2016 - 2017 Statistics
Data collected from the 2016-2017 Virginia 4-H ES-237 Report and the National 2012 ES-237 Report published by National 4-H Headquarters — NIFA.
|Topic||Virginia 4-H||National 4-H|
|Where 4-H Participants Live|
|Towns/Rural with less than 10,000 in population||41%||36%|
|Towns/Cities with 10,000 to 50,000 in population||21%||22%|
|Suburbs and Cities with more than 50,000 in population||34%||30%|
|Age of Participants*|
|Ages 5 to 8||37%||39%|
|Pre-teen (ages 9 to 11)||40%||37%|
|Early teen (ages 12 and 13)||12%||10%|
|Middle to upper teen (ages 14 to 19)||10%||11%|
|Youth from Minority Racial-Ethnic Groups||47%||38%|
|4-H Volunteer Leaders — Adults and Teens||14,900||563,640|
|4-H Alumni||1 out of every 6 persons||60 million|
|Youth participating in 4-H overnight camping**||13,319|
*Does not add up to 100% due to post high school, not in school, and special members
**Through its six 4-H Educational Centers, Virginia 4-H has one of the largest camping programs in the nation.
For more information on 4-H statistics, please contact:
Tonya T. Price, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, 4-H
540-432-6029, Ext. 116
4-H Program Areas
- State 4-H Staff
- State 4-H Office Directory and Primary Responsibilities (PDF)
- Questions about 4-H programs should be directed to your local Virginia Cooperative Extension Office.
- More contact information is available in the contact tab