Northampton County, VA Demographics

The total population of Northampton County is estimated to be 12,132 with 5,722 males (47.16%) and 6,410 females (52.84%). There are 688 more females than males in Northampton County.
The median household income in Northampton County was $54,421 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 3,164(5.49%) from $57,585 in 2020. This income is 72.94% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Northampton County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $70,109. Overall, the median household income for the county of Northampton County stands at $54,421.
In Northampton County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $38,629 for males and $27,880 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $50,486 for males and $44,497 for females.
In Northampton County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $103,250, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $45,789.
In 2022, the population of Northampton County was 11,900, a 1.15% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Northampton County's population was 12,039, a decline of 1.38% compared to a population of 12,208 in 2020.
The median age in Northampton County, VA is 50.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 16.00% were under the age of 15, 14.35% aged 15 to 29, 42.60% aged 30 to 64, 23.23% aged 65 to 84, and 3.83% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Northampton County population: 59.94% are White, 32.14% are Black or African American, 1.07% are Asian, 1.51% are some other race and 5.34% are multiracial.