Most Expensive Suffolk Neighborhoods
|1||Knotts Neck Rd / Brid...|
|3||Bennett Creek / Benne...|
|4||Bob White Ln / Deanes...|
|5||Oakland / Chuckatuck|
|6||Crittenden / Eclipse|
|7||Wilroy / Nansemond|
|8||Bob White Ln / Should...|
|9||Whaleyville / Somerton|
Suffolk is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 84,585 people and 28 constituent neighborhoods, Suffolk is the 13th largest community in Virginia.
Suffolk is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Suffolk is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Suffolk who work in office and administrative support (13.48%), management occupations (9.51%) and sales jobs (8.42%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Suffolk. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Also of interest is that Suffolk has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Suffolk is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The overall education level of Suffolk is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.75% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Suffolk in 2010 was $29,547, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,188 for a family of four. However, Suffolk contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Suffolk is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Suffolk home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Suffolk residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Suffolk include English, German and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Suffolk is English.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||30,868|
|SUFFOLK HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||75.14%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||24.86%|
|TYPE OF SUFFOLK HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||77.82%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.72%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.19%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||8.67%|
|SIZE OF SUFFOLK HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.30%|
|AGE OF SUFFOLK HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||26.74%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||43.37%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||22.10%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||7.78%|
|SUFFOLK REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$217,911|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$747|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $44,000||4.06%|
|$44,001 - $88,000||4.86%|
|$88,001 - $175,000||23.54%|
|$175,001 - $263,000||33.40%|
|$263,001 - $350,000||19.24%|
|$350,001 - $438,000||7.45%|
|$438,001 - $657,000||5.05%|
|$657,001 - $875,000||0.94%|
|PEOPLE OF SUFFOLK||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.05%|
|5 TO 17||19.12%|
|18 TO 24||7.85%|
|25 TO 34||11.98%|
|35 TO 54||31.06%|
|55 TO 64||11.43%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.50%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||86.07%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$66,479|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$29,547|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||11.63%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.80%)
Public Service (8.97%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.92%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||42.70%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.32%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.06%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.77%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.30%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.86%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (7.63%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (95.63%)
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