Living in Bon Air, VA

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-11

Bon Air SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
8

Bon Air, VA Cost Of Living

105
Bon Air's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Bon Air, Virginia Info Snack

Bon Air is a census-designated place (CDP) in Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States. The population was 16,366 at the 2010 census. The community is considered a suburb of the independent city of Richmond in the Richmond-Petersburg region. Originally developed as a resort, a central portion of Bon Air has been designated as a National Historic District with many structures of Victorian design from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Its name means "good air," reflecting its role as a resort getaway that wealthy Richmonders enjoyed for its fresh air as opposed to the dirty air of Richmond's industrial downtown of the late 19th century.
Population
17,764
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
5.1%
Median Home
$228,600
Median Income
$79,020
Median Rent
$1,334

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Map Of Bon Air, VA

Population over time in Bon Air

Year Population % Change
2017 17,764 1.9%
2016 17,428 2.8%
2015 16,957 -1.0%
2014 17,128 1.6%
2013 16,857 4.7%
2012 16,104 -2.7%
2011 16,543 1.8%
2010 16,253 2.4%
2009 15,865 -

Race / Ethnicity in Bon Air

White
74.1% (13,164)
African American
10.2% (1,817)
American Indian
0.1% (24)
Asian
3.0% (539)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (6)
Two Or More
2.6% (456)
Hispanic
9.9% (1,758)
Race Bon Air VA USA
White 74.1% 62.2% 61.1%
African American 10.2% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.0% 6.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.9% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Bon Air, Virginia

Less than $10,000
2.0% (35,559)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.5% (26,930)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.3% (75,563)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.8% (137,792)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.2% (216,755)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (335,983)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.0% (284,213)
$100,000 to $149,999
24.8% (441,354)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.0% (124,457)
$200,000 or more
5.5% (97,788)
Income Bon Air VA USA
Less than $10,000 2.0% 5.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.5% 3.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.3% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.8% 7.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.2% 11.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 16.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.0% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 24.8% 16.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.0% 8.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.5% 10.1% 7.0%

Gender in Bon Air

Female
54.9% (9,745)
Male
45.1% (8,019)
Gender Bon Air VA USA
Female 54.9% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 45.1% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bon Air for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (355)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (532)
High School / GED
18.0% (3,197)
Some College
22.0% (3,908)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,065)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (4,973)
Master's Degree
16.0% (2,842)
Professional Degree
3.0% (532)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (355)
Education Bon Air VA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 18.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 16.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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