Westmoreland County, Virginia Population 2024

18,672

Westmoreland County, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 18,672 with a growth rate of -0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Westmoreland County, Virginia is the 82nd largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 17,493 and has seen a growth of 6.74% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,572-20-0.11%
202818,592-20-0.11%
202718,612-20-0.11%
202618,632-20-0.11%
202518,652-20-0.11%
202418,672-20-0.11%
202318,692-20-0.11%
202218,712-20-0.11%
202118,7322241.21%
202018,5084792.66%
201918,0292111.18%
201817,818950.54%
201717,723780.44%
201617,645920.52%
201517,5531130.65%
201417,440-113-0.64%
201317,553380.22%
201217,515-124-0.7%
201117,6391460.83%
201017,493
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%
18608,2822022.5%
18508,080610.76%
18408,019-377-4.49%
18308,3961,49521.66%
18206,901-1,201-14.82%
18108,1023804.92%
17907,722-10,850-58.42%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.11% (-20)
County Website
Westmoreland County
County Seat
2010 Population
17,493
Area
229 mi²
Density
82 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
6.74% (1,179)

Westmoreland County, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,70663.34%
Black or African American4,50724.39%
Two or more races1,1426.18%
Other race8944.84%
Asian2041.1%
Native American270.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Westmoreland County, Virginia Population by Race

Westmoreland County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Westmoreland County, Virginia Median Age

47.9

Total

48.4

Male

47.8

Female

Westmoreland County, Virginia Adults

There are 15,112 adults, (4,757 of whom are seniors) in Westmoreland County, Virginia.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Age Dependency

78.5

Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Westmoreland County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female9,56451.75%
Male8,91648.25%

Westmoreland County, Virginia Population by Age

Westmoreland County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,8322.3476.623.4
Non Family3,2801.2372.227.8
Married3,0703.191.58.5
Female1,1003.2657.342.7
Male3823.1550.349.7
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3.09

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Westmoreland County, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Westmoreland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westmoreland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 44.03%.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,537

Average Earnings

$52,599

Average Male

$35,575

Average Female

Westmoreland County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westmoreland County, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Westmoreland County, Virginia Language

92.92% of Westmoreland County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 7.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.39% of the population.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Language

Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,3951,93616.99%
Black4,47569515.53%
Multiple1,14221719%
Hispanic1,259997.86%
Other894677.49%
Native271866.67%
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16.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.11%

Male Poverty Rate

16.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westmoreland County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westmoreland County, Virginia is Native, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westmoreland County, Virginia is Other, with 7.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.99%.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.33%
High School15.25%
Some College10.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.02%
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Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed33.25%
Male Unemployed8.75%
Female Employed5.77%
Male Employed3.46%
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Westmoreland County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westmoreland County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Westmoreland County, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Westmoreland County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Westmoreland 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 35-44.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Westmoreland County, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,716

Number of Veterans

1,449

Male Veterans

267

Female Veterans

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westmoreland County, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Westmoreland County, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Westmoreland County, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Westmoreland County, Virginia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.27%

Born in Westmoreland County, Virginia

95.58%

Native Born

4.42%

Foreign Born

2.03%

Non Citizen

2.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.58% of Westmoreland County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 57.27% having been born in Virginia. 2.03% 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

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