Westmoreland County, Virginia Population 2021

Westmoreland County, Virginia's estimated population is 18,411 with a growth rate of 1.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Westmoreland County, Virginia is the 84th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 17,489 and has seen a growth of 5.27% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202118,4111981.09%
202018,2131981.10%
201918,0151981.11%
201817,817920.52%
201717,725760.43%
201617,6491000.57%
201517,5491130.65%
201417,436-116-0.66%
201317,552390.22%
201217,513-122-0.69%
201117,6351460.83%
201017,4892,00912.98%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
1.09%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
17,489
Growth Since 2010
5.27%
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Westmoreland County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,05467.91%
Black or African American4,59825.90%
Two or More Races4392.47%
Some Other Race4392.47%
Asian1290.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native910.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%
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Westmoreland County, Virginia Population by Race

Westmoreland County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Median Age

48.6


Total

45.7


Male

50.2


Female

Westmoreland County, Virginia Adults

There are 14,406 adults, (4,405 of whom are seniors) in Westmoreland County, Virginia.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Age Dependency

77.5

Age Dependency Ratio

44

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Westmoreland County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,958

50.46%

Male

8,793

49.54%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Population by Age

Westmoreland County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family70%30%
Male48.7%51.3%
Female39%61%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Westmoreland County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9232.2273.2
Married3,5882.8986.3
Non Family3,1661.2270
Female8942.7639
Male2753.3648.7

2.85

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7675.81%
9th to 12th Grade1,2759.67%
High School Graduate4,46133.82%
Some College3,12623.70%
Associates Degree1,0257.77%
Bachelors Degree1,62712.33%
Graduate Degree9106.90%
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Westmoreland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westmoreland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,0138,2012,122
Black3,3012,345193
Hispanic613347128
Other Race21283
Asian10210234
Native American919114
2+ Races706246
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 2+ races people with a rate of 65.71%.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,114$42,962$30,630
Less Than 9th Grade$23,875$33,636$16,148
High School Graduate$28,877$36,522$21,932
Some College$36,723$45,833$30,768
Bachelors Degree$56,157$$56,705
Graduate Degree$87,083$94,688$70,625

$36,114

Average Earnings

$42,962

Average Male

$30,630

Average Female

Westmoreland County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westmoreland County, Virginia Language by Age

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Language

94.15% of Westmoreland County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 5.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.33% of the population.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Language

Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,2981,44512.79%
Black4,57898321.47%
Hispanic1,14717715.43%
Other4394810.93%
Multiple439184.10%
Native911314.29%

14.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.98%

Male Poverty Rate

16.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westmoreland County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westmoreland County, Virginia is Black, with 21.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westmoreland County, Virginia is Multiple, with 4.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.91%.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.81%
High School17.22%
Some College8.80%
Bachelors or Greater4.90%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed52.29%
Female Unemployed22.03%
Male Employed7.33%
Female Employed6.54%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westmoreland County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,853$75,030
Families$73,633$88,504
Married Families$79,554-
Non Families$32,607$53,877
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Income by Household Type

Westmoreland County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

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 Marital Status

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2,024

Number of Veterans

1,682

Male Veterans

342

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam657
First Gulf War551
Second Gulf War498
Korea127
World War II59

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54556
65 to 74520
55 to 64405
75+350
18 to 34193

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,56015.59%
Black38410.39%
Hispanic11915.51%
Native American7076.92%
2+ Races811.43%
Asian21.83%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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5.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Westmoreland County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Westmoreland 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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58.29%

Born in Westmoreland County, Virginia

96.14%

Native Born

3.86%

Foreign Born

2.64%

Non Citizen

1.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.14% of Westmoreland County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 58.29% having been born in Virginia. 2.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Westmoreland 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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