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Suffolk, VA (Virginia) Houses and Residents

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: 24,704 (23,283 occupied: 21,770 owner occupied, 10,462 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

32%
State:

35%

Housing density: 62 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $107,502.

Median contract rent in 2015: $728 (lower quartile is $236, upper quartile is $982)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,031


Median gross rent in Suffolk, VA in 2015: $506

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: $81,452

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $55,496

Median monthly housing costs: $1,318


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Suffolk, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $234,200 (it was $104,500 in 2000)
Suffolk:

$234,200
Virginia:

$257,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $175,900 - $309,100
Median year house/condo built: 1992

Median year apartment built: 1980

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

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 12no bedroom
  • 2941 bedroom
  • 2,4062 bedrooms
  • 9,4413 bedrooms
  • 4,0954 bedrooms
  • 5665+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Suffolk population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Suffolk, Virginia:

  • 47no bedroom
  • 9491 bedroom
  • 2,8732 bedrooms
  • 2,2453 bedrooms
  • 2514 bedrooms
  • 1045+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Suffolk population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 745no vehicle
  • 3,8651 vehicle
  • 7,7332 vehicles
  • 3,3393 vehicles
  • 8964 vehicles
  • 2365+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Suffolk population

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

  • 1,649no vehicle
  • 3,0291 vehicle
  • 1,2992 vehicles
  • 3933 vehicles
  • 614 vehicles
  • 385+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Suffolk population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Suffolk, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 932 rooms
  • 2903 rooms
  • 8694 rooms
  • 2,9615 rooms
  • 4,0796 rooms
  • 3,6857 rooms
  • 2,9458 rooms
  • 1,8929+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Suffolk population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Suffolk, Virginia:

  • 391 room
  • 2392 rooms
  • 7083 rooms
  • 1,7034 rooms
  • 1,8795 rooms
  • 1,0946 rooms
  • 4817 rooms
  • 2088 rooms
  • 1189+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Suffolk population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 2,607Less than $10,000
  • 1,535$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,359$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,502$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,488$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,456$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,389$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,270$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,326$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,531$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,483$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,248$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,014$100,000 to $124,999
  • 484$125,000 to $149,999
  • 293$150,000 to $199,999
  • 305$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Suffolk, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Suffolk, VA
  • 314Less than $10,000
  • 122$10,000 to $14,999
  • 116$15,000 to $19,999
  • 136$20,000 to $24,999
  • 86$25,000 to $29,999
  • 147$30,000 to $34,999
  • 26$35,000 to $39,999
  • 188$40,000 to $49,999
  • 44$50,000 to $59,999
  • 151$60,000 to $69,999
  • 94$70,000 to $79,999
  • 156$80,000 to $89,999
  • 247$90,000 to $99,999
  • 968$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,214$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,354$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,123$175,000 to $199,999
  • 4,966$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3,589$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,154$300,000 to $399,999
  • 977$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,220$500,000 to $749,999
  • 269$750,000 to $999,999
  • 35$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 26$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 48$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Suffolk, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Suffolk, VA
  • 322Less than $100
  • 534$100 to $149
  • 217$150 to $199
  • 115$200 to $249
  • 195$250 to $299
  • 265$300 to $349
  • 222$350 to $399
  • 642$400 to $449
  • 32$450 to $499
  • 232$500 to $549
  • 392$550 to $599
  • 345$600 to $649
  • 716$650 to $699
  • 333$700 to $749
  • 469$750 to $799
  • 1,019$800 to $899
  • 877$900 to $999
  • 784$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,285$1,250 to $1,499
  • 875$1,500 to $1,999
  • 150$2,000 to $2,499
  • 41$2,500 to $2,999
  • 400No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2401995 to March 2000
  • 1471990 to 1994
  • 1231985 to 1989
  • 1201980 to 1984
  • 771975 to 1979
  • 1471970 to 1974
  • 1821965 to 1969
  • 144Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Suffolk population
Suffolk commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 519
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,975
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,581
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,731
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,900
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,126
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4,635
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,421
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,159
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,337
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,000
  • 90 or more minutes: 507
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 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%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 25,552
 United States or American: 7,238
 English: 5,119
 German: 2,882
 Irish: 2,144
 Italian: 1,033
 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 (%):

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

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

  • This state: 42,429
  • Northeast: 5,033
  • Midwest: 2,284
  • South: 10,615
  • West: 1,486

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 by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.0%Males
  • 1.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.3%Males
  • 8.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 14.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 12.7%Females
Suffolk marital status for males
Suffolk marital status for females

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: $18,500

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Suffolk:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 37.5%Electricity
  • 33.3%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 53.0%Electricity
  • 22.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.7%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood

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 (Noninstitutionalized)