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Suffolk city, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2019: 92,108 (78% urban, 22% rural); it was 63,677 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 17,904
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,568
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,814
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,396 (it was 6,469 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

33%

Land area: 400 sq. mi.

Water area: 29.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 230 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Suffolk city: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.4%), Educational, health and social services (17.8%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Suffolk city, VA (2019)
    • 44,28869.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 37,84759.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,1166.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,7464.3%Two or more races
    • 1,7872.8%Asian alone
    • 1480.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1250.2%Some other race alone
    • 120.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Males: 45,126  (49.0%)
Females: 46,982  (51.0%)
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Average household size:
Suffolk city:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $80,481 ($41,115 in 1999)
This county:

$80,481
Virginia:

$76,456

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $1,027 (lower quartile is $753, upper quartile is $1,352)
This county:

$1027
State:

$1091


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $263,500 (it was $104,500 in 2000)
Suffolk city:

$263,500
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $198,600 - $352,800

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $312,026
Here:

$312,026
State:

$377,025

Townhouses or other attached units: $216,106
Here:

$216,106
State:

$384,010

In 2-unit structures: $305,888
Here:

$305,888
State:

$299,685

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $43,456
Here:

$43,456
State:

$265,498

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $326,411
Here:

$326,411
State:

$344,101

Mobile homes: $47,242
Here:

$47,242
State:

$76,756

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,810
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $574

Institutionalized population: 1,029
Suffolk city, VA map from a distance

Health of residents in Suffolk city based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
72.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
44.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
53.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
73.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,651 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,283 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Suffolk city, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Suffolk city, VA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Suffolk city, VA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.4%
Suffolk city:

8.4%
Virginia:

9.9%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.9% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.2% for other race residents, 13.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.9 years old
(Males: 37.0 years old, Females: 39.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.7 years old, Black residents: 37.0 years old, American Indian residents: 50.5 years old, Asian residents: 49.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.7 years old, Other race residents: 39.8 years old)

Area name: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Suffolk city is $706 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $811 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1118 a month.

Cities in this county include: Suffolk.

Suffolk city has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2018 air pollution in Suffolk city:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.030 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Marion County, Arkansas , Macon County, Tennessee , Montgomery County , Leslie County, Kentucky , Monroe County, Kentucky , Sussex County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Virginia:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Suffolk city, VA

Current college students: 3,129
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,921 (42.2% naturalized citizens)

Suffolk city:

4.3%
Whole state:

12.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,0882010 or later
  • 4622000 to 2009
  • 6041990 to 1999
  • 2431980 to 1989
  • 2241970 to 1979
  • 326Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 39.9%

Suffolk city marital status for males Suffolk city marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 28,431
  • One, attached: 2,057
  • Two: 1,498
  • 3 or 4: 493
  • 5 to 9: 2,184
  • 10 to 19: 1,978
  • 50 or more: 510
  • Mobile homes: 769
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 34

Housing units in Suffolk city with a mortgage: 17,834 (648 second mortgage, 2,526 home equity loan, 96 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,794

Here:

77.3% with mortgage
State:

67.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Suffolk city

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,42148
Mainline Protestant7,26026
Black Protestant1,94810
Other8443
Catholic8191
Orthodox2401
None57,053-
Suffolk city Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Suffolk city:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Suffolk city:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 48
This county:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Suffolk city:

9.7%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Suffolk city:

29.7%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Suffolk city:

Average size of farms: 286 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $165,746
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $662.52
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 53.77%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.69%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $167,045
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.43%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $108,078
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.53
Corn for grain: 10780 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4777 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 15389 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 14590 harvested acres
Vegetables: 300 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 12 acres

Earthquake activity:

Suffolk city-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 108.9 miles away from Suffolk city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 108.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 111.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 249.6 miles away from Suffolk city center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 109.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Suffolk city

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 32,191 (83.8%)
  • Carpooled: 3,178 (8.3%)
  • Bus: 209 (0.5%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 410 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 80 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 477 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,813 (4.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Jamaica (12%)
  • India (7%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Suffolk city


  • African (24%)
  • American (11%)
  • English (5%)
  • European (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Suffolk city, Virginia in 2000:

  • 441 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 417 people in nursing homes
  • 81 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

People in group quarters in Suffolk city, Virginia in 2010:

  • 762 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 267 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 67 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $71,627.

10.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,041 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.30%
Virginia average:

9.50%


0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,244 average AGI)
Suffolk city:

0.20%
Virginia average:

0.18%

7.06% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($35,227 average AGI)
3.05% relocated from other states ($15,570 average AGI)
Suffolk city:

3.05%
Virginia average:

3.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Portsmouth city, VA  1.49% ($45,483 average AGI)
from Chesapeake city, VA  1.42% ($53,877)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  1.06% ($52,734)
from Norfolk city, VA  0.72% ($48,285)
from Isle of Wight County, VA  0.53% ($51,420)
from Newport News city, VA  0.42% ($46,014)
from Hampton city, VA  0.34% ($54,289)


9.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,538 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.42%
Virginia average:

9.76%


0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($926 average AGI)
Suffolk city:

0.13%
Virginia average:

0.17%

5.82% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($28,527 average AGI)
3.46% relocated to other states ($23,085 average AGI)
Suffolk city:

3.46%
Virginia average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Portsmouth city, VA  1.21% ($37,787 average AGI)
to Chesapeake city, VA  1.15% ($48,924)
to Virginia Beach city, VA  0.77% ($37,055)
to Isle of Wight County, VA  0.56% ($55,065)
to Norfolk city, VA  0.52% ($40,901)
to Newport News city, VA  0.33% ($35,073)
to Hampton city, VA  0.27% ($39,844)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.1

Births per 1000 population in Suffolk city

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Suffolk city

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Suffolk city
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Suffolk city
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Suffolk city
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Suffolk city
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Suffolk city
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Suffolk city
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Suffolk city

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 10,870 (8,434 aged, 2,436 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,107 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Suffolk city, Virginia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (893)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (892)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (561)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (512)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (490)
  • Unspecified dementia (488)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (448)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (296)
  • Congestive heart failure (283)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (280)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.31
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,757
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 180
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48,833

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,487
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 914
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 65.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 47.4
  • Other - 17.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 98.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 69.2
  • Other - 29.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 92,108
  • Male householders: 16,432 (3,455 living alone), Female householders: 18,165 (4,555 living alone)
  • 17,615 spouses (17,433 opposite-sex spouses), 2,060 unmarried partners, (2,027 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 30,116 children (28,145 natural, 535 adopted, 1,436 stepchildren), 2,483 grandchildren, 846 brothers or sisters, 1,430 parents, 0 foster children, 1,348 other relatives, 1,171 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 442

Size of family households: 9,123 2-persons, 7,675 3-persons, 5,357 4-persons, 1,885 5-persons, 431 6-persons, 687 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,010 1-person, 1,398 2-persons, 31 3-persons.

11,672 married couples with children.
7,457 single-parent households (1,867 men, 5,590 women).

94.2% of residents of Suffolk city speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $584,582,000 ($7,633 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $221,408,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $216,905,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $69,212,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,894,000
Federal grants: $65,997,000
Federal procurement contracts: $189,858,000 ($158,718,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $36,715,000 ($27,552,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,926,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $161,769,000
Federal Government insurance: $125,417,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 5,692
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,380
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +191
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +12,916
Here:

+164 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Suffolk city

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 79.12 millions of gallons per day (7% from ground, 93% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.4

Year house built in Suffolk city, Virginia
  • Year house built in Suffolk city, Virginia
  • 3,8152014 or later
  • 1,5992010 to 2013
  • 8,6942000 to 2009
  • 5,4351990 to 1999
  • 3,2181980 to 1989
  • 5,3681970 to 1979
  • 3,0371960 to 1969
  • 2,3581950 to 1959
  • 8721940 to 1949
  • 3,5581939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Suffolk city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Suffolk city, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Suffolk city, Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1873 rooms
  • 6624 rooms
  • 3,0585 rooms
  • 5,1806 rooms
  • 5,9417 rooms
  • 3,5538 rooms
  • 5,0479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Suffolk city, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Suffolk city, Virginia
  • 2861 room
  • 1032 rooms
  • 5403 rooms
  • 2,8024 rooms
  • 3,0245 rooms
  • 1,9666 rooms
  • 1,0757 rooms
  • 4688 rooms
  • 7059+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Suffolk city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Suffolk city, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Suffolk city, Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 661 bedroom
  • 1,5472 bedrooms
  • 12,0833 bedrooms
  • 8,2984 bedrooms
  • 1,6345+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Suffolk city, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Suffolk city, Virginia
  • 286no bedroom
  • 4561 bedroom
  • 4,7842 bedrooms
  • 3,8533 bedrooms
  • 1,2774 bedrooms
  • 3135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Suffolk city, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Suffolk city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Suffolk city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 183no vehicle
  • 4,3821 vehicle
  • 9,9782 vehicles
  • 5,9213 vehicles
  • 2,5444 vehicles
  • 6205+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Suffolk city in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Suffolk city in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,339no vehicle
  • 4,3491 vehicle
  • 3,9662 vehicles
  • 1,0133 vehicles
  • 3024 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.0% of Suffolk city residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Virginia.

Suffolk city:

85.0%
State average:

84.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 56,022
  • Other state: 31,103
  • Northeast: 10,547
  • Midwest: 4,119
  • South: 13,762
  • West: 2,675
Year householders moved into unit in Suffolk city, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Suffolk city
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 39.9%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 73.7%Electricity
  • 21.8%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,502
Here:

15.0%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 849
Here:

15.0%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,110
Here:

29.3%
Virginia:

20.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2004:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,290
  • Number of aged recipients: 197
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,093
  • Number of recipients under 18: 414
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,417
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 459
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 846
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 933
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED873$248,464271$234,9932,477$227,679170$103,8352$897,500136$182,02219$153,053
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$250,60012$178,417195$228,26222$87,0000$06$182,3334$26,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED50$227,26039$164,641821$218,336110$67,6820$063$126,33317$86,706
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN58$246,10321$313,571667$242,45623$126,1300$027$166,9636$137,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$195,2505$187,400143$232,3787$245,4290$06$220,0001$27,000
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Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$277,56546$265,3260$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$305,20022$263,7270$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$342,50012$265,9170$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$235,6676$245,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$154,0001$249,0002$154,000
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Suffolk city, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Suffolk city, VA - Value
Most common first names in Suffolk city, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James61470.0 years
Mary50776.6 years
William49171.8 years
John44072.5 years
Robert27969.1 years
George27671.5 years
Willie23471.4 years
Joseph19471.0 years
Annie17279.8 years
Margaret16476.4 years
Most common last names in Suffolk city, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones27371.8 years
Johnson24772.7 years
Williams22672.2 years
Smith21472.5 years
Brown20272.1 years
Holland19574.8 years
Boone17368.5 years
White16972.2 years
Parker15073.3 years
Copeland14973.8 years
Businesses in Suffolk city, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven6Long John Silver's1
AT&T1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts2Marriott2
Applebee's2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's2McDonald's4
AutoZone1Nike4
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster1Panera Bread1
Burger King3Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless2
Chick-Fil-A2Penske1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut2
Cold Stone Creamery1Quality1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack2
Days Inn2Rite Aid3
Econo Lodge1Ruby Tuesday2
FedEx8SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Sears1
GNC2Starbucks4
GameStop1Subway6
Goodwill3Super 81
H&R Block4T-Mobile4
Hardee's3Taco Bell1
Hilton1The Athlete's Foot1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul3
IHOP1UPS7
Jones New York2Verizon Wireless3
KFC1Walgreens2
Kohl's1Walmart2
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's3
Lane Furniture2YMCA1

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