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Social Characteristics of Virginia

Virginia Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    3,041,710
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    2,047,106
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    67.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    901,736
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    29.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    1,542,174
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    50.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    636,122
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    20.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    129,210
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    60,515
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    375,722
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    12.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    205,099
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    6.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    994,604
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    32.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    806,539
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    26.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    277,453
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    1,002,599
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    33.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    753,703
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    24.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.61
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.16
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    7,943,875
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    3,041,710
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    38.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    1,542,172
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    19.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    2,350,171
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    29.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    539,092
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    6.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    470,730
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    155,680
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    3,232,491
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    1,117,524
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    34.6%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,690,501
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    52.3%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    70,983
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    76,370
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    277,113
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    8.6%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    3,404,862
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    971,569
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    28.5%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,654,929
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    48.6%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    94,983
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    295,544
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    387,837
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    11.4%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    109,656
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    33,523
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    30.6%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    32
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    54
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    17
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    95
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    26
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    182,157
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    66,770
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    36.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    12,868
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    14,777
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    11,145
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    27,980
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    15.4%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    66,770
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    40,644
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    60.9%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    48,567
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    72.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    2,156,878
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    128,603
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    106,906
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    825,776
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    38.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    425,355
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    19.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    670,238
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    31.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    5,501,125
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    271,946
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    4.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    394,451
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    1,375,722
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    25.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    1,100,887
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    20.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    390,547
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    1,140,878
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    20.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    826,694
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    15.0%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    87.9%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    35.8%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    6,214,266
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    718,034
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    11.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    7,972,925
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    880,448
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    11.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    1,858,957
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    66,408
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    5,079,047
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    460,216
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    1,034,921
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    353,824
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    34.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    8,084,641
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    6,844,398
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    84.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    1,178,694
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    14.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    529,480
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    6.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    649,214
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    8.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    393,771
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    4.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    255,443
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    3.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    61,549
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    8,185,131
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    7,236,647
  • Percentage of Native persons
    88.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    7,095,743
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    86.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    4,056,999
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    49.6%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    3,038,744
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    37.1%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    140,904
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    948,484
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    11.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    948,484
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    454,434
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    47.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    494,050
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    52.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    1,089,388
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    140,904
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    140904%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    8,322
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    132,582
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    94.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    948,484
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    80,915
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    8.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    867,569
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    91.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    948,472
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    102,413
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    10.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    391,853
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    41.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    91,050
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    9.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    3,937
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    343,790
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    36.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    15,429
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    7,673,811
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    6,508,919
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    84.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    1,164,892
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    15.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    431,036
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    517,946
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    6.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    217,843
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    270,563
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    68,684
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    271,758
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    113,223
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    104,625
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    31,286
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    8,185,131
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    903,584
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    11.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    68,093
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    22,735
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    18,979
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    81,595
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    875,142
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    155,917
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    34,855
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    967,702
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    11.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    33,769
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    28,516
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    817,740
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    10.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    327,049
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    4.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    14,181
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    49,716
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    154,765
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    16,143
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    57,609
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    137,401
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    174,394
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    15,867
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    165,276
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    58,127
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    19,933
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    19,231
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    53,587
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    40,979
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.5%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.