Virginia
Demographic Data






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:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

Virginia Population & Age Distribution

The Total Population of Virginia is:
8,631,393

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.0%
5 - 17:
16.0%
18 - 24:
9.5%
25 - 34:
13.9%
35 - 54:
26.2%
55 - 64:
13.0%
Over 65 Years:
15.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
90.3%
90.3%
39.5%
39.5%
5.7%
5.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Virginia
USA
$41,255
$41,255
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Virginia
USA
$76,398
$76,398
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
10.0%

Employment Industries in VA

Healthcare
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Retail
Education
Public Service
Manufacturing
Accommodation
Construction
Other
Finance
Administration
Transportation
Real Estate
Information Technology
Arts
Wholesale
Utilities
Agriculture
Mining
Management
12.3%
12.3%
11.6%
11.6%
10.1%
10.1%
9.9%
9.9%
8.8%
8.8%
7.1%
7.1%
6.9%
6.9%
6.6%
6.6%
5.3%
5.3%
4.4%
4.4%
4.1%
4.1%
3.8%
3.8%
1.9%
1.9%
1.9%
1.9%
1.9%
1.9%
1.8%
1.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
Black Or African American
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
Asian
Other Race / Two or More Races
American Indian And Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
61.2%
61.2%
18.7%
18.7%
9.5%
9.5%
6.6%
6.6%
3.7%
3.7%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
German
English
Irish
Italian
European
Scottish
Polish
French
Scots-Irish
African
British
Dutch
Welsh
Swedish
Norwegian
Russian
Ethiopian
French Canadian
Greek
21.1%
21.1%
10.3%
10.3%
9.8%
9.8%
9.0%
9.0%
3.9%
3.9%
2.1%
2.1%
2.0%
2.0%
1.8%
1.8%
1.7%
1.7%
1.4%
1.4%
1.2%
1.2%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
Indic languages
African languages
Chinese
Korean
Arabic
Vietnamese
Tagalog
Other Asian languages
French
German
Hindi
Urdu
Slavic languages
Persian
Other Indo-European
Russian
Native American languages
Gujarathi
83.6%
83.6%
7.3%
7.3%
1.1%
1.1%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born VA Residents
12.6%