Virgin Islands Demographics

Total Population 106,405
Population by Island St. Thomas: 51,452
St. Croix: 50,601
St. John: 4,170
Water Island: 182
Nationality American
Nativity Virgin Islander
By Island: Crucian, St. Thomian, St. Johnian
Language English is the main language. (Spanish is spoken by about 17% of the population. Other languages are spoken by 11% of the population.)
Religion Baptist, Roman Catholic and Episcopalian are the largest denominations.

Race

Total Population 106,405 100.00%
Black or African American 80,908 76%
White 16,646 15.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 434 .4%
Asian alone 1,457 1.4%
Some Other Race alone 4,757 4.5%
Two or More Races: 2,203 2%
*Hispanic Origin: 18,504 people or 17.5% of the total population recognize themselves as being of Hispanic or Latino origin.

Place of Birth

Native Born U.S. Citizen 70,838
Born in USVI 49,719
Born in other U.S. Island Area or Puerto Rico 3,567
Born in the United States 16,851
Born abroad of U.S. parent(s) 701
Foreign Born 35,567
Antigua and Barbuda 3,933
British Virgin Islands 2,030
Dominica 5,305
Dominican Republic 4,390
St. Kitts and Nevis 5,910
Other Caribbean island 10,734
Born in another foreign country or born at sea 3,265

Gender

Total population 106,405 100.00%
Female 55,538 52.2%
Male 50,867 47.8%

Age

Total population 106,405 100.00%
Under 5 years 7,500 7.0%
5 to 9 years 7,150 6.7%
10 to 14 years 7,484 7.0%
15 to 19 years 7,563 7.1%
20 to 24 years 5,895 5.5%
25 to 29 years 5,974 5.6%
30 to 34 years 6,143 5.8%
35 to 39 years 6,670 6.3%
40 to 44 years 7,451 7.0%
45 to 49 years 7,730 7.3%
50 to 54 years 7,898 7.4%
55 to 59 years 7,188 6.8%
60 to 64 years 7,371 6.9%
65 to 69 years 5,854 5.5%
70 to 74 years 3,717 3.5%
75 to 79 years 2,326 2.2%
80 to 84 years 1,332 1.3%
85 years and over 1,159 1.1%

Households

Total households 43,214 100.0%
Family households (families) 26,237 60.7%
Married husband-wife family 13,652 31.6%
Male householder, no wife present 2,639 6.1%
Female householder, no husband present 9,946 23.0%
Nonfamily households 16,977 39.3%

Educational Attainment

(for persons 25 years and older)
Total 70,813
Male: 33,117
Less than 9th grade 5,926
9th grade to 12th grade, no diploma 5,632
High school graduate, GED, or alternative 10,503
Some college or associate's degree 5,606
Bachelor's degree 3,420
Graduate or professional degree 2,030
Female: 37,696
Less than 9th grade 5,617
9th grade to 12th grade, no diploma 4,847
High school graduate, GED, or alternative 11,095
Some college or associate's degree 8,008
Bachelor's degree 4,930
Graduate or professional degree 3,199

Resource: 2010 United States Census of Population and Housing.

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