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Suffolk,VA index of house prices

Total population: 86,806 (Urban population: 46,170 (15,130 inside urbanized areas, 31,040 inside urban clusters), Rural population: 17,507 (445 farm, 17,062 nonfarm))

Houses: 36,200 (33,377 occupied: 22,115 owner occupied, 11,262 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

34%
State:

35%

Housing density: 90 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $434,163.

Median contract rent in 2016: $728 (lower quartile is $472, upper quartile is $982)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $888


Median gross rent in Suffolk, VA in 2016: $1,012

Housing units in Suffolk with a mortgage: 16,987 (932 second mortgage, 1,628 home equity loan, 47 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,128

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $88,131

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $62,500

Median monthly housing costs: $1,297


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Suffolk, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $247,600 (it was $104,500 in 2000)
Suffolk:

$247,600
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $172,400 - $331,800

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $321,675
Here:

$321,675
State:

$352,970

Townhouses or other attached units: $279,441
Here:

$279,441
State:

$343,400

In 2-unit structures: $173,127
Here:

$173,127
State:

$233,827

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $31,020
Here:

$31,020
State:

$225,729

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $243,553
Here:

$243,553
State:

$312,703

Mobile homes: $63,569
Here:

$63,569
State:

$68,737
Median year house/condo built: 1994

Median year apartment built: 1980

Household type by relationship:

Households: 89,273
  • In family households: 76,894 (11,428 male householders, 12,198 female householders)
    16,653 spouses, 25,783 children (23,760 natural, 639 adopted, 1,384 stepchildren), 4,334 grandchildren, 1,024 brothers or sisters, 1,044 parents, 2,166 other relatives, 2,264 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,945 (5,015 male householders (3,599 living alone)), 4,736 female householders (4,291 living alone)), 2,194 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 434

Size of family households: 9,710 2-persons, 6,060 3-persons, 5,094 4-persons, 1,764 5-persons, 606 6-persons, 392 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,890 1-person, 1,814 2-persons, 25 3-persons, 22 4-persons.

11,132 married couples with children.
6,006 single-parent households (1,194 men, 4,812 women).

94.4% of residents of Suffolk speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 3,617 (4.1%)
(68.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.2
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.2
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Suffolk, Virginia:

  • 89no bedroom
  • 1461 bedroom
  • 1,1452 bedrooms
  • 11,3113 bedrooms
  • 7,7644 bedrooms
  • 1,6605+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Suffolk population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Suffolk, Virginia:

  • 126no bedroom
  • 5951 bedroom
  • 4,5592 bedrooms
  • 4,8393 bedrooms
  • 8434 bedrooms
  • 3005+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Suffolk population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Suffolk in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 340no vehicle
  • 4,4691 vehicle
  • 9,0922 vehicles
  • 5,4363 vehicles
  • 1,8844 vehicles
  • 8945+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Suffolk population

Cars and other vehicles available in Suffolk in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,469no vehicle
  • 5,4911 vehicle
  • 2,9962 vehicles
  • 6623 vehicles
  • 2004 vehicles
  • 4445+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Suffolk population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Suffolk, Virginia:

  • 411 room
  • 482 rooms
  • 503 rooms
  • 3494 rooms
  • 3,8695 rooms
  • 3,6946 rooms
  • 4,5977 rooms
  • 4,4778 rooms
  • 4,9909+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Suffolk population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Suffolk, Virginia:

  • 691 room
  • 1462 rooms
  • 3963 rooms
  • 2,9074 rooms
  • 3,0415 rooms
  • 2,2316 rooms
  • 8137 rooms
  • 1,1358 rooms
  • 5249+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Suffolk population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Suffolk, VA household income distribution

  • Suffolk, VA household income distribution
  • 1,157Less than $10,000
  • 884$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,059$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,269$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,936$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,087$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,748$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,618$40,000 to $44,999
  • 733$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,647$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,321$60,000 to $74,999
  • 5,224$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,684$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,264$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,150$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,596$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Suffolk, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Suffolk, VA
  • 471Less than $10,000
  • 22$10,000 to $14,999
  • 64$15,000 to $19,999
  • 31$30,000 to $34,999
  • 37$35,000 to $39,999
  • 57$40,000 to $49,999
  • 322$50,000 to $59,999
  • 75$60,000 to $69,999
  • 136$70,000 to $79,999
  • 308$80,000 to $89,999
  • 259$90,000 to $99,999
  • 942$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,095$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,909$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,591$175,000 to $199,999
  • 3,931$200,000 to $249,999
  • 4,281$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,315$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,551$400,000 to $499,999
  • 913$500,000 to $749,999
  • 380$750,000 to $999,999
  • 366$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 22$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 37$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Suffolk, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Suffolk, VA
  • 593Less than $100
  • 26$100 to $149
  • 136$150 to $199
  • 383$200 to $249
  • 87$250 to $299
  • 116$300 to $349
  • 29$350 to $399
  • 297$400 to $449
  • 30$450 to $499
  • 212$500 to $549
  • 414$550 to $599
  • 493$600 to $649
  • 230$650 to $699
  • 793$700 to $749
  • 645$750 to $799
  • 1,012$800 to $899
  • 1,505$900 to $999
  • 1,265$1,000 to $1,249
  • 684$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,234$1,500 to $1,999
  • 387$2,000 to $2,499
  • 101$2,500 to $2,999
  • 590No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5812010 or later
  • 6532000 to 2009
  • 8151990 to 1999
  • 2431980 to 1989
  • 2241970 to 1979
  • 326Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Suffolk population
Suffolk commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 719
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,338
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,851
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,676
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 5,264
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,527
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 8,263
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,796
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2,306
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,511
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,397
  • 90 or more minutes: 663
Suffolk, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 41.6%
Number of people working at home: 1,415 (3.4% of all workers)

Suffolk mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 28,544 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 2,933 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 186 (1%)
  • Taxi: 276 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 121 (0%)
  • Walked: 675 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,415 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 6,334
 African: 3,304
 English: 2,948
 German: 1,991
 European: 1,528
 Irish: 1,299
 Italian: 612
 Scottish: 600
 Scotch-Irish: 338
 Polish: 295
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 186
 Jamaican: 178
 Norwegian: 177
 Dutch: 166
 French (except Basque): 164
 French Canadian: 156
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 147
 British: 118
 Swedish: 83
 Romanian: 79
 Russian: 74
 Northern European: 70
 Afghan: 66
 Welsh: 55
 Greek: 47
 Swiss: 39
 Lebanese: 39
 Bulgarian: 39
 Ukrainian: 38
 Eastern European: 36
 Armenian: 32
 Slovak: 29
 Portuguese: 28
 Hungarian: 23
 Danish: 23
 Lithuanian: 21
 Canadian: 20
 Sudanese: 19
 Belizean: 17
 Haitian: 17
 Pennsylvania German: 15
 Palestinian: 15
 Brazilian: 14
 Austrian: 14
 Belgian: 11
 West Indian: 11
 Egyptian: 10
 Scandinavian: 10
 Yugoslavian: 10
 Guyanese: 8
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 Ethiopian: 7
 Turkish: 7
 Barbadian: 6
 Cape Verdean: 4
 Cajun: 3
 Czech: 3

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

  • 9%India
  • 8%Jamaica
  • 7%Honduras
  • 7%Philippines
  • 5%Mexico
  • 5%Trinidad and Tobago
  • 5%Vietnam

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

  • This state: 53,246
  • Other state: 31,266
  • Northeast: 8,946
  • Midwest: 4,806
  • South: 14,175
  • West: 3,339

87% of Suffolk residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Virginia.

Suffolk:

86.9%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 276
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 39
  • 5th and 6th grade: 207
  • 7th and 8th grade: 219
  • 9th grade: 228
  • 10th grade: 637
  • 11th grade: 614
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 292
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,262
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,666
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,110
  • Associate degree: 2,166
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,438
  • Master's degree: 1,804
  • Professional school degree: 545
  • Doctorate degree: 404

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 200
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 33
  • 5th and 6th grade: 224
  • 7th and 8th grade: 176
  • 9th grade: 831
  • 10th grade: 454
  • 11th grade: 721
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 493
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,911
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,185
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6,276
  • Associate degree: 3,526
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,034
  • Master's degree: 2,652
  • Professional school degree: 523
  • Doctorate degree: 357

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.8%Males
  • 3.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.8%Males
  • 3.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 11.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 15.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 12.7%Males
  • 12.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 8.7%Females
Suffolk marital status for males
Suffolk marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 26,239
  • One, attached: 2,020
  • Two: 2,261
  • 3 or 4: 801
  • 5 to 9: 1,144
  • 10 to 19: 1,422
  • 20 to 49: 597
  • 50 or more: 791
  • Mobile homes: 925

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Suffolk:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Suffolk
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (43.3%)
  • Electricity (42.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.7%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Electricity (75.0%)
  • Utility gas (18.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,295
Here:

12.3%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 723
Here:

13.5%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 572
Here:

13.8%
Virginia:

19.9%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)