Wythe County, Virginia Population 2020

Wythe County, Virginia's estimated population is 28,872 with a growth rate of -0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wythe County, Virginia is the 62nd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201828,754-118-0.41%
201728,872-62-0.21%
201628,934-164-0.56%
201529,098540.19%
201429,044-227-0.78%
201329,271-46-0.16%
201229,3171300.45%
201129,187-54-0.18%
201029,2413,77514.82%
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%

How Many People Live in Wythe County, Virginia?

28,872

Wythe County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,43994.81%
Black or African American9283.21%
Two or More Races3371.16%
Asian1050.36%
Some Other Race790.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native520.18%

Wythe County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

Wythe County, Virginia Median Age

44.9


Total

43.5


Male

46.1


Female

Wythe County, Virginia Adults

There are 23,140 adults, (5,907 of whom are seniors) in Wythe County, Virginia.

Wythe County, Virginia Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wythe County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

14,828

51.24%

Male

14,112

48.76%

Wythe County, Virginia Households and Families

Wythe County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wythe County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All76.2%23.8%
Non Family69.3%30.7%
Male66.3%33.7%
Female48.9%51.1%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9552.476.2
Married6,2002.9386
Non Family4,0521.269.3
Female8953.148.9
Male8083.5766.3

2.9

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wythe County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0905.16%
9th to 12th Grade1,8648.82%
High School Graduate8,11338.38%
Some College4,03219.07%
Associates Degree2,12410.05%
Bachelors Degree2,38211.27%
Graduate Degree1,5367.27%

Wythe County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,11817,2653,796
Black71566262
Hispanic1479911
Multiple Races676721
Asian565628
Other Race441111
Native American3838

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 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,204$38,291$24,651
Less Than High School$26,484$34,483$19,714
High School Grad$27,258$34,043$18,736
Some College$31,934$40,498$25,191
Bachelors Degree$43,112$51,483$40,106
Graduate Degree$49,511$54,063$46,250

$32,204

Average Earnings

$38,291

Average Male

$24,651

Average Female

Wythe County, Virginia Language

Wythe County, Virginia Language by Age

Wythe County, Virginia Language

98.58% of Wythe County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Wythe County, Virginia Poverty

Wythe County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,8623,83814.29%
Black90127130.08%
Hispanic34414843.02%
Multiple33611835.12%
Asian1056158.10%
Native523261.54%
Other792531.65%

15.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.96%

Male Poverty Rate

17.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wythe County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wythe County, Virginia is Native, with 61.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wythe County, Virginia is White, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.28%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.06%
High School14.38%
Some College9.82%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.77%
Female Unemployed31.60%
Female Employed7.47%
Male Employed4.99%

Wythe County, Virginia Income

Wythe County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,043$63,002
Families$58,199$75,060
Married Families$68,202-
Non Families$23,337$35,953

Wythe County, Virginia Marital Status

Wythe County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wythe County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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

Wythe County, Virginia Veterans

2,216

Number of Veterans

2,049

Male Veterans

167

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam848
First Gulf War382
Korea271
Second Gulf War181
World War II129
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1629.79%
Black354.25%
Indian1950.00%
Hispanic125.94%

$Wythe County, Virginia Veterans by Education

9.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wythe County, Virginia Employment Status

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wythe County, Virginia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.36%

Born in Virginia

99.51%

Native Born

0.49%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.51% of Wythe County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 77.36% having been born in Virginia. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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