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
4,276,320
50.8%
50.8
Male
4,135,480
49.2%
49.2
Total Population
8,411,810
 
 

Virginia Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
503,782
6.0% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
523,512
6.2% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
523,673
6.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
562,657
6.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
577,011
6.9% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
1,152,330
13.7% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,094,660
13.0% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
1,164,980
13.8% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
572,210
6.8% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
508,959
6.1% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
737,489
8.8% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
350,850
4.2% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
139,706
1.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
6,544,250
77.8%
77.2
Female
3,363,580
51.4%
51.3%
Male
3,180,660
48.6%
48.7%
21 Years and over
6,182,260
73.5%
73.1
62 Years and over
1,518,300
18.0%
18.8
65 Years and over
1,228,040
14.6%
15.2
Female
686,327
55.9%
55.8%
Male
541,718
44.1%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
38
0.0%
0.0

Virginia Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
8,101,380
96.3% 
96.8
White
5,707,040
67.8% 
72.6
Black or African American
1,601,870
19.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
23,156
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
532,320
6.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
138,909
1.7% 
1.2
Chinese
77,115
0.9% 
1.3
Filipino
74,295
0.9% 
0.9
Japanese
11,858
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
70,946
0.8% 
0.4
Vietnamese
60,407
0.7% 
0.6
Other Asian
98,790
1.2% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
8,379
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,816
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
4,087
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
996
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
1,480
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
228,627
2.7% 
5.1
Two or More Races
310,423
3.7% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
760,611
9.0% 
17.8
Mexican
167,948
2.0% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
102,807
1.2% 
1.7
Cuban
18,281
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
471,575
5.6% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
7,651,200
91.0% 
82.2

Virginia Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
247,576
4.3% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
366,738
6.4% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,372,840
24.0% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
1,116,670
19.5% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
438,669
7.7% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
1,241,750
21.7% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
936,934
16.4% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
614,314
10.7%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
5,106,863
89.3%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2,178,684
38.1%
31.2

Virginia Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
2,232,360
32.5%
33.7
Now Married
3,389,840
49.4%
47.5
Divorced
695,270
10.1%
11.0
Separated
165,039
2.4%
2.0
Widowed
378,332
5.5%
5.8

Virginia Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
6,624,860
83.8%
78.4%
Languages other than english
1,283,170
16.2%
21.6%
Spanish
565,699
7.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
283,829
3.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
305,352
3.9%
3.5%
Other Languages
128,287
1.6%
1.1%

Virginia Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
174,991
5.6%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
120,904
3.9%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
242,126
7.8%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
250,468
8.0%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
368,030
11.8%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
530,414
17.0%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
400,490
12.8%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
504,975
16.2%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
237,472
7.6%
5.8
$200,000 or more
290,822
9.3%
6.4
Median household income
68,114
 
57,617
Per capita income
36,206
 
31,128

Virginia Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
37,561
0.9%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
378,775
9.2%
9.8
Construction
271,015
6.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
907,193
22.0%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
254,329
6.2%
6.6
Information
83,989
2.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
288,472
7.0%
10.1
Other services except public administration
216,406
5.3%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
634,898
15.4%
11.4
Public administration
354,139
8.6%
4.6
Retail trade
441,966
10.7%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
174,931
4.3%
5.2
Wholesale trade
71,812
1.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
347,561
8.4%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,790,320
43.5%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
390,598
9.5%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
910,612
22.1%
23.3
Service occupations
676,395
16.4%
18.1

Virginia Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
4,150,510
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
3,192,480
76.9%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
393,221
9.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
171,640
4.1%
5.1
Walked
108,451
2.6%
2.7
Other means
75,866
1.8%
1.8
Worked at home
208,849
5.0%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
28.5
 
26.6

Virginia Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
197,237
6.3%
8.7
1 vehicles
954,908
30.6%
33.2
2 vehicles
1,172,760
37.6%
37.1
3 or more
795,787
25.5%
21.0

Virginia Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,120,690
89.4%
87.6
Owner Occupied
2,037,640
65.3%
63.1
Renter Occupied
1,083,050
34.7%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
370,493
10.6%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.5

Virginia Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,491,180
1 room
57,285
1.6%
2.4
2 rooms
66,003
1.9%
2.7
3 rooms
241,604
6.9%
9.1
4 rooms
492,783
14.1%
16.5
5 rooms
601,444
17.2%
19.8
6 rooms
577,456
16.5%
17.8
7 rooms
445,949
12.8%
12.0
8 rooms
387,811
11.1%
8.6
9 rooms or more
620,850
17.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Virginia Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,491,180
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
2,141,810
61.3%
61.5
1-unit, attached
389,824
11.2%
5.9
2-units
60,048
1.7%
3.6
3 or 4 units
100,268
2.9%
4.4
5 to 9 units
160,490
4.6%
4.8
10 to 19 units
202,127
5.8%
4.4
20 or more units
252,727
7.2%
9.0
Mobile home
182,937
5.2%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
951
0.0%
0.1

Virginia Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
265,865
7.6%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
151,938
4.4%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
311,584
8.9%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
368,663
10.6%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
556,083
15.9%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
568,821
16.3%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
560,496
16.1%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Virginia Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,032,530
33.1%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
141,229
4.5%
4.7
Electricity
1,699,120
54.4%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
146,013
4.7%
4.8
Coal or coke
2,680
0.1%
0.1
Wood
74,887
2.4%
1.9
Solar energy
628
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
9,883
0.3%
0.5
No fuel used
13,724
0.4%
1.1

Virginia Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,409,500
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
20,636
1.5%
10.7%
$2,500 to $2,999
126,568
9.0%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
194,197
13.8%
1.8%
$500 to $999
207,110
14.7%
41.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
209,541
14.9%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
299,195
21.2%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
352,251
25.0%
28.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
640,051
45.6%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
229,530
16.4%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
159,702
11.4%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
100,923
7.2%
7.0%
35.0% or more
273,645
19.5%
21.3%
Not Computed
5,647
0.0%
0.0%

Virginia Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,024,550 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
303,557
29.6%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
188,569
18.4%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
74,805
7.3%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
28,635
2.8%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
20,861
2.0%
1.8%
$500 to $999
319,244
31.2%
41.0%
Less than $500
88,876
8.7%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
58,504
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,159
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
126,243
12.5%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
133,015
13.2%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
139,926
13.9%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
113,374
11.3%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
94,800
9.4%
9.0%
35.0% or more
399,236
39.7%
40.7%
Not Computed
76,457
0.0%
0.0%

Virginia Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
2,037,640
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
90,559
4.4%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
143,559
7.0%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
215,244
10.6%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
271,229
13.3%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
446,880
21.9%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
479,012
23.5%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
333,591
16.4%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
57,567
2.8%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
264,000
 
205,000
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