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Patrick Henry Demographics & Diversity

Martinsville, Virginia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Patrick Henry are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 34% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Patrick Henry Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 66%
Black 24%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 44% more female students than male students enrolled at Patrick Henry Community College with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Patrick Henry has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Patrick Henry Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Patrick Henry Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 841
Women 1,209

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Patrick Henry serves a very low number of students outside of Virginia, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Patrick Henry Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$43,321 per year

66% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 30.5%
Part time Undergrads 42.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233019 IPEDS survey data for Patrick Henry Community College.