Nationwide Claims to Fame

Virginia is 6th out of 51 other states in Building permits (last year)

Virginia is 6th out of 51 other states in Income per capita

Virginia is 7th out of 51 other states in Race - Asian

Virginia is 7th out of 51 other states in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Virginia is 8th out of 51 other states in Income per household

Virginia is 10th out of 51 other states in Race - Black or African American

Virginia is 10th out of 51 other states in Race - Two or More

Virginia is 11th out of 51 other states in Home median value

Virginia is 12th out of 51 other states in Current population (2012)

Virginia is 12th out of 51 other states in Households

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Virginia Rank US
Current population (2012) 8,185,867 12th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 39,490.1 36th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 202.6 15th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Virginia Rank US
Residents younger than 5 6.2% 32nd 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.7% 35th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.0% 42nd 13.7%
Education Demographics
Virginia Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 86.6% 30th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 34.4% 7th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Virginia Rank US
Race - White 71.1% 42nd 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 19.7% 10th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 41st 1.2%
Race - Asian 6.0% 7th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 43rd 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.6% 10th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 8.4% 28th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 64.1% 34th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Virginia Rank US
Female residents 50.9% 22nd 50.8%
Foreign born residents 11.0% 16th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Virginia Rank US
Housing units 3,387,654 12th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 21.4% 24th 25.9%
Households 2,991,025 12th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 68.4% 30th 66.1%
Home median value $254,600 11th $186,200
People per household 2.6 18th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 27,278 6th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Virginia Rank US
Income per capita $33,040 6th $27,915
Income per household $63,302 8th $52,762
Income below poverty line 10.7% 44th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Virginia Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 191,063 12th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 3,029,030 12th 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 638,643 12th 27,092,908
Retail sales $105,663,299 12th $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,687 19th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $15,340,483 12th $613,795,732

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