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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

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:
8,535,519

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.0%
5 - 17:
16.1%
18 - 24:
9.6%
25 - 34:
13.9%
35 - 54:
26.5%
55 - 64:
12.9%
Over 65 Years:
15.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
89.7%
89.7%
College Graduated
38.8%
38.8%
Attending College
5.9%
5.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Virginia
$39,278
$39,278
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Virginia
$74,222
$74,222
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
10.6%

Employment Industries in VA

Healthcare
12.3%
12.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
11.3%
11.3%
Retail
10.4%
10.4%
Education
9.9%
9.9%
Public Service
8.8%
8.8%
Manufacturing
7.1%
7.1%
Accommodation
7.0%
7.0%
Construction
6.6%
6.6%
Other
5.3%
5.3%
Finance
4.3%
4.3%
Administration
4.1%
4.1%
Transportation
3.7%
3.7%
Real Estate
2.0%
2.0%
Information Technology
1.9%
1.9%
Arts
1.9%
1.9%
Wholesale
1.8%
1.8%
Utilities
0.7%
0.7%
Agriculture
0.7%
0.7%
Mining
0.2%
0.2%
Management
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
61.8%
61.8%
Black Or African American
18.8%
18.8%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
9.4%
9.4%
Asian
6.3%
6.3%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.4%
3.4%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
19.8%
19.8%
German
10.6%
10.6%
English
9.2%
9.2%
Irish
9.0%
9.0%
Italian
3.9%
3.9%
European
2.1%
2.1%
Scottish
2.0%
2.0%
Polish
1.8%
1.8%
French
1.7%
1.7%
Scots-Irish
1.5%
1.5%
African
1.3%
1.3%
British
0.9%
0.9%
Dutch
0.8%
0.8%
Welsh
0.7%
0.7%
Swedish
0.7%
0.7%
Norwegian
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.6%
0.6%
Ethiopian
0.4%
0.4%
French Canadian
0.4%
0.4%
Greek
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
83.7%
83.7%
Spanish
7.3%
7.3%
Indic languages
1.1%
1.1%
African languages
0.8%
0.8%
Chinese
0.8%
0.8%
Korean
0.7%
0.7%
Arabic
0.7%
0.7%
Vietnamese
0.6%
0.6%
Tagalog
0.6%
0.6%
Other Asian languages
0.6%
0.6%
French
0.5%
0.5%
German
0.4%
0.4%
Hindi
0.3%
0.3%
Urdu
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Persian
0.2%
0.2%
Other Indo-European
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Gujarathi
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born VA Residents
12.4%