McLean, VA

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2019 Population
47,682
1.29% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
45.9
0.864% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
2.73%
5.48% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$207,184
2.79% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$1.03M
1.16% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
21,943
2.59% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, McLean, VA had a population of 47.7k people with a median age of 45.9 and a median household income of $207,184. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of McLean, VA grew from 47,075 to 47,682, a 1.29% increase and its median household income grew from $201,570 to $207,184, a 2.79% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in McLean, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (19.5%), White (Hispanic) (3.05%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.72%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.13%). 0% of the households in McLean, VA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

91.8% of the residents in McLean, VA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in McLean, VA was $1.03M, and the homeownership rate was 86.7%. Most people in McLean, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.3 minutes. The average car ownership in McLean, VA was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

McLean, VA is home to a population of 47.7k people, from which 91.8% are citizens. As of 2019, 23.9% of McLean, VA residents were born outside of the country (11.4k people).

In 2019, there were 3.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.9k people) in McLean, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.45k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in McLean, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    33.9k ± 1.2k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    9.3k ± 796
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.45k ± 373
4%
Hispanic Population
1.91k people

In 2019, there were 3.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.9k people) in McLean, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.45k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4% of the people in McLean, VA are hispanic (1.91k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in McLean, VA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

23.9%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
11.4k people
23.7%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
11.2k people

As of 2019, 23.9% of McLean, VA residents (11.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in McLean, VA was 23.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.4
52
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.9

In 2019, the median age of all people in McLean, VA was 45.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 52. But people in McLean, VA are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all McLean, VA residents was 46.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    110,628 ± 8,112 people
  2. India
    90,134 ± 7,331 people
  3. Mexico
    55,497 ± 5,765 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 110,628 Virginia residents, followed by India with 90,134 and Mexico with 55,497.

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Citizenship

91.8%
2019 Citizenship
91.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 91.8% of McLean, VA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in McLean, VA was 91.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    877 ± 156
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    659 ± 167
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    429 ± 124

McLean, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Virginia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in McLean, VA is $207,184. In 2019, the place with the highest median household income in McLean, VA was Census Tract 4701 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 4801 and Census Tract 4802.01, with respective values of $250,001 and $250,001.

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,617. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of McLean, VA employs 21.9k people. The largest industries in McLean, VA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,629 people), Public Administration (3,182 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,407 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($235,417), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($226,667), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($166,458).

Wages

Median Household Income

$207,184
2019 value
± $10,147
2.79%
1 Year Growth
± 7.31%

Households in McLean, VA have a median annual income of $207,184, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $201,570 in 2018, which represents a 2.79% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$78,421
Average Male Salary in Virginia
± $1,407
$58,617
Average Female Salary in Virginia
± $1,090

In 2019, full-time male employees in Virginia made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Virginia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Virginia
  1. Asian
    $72,838 ± $3,429
  2. White
    $64,618 ± $1,052
  3. Two or More Races
    $51,601 ± $4,191

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Virginia.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for McLean, VA is from Virginia.
0.479
2019 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.479
2018 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2019, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.00766% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Virginia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4701
  2. Census Tract 4801
  3. Census Tract 4802.01

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in McLean, VA was Census Tract 4701 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 4801 and Census Tract 4802.01, with respective values of $250,001 and $250,001.

The following map shows all of the places in McLean, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

2.73% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in McLean, VA (1.3k out of 47.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 75+.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    860 ± 226
  2. Asian
    312 ± 153
  3. Black
    79 ± 126

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in McLean, VA is White, followed by Asian and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

21.9k
2019 Value
± 891
2.59%
1 Year growth
± 5.48%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in McLean, VA grew at a rate of 2.59%, from 21.4k employees to 21.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in McLean, VA, are Management Occupations (4,521 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2,933 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2,022 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of McLean, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of McLean, VA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (4,521 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2,933 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2,022 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, McLean, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (7.75 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (3.92 times), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.92 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of McLean, VA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($210,469), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($204,656), and Legal Occupations ($204,205).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

21.9k
2019 Value
± 891
2.59%
1 Year growth
± 5.48%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in McLean, VA grew at a rate of 2.59%, from 21.4k employees to 21.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in McLean, VA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,629 people), Public Administration (3,182 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,407 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of McLean, VA, though some of these residents may live in McLean, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in McLean, VA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,629 people), Public Administration (3,182 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,407 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, McLean, VA has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4.16 times higher than expected), Public Administration (3.14 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.71 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in McLean, VA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($235,417), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($226,667), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($166,458).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $37.3B
  2. $28.7B
  3. $25.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $37.3B, followed by Electronics ($28.7B) and Machinery ($25.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$325B
2020 Value in Virginia
$612B
Projected 2050 Value in Virginia
88.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 88.1% to $612B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25B
  2. $18.9B
  3. $13.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $25B, followed by Maryland with $18.9B and Pennsylvania and $13.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%). The most partisan county was Petersburg County, VA with 87.7% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Virginia
54.1% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Virginia
  1. 87.7% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 87.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 85.5% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Virginia was Petersburg County, VA with 87.7% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Virginia colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in McLean, VA was $1.03M in 2019, which is 4.29 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $1.02M to $1.03M, a 1.16% increase. The homeownership rate in McLean, VA is 86.7%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in McLean, VA have an average commute time of 26.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in McLean, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$1.03M
2019 Median
± $31,493
$1.02M
2018 Median
± $28,026

In 2019, the median property value in McLean, VA grew to to $1.03M from the previous year's value of $1.02M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in McLean, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In McLean, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $750k - $1000k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$207,184
Median Household Income
± $10,147
16.4k
Number of Households
± 642

In 2019, the median household income of the 16.4k households in McLean, VA grew to $207,184 from the previous year's value of $201,570.

The following chart displays the households in McLean, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in McLean, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In McLean, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

86.7%
2019 Homeownership
86.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 86.7% of the housing units in McLean, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 86.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in McLean, VA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in McLean, VA have a longer commute time (26.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.19% of the workforce in McLean, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (71.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.3%)
  3. Public Transit (6.9%)

In 2019, 71.9% of workers in McLean, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.3%) and those who used public transit to get to work (6.9%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in McLean, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in McLean, VA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

98% of the population of McLean, VA has health coverage, with 67.2% on employee plans, 1.11% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 1.79% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Virginia was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Fairfax County, VA see 930 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (941 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 924 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 521 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Nottoway County and Bristol city have the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.5%). Additionally, King and Queen County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (48.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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930 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fairfax County, VA

Primary care physicians in Fairfax County, VA see an average of 930 patients per year. This represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (941 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Fairfax County, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,556
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Virginia
$4,218
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,361
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,677
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.42%, from $7,306 to $7,556.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

1.95%
Uninsured
67.2%
Employer Coverage
1.11%
Medicaid
13.2%
Medicare
14.8%
Non-Group
1.79%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in McLean, VA grew by 18.1% from 1.65% to 1.95%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in McLean, VA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 22.5% prevalence
  2. 22.5% prevalence
  3. 20.3% prevalence

Nottoway County and Bristol city have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Virginia, at 22.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Virginia by county over multiple years.

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