Wythe County, Virginia Population 2021

Wythe County, Virginia's estimated population is 28,656 with a growth rate of -0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wythe County, Virginia is the 63rd largest county inVirginia. The 2010 Population was 29,252 and has seen a growth of -2.04% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,656-14-0.05%
202028,670-14-0.05%
201928,684-14-0.05%
201828,698-131-0.45%
201728,829-83-0.29%
201628,912-185-0.64%
201529,097420.14%
201429,055-227-0.78%
201329,282-46-0.16%
201229,3281260.43%
201129,202-50-0.17%
201029,2523,78614.87%
199025,466-56-0.22%
198025,5223,38315.28%
197022,1391640.75%
196021,975-1,352-5.80%
195023,3276062.67%
194022,7212,0179.74%
193020,7044872.41%
192020,217-155-0.76%
191020,372-65-0.32%
190020,4372,41813.42%
189018,0193,70125.85%
188014,3182,70723.31%
187011,611-694-5.64%
186012,3052812.34%
185012,0242,64928.26%
18409,375-2,788-22.92%
183012,1632,47125.50%
18209,6921,33615.99%
18108,3561,97630.97%
18006,3800.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.05% (-14)
County Website
Founded
1790
County Seat
2010 Population
29,252
Growth Since 2010
-2.04% (-596)
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Wythe County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,37594.91%
Black or African American8372.90%
Two or More Races4001.39%
Asian1290.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.22%
Some Other Race400.14%
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Wythe County, Virginia Population by Race

Wythe County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Wythe County, Virginia Median Age

45.3


Total

44.4


Male

46.3


Female

Wythe County, Virginia Adults

There are 23,098 adults, (5,974 of whom are seniors) in Wythe County, Virginia.

Wythe County, Virginia Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wythe County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

14,754

51.15%

Male

14,090

48.85%

Wythe County, Virginia Population by Age

Wythe County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wythe County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female61.6%38.4%
Non Family70.1%29.9%
Male73.1%26.9%
All78%22%
Married85.8%14.2%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wythe County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9832.3978
Married6,2982.9185.8
Non Family4,0301.2270.1
Female8473.0261.6
Male8083.5373.1

2.86

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Wythe County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0504.96%
9th to 12th Grade1,8748.85%
High School Graduate8,01937.87%
Some College3,93918.60%
Associates Degree2,26610.70%
Bachelors Degree2,37211.20%
Graduate Degree1,6557.82%
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Wythe County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wythe County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,08017,3223,909
Black70160360
Hispanic16799
Asian969639
2+ Races696919
Native American6262
Other Race40

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 asian people with a rate of 40.63%.

Wythe County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,536$38,861$27,035
Less Than 9th Grade$24,181$33,826$18,218
High School Graduate$30,458$37,124$20,361
Some College$33,099$40,236$27,845
Bachelors Degree$43,071$51,610$39,861
Graduate Degree$51,460$53,698$50,705

$34,536

Average Earnings

$38,861

Average Male

$27,035

Average Female

Wythe County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wythe County, Virginia Language by Age

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Wythe County, Virginia Language

98.61% of Wythe County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Wythe County, Virginia Language

Wythe County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,7513,46112.94%
Black81128735.39%
Hispanic36018050.00%
Multiple39816040.20%
Asian1298062.02%
Native6262100.00%
Other402972.50%

14.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.22%

Male Poverty Rate

16.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wythe County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wythe County, Virginia is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wythe County, Virginia is White, with 12.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.77%.

Wythe County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.07%
High School14.45%
Some College8.37%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%

Wythe County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed56.57%
Female Unemployed51.43%
Female Employed7.34%
Male Employed3.42%

Wythe County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wythe County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,364$64,960
Families$61,991$76,593
Married Families$70,778-
Non Families$26,611$38,298
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Income by Household Type

Wythe County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wythe County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Wythe 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.

Wythe County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Wythe County, Virginia Marital Status

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2,240

Number of Veterans

2,107

Male Veterans

133

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam832
First Gulf War472
Korea193
Second Gulf War173
World War II113

Wythe County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74754
75+635
35 to 54530
55 to 64223
18 to 3498

Wythe County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1499.75%
Black668.78%
Native American2540.32%
Hispanic93.85%

Wythe County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Wythe County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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9.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wythe County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wythe County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Wythe County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Wythe 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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77.70%

Born in Wythe County, Virginia

99.42%

Native Born

0.58%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.42% of Wythe County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 77.70% having been born in Virginia. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wythe 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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