazewell County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White28,81523,4964,210
Black85169680
2+ Races23319120
Hispanic22520227
Asian224224132
Native American956464
Other Race3333
Islander323217

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 native american people with a rate of 67.37%.

Tazewell County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,106$35,574$27,910
Less Than 9th Grade$19,472$24,088$12,906
High School Graduate$28,319$31,607$23,010
Some College$31,492$36,190$25,836
Bachelors Degree$40,618$42,147$39,360
Graduate Degree$54,337$86,458$47,885

$32,106

Average Earnings

$35,574

Average Male

$27,910

Average Female

Tazewell County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tazewell County, Virginia Language by Age

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Tazewell County, Virginia Language

98.82% of Tazewell County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.38% of the population.

Tazewell County, Virginia Language

Tazewell County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,0016,54717.23%
Black1,04419919.06%
Hispanic33215245.78%
Multiple36912032.52%
Asian2503313.20%
Native952425.26%
Islander321546.88%

17.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.49%

Male Poverty Rate

20.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tazewell County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tazewell County, Virginia is Islander, with 46.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tazewell County, Virginia is Asian, with 13.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.48%.

Tazewell County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.22%
Some College12.79%
High School12.29%
Bachelors or Greater4.62%

Tazewell County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed53.43%
Male Unemployed22.00%
Female Employed6.86%
Male Employed5.32%

Tazewell County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tazewell County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,099$57,165
Families$53,458$69,341
Married Families$63,512$79,033
Non Families$23,380$30,416
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Income by Household Type

Tazewell County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

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 Marital Status

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2,429

Number of Veterans

2,370

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam932
First Gulf War429
Korea284
Second Gulf War278
World War II125

Tazewell County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+730
65 to 74706
35 to 54557
55 to 64368
18 to 3468

Tazewell County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3397.36%
Black605.57%
Hispanic289.43%
2+ Races175.41%
Native American1312.50%

Tazewell County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Tazewell County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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9.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tazewell County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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47%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Tazewell County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Tazewell County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Tazewell 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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58.33%

Born in Tazewell County, Virginia

99.11%

Native Born

0.89%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

0.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.11% of Tazewell County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 58.33% having been born in Virginia. 0.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Tazewell 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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