Virginia

Population 8,185,867

Homefacts State Report

Virginia is home to more than 8 million residents, making it the 12th most populous of the 50 United States. Virginia ranks 36th in total area (42,775.00 square miles) and 36th in population density (191.37 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 38 years, with 77.7% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 22,051 criminal and sex offenders in Virginia (approximately 26.94 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in Virginia is 3.8% .

Schools view a full school report for Virginia

2,138 Public Schools

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Crime view a full crime report for Virginia

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offenders in Virginia by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the Virginia crime and registered Sex Offenders report pages.

22,051 Registered Sex Offenders found in Virginia

A search for our database shows there are 22,051 registered Sex Offenders in Virginia. Virginia has a ratio of 26.94 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 8,245 incarcerated Sex Offenders in Virginia. As well as 25 offenders whose location is unknown in Virginia due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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Virginia Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in Virginia

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

Real Estate search Virginia real estate

Search for real estate in Virginia by selecting one of the top for sale, foreclosure or rental markets links listed. For nearby or other top Virginia real estate, home values or foreclosures, see our additional real estate links.

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$299,000 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$295,000 compared to August 2016

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    10.4%
  • Rented
    31.3%
  • Owned
    58.2%

3,859 Foreclosures

median foreclosure price
$285,000  

Foreclosure Status Distribution

26,476 Building Permits

Virginia building permits average per year since 2001 is 37,209. In 2004, there was a high number of building permits with 61,158 and a low number of building permits in 2009 of 18,872. 63.07% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

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Environmental Hazards

83,173 Environmental Hazards

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Unemployment view full Virginia unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Virginia has ranged from 1.8% in October 2000 to 7.9% in January 2010. The current unemployment rate for Virginia is 3.8% for August 2017. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe
  • Sen. Tim Kaine
  • Sen. Mark R. Warner
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