Economic Development

Demographics

 

Total Population of Smyth County= 32,208

 

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity

Smyth County Population

White

30,642

Black or African American

630

American Indian or Alaska Native

41

Asian

82

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

3

Other

18

Multiple Races

265

Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

527

 

Total:

 

32,208

Source: Virginia Employment Commission

 

Population by Gender

Male

15,705

Female

16,503

Source: Virginia Employment Commission

 

Smyth County Population Change Over Past 20 Years

Year

Population

% Change

1990

32,370

 

2000

33,081

2.20%

2010

32,208

-2.64%

Source: Virginia Employment Commission

      

     Smyth County Population by Age

Age

Number of People

Under 5 years

1,753

5 to 9 years

1,808

10 to 14 years

1,909

15 to 19 years

2,074

20 to 24 years

1,754

25 to 29 years

1,552

30 to 34 years

1,780

35 to 39 years

2,145

40 to 44 years

2,205

45 to 49 years

2,395

50 to 54 years

2,400

55 to 59 years

2,365

60 to 64 years

2,222

65 to 69 years

1,757

70 to 74 years

1,472

75 to 79 years

1,121

80 to 84 years

818

85 years and older

678

 

Total:

 

32,208

Source: Virginia Employment Commission