What is the current population of Suffolk?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Suffolk is 96,194. Suffolk, Virginia is the 342nd largest city in the US.

Suffolk Geography [top]

What county is Suffolk, Virginia in?

Suffolk is located entirely in Suffolk city.

What is the size of Suffolk, Virginia in square miles?

Suffolk has an area of 400.2 square miles. Suffolk is the 13th largest city, by area, in the United States. Suffolk also is the largest city by area in Virginia.

Suffolk Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Suffolk?

The current population of Suffolk (96,194) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Suffolk growing?

Suffolk has grown 49.8% since the 2000. Suffolk, Virginia is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 73% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

What is the population density of Suffolk, Virginia?

Suffolk has a population density of 211.4 people per square mile.

Suffolk Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Suffolk, Virginia?

The total voting age population of Suffolk, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 67,094. The voting age population is 47.6% male and 52.4% female.

What percentage of Suffolk, Virginia residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 14.2% of the residents of Suffolk are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Suffolk, Virginia?

The racial demographics of Suffolk are 51.5% White, 41.8% Black, 3.8% Two or more races, 2.0% Asian, 0.8% Other and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 4.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Suffolk, Virginia residents are below the poverty line?

In Suffolk, 10.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 16.1%. On a per-household basis, 8.5% of families are below the poverty line in Suffolk.

What percentage of Suffolk, Virginia residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 66.8% of Suffolk residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Suffolk, Virginia residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.9% of Suffolk residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 29.5% have a bachelor's degree and 12.1% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Suffolk, Virginia residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Suffolk residents aged 5 and older, 5.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.

Suffolk Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Suffolk, Virginia?

The unemployment rate in Suffolk is 6.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Suffolk, Virginia residents work for the government?

In Suffolk, 24.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Suffolk, Virginia?

The median household income in Suffolk is $74,884.

Suffolk Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Suffolk, Virginia?

In Suffolk, 68.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Suffolk, Virginia?

Renters occupy 31.3% of housing units in Suffolk.

What percentage of Suffolk, Virginia housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Suffolk, 8.5% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Suffolk, Virginia housing units were built after 2000?

In Suffolk, 33.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 12,300 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Suffolk, Virginia?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Suffolk is $1,201.

What percentage of households in Suffolk, Virginia have broadband internet?

In Suffolk, 81.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Suffolk Population By Year

Population Graph For Suffolk
Year Population Rank in US
2021 96,194 342
2020 94,685 350
2019 92,108 361
2018 91,185 364
2017 90,237 363
2016 89,273 359
2015 88,161 363
2014 86,806 366
2013 85,728 367
2012 85,181 364
2011 84,751 362
2010 84,585 356
2000 64,200 444
1990 52,143 495

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
332 Federal Way, Washington 99,037 16.2%
333 Roanoke, Virginia 98,865 4.2%
334 New Braunfels, Texas 98,857 156.2%
335 Vista, California 98,655 9.6%
336 Albany, New York 98,617 4.3%
337 Beaverton, Oregon 98,216 22.9%
338 Orem, Utah 97,861 15.9%
339 Portsmouth, Virginia 97,840 -2.5%
340 Yuma, Arizona 97,093 22.7%
341 Yakima, Washington 96,578 15.7%
342 Suffolk, Virginia 96,194 49.8%
343 Sunrise, Florida 96,021 11.5%
344 Boca Raton, Florida 95,787 15.2%
345 Deltona, Florida 95,782 36.6%
346 Tracy, California 95,387 64.3%
347 Edmond, Oklahoma 95,341 39.0%
348 Lawrence, Kansas 95,256 18.2%
349 Fayetteville, Arkansas 95,230 60.3%
350 Sandy, Utah 95,050 6.7%
351 San Marcos, California 94,926 69.9%
352 Reading, Pennsylvania 94,844 16.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
139 Newport News 184,587 2.3%
169 Alexandria 154,706 19.5%
199 Hampton 137,746 -5.9%
333 Roanoke 98,865 4.2%
339 Portsmouth 97,840 -2.5%
342 Suffolk 96,194 49.8%
458 Lynchburg 79,009 21.0%
775 Harrisonburg 51,430 27.1%
815 Leesburg 48,908 70.3%

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