Virginia Facts

People Facts

Definition for Resident total population, 2010 Resident total population, 2010 8,001,024
Definition for Resident total population, percent change - April 1, 2000 to April 1, 2010 Resident total population, percent change - April 1, 2000 to April 1, 2010 13.0%
Definition for Resident population (April 1) 2000 (complete count) Resident population (April 1) 2000 (complete count) 7,078,515
Definition for Resident population under 5 years, percent, 2010 Resident population under 5 years, percent, 2010 6.4%
Definition for Resident population under 18 years, percent, 2010 Resident population under 18 years, percent, 2010 23.2%
Definition for Resident population 65 years and over, percent, 2010 Resident population 65 years and over, percent, 2010 12.2%
Definition for Resident population: total females, percent, 2010 Resident population: total females, percent, 2010 50.9%
Definition for Resident population: White alone, percent, 2010 Resident population: White alone, percent, 2010 68.6%
Definition for Resident population: Black alone, percent, 2010 Resident population: Black alone, percent, 2010 19.4%
Definition for Resident population: American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 Resident population: American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 0.4%
Definition for Resident population: Asian alone, percent, 2010 Resident population: Asian alone, percent, 2010 5.5%
Definition for Resident population: Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 Resident population: Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 0.1%
Definition for Resident population: Two or more races, percent, 2010 Resident population: Two or more races, percent, 2010 2.9%
Definition for Resident population: Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent, 2010 Resident population: Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent, 2010 7.9%
Definition for Resident population: Not Hispanic, White alone, percent, 2010 Resident population: Not Hispanic, White alone, percent, 2010 64.8%
Definition for Population 1 year and over by residence - same house, one year ago, percent, 2006-2010 Population 1 year and over by residence - same house, one year ago, percent, 2006-2010 83.8%
Definition for Place of birth, foreign born, percent,  2006-2010 Place of birth, foreign born, percent, 2006-2010 10.8%
Definition for Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home, 2006-2010 Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home, 2006-2010 14.1%
Definition for Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher, 2006-2010 Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher, 2006-2010 86.1%
Definition for Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher, 2006-2010 Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher, 2006-2010 33.8%
Definition for Veterans - total, 2006-2010 Veterans - total, 2006-2010 749,609
Definition for Average travel time to work for workers 16 years and over not working at home, 2006-2010 Average travel time to work for workers 16 years and over not working at home, 2006-2010 27.1
Definition for Housing unit, 2010 Housing unit, 2010 3,364,939
Definition for Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units, 2006-2010 Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units, 2006-2010 68.9%
Definition for Housing units by units in structure - multi-dwelling structure, percent, 2006-2010 Housing units by units in structure - multi-dwelling structure, percent, 2006-2010 21.4%
Definition for Median value of specified owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 Median value of specified owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $255,100
Definition for Households, 2006-2010 Households, 2006-2010 2,974,481
Definition for Average household size, 2006-2010 Average household size, 2006-2010 2.56
Definition for Per capita income in the past 12 months (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars), 2006-2010 Per capita income in the past 12 months (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars), 2006-2010 $32,145
Definition for Median household income, 2006-2010 Median household income, 2006-2010 $61,406
Definition for People of all ages in poverty - percent, 2006-2010 People of all ages in poverty - percent, 2006-2010 10.3%

Business Facts

Definition for Private nonfarm establishments, 2009 Private nonfarm establishments, 2009 194,018
Definition for Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2009 Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2009 3,061,186
Definition for Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2009, percent change, 2000-2009 Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2009, percent change, 2000-2009 5.4%
Definition for Nonemployer: total (NAICS 00) - establishments, 2009 Nonemployer: total (NAICS 00) - establishments, 2009 489,114
Definition for Total number of firms, 2007 Total number of firms, 2007 638,643
Definition for Total Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 Total Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 9.9%
Definition for Total American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 Total American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.5%
Definition for Total Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 Total Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 7.0%
Definition for Total Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 Total Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.1%
Definition for Total Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 Total Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 4.5%
Definition for Total Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 Total Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 30.1%
Definition for Manufacturing: total (NAICS 31-33) - value of shipments, 2007 Manufacturing: total (NAICS 31-33) - value of shipments, 2007 92,417,797
Definition for Wholesale trade: merchant wholesalers (NAICS 42) - sales of establishments with payroll, 2007 Wholesale trade: merchant wholesalers (NAICS 42) - sales of establishments with payroll, 2007 60,513,396
Definition for Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll, 2007 Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll, 2007 105,663,299
Definition for Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll per capita, 2007 Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll per capita, 2007 $13,687
Definition for Accommodation and Food Services: total (NAICS 72) - sales of establishments with payroll, 2007 Accommodation and Food Services: total (NAICS 72) - sales of establishments with payroll, 2007 15,340,483
Definition for New private housing units authorized by building permits - total, 2010 (20,000-place universe) New private housing units authorized by building permits - total, 2010 (20,000-place universe) 20,992
Definition for Federal Government expenditure - total, FY 2009 Federal Government expenditure - total, FY 2009 127,798,026

Geography Facts

Definition for Land area in square miles, 2010 Land area in square miles, 2010 39,490.09
Definition for Population per square mile, 2010 Population per square mile, 2010 202.6