Poquoson city, VA

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2019 Population
12,090
0.424% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
42.4
1.85% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
5.64%
26.2% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$97,118
0.296% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$323,100
0.585% 1-year decline
2019 Employed Population
5,757
1.18% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Poquoson city, VA had a population of 12.1k people with a median age of 42.4 and a median household income of $97,118. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Poquoson city, VA grew from 12,039 to 12,090, a 0.424% increase and its median household income grew from $96,831 to $97,118, a 0.296% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Poquoson city, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.47%), White (Hispanic) (2.42%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.08%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.12%). 0% of the households in Poquoson city, VA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

98.8% of the residents in Poquoson city, VA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Poquoson city, VA was $323,100, and the homeownership rate was 81.4%. Most people in Poquoson city, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Poquoson city, VA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Poquoson city, VA is home to a population of 12.1k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2019, 4.28% of Poquoson city, VA residents were born outside of the country (517 people).

In 2019, there were 37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.1k people) in Poquoson city, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 299 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 293 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Poquoson city, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.1k ± 19
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    299 ± 75
  3. White (Hispanic)
    293 ± 43
2.8%
Hispanic Population
338 people

In 2019, there were 37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.1k people) in Poquoson city, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 299 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 293 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.8% of the people in Poquoson city, VA are hispanic (338 people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.28%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
517 people
4.11%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
495 people

As of 2019, 4.28% of Poquoson city, VA residents (517 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Poquoson city, VA was 4.11%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 1
61
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 20.4

In 2019, the median age of all people in Poquoson city, VA was 42.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 61. But people in Poquoson city, VA are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Poquoson city, VA residents was 43.

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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

98.8%
2019 Citizenship
98.7%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.8% of Poquoson city, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Poquoson city, VA was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    534 ± 143
  2. Vietnam
    433 ± 126
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    272 ± 93

Poquoson city, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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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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Employment by Industry Sector

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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 Poquoson city, VA is $97,118. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Poquoson city, VA was Census Tract 3401 with a value of $120,000, followed by Census Tract 3403 and Census Tract 3402, with respective values of $89,861 and $78,355.

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 Poquoson city, VA employs 5.76k people. The largest industries in Poquoson city, VA are Manufacturing (822 people), Public Administration (655 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (621 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($97,625), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($90,250), and Public Administration ($85,030).

Wages

Median Household Income

$97,118
2019 value
± $4,408
0.296%
1 Year Growth
± 6.46%

Households in Poquoson city, VA have a median annual income of $97,118, 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 $96,831 in 2018, which represents a 0.296% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender 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 gender-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 Poquoson city, 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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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 3401
  2. Census Tract 3403
  3. Census Tract 3402

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Poquoson city, VA was Census Tract 3401 with a value of $120,000, followed by Census Tract 3403 and Census Tract 3402, with respective values of $89,861 and $78,355.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.64% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Poquoson city, VA (679 out of 12k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 25 - 34.

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
    654 ± 193
  2. Hispanic
    41 ± 100
  3. Asian
    12 ± 97

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

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

5.76k
2019 Value
± 498
1.18%
1 Year growth
± 12.1%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Poquoson city, VA grew at a rate of 1.18%, from 5.69k employees to 5.76k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Poquoson city, VA, are Management Occupations (673 people), Sales & Related Occupations (618 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (489 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Poquoson city, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Poquoson city, VA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (673 people), Sales & Related Occupations (618 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (489 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Poquoson city, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.75 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.84 times), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.72 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Poquoson city, VA, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($198,173), Legal Occupations ($108,654), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($100,496).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.76k
2019 Value
± 498
1.18%
1 Year growth
± 12.1%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Poquoson city, VA grew at a rate of 1.18%, from 5.69k employees to 5.76k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Poquoson city, VA, are Manufacturing (822 people), Public Administration (655 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (621 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Poquoson city, VA, though some of these residents may live in Poquoson city, 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 Poquoson city, VA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (822 people), Public Administration (655 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (621 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Poquoson city, VA has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (4.47 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.46 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.49 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Poquoson city, VA, by median earnings, are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($97,625), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($90,250), and Public Administration ($85,030).

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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. $35.1B
  2. $31.5B
  3. $30.5B

In 2018, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $35.1B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($31.5B) and Electronics ($30.5B).

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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$307B
2018 Value in Virginia
$648B
Projected 2045 Value in Virginia
111% growth

In 2018, total outbound Virginia trade was $307B. This is expected to increase 111% to $648B by 2045.

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. $21.8B
  2. $20B
  3. $11.7B

In 2018, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $21.8B, followed by North Carolina with $20B and Pennsylvania and $11.7B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Poquoson city, VA went to Donald J. Trump with 70.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (22.3%), followed by Other (6.74%). The most partisan county was Petersburg city, VA with 87.2% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Poquoson city, VA
70.9% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Virginia
  1. 87.2% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 82% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Virginia was Petersburg city, VA with 87.2% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton 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 Poquoson city, VA was $323,100 in 2019, which is 1.34 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $325,000 to $323,100, a 0.585% decrease. The homeownership rate in Poquoson city, VA is 81.4%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Poquoson city, VA have an average commute time of 23.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Poquoson city, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$323,100
2019 Median
± $14,499
$325,000
2018 Median
± $13,158

In 2019, the median property value in Poquoson city, VA declined from to $323,100 from the previous year's value of $325,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Poquoson city, 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 Poquoson city, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k 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.
$97,118
Median Household Income
± $4,408
4.59k
Number of Households
± 411

In 2019, the median household income of the 4.59k households in Poquoson city, VA grew to $97,118 from the previous year's value of $96,831.

The following chart displays the households in Poquoson city, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

81.4%
2019 Homeownership
83.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 81.4% of the housing units in Poquoson city, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 83.4%.

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

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Commute Time

23.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Poquoson city, VA have a shorter commute time (23.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.58% of the workforce in Poquoson city, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (90.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (4.41%)
  3. Carpooled (4.19%)

In 2019, 90.5% of workers in Poquoson city, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (4.41%) and those who carpooled to work (4.19%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

97% of the population of Poquoson city, VA has health coverage, with 48.5% on employee plans, 3.29% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 21.6% on non-group plans, and 10.6% 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).

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%)

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

3.03%
Uninsured
48.5%
Employer Coverage
3.29%
Medicaid
13%
Medicare
21.6%
Non-Group
10.6%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Poquoson city, VA grew by 0.487% from 3.02% to 3.03%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Poquoson city, 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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