Virginia
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Virginia POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Virginia Population & Age Distribution

Total Population
8,411,808

Age

PEOPLE OF Virginia DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.14
5 To 17 16.31
18 To 24 9.91
25 To 34 13.89
35 To 54 27.42
55 To 64 12.55
65 Years And Over 13.78

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 88.6
College Graduated 36.9
Attending College 6.3

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Virginia 34967 31259.178048208123 #B1D235
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Virginia 66149 31884.769784172662 #B0D136
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
11.4%

Employment Industries in VA

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 12.2
Retail 10.8
Professional, scientific, and technical services 10.8
Education 9.7
Public Service 9.0
Manufacturing 7.2
Accommodation 7.1
Construction 6.5
Other 5.3
Finance 4.3
Administration 4.1
Transportation 3.5
Information Technology 2.1
Real Estate 2.0
Wholesale 1.9
Arts 1.8
Utilities 0.7
Agriculture 0.7
Mining 0.3
Management 0.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 63.1
Black Or African American 18.9
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 6.0
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 3.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 8.7

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Unclassified 16.6
German 11.5
English 10.1
Irish 9.7
Italian 4.0
Scottish 2.1
Polish 1.9
French 1.8
Scots-Irish 1.6
European 1.6
African 1.2
Dutch 1.0
Swedish 0.7
British 0.7
Welsh 0.7
Russian 0.7
Norwegian 0.6
French Canadian 0.4
Greek 0.4
Hungarian 0.4

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 84.5
Spanish 6.8
Indic languages 1.0
African languages 0.8
Chinese 0.7
Korean 0.7
Vietnamese 0.6
Arabic 0.6
Tagalog 0.6
Other Asian languages 0.6
French 0.5
German 0.4
Hindi 0.3
Urdu 0.3
Persian 0.2
Slavic languages 0.2
Other Indo-European 0.2
Russian 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Gujarathi 0.1

Foreign Born VA Residents
11.9%