Suffolk, VA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Suffolk, Virginia Info Snack

Population
91,383
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
9.2%
Median Home
$265,600
Median Income
$79,899
Median Rent
$1,231

Suffolk SnackAbility

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

Suffolk, VA Crime Report

2,081
Total Crimes
2,240.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-4.50%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Suffolk
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,081 2,240.5 1,665.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 366 394.1 208.7 387.8
Murder 3 3.2 6.1 6.5
Robbery 49 52.8 34.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 296 318.7 141.7 279.7
Property Crime 1,715 1,846.4 1,456.4 1,958.2
Burglary 157 169.0 133.5 314.2
Larceny 1,398 1,505.2 1,196.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 160 172.3 126.3 246.0

Suffolk, VA Cost Of Living

109
Suffolk's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Suffolk Virginia National Average
Overall 109 106 100
Services 106 99 100
Groceries 97 98 100
Health 108 98 100
Housing 124 131 100
Transportation 108 93 100
Utilities 110 96 100

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
2020 91,383 2.5%
2019 89,160 1.3%
2018 88,057 1.1%
2017 87,061 1.0%
2016 86,184 0.8%
2015 85,477 0.7%
2014 84,842 0.7%
2013 84,216 0.9%
2012 83,465 1.1%
2011 82,544 -

Race / Ethnicity in Suffolk

White
48.9% (44,706)
African American
40.7% (37,218)
American Indian
0.1% (127)
Asian
2.1% (1,892)
Hawaiian
0.0% (9)
Other
0.2% (204)
Two Or More
3.4% (3,129)
Hispanic
4.5% (4,098)
Race Suffolk VA USA
White 48.9% 61.2% 60.1%
African American 40.7% 18.7% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 2.1% 6.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.4% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 4.5% 9.5% 18.2%

Gender in Suffolk

Female
51.6% (47,198)
Male
48.4% (44,185)
Gender Suffolk VA USA
Female 51.6% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Suffolk for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (2,741)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (5,482)
High School / GED
26.0% (23,759)
Some College
26.0% (23,759)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (8,224)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (16,448)
Master's Degree
9.0% (8,224)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,827)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (913)
Education Suffolk VA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 13.0% 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
4.5% (410,659)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (299,213)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.5% (687,161)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.3% (575,979)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.8% (897,905)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.9% (1,452,494)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.2% (1,296,945)
$100,000 to $149,999
23.1% (2,112,190)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.5% (689,538)
$200,000 or more
7.8% (716,211)
Income Suffolk VA USA
Less than $10,000 4.5% 4.8% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 3.3% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.5% 7.0% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.3% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.8% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.9% 16.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.2% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 23.1% 17.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.5% 9.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 7.8% 11.6% 8.3%

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