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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Hanover County is 100,689, which is 16.65% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 15.63% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Hanover County population density is 212.51 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 191.35 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Hanover County is white, which represent 86.41% of the total population. The average Hanover County education level is about the same as the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 100,689. #17

Population Growth Since 2000, #37

Hanover County

Population Density, #48

Hanover County
212.51 per square mile
191.35 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:87,003 (86.41%, #46)
Black:9,327 (9.26%, #81)
Hispanic:2,398 (2.38%, #80)
Asian:1,423 (1.41%, #41)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):280 (0.28%, #55)
One Race, Other:808 (0.80%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,848 (1.84%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:95 (6.68%, see rank)
Chinese:471 (33.10%, see rank)
Filipino:379 (26.63%, see rank)
Japanese:18 (1.26%, see rank)
Korean:216 (15.18%, see rank)
Vietnamese:172 (12.09%, see rank)
Asian, Other:72 (5.06%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

84,179 (83.60%) out of the total population of 100,689 reported first ancestry.

 Hanover County% of the Total PopulationVirginiaU.S.
Arab5200.52%, see rank0.83%0.56%
Czech4660.46%, see rank0.28%0.47%
Danish900.09%, see rank0.23%0.42%
Dutch1,0991.09%, see rank1.00%1.40%
English18,61318.49%, see rank10.69%8.02%
French3,0283.01%, see rank2.33%3.34%
German12,95412.87%, see rank11.87%15.03%
Greek4920.49%, see rank0.41%0.41%
Hungarian5730.57%, see rank0.35%0.46%
Irish11,80111.72%, see rank9.99%10.80%
Italian4,1994.17%, see rank4.00%5.52%
Norwegian1,0091.00%, see rank0.61%1.42%
Polish2,0452.03%, see rank1.89%3.01%
Portuguese1410.14%, see rank0.20%0.44%
Russian4860.48%, see rank0.70%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2,2872.27%, see rank1.68%0.99%
Scottish2,8922.87%, see rank2.13%1.72%
Subsaharan African1,0021.00%, see rank2.02%0.95%
Swedish7510.75%, see rank0.71%1.27%
Swiss2180.22%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian3740.37%, see rank0.23%0.31%
American13,12413.03%, see rank11.04%7.12%
Welsh1,0441.04%, see rank0.65%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 49,343 (49.01%, see rank)
Females: 51,346 (50.99%, see rank)

Hanover County
Male: 49.01%
Female: 50.99%
Male: 49.15%
Female: 50.85%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Hanover County
41.80 years old
37.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Hanover County
40.50 years old
36.20 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Hanover County
42.90 years old
38.90 years old
38.80 years old

 Hanover County% of the Total PopulationVirginiaU.S.
Under 5 years4,9744.94%, see rank6.25%6.36%
5 to 9 years6,4316.39%, see rank6.34%6.51%
10 to 14 years7,7077.65%, see rank6.32%6.59%
15 to 19 years7,6497.60%, see rank6.72%6.85%
20 to 24 years5,9835.94%, see rank7.16%7.13%
25 to 34 years9,2529.19%, see rank13.90%13.47%
35 to 44 years13,28513.19%, see rank13.42%12.96%
45 to 54 years16,95616.84%, see rank14.64%14.09%
55 to 64 years14,01113.92%, see rank12.28%12.29%
65 to 74 years8,4228.36%, see rank7.51%7.64%
75 to 84 4,3394.31%, see rank3.85%4.25%
85 years and over1,6801.67%, see rank1.60%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Hanover CountyVirginiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population67,945, 100%5,501,125209,056,129
Less Than High School5,148, 7.58%, see rank12.11%13.67%
High School Graduate18,893, 27.81%, see rank25.01%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree19,206, 28.27%, see rank27.11%29.09%
Bachelor Degree16,095, 23.69%, see rank20.74%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree8,603, 12.66%, see rank15.03%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.10, see rank13.9413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Hanover County VirginiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2,89358.69%41.31%63.13%36.87%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)11,19791.23%, see rank8.77%, see rank90.08%9.92%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)6,62192.43%, see rank7.57%, see rank91.63%8.37%90.60%9.40%
College5,17266.26%, see rank33.74%, see rank79.69%20.31%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,28574.32%, see rank25.68%, see rank62.00%38.00%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Hanover CountyVirginiaU.S.
Total Households37,041, 100%3,041,710116,211,092
Average Household Size2.66, see rank2.612.63
1 Person Households7,208, 19.46%, see rank26.52%27.57%
2 or More Person Households29,833, 80.54%, see rank73.48%72.43%
Family Households (Families)28,193, 76.11%, see rank67.30%66.22%
Average Family Size3.11, see rank3.253.32
Married-Couple Family23,238, 62.74%, see rank50.70%48.42%
Nonfamily Households8,848, 23.89%, see rank32.70%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Hanover County%VirginiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total81,577see rank6,637,353252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over39,506100%, see rank3,232,491123,281,364
Never Married10,68827.05%, see rank34.57%35.77%
Married24,52162.07%, see rank54.49%52.04%
Widowed1,1052.80%, see rank2.36%2.57%
Divorced3,1928.08%, see rank8.57%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over42,071100%, see rank3,404,862129,692,771
Never Married8,96421.31%, see rank28.53%29.48%
Married25,01959.47%, see rank51.39%49.19%
Widowed3,6408.65%, see rank8.68%9.16%
Divorced4,44810.57%, see rank11.39%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Hanover County%VirginiaU.S.
Native97,09096.43%, see rank88.41%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence67,10766.65%, see rank49.57%58.73%
Born in Different State29,06428.87%, see rank37.13%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
9190.91%, see rank1.72%1.42%
Foreign Born3,5993.57%, see rank11.59%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2,1552.14%, see rank5.55%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,4441.43%, see rank6.04%7.09%
Born In Europe9970.99%, see rank1.25%1.53%
Born In Asia9960.99%, see rank4.79%3.82%
Born In Africa1070.11%, see rank1.11%0.55%
Born In Oceania360.04%, see rank0.05%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,3361.33%, see rank4.20%6.83%
Born In Northern America1270.13%, see rank0.19%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Hanover County%VirginiaU.S.
English34,92794.29%, see rank84.46%79.39%
Spanish9562.58%, see rank6.31%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages6491.75%, see rank4.18%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages4531.22%, see rank3.67%3.36%
Other560.15%, see rank1.38%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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