Virginia Demographic Data

Virginia Demographic Summary

  • Population: 8,185,867
  • Area: 42,775.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 39,493.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 3,282.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 191.37 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 647.31 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Virginia Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
4,256,670
50.8%
50.8
Male
4,126,330
49.2%
49.2
Total Population
8,382,990
 
 

Virginia Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
510,917
6.1% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
527,609
6.3% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
517,609
6.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
549,494
6.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
592,046
7.1% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
1,172,800
14.0% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,095,900
13.1% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
1,169,440
14.0% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
565,149
6.7% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
494,580
5.9% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
708,163
8.4% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
337,578
4.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
141,703
1.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
6,513,180
77.7%
77.1
Female
3,343,370
51.3%
51.4%
Male
3,169,810
48.7%
48.6%
21 Years and over
6,153,750
73.4%
72.9
62 Years and over
1,468,120
17.5%
18.3
65 Years and over
1,187,440
14.2%
14.9
Female
663,014
55.8%
55.9%
Male
524,430
44.2%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
38

Virginia Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
8,086,830
96.5% 
96.9
White
5,718,050
68.2% 
73.1
Black or African American
1,612,830
19.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
22,773
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
524,476
6.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
127,432
1.5% 
1.2
Chinese
76,925
0.9% 
1.3
Filipino
70,796
0.8% 
0.9
Japanese
11,047
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
72,463
0.9% 
0.5
Vietnamese
65,460
0.8% 
0.5
Other Asian
100,353
1.2% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
5,506
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,854
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
1,547
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
1,039
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
1,066
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
203,193
2.4% 
4.8
Two or More Races
296,163
3.5% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
753,353
9.0% 
17.6
Mexican
174,224
2.1% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
95,177
1.1% 
1.7
Cuban
19,084
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
464,868
5.5% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
7,629,640
91.0% 
82.4

Virginia Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
256,445
4.5% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
373,316
6.6% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,399,160
24.6% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
1,127,400
19.8% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
426,955
7.5% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
1,209,220
21.3% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
892,827
15.7% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
629,761
11.1%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
5,055,562
88.9%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2,102,047
37.0%
30.6

Virginia Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
2,211,070
32.4%
33.5
Now Married
3,355,380
49.1%
47.5
Divorced
713,937
10.5%
11.0
Separated
169,524
2.5%
2.1
Widowed
376,955
5.5%
5.8

Virginia Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
6,620,450
84.1%
78.5%
Languages other than english
1,251,620
15.9%
21.5%
Spanish
553,342
7.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
273,141
3.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
302,421
3.8%
3.5%
Other Languages
122,721
1.6%
1.0%

Virginia Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
179,078
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
117,945
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
251,554
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
259,008
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
373,167
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
540,533
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
399,064
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
496,574
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
229,887
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
260,085
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
66,262
 
55,775
Per capita income
34,780
 
29,979

Virginia Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
41,564
1.0%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
372,891
9.1%
9.8
Construction
264,211
6.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
893,646
21.9%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
262,304
6.4%
6.5
Information
82,960
2.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
292,968
7.2%
10.3
Other services except public administration
222,770
5.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
600,339
14.7%
11.3
Public administration
356,843
8.7%
4.6
Retail trade
440,930
10.8%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
170,067
4.2%
5.1
Wholesale trade
80,107
2.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
347,368
8.5%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,753,600
43.0%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
390,307
9.6%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
903,468
22.1%
23.6
Service occupations
686,858
16.8%
18.0

Virginia Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
4,116,190
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
3,190,410
77.5%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
374,422
9.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
194,457
4.7%
5.2
Walked
96,587
2.3%
2.8
Other means
69,497
1.7%
1.8
Worked at home
190,819
4.6%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
28.0
 
26.0

Virginia Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
191,842
6.2%
8.9
1 vehicles
962,104
31.0%
33.5
2 vehicles
1,181,240
38.0%
37.2
3 or more
771,711
24.8%
20.3

Virginia Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,106,900
89.6%
87.7
Owner Occupied
2,019,870
65.0%
63.0
Renter Occupied
1,087,030
35.0%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
362,057
10.4%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Virginia Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,468,950
1 room
54,230
1.6%
2.3
2 rooms
62,929
1.8%
2.5
3 rooms
231,730
6.7%
9.0
4 rooms
502,867
14.5%
16.6
5 rooms
609,576
17.6%
20.0
6 rooms
576,462
16.6%
17.9
7 rooms
443,243
12.8%
12.1
8 rooms
375,032
10.8%
8.5
9 rooms or more
612,883
17.7%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Virginia Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,468,950
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
2,132,930
61.5%
61.4
1-unit, attached
369,981
10.7%
5.8
2-units
61,988
1.8%
3.7
3 or 4 units
99,116
2.9%
4.5
5 to 9 units
169,543
4.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
207,284
6.0%
4.6
20 or more units
251,238
7.2%
8.8
Mobile home
175,578
5.1%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,294
0.0%
0.1

Virginia Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
259,563
7.5%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
158,392
4.6%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
324,866
9.4%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
372,409
10.7%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
560,177
16.1%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
575,532
16.6%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
558,315
16.1%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Virginia Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,029,800
33.1%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
134,535
4.3%
4.7
Electricity
1,687,100
54.3%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
153,039
4.9%
5.1
Coal or coke
2,133
0.1%
0.1
Wood
79,382
2.6%
2.0
Solar energy
635
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
8,414
0.3%
0.5
No fuel used
11,857
0.4%
1.2

Virginia Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,398,240
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
20,177
1.4%
11.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
134,822
9.6%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
187,655
13.4%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
202,239
14.5%
4.1%
$500 to $999
204,998
14.7%
42.7%
$1,500 to 1,999
295,501
21.1%
$1,000 to 1,499
352,847
25.2%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
598,062
43.0%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
237,996
17.1%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
162,583
11.7%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
104,460
7.5%
7.3%
35.0% or more
288,463
20.7%
22.3%
Not Computed
6,675
NR
NR

Virginia Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,029,620 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
313,951
30.5%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
175,972
17.1%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
70,024
6.8%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
30,581
3.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
22,383
2.2%
1.5%
$500 to $999
329,639
32.0%
42.7%
Less than $500
87,073
8.5%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
57,403
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,144
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
120,232
11.9%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
126,252
12.5%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
140,161
13.9%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
123,105
12.2%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
98,674
9.8%
9.2%
35.0% or more
401,440
39.8%
41.4%
Not Computed
77,162
NR
NR

Virginia Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
2,019,870
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
87,035
4.3%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
153,903
7.6%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
219,345
10.9%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
281,099
13.9%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
437,580
21.7%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
475,765
23.6%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
311,488
15.4%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
53,654
2.7%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
257,800
 
194,500
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