New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA

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2022 Population
181,836
0.0793% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
34.8
0.855% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
20.4%
0.275% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$61,672
8.63% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$219,000
13.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
80,300
0.807% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA had a population of 182k people with a median age of 34.8 and a median household income of $61,672. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA grew from 181,692 to 181,836, a 0.0793% increase and its median household income grew from $56,772 to $61,672, a 8.63% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (86%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.38%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.83%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.13%), and White (Hispanic) (1.25%).

7.19% of the households in New River Valley Planning District Commission 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.

96.6% of the residents in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA are Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (10,020 degrees awarded in 2022), Radford University (2,248 degrees), and New River Community College (942 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA was $219,000, and the homeownership rate was 62.6%.

Most people in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA is home to a population of 182k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.71% of New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the country (10.4k people).

In 2022, there were 19.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (156k people) in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.97k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.97k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA are Spanish (3,748 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,786 households), and Arabic (880 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
90,271
Women
49.7%
91,470
Men
50.3%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 181,741 inhabitants, with 50.3% men, and 49.7% women.

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Citizenship

96.6%
2022 Citizenship
96.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.6% of New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    156k ± 402
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.97k ± 399
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    6.97k ± 425
3.02%
Hispanic Population
5.48k people

In 2022, there were 19.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (156k people) in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.97k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.97k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.02% of the people in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA are hispanic (5.48k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    1,589 ± 974 people
  2. India
    1,404 ± 916 people
  3. Egypt
    775 ± 682 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA was China, the natal country of 1,589 New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA residents, followed by India with 1,404 and Egypt with 775.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.71%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.4k people
5.46%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
9.92k people

As of 2022, 5.71% of New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA residents (10.4k 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 New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA was 5.46%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,748 households (2.15%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,786 households (1.02%)
  3. Arabic
    880 households (0.504%)

7.19% of the households in New River Valley Planning District Commission 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 New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA was Spanish. 2.15% of the households in New River Valley Planning District Commission 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
    2,835 ± 316
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,620 ± 343
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,323 ± 270

New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA employs 80.3k people. The largest industries in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (12,049 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,885 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,281 people), and the highest paying industries are Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($134,333), Services incidental to transportation ($119,996), and Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing ($110,021).

Males in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,247. The income inequality in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
38,539
Women
47.4%
42,765
Men
52.6%

The workforce of New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA in 2020 was 81,304 people, with 47.4% woman, and 52.6% men.

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Occupations

80.3k
2022 Value
0.807%
1 Year growth
± 0.807%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA grew at a rate of 0.807%, from 79.7k employees to 80.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA, are Postsecondary teachers (4,764 people), Cashiers (2,261 people), and Retail salespersons (2,057 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

80.3k
2022 Value
0.807%
1 Year growth
± 0.807%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA grew at a rate of 0.807%, from 79.7k employees to 80.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (12,049 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,885 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,281 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA, though some of these residents may live in New River Valley Planning District Commission 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

$45,021
Median earning men ± $1,910
$32,470
Median earning women ± $1,603

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($55,000), Information ($54,926), and Public Administration ($52,120).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($47,011), Manufacturing ($42,250), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,456).

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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.

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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 New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA awarded 13,680 degrees. The student population of New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 27,319 male students and 24,995 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA are White (8,946 and 70.4%), followed by Asian (1,073 and 8.45%), Hispanic or Latino (842 and 6.63%), and Black or African American (759 and 5.98%).

The largest universities in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA by number of degrees awarded are Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (10,020 and 73.2%), Radford University (2,248 and 16.4%), and New River Community College (942 and 6.89%).

The most popular majors in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA are General Computer & Information Sciences (520 and 3.8%), Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (470 and 3.44%), and Management Science (444 and 3.25%).

The median tuition cost in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA for a public four year colleges is $10,130 for in-state students and $26,000 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 64.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 23%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 52,314 (52.2% men and 47.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 52,314 students enrolled in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA, 52.2% men and 47.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 31,612 records, of which 49.8% were women and 50.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 366 degrees awarded
  2. 360 degrees awarded
  3. 444 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA was General Computer & Information Sciences with 366 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 10,020 degrees awarded
  2. 2,248 degrees awarded
  3. 942 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with 10,020 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 7,036 men were awarded degrees from institutions in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA, which is 1.06 times more than the 6,644 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 8,946 degrees mean that there were 8.34 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 1,073 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($10,130) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,161) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.438% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.371% 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 New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA in 2022 were Some college (47.6k), High School or Equivalent (41.1k), and Bachelors Degree (23.6k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA was $219,000 in 2022, which is 0.777 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $193,100 to $219,000, a 13.4% increase. The homeownership rate in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA is 62.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA have an average commute time of 21.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA is $61,672. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in New River Valley Planning District Commission 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

$219,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,960
$43,536
Median Property Taxes
±$1,543

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Rent vs Own

62.6%
Homeownership
2022
67.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.6% of the housing units in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in New River Valley Planning District Commission 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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$61,672
Median Household Income
± $2,250
69.5k
Number of Households
± 2,020

In 2022, the median household income of the 69.5k households in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA grew to $61,672 from the previous year's value of $56,772.

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Wage Distribution

0.462
2022 Wage GINI in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA

In 2022, the income inequality in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.93% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.93%)
  3. Carpooled (7.21%)

In 2022, 77.2% of workers in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.93%) and those who carpooled to work (7.21%).

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Commute Time

21.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA have a shorter commute time (21.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.38% of the workforce in New River Valley Planning District Commission 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 New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA (34k out of 167k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA is White, followed by Black and Asian.

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Health

94.4% of the population of New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA has health coverage, with 56.5% on employee plans, 9.78% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 1.73% 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 19.9% under 18 years, 30.6% between 18 and 34 years, 33.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 16% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.57%
Uninsured
56.5%
Employer Coverage
9.78%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
1.73%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in New River Valley Planning District Commission PUMA, VA declined by 13.8% from 6.47% to 5.57%.

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