Living in Suffolk, VA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Suffolk, Virginia Info Snack

Population
90,093
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
10.4%
Median Home
$254,400
Median Income
$74,884
Median Rent
$1,201

Suffolk SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
5

Suffolk, VA Crime Report

2,536
Total Crimes
2,772.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
11.92%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Suffolk
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,536 2,772.0 1,850.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 270 295.1 208.0 366.7
Murder 6 6.6 5.0 5.0
Robbery 67 73.2 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 168 183.6 128.7 250.2
Property Crime 2,266 2,476.9 1,642.7 2,109.9
Burglary 196 214.2 162.8 340.5
Larceny 1,925 2,104.1 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 145 158.5 120.3 219.9

Suffolk, VA Cost Of Living

105
Suffolk's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Suffolk Virginia National Average
Overall 105 107 100
Services 99 99 100
Groceries 95 96 100
Health 91 97 100
Housing 123 130 100
Transportation 93 90 100
Utilities 100 100 100

Suffolk, VA Photos

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Rankings for Suffolk in Virginia

Map Of Suffolk, VA

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Population over time in Suffolk

Year Population % Change
2019 90,093 1.0%
2018 89,160 1.3%
2017 88,057 1.1%
2016 87,061 1.0%
2015 86,184 0.8%
2014 85,477 0.7%
2013 84,842 0.7%
2012 84,216 0.9%
2011 83,465 1.1%
2010 82,544 -

Race / Ethnicity in Suffolk

White
49.3% (44,415)
African American
41.0% (36,981)
American Indian
0.2% (154)
Asian
1.9% (1,711)
Hawaiian
0.0% (15)
Other
0.1% (117)
Two Or More
3.1% (2,763)
Hispanic
4.4% (3,937)
Race Suffolk VA USA
White 49.3% 61.8% 60.7%
African American 41.0% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 6.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 3.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.4% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Suffolk

Female
51.5% (46,395)
Male
48.5% (43,698)
Gender Suffolk VA USA
Female 51.5% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Suffolk for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (3,603)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (6,306)
High School / GED
27.0% (24,325)
Some College
24.0% (21,622)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (8,108)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (15,315)
Master's Degree
9.0% (8,108)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,801)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (900)
Education Suffolk VA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Suffolk, Virginia

Less than $10,000
5.0% (451,612)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (330,506)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.9% (711,429)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.5% (583,654)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.1% (909,626)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.9% (1,523,423)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.4% (1,383,912)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.2% (1,820,319)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.9% (711,962)
$200,000 or more
6.5% (582,854)
Income Suffolk VA USA
Less than $10,000 5.0% 5.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 3.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.9% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.5% 7.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.1% 11.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.9% 16.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.4% 13.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.2% 17.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.9% 8.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 6.5% 10.9% 7.7%

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