Suffolk, Virginia Population 2018

Suffolk, Virginia's estimated population is 90,237 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Suffolk, Virginia is the 10th largest city in Virginia based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 226.07 people/mi² (87.29 people/km²), with a household density of 33.76 people/km² (87.43 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 38.4 years, 36.8 years for males, and 39.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 34,897 households in the city, with an average size of 2.72 people per household. The vacancy rate was 9%, with a median rent of $1052/month. The median house has 6.5 rooms, and has a value of $236,600.

The median income for households in Suffolk, Virginia is $65,435, while the mean household income is $80,914. The per capita income is $30,331, and 9% of families and 11.5% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 17.7% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 8.7% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201790,2379431.06%
201689,2941,1911.35%
201588,1031,2231.41%
201486,8801,1101.29%
201385,7705190.61%
201285,2514970.59%
201184,754-66-0.08%
201084,82021,14333.20%
200063,67711,53622.12%
199052,1414,5209.49%
198047,62137,763383.07%
19709,858-2,751-21.82%
196012,6092702.19%
195012,3399968.78%
194011,3431,07210.44%
193010,2711,14812.58%
19209,1232,11530.18%
19107,0083,18183.12%
19003,82747314.10%
18903,3540.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White45,514
Black or African American36,522
Two or More Races2,896
Asian1,394
Some Other Race554
American Indian and Alaska Native148
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander33

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Suffolk Va Population Pyramid 2018

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Suffolk Va Median Age

38.4


Total

36.8


Male

39.4


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 67,588 adults in Suffolk Va.

Suffolk Va Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Suffolk Va Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
6.5
Houses Without Mortgage
5,282
Houses With Mortgage
16,710
Vacancy Rate
9
Median Rent
1,052
Median Home Value
236,600
Renter-Occupied Units
9,749
Owner-Occupied Units
21,992
Total Housing Units
34,897

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Suffolk Va for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.7% and the labor force participation rate is 66.4%.

Suffolk Va Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.72
Average Family Size
3.18
Total Households
31741
Married Couple Households
16525
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1411
Female Householder (no husband) Families
5534
Non Family Households
8271
Total Families
23470
Households With Own Children
10491
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
4.5
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Suffolk Va Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,698
$10,000 to $14,999
1,273
$15,000 to $24,999
2,483
$25,000 to $34,999
2,799
$35,000 to $49,999
3,877
$50,000 to $74,999
5,727
$75,000 to $99,999
5,166
$100,000 to $149,999
5,339
$150,000 to $199,999
1,996
Over $200,000
1,383

Suffolk Va Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Suffolk Va

Virginia

$65,435

$66,149

$80,914

$90,881

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Suffolk Va Education Data

Suffolk Va Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,2593.90%
9th to 12th Grade
4,6708.06%
High School Graduate
16,25128.06%
Some College
13,96024.10%
Associates Degree
5,3789.29%
Bachelors Degree
9,39116.21%
Graduate Degree
6,01010.38%