Virginia

8,411,808 Population

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

39,491.8 square miles 213 people per square mile 134 Counties       593 Cities
 

 People

Percent of US Population
2.6%
was 2.6%
Ranked 12th Highest in US
Population Density
213
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.3%
was 48.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
12.3%
was 12.2%
Ranked 16th Highest in US
Percent Under 18
22.2%
was 22.3%
Ranked 33rd Highest in US
Percent 65 and Over
14.6%
was 14.2%
Ranked 41st Highest in US

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.3
was 4.4
Ranked 6th Lowest in US
Percent Living in Poverty
11.0%
was 11.2%
Ranked 11th Lowest in US
Median Household Income
$66,149
was $66,262
Ranked 9th Highest in US
Gini Income Distribution
 
47
46.8
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,345
Ranked 30th Highest in US
Patents per 100,000
25
was 25
Ranked 29th Highest in US
Per Capita GDP
51,623
was 52,057
Ranked 18th Highest in US

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
4.6
was 3.8
Ranked 17th Highest in US
Violent Crimes per 100,000
195.6
was 196.2
Ranked 48th Highest in US
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,866.5
was 2,065.9
Ranked 41st Highest in US
Rural Highway Fatalities per 100,000
5
was 6
Ranked 28th Highest in US
Urban Highway Fatalities per 100,000
3
was 3
Ranked 40th Highest in US
Total Highway Fatalities per 100,000
8
was 9
Ranked 37th Highest in US

 Housing

Total Housing Units
3,491,185
was 3,468,952
Ranked 12th Highest in US
Median Rent
$1,159
was $1,144
Ranked 10th Highest in US
Total Building Permits
31,944
was 27,278
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,120,692
was 3,106,895
 
Homeownership Rate
65.3%
was 65.0%
Ranked 27th Highest in US
Single Family Building Permits
20,895
was 17,496
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
88.4
was 87.8
Ranked 15th Highest in US
Rental Vacancy Rate
25.5%
was 25.0%
Ranked 37th Highest in US
Multifamily Building Permits
11,049
was 9,782
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
Ranked 18th Highest in US
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
9.4
was 8.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.9
was 3.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.2%
was 95.1%
Ranked 38th Highest in US
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.0%
Ranked 32nd Highest in US
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.2%
was 99.1%
Ranked 40th Highest in US

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.3%
was 88.9%
Ranked 30th Highest in US
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
38.1%
was 37.0%
Ranked 7th Highest in US
Percent Receiving STEM Bachelors Degree or Higher
8.9%
 
White Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
50,247
 
Black Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
12,758
 
Asian Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
5,324
 
Islander Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
163
 
Native Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
230
 
Hispanic Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
4,157
 
Multi Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
2,034
 
Unknown Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
5,854
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
6.4%
was 7.6%
Ranked 24th Highest in US
Own Source Revenue
74.6%
was 74.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in US
Debt Service Ratio
7.4%
was 7.6%
Ranked 23rd Highest in US

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