Westmoreland County, Virginia Population 2020

Westmoreland County, Virginia's estimated population is 18,018 with a growth rate of 0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Westmoreland County, Virginia is the 85th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202018,018940.52%
201917,924940.53%
201817,830940.53%
201717,736990.56%
201617,637880.50%
201517,5491090.63%
201417,440-112-0.64%
201317,552390.22%
201217,513-122-0.69%
201117,6351450.83%
201017,4902,01012.98%
199015,4801,43910.25%
198014,0411,89915.64%
197012,1421,1009.96%
196011,0428948.81%
195010,1486366.69%
19409,5121,01511.95%
19308,497-1,743-17.02%
192010,2409279.95%
19109,313700.76%
19009,24384410.05%
18908,399-447-5.05%
18808,8461,16415.15%
18707,682-600-7.24%
18608,2822022.50%
18508,080610.76%
18408,019-377-4.49%
18308,3961,49521.66%
18206,901-1,201-14.82%
18108,1023804.92%
17907,7220.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.52%
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Westmoreland County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,90267.48%
Black or African American4,62126.20%
Some Other Race4842.74%
Two or More Races4232.40%
Asian1120.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native950.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%
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Westmoreland County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Median Age

47.9


Total

45.4


Male

49.7


Female

Westmoreland County, Virginia Adults

There are 14,314 adults, (4,259 of whom are seniors) in Westmoreland County, Virginia.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Westmoreland County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

9,009

51.08%

Male

8,629

48.92%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Households and Families

Westmoreland County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family70.7%29.3%
Male46.9%53.1%
Female41.3%58.7%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6122.374.5
Married3,7122.8985.4
Non Family2,9781.2370.7
Female6683.2841.3
Male2543.646.9

2.92

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6885.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,1468.71%
High School Graduate4,29532.65%
Some College3,23524.59%
Associates Degree1,1168.48%
Bachelors Degree1,72013.07%
Graduate Degree9567.27%
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Westmoreland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,0278,3362,137
Black3,2292,364272
Hispanic610348180
Other Race26813873
Multiple Races1069050
Native American959513
Asian888824
Islander11

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 multiple races people with a rate of 47.17%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,354$39,566$30,483
Less Than High School$23,438$34,539$15,714
High School Grad$27,159$31,081$21,329
Some College$35,575$39,826$30,560
Bachelors Degree$47,813$54,087$46,849
Graduate Degree$84,128$94,708$48,125

$35,354

Average Earnings

$39,566

Average Male

$30,483

Average Female

Westmoreland County, Virginia Language

Westmoreland County, Virginia Language by Age

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Language

93.72% of Westmoreland County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 6.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.85% of the population.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty

Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,2311,0679.50%
Black4,60382817.99%
Hispanic1,11015413.87%
Multiple4235412.77%
Other484398.06%
Native901415.56%

12.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.47%

Male Poverty Rate

12.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westmoreland County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westmoreland County, Virginia is Black, with 17.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westmoreland County, Virginia is Other, with 8.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.01%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.58%
High School15.80%
Some College7.10%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.37%
Female Unemployed27.92%
Male Employed7.83%
Female Employed2.36%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Income

Westmoreland County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,268$75,446
Families$73,561$88,847
Married Families$79,682-
Non Families$31,732$53,318
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Westmoreland County, Virginia Marital Status

Westmoreland County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Westmoreland County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans

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1,909

Number of Veterans

1,657

Male Veterans

252

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam628
First Gulf War540
Second Gulf War452
World War II121
Korea74
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54505
65 to 74465
75+408
55 to 64340
18 to 34191
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,48014.95%
Black3479.51%
Hispanic9012.03%
Indian6972.63%
2 or More1312.26%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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4.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westmoreland County, Virginia Employment Status

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57.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

7.7%

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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57.85%

Born in Virginia

95.95%

Native Born

4.05%

Foreign Born

2.94%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.95% of Westmoreland County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 57.85% having been born in Virginia. 2.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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