The people of Virginia make up a significant portion of the population in the United States. Virginia has a total population of 8,582,479, which is the 12th most populous state in the U.S. The population density in Virginia is 217.537 people per square mile, higher than the national average of 93.29 people per square mile. This suggests that there is a higher concentration of people living in closer proximity to one another in Virginia than the rest of the country. Given its location on the East Coast, Virginia has become a destination for many immigrants over recent decades and this has further enriched the cultural diversity present within its borders.
The population in Virginia is 8,582,479. There are 218 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Virginia is 37.6, the US median age is 37.4. The number of people per household in Virginia is 2.6, the US average of people per household is 2.6.
Family in Virginia
- 52.9% are married
- 10.0% are divorced
- 33.1% are married with children
- 15.3% have children, but are single
Race in Virginia
- 62.6% are white
- 18.8% are black
- 6.2% are asian
- 0.2% are native american
- 0.2% claim Other
- 9.0% claim Hispanic Ethnicity
- 2.9% Two or More Races
- 0.1% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander