Henrico County, VA Population by Race & Ethnicity

Racial distribution of Henrico County population: 52.69% are white, 29.63% are Black or African American, 0.20% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 9.42% are Asian, 0.04% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 2.78% are some other race and 5.24% are multiracial.
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Updated Jul 15, 2024

Henrico County, VA population by race

The table below shows Henrico County's population by race.

Race Population % of Total Population
White 175,515 52.69%
Black or African American 98,712 29.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native 662 0.20%
Asian 31,395 9.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 119 0.04%
Some other race 9,267 2.78%
Two or more races (multiracial) 17,450 5.24%
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Henrico County population by race

Of the 5 race categories (excluding ethnicity) identified by the Census Bureau, namely American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and White; Henrico County has a population in all of the race categories.

This confirms that Henrico County's population has become increasingly diverse.

The percent distribution of Henrico County population by race (across all racial categories recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau): 52.69% are white, 29.63% are Black or African American, 0.20% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 9.42% are Asian, 0.04% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 2.78% are some other race and 5.24% are multiracial.

FIGURE 1

Henrico County, VA population by race.

The largest racial group in Henrico County is White with a population of 175,515 (52.69% of the total population).

Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Henrico County 's racial breakdown clearly shows that there is an absolute majority (i.e. more than 50% of the population belong to one particular race) of White population in the county.

As per the latest data estimates from American Community Survey's 5-year estimates:

1. The largest racial group in Henrico County is White with a population of 175,515 (52.69% of the total population).

2. The multiracial population, i.e. population that identify themselves with two or more races , is 17,450 (5.24% of the total population).

Racial / Ethnic makeup of Henrico County, VA

By ethnicity, 20,442 (6.14% of the total population) is Hispanic or Latino (of any race), and 312,678 (93.86% of the total population) is Non-Hispanic.

Of the Non-Hispanic population in Henrico County, the largest racial group is White alone with a population of 169,516 (54.21% of the total Non-Hispanic population).

FIGURE 2

Henrico County, VA Non-Hispanic population by race

All percentages shown below are, % of Henrico County's Non-Hispanic population.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Henrico County Non-Hispanic population by race

The distribution of the Non-Hispanic population across various race categories

Race Population % of Total Non-Hispanic Population
White alone 169,516 54.21%
Black or African American alone 97,757 31.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 308 0.10%
Asian alone 31,395 10.04%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 119 0.04%
Some other race alone 1,360 0.43%
Two or more races (multiracial) 12,223 3.91%

Among the Hispanic population in Henrico County, regardless of the race, the largest group is of Other Hispanic or Latino origin, with a population of 10,801 (52.84% of the total Hispanic population).

FIGURE 3

Henrico County, VA Hispanic or Latino population

All percentages shown below are, % of Henrico County's Hispanic population.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Henrico County Hispanic or Latino population

The distribution of the Hispanic or Latino population by their ancestries

Origin Population % of Total Hispanic Population
Mexican 5,751 28.13%
Puerto Rican 3,006 14.71%
Cuban 884 4.32%
Other Hispanic or Latino 10,801 52.84%

Things to know

What percentage of Henrico County, VA is Hispanic?

As per the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates, 6.14% of Henrico County population is Hispanic.

Among the Hispanic population in Henrico County, regardless of the race, the largest group is of Other Hispanic or Latino origin, with a population of 10,801 (52.84% of the total Hispanic population).

How many Black people does Henrico County, VA have?

Henrico County, VA has 98,712 Black or African American population as per the estimates from the latest American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. Overall 29.63% of the total population (excluding multiracial) in Henrico County is Black.

What is the largest minority group in Henrico County, VA?

With 93.86% of the total population, Non-Hispanics are the largest ethnic minority in Henrico County.

That being said, with a 29.63% of the total population, Black or African Americans are the largest racial minority in Henrico County.

What is the majority race in Henrico County, VA?

With a population of 175,515 (52.69% of the total population), Whites are the largest racial majority in Henrico County.

Black or African Americans are second largest race in Henrico County, with 29.63% of the total population.

References

Notes

The analysis presented in this article is based on estimates derived from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey. While these figures offer valuable insights, they are subject to a margin of error. It is advisable to exercise caution and consider the potential margin of error when interpreting and utilizing this data.

Datasets

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2024
Henrico County, VA Population Breakdown By Race (Excluding Ethnicity) Dataset: Population Counts and Percentages for 7 Racial Categories as Identified by the US Census Bureau // 2024 Edition
Last updated July 7, 2024
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2018-2022
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the population of Henrico County by race. It includes the population of Henrico County across racial categories (excluding ethnicity) as identified by the Census Bureau. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Henrico County across relevant racial categories.

Key observations

The percent distribution of Henrico County population by race (across all racial categories recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau): 52.69% are white, 29.63% are Black or African American, 0.20% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 9.42% are Asian, 0.04% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 2.78% are some other race and 5.24% are multiracial.

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Racial categories include:

  • White
  • Black or African American
  • American Indian and Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
  • Some other race
  • Two or more races (multiracial)

Variables / Data Columns

  • Race: This column displays the racial categories (excluding ethnicity) for the Henrico County
  • Population: The population of the racial category (excluding ethnicity) in the Henrico County is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the percentage distribution of each race as a proportion of Henrico County total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

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This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Henrico County Population by Race & Ethnicity. You can refer the same here

Henrico County, VA Non-Hispanic Population Breakdown By Race Dataset: Non-Hispanic Population Counts and Percentages for 7 Racial Categories as Identified by the US Census Bureau // 2024 Edition
Last updated July 7, 2024
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2018-2022
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Non-Hispanic population of Henrico County by race. It includes the distribution of the Non-Hispanic population of Henrico County across various race categories as identified by the Census Bureau. The dataset can be utilized to understand the Non-Hispanic population distribution of Henrico County across relevant racial categories.

Key observations

Of the Non-Hispanic population in Henrico County, the largest racial group is White alone with a population of 169,516 (54.21% of the total Non-Hispanic population).

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Racial categories include:

  • White
  • Black or African American
  • American Indian and Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
  • Some other race
  • Two or more races (multiracial)

Variables / Data Columns

  • Race: This column displays the racial categories (for Non-Hispanic) for the Henrico County
  • Population: The population of the racial category (for Non-Hispanic) in the Henrico County is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the percentage distribution of each race as a proportion of Henrico County total Non-Hispanic population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Henrico County Population by Race & Ethnicity. You can refer the same here

Henrico County, VA Hispanic or Latino Population Distribution by Ancestries Dataset : Detailed Breakdown of Hispanic or Latino Origins // 2024 Edition
Last updated July 7, 2024
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2018-2022
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Henrico County Hispanic or Latino population. It includes the distribution of the Hispanic or Latino population, of Henrico County, by their ancestries, as identified by the Census Bureau. The dataset can be utilized to understand the origin of the Hispanic or Latino population of Henrico County.

Key observations

Among the Hispanic population in Henrico County, regardless of the race, the largest group is of Other Hispanic or Latino origin, with a population of 10,801 (52.84% of the total Hispanic population).

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Origin for Hispanic or Latino population include:

  • Mexican
  • Puerto Rican
  • Cuban
  • Other Hispanic or Latino

Variables / Data Columns

  • Origin: This column displays the origin for Hispanic or Latino population for the Henrico County
  • Population: The population of the specific origin for Hispanic or Latino population in the Henrico County is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Hispanic Population: This column displays the percentage distribution of each Hispanic origin as a proportion of Henrico County total Hispanic or Latino population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Henrico County Population by Race & Ethnicity. You can refer the same here

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