Suffolk city, Virginia Population 2018

Suffolk city, Virginia's estimated population is 90,237 with a growth rate of 1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Suffolk city, Virginia is the 22nd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201790,2379431.06%
201689,2942,2332.56%
201687,061-1,042-1.18%
201588,1031,2231.41%
201486,8801,1101.29%
201385,7705190.61%
201285,2514970.59%
201184,754-66-0.08%
201084,82032,67962.67%
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%
19209,1230.00%

Suffolk city, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

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 city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Suffolk city, Virginia Median Age

38.4


Total

36.8


Male

39.4


Female

Suffolk city, Virginia Adults

There are 65,209 adults, (11,318 of which are seniors) in Suffolk city, Virginia.

Suffolk city, Virginia Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Suffolk city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

44,917

51.59%

Male

42,144

48.41%

Suffolk city, Virginia Households and Families

Suffolk city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Suffolk city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All69.3%30.7%
Male64.5%35.5%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Female39.4%60.6%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Suffolk city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,7412.7269.3
Married16,5253.2185.5
Non Family8,2711.2157.8
Female5,5343.3339.4
Male1,4113.3564.5

3.18

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Suffolk city, Virginia Households

Suffolk city, Virginia Education

Suffolk city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2593.90%
9th to 12th Grade4,6708.06%
High School Graduate16,25128.06%
Some College13,96024.10%
Associates Degree5,3789.29%
Bachelors Degree9,39116.21%
Graduate Degree6,01010.38%

Suffolk city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,17428,8149,725
Black23,32519,2304,721
Hispanic1,7091,459434
Asian995802336
Multiple Races909813251
Other Race37532049
Native American11211234
Islander20205

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 33.77%.

Suffolk city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,454$51,242$30,949
Less Than High School$21,628$25,189$19,928
High School Grad$30,465$41,174$22,327
Some College$40,334$52,811$28,909
Bachelors Degree$53,196$67,936$41,072
Graduate Degree$66,295$81,714$56,875

$40,454

Average Earnings

$51,242

Average Male

$30,949

Average Female

Suffolk city, Virginia Language

Suffolk city, Virginia Language by Age

Suffolk city, Virginia Language

95.32% of Suffolk city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 4.68% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.20% of the population.

Suffolk city, Virginia Poverty

Suffolk city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black36,0266,70518.61%
White43,2182,2995.32%
Multiple2,78155419.92%
Hispanic3,2292959.14%
Asian1,38115711.37%
Other542478.67%

11.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.72%

Male Poverty Rate

13.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Suffolk city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Suffolk city, Virginia is Multiple, with 19.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Suffolk city, Virginia is White, with 5.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.11%.

Suffolk city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.85%
High School10.94%
Some College6.17%
Bachelors or Greater3.13%

Suffolk city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.44%
Male Unemployed31.57%
Female Employed4.96%
Male Employed2.81%

Suffolk city, Virginia Income

Suffolk city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,435$80,914
Families$76,246$89,718
Married Families$91,301$
Non Families$38,380$51,774

Suffolk city, Virginia Marital Status

Suffolk city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Suffolk city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Suffolk city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Suffolk city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Suffolk city, Virginia Veterans

Suffolk city, Virginia Veterans by War

10,564

Number of Veterans

8,639

Male Veterans

1,925

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War4,713
Second Gulf War3,915
Vietnam2,571
Korea452
World War II223

Suffolk city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 544,506
55 to 641,931
65 to 741,557
18 to 341,453
75+1,117

Suffolk city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,20018.06%
Black3,89514.79%
Hispanic48525.62%
2 or More20015.87%
Other13737.64%
Asian938.27%
Indian3430.36%
Hawaiian517.86%

Suffolk city, Virginia Veterans by Education

4.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Suffolk city, Virginia Employment Status

Suffolk city, Virginia Employment by Age

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Suffolk city, Virginia Employment by Race

Suffolk city, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Suffolk city, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Suffolk845708927347035.56%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990