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Population
8.38M
0.68% growth
Median Age
37.8
Median Household Income
$66,262
2.1% growth
Poverty Rate
11.2%
Number of Employees
4.01M
1.15% growth
Median Property Value
$257,800
4.04% growth

Economy

The economy of Virginia employs 4.01M people. The economy of Virginia is specialized in U. S. Navy; Ship & boat building; and Tobacco manufacturing, which employ respectively 9.32; 7.19; and 6.79 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Virginia are Elementary & secondary schools (243,755), Restaurants & Food Services (234,471), and Construction (224,481), and the highest paying industries are Software publishing ($129,083), Aerospace products & parts manufacturing ($124,875), and Petroleum refining ($124,344).

Median household income in Virginia is $66,262. Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,331. The income inequality of Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479 which is lower than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Virginia. In Virginia the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 76 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,714. Petersburg city, VA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Virginia.

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Diversity

Virginia is home to a population of 8.38M people, from which 94% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Virginia is composed of 5.24M White residents (62.5%), 1.58M Black residents (18.9%), 753,353 Hispanic residents (8.99%), 519,910 Asian residents (6.2%), and 242,264 Two+ residents (2.89%). The most common foreign languages in Virginia are Spanish (526,043 speakers), African Languages (58,530 speakers), and Korean (56,126 speakers), but compared to other places, Virginia has a relative high number of Urdu (29,066 speakers), Persian (27,399 speakers), and African Languages (58,530 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in Virginia awarded 138,122 degrees. The student population of Virginia is skewed towards females, with 57,016 male students and 81,106 female students. Most students in Virginia are White (79,008 and 57.2%), followed by Black or African American (25,636 and 18.6%), Hispanic or Latino (8,851 and 6.41%), and Asian (8,381 and 6.07%). The largest universities in Virginia by number of graduates are Liberty University (18,231 and 13.2%), George Mason University (8,928 and 6.46%), and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (8,491 and 6.15%). The most popular majors in Virginia are General Psychology (4,815 and 3.49%), General Business Administration & Management (4,116 and 2.98%), and General Biological Sciences (2,900 and 2.1%). The median tuition costs in Virginia are $30,800 for private four year colleges, and $7,976 and $26,536 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Virginia is $257,800, which is 1.33 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $247,800 to $257,800, a 4.04% increase. The homeownership rate of Virginia is 65%, which is higher than the national average of 63%. People in Virginia have an average commute time of 26.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Virginia is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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