Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA

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2022 Population
112,888
0.409% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.6
0.783% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.29%
12% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$78,613
8.25% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$273,200
15.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
55,193
0.541% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA had a population of 113k people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $78,613. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA declined from 113,352 to 112,888, a −0.409% decrease and its median household income grew from $72,620 to $78,613, a 8.25% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.7%), Other (Hispanic) (8.84%), White (Hispanic) (4.43%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.01%).

19.8% of the households in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.4% of the residents in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA are Centura College-Richmond Main (147 degrees awarded in 2022) and Galen Health Institutes-Richmond (0 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA was $273,200, and the homeownership rate was 67.8%.

Most people in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA is home to a population of 113k people, from which 92.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 12.8% of Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the country (14.5k people).

In 2022, there were 1.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56k people) in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.98k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA are Spanish (15,087 households), Arabic (719 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (713 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
57,290
Women
51.5%
53,968
Men
48.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 111,258 inhabitants, with 48.5% men, and 51.5% women.

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Citizenship

92.4%
2022 Citizenship
92.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.4% of Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA was 92.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    56k ± 2.06k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    31.3k ± 1.66k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    9.98k ± 1.48k
16.1%
Hispanic Population
18.2k people

In 2022, there were 1.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56k people) in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.98k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.1% of the people in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA are hispanic (18.2k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    2,454 ± 1,203 people
  2. Guatemala
    2,270 ± 1,158 people
  3. Mexico
    1,853 ± 1,048 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA was El Salvador, the natal country of 2,454 Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA residents, followed by Guatemala with 2,270 and Mexico with 1,853.

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Foreign-Born Population

12.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
14.5k people
12.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
14.5k people

As of 2022, 12.8% of Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA residents (14.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA was 12.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    15,087 households (14.1%)
  2. Arabic
    719 households (0.673%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    713 households (0.668%)

19.8% of the households in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA was Spanish. 14.1% of the households in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,282 ± 352
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,724 ± 436
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,262 ± 358

Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.32 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA employs 55.2k people. The largest industries in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA are Construction (4,875 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,821 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,501 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($192,534), Advertising, public relations & related services ($189,928), and Lessors of real estate, and offices of real estate agents and brokers ($187,210).

Males in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,104. The income inequality in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
26,958
Women
49.3%
27,735
Men
50.7%

The workforce of Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA in 2020 was 54,693 people, with 49.3% woman, and 50.7% men.

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Occupations

55.2k
2022 Value
−0.541%
1 Year decline
± −0.541%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA declined at a rate of −0.541%, from 55.5k employees to 55.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA, are Customer service representatives (1,900 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,819 people), and Other managers (1,713 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

55.2k
2022 Value
−0.541%
1 Year decline
± −0.541%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA declined at a rate of −0.541%, from 55.5k employees to 55.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA, are Construction (4,875 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,821 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,501 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA, though some of these residents may live in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,449
Median earning men ± $1,871
$42,312
Median earning women ± $2,788

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($87,484), Public Administration ($74,524), and Information ($73,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,165), Public Administration ($60,163), and Wholesale Trade ($59,342).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA awarded 147 degrees. The student population of Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 103 male students and 258 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA are Black or African American (80 and 54.4%), followed by White (38 and 25.9%), Hispanic or Latino (18 and 12.2%), and Two or More Races (7 and 4.76%).

The largest universities in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA by number of degrees awarded are Centura College-Richmond Main (147 and 100%) and Galen Health Institutes-Richmond (0 and 0%).

The most popular majors in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA are Medical Office Assistant (59 and 40.1%), Electrician (32 and 21.8%), and Welding Technology (31 and 21.1%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2015 in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 92.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 45%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 361 (28.5% men and 71.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 361 students enrolled in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA, 28.5% men and 71.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 178 records, of which 71.9% were women and 28.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 32 degrees awarded
  2. 31 degrees awarded
  3. 59 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA was Electrician with 32 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 147 degrees awarded
  2. 0 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Centura College-Richmond Main with 147 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 86 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA, which is 1.41 times more than the 61 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 80 degrees mean that there were 2.11 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 38 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 2-year ($36,480) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($2,750) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($3,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.956% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.09% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (22.5k), Some college (18k), and Bachelors Degree (17.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA was $273,200 in 2022, which is 0.969 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $236,700 to $273,200, a 15.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA is 67.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA have an average commute time of 23.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA is $78,613. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA was Loudoun County (East Central)--Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $192,093, followed by Fairfax County (Northeast)--McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Loudoun County (West & South)--Leesburg Town PUMA, VA, with respective values of $181,704 and $173,789.

Property

$273,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,978
$29,585
Median Property Taxes
±$1,299

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Rent vs Own

67.8%
Homeownership
2022
69%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.8% of the housing units in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA was Loudoun County (East Central)--Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $192,093, followed by Fairfax County (Northeast)--McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Loudoun County (West & South)--Leesburg Town PUMA, VA, with respective values of $181,704 and $173,789.

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Household Income

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$78,613
Median Household Income
± $4,121
43.6k
Number of Households
± 1,674

In 2022, the median household income of the 43.6k households in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA grew to $78,613 from the previous year's value of $72,620.

The following chart displays the households in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.473
2022 Wage GINI in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA
0.48
2021 Wage GINI in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA

In 2022, the income inequality in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.38% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.1%)
  3. Carpooled (12.4%)

In 2022, 72.8% of workers in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.1%) and those who carpooled to work (12.4%).

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Commute Time

23.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA have a shorter commute time (23.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.31% of the workforce in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.29% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA (10.4k out of 112k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

88.5% of the population of Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA has health coverage, with 49.1% on employee plans, 13.2% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 2.21% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Virginia see 1310 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (1325 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1393 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 484 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,310 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Virginia

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,310 patients per year. This represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (1,325 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.4% under 18 years, 21% between 18 and 34 years, 38.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.1% were men and 52.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.5%
Uninsured
49.1%
Employer Coverage
13.2%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
2.21%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chesterfield County (East)--James River Region PUMA, VA declined by 2.57% from 11.8% to 11.5%.

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