Suffolk city, Virginia Population 2019

Suffolk city, Virginia's estimated population is 90,275 with a growth rate of 1.07% 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
201891,1859101.01%
201790,2759531.07%
201689,3221,1951.36%
201588,1271,2351.42%
201486,8921,1271.31%
201385,7655070.59%
201285,2585070.60%
201184,751-72-0.08%
201084,82332,68262.68%
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
White45,846
Black or African American36,822
Two or More Races3,220
Asian1,448
Some Other Race545
American Indian and Alaska Native141
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander35

Suffolk city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Suffolk city, Virginia Median Age

38.1


Total

36.6


Male

39.4


Female

Suffolk city, Virginia Adults

There are 66,163 adults, (11,759 of whom are seniors) in Suffolk city, Virginia.

Suffolk city, Virginia Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Suffolk city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

45,463

51.63%

Male

42,594

48.37%

Suffolk city, Virginia Households and Families

Suffolk city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Suffolk city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
Male69.4%30.6%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family57.6%42.4%
Female39.4%60.6%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,3312.769.2
Married16,9943.2284.6
Non Family8,5941.1957.6
Female5,4313.3439.4
Male1,3123.2969.4

3.18

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Suffolk city, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1263.61%
9th to 12th Grade4,5717.75%
High School Graduate16,53028.03%
Some College14,08223.88%
Associates Degree5,5909.48%
Bachelors Degree9,58516.26%
Graduate Degree6,48210.99%

Suffolk city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,45429,3569,861
Black23,62119,4215,119
Hispanic1,9101,756490
Multiple Races1,1461,075336
Asian1,027825373
Other Race39035040
Native American11110938
Islander22225

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,608$51,551$32,517
Less Than High School$18,937$19,375$18,696
High School Grad$32,127$43,491$22,541
Some College$40,768$51,533$31,032
Bachelors Degree$54,281$68,977$42,192
Graduate Degree$65,773$87,386$55,313

$41,608

Average Earnings

$51,551

Average Male

$32,517

Average Female

Suffolk city, Virginia Language

Suffolk city, Virginia Language by Age

Suffolk city, Virginia Language

95.19% of Suffolk city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 4.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Suffolk city, Virginia Poverty

Suffolk city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black36,2926,63818.29%
White43,4262,2445.17%
Multiple3,16247114.90%
Hispanic3,46740511.68%
Asian1,43715911.06%
Other535397.29%

11.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.36%

Male Poverty Rate

12.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Suffolk city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Suffolk city, Virginia is Black, with 18.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Suffolk city, Virginia is White, with 5.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.77%
High School10.07%
Some College6.58%
Bachelors or Greater3.22%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.48%
Male Unemployed32.06%
Female Employed4.82%
Male Employed2.93%

Suffolk city, Virginia Income

Suffolk city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$68,089$83,263
Families$79,696$93,027
Married Families$94,133-
Non Families$37,269$51,791

Suffolk city, Virginia Marital Status

Suffolk city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Suffolk city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Suffolk city, Virginia Veterans

10,715

Number of Veterans

8,632

Male Veterans

2,083

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War4,744
Second Gulf War4,198
Vietnam2,484
Korea342
World War II199

Suffolk city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,22818.00%
Black3,94314.79%
Hispanic48023.68%
2 or More26016.95%
Other14939.63%
Asian1048.84%
Indian2623.42%
Hawaiian516.67%

Suffolk city, Virginia Veterans by Education

3.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Suffolk city, Virginia Employment Status

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Suffolk city, Virginia

  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