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Total population: 83,659 (Urban population: 60,658 (19,878 inside urbanized areas, 40,780 inside urban clusters), Rural population: 23,001 (585 farm, 22,416 nonfarm))

Suffolk,VA index of house prices


Houses: 24,704 (23,283 occupied: 16,814 owner occupied, 6,469 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

25%

Housing density: 62 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $310,495.


Median contract rent in 2009: $574 (lower quartile is $361, upper quartile is $853)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $938


Median gross rent in Suffolk, VA in 2009: $782


Housing units in Suffolk with a mortgage: 10,833 (1,660 second mortgage, 1,028 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,846


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $84,307


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,989


Median monthly housing costs: $1,164





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Suffolk, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $249,100 (it was $104,500 in 2000)
Suffolk:

$249,100
Virginia:

$252,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $168,500 - $352,800

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $214,223
Here:

$214,223
State:

$330,816

Townhouses or other attached units: $158,436
Here:

$158,436
State:

$310,878

In 2-unit structures: $103,368
Here:

$103,368
State:

$285,516

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $14,840
Here:

$14,840
State:

$242,971

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $161,835
Here:

$161,835
State:

$270,208

Mobile homes: $65,727
Here:

$65,727
State:

$37,843

Median year house/condo built: 1990

Median year apartment built: 1971

Household type by relationship:

Households: 62,712
  • In family households: 56,059 (12,679 male householders, 5,081 female householders)
    12,760 spouses, 20,483 children (18,776 natural, 363 adopted, 1,344 stepchildren), 1,850 grandchildren, 548 brothers or sisters, 568 parents, 1,001 other relatives, 1,089 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,653 (2,700 male householders (2,155 living alone)), 2,830 female householders (2,531 living alone)), 1,123 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 965 (880 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,977 2-persons, 4,440 3-persons, 3,908 4-persons, 1,537 5-persons, 635 6-persons, 263 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,686 1-person, 670 2-persons, 108 3-persons, 59 4-persons, 7 5-persons.

10,621 married couples with children.
4,783 single-parent households (706 men, 4,077 women).

96.0% of residents of Suffolk speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,180 (1.9%)
(57.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.3

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Suffolk, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 93
  • 3 rooms: 290
  • 4 rooms: 869
  • 5 rooms: 2,961
  • 6 rooms: 4,079
  • 7 rooms: 3,685
  • 8 rooms: 2,945
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,892
  • 1 room: 39
  • 2 rooms: 239
  • 3 rooms: 708
  • 4 rooms: 1,703
  • 5 rooms: 1,879
  • 6 rooms: 1,094
  • 7 rooms: 481
  • 8 rooms: 208
  • 9 or more rooms: 118
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Suffolk, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 294
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,406
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,441
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,095
  • 5+ bedrooms: 566
  • no bedroom: 47
  • 1 bedroom: 949
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,873
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,245
  • 4 bedrooms: 251
  • 5+ bedrooms: 104
Cars and other vehicles available in Suffolk, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 745
  • 1 vehicle: 3,865
  • 2 vehicles: 7,733
  • 3 vehicles: 3,339
  • 4 vehicles: 896
  • 5+ vehicles: 236
  • no vehicle: 1,649
  • 1 vehicle: 3,029
  • 2 vehicles: 1,299
  • 3 vehicles: 393
  • 4 vehicles: 61
  • 5+ vehicles: 38

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,774
  • 2000 to 2004: 6,117
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,533
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,971
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,062
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,178
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,948
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,109
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,357

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Suffolk, VA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Suffolk, VA:

  • Less than $10,000: 109
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 54
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 54
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 75
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 142
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 142
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 97
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 193
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 239
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 186
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 297
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 322
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 368
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1032
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1114
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 1474
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 1747
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 3798
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 2982
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 4302
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 1706
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1714
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 335
  • $1,000,000 or more: 299
 


Suffolk rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Suffolk:

  • Less than $100: 79 people
  • $100 to $149: 46
  • $150 to $199: 179
  • $200 to $249: 226
  • $250 to $299: 287
  • $300 to $349: 179
  • $350 to $399: 157
  • $400 to $449: 147
  • $450 to $499: 209
  • $500 to $549: 172
  • $550 to $599: 325
  • $600 to $649: 439
  • $650 to $699: 542
  • $700 to $749: 380
  • $750 to $799: 402
  • $800 to $899: 577
  • $900 to $999: 648
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 1,056
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 656
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 403
  • $2,000 or more: 139
  • No cash rent: 317
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 240
  • 1990 to 1994: 147
  • 1985 to 1989: 123
  • 1980 to 1984: 120
  • 1975 to 1979: 77
  • 1970 to 1974: 147
  • 1970 to 1974: 182
  • 1965 to 1969: 144


Suffolk, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 39.9%
Number of people working at home: 481 (1.7% of all workers)


Suffolk commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 519
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1975
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3581
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3731
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3900
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2126
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4635
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1421
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1159
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3337
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1000
  • 90 or more minutes: 507
 


Suffolk mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 22,815 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 3,900 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 220 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 23 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 79 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 18 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (0%)
  • Walked: 366 (1%)
  • Other means: 438 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 481 (2%)
 


Suffolk, VA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 2607
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 1535
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 1359
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 1502
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 1488
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 1456
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1389
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 1270
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 1326
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 2531
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 2483
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 2248
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1014
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 484
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 293
  • $200,000 or more: 305
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 25552
 United States or American: 7238
 English: 5119
 German: 2882
 Irish: 2144
 Italian: 1033
 Scotch-Irish: 850
 French (except Basque): 809
 Scottish: 731
 Polish: 609
 Subsaharan African:: 605
 African: 567
 European: 420
 Dutch: 272
 Norwegian: 245
 British: 221
 Swedish: 209
 French Canadian: 188
 Welsh: 173
 Russian: 138
 Hungarian: 130
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 99
 Scandinavian: 70
 Arab:: 66
 Danish: 66
 Greek: 61
 Canadian: 54
 Finnish: 39
 Lebanese: 36
 Lithuanian: 33
 Portuguese: 31
 Ukrainian: 31
 Croatian: 30
 Cape Verdean: 29
 West Indian: 25
 Haitian: 22
 Swiss: 20
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 16
 Barbadian: 14
 Jamaican: 14
 Romanian: 11
 Arab/Arabic: 10
 Slovak: 10
 Moroccan: 10
 Egyptian: 10
 Liberian: 9
 Yugoslavian: 9
 Eastern European: 8
 British West Indian: 8
 Czechoslovakian: 7
 Belgian: 7
 Acadian/Cajun: 7
 Northern European: 6
 Israeli: 6
 Slovene: 5
 Maltese: 5
 Czech: 5
 Austrian: 5
 Alsatian: 4
 Pennsylvania German: 2


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Philippines (12%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • United Kingdom (11%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Pakistan (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)


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

  • This state: 42429
  • Northeast: 5033
  • Midwest: 2284
  • South: 10615
  • West: 1486

54% of Suffolk residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Virginia.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 238
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 237
  • 5th and 6th grade: 420
  • 7th and 8th grade: 917
  • 9th grade: 624
  • 10th grade: 828
  • 11th grade: 555
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 699
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,979
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,603
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,025
  • Associate degree: 1,141
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,019
  • Master's degree: 685
  • Professional school degree: 327
  • Doctorate degree: 126

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 195
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 255
  • 5th and 6th grade: 578
  • 7th and 8th grade: 956
  • 9th grade: 599
  • 10th grade: 1,044
  • 11th grade: 816
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 691
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,359
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,582
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,359
  • Associate degree: 1,752
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,853
  • Master's degree: 862
  • Professional school degree: 279
  • Doctorate degree: 59

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 2.0%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 1.5%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 11.3%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 8.6%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 14.4%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 12.7%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $74,786
  • Black householders: $38,481
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $2,499
  • Asian householders: $78,713
  • Some other race householders: $51,575
  • Two or more races householders: $61,014
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $50,111
Suffolk household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Suffolk household income for Black householders
Suffolk household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Suffolk household income for Asian householders
Suffolk household income for Some other race householders
Suffolk household income for Two or more races householders
Suffolk household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Suffolk marital status for males
Suffolk marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $284,855
  • Black or African American householders: $192,605
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $294,152
  • Asian householders: $335,629
  • Some other race householders: $305,356
  • Two or more races householders: $295,344
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $280,326

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,352
  • One, attached: 983
  • Two: 1,215
  • 3 or 4: 546
  • 5 to 9: 864
  • 10 to 19: 265
  • 20 to 49: 79
  • 50 or more: 325
  • Mobile homes: 1,069
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Suffolk:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Suffolk
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (37.5%)
  • Utility gas (33.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.7%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • Electricity (53.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22.1%)
  • Utility gas (15.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.7%)
  • Wood (1.9%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,050
Here:

12.1%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 438
Here:

11.8%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 375
Here:

14.1%
Virginia:

20.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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