Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA

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2020 Population
112,233
0.177% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
35
0.287% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
16.5%
3.44% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$54,033
1.95% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$184,000
3.2% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
51,414
0.944% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA had a population of 112k people with a median age of 35 and a median household income of $54,033. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA grew from 112,035 to 112,233, a 0.177% increase and its median household income grew from $53,000 to $54,033, a 1.95% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (49.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (39.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.63%), White (Hispanic) (1.98%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.81%).

5.81% of the households in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.1% of the residents in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA are Tidewater Community College (3,644 degrees awarded in 2020) and Eastern Virginia Medical School (467 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA was $184,000, and the homeownership rate was 51.2%. Most people in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA is home to a population of 112k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.9% of Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the country (4.37k people).

In 2020, there were 1.24 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (55.2k people) in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.6k White (Non-Hispanic) and 4.08k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA are Spanish (3,055 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (540 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (300 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    55.2k ± 954
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    44.6k ± 648
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.08k ± 724
4.7%
Hispanic Population
5.28k people

In 2020, there were 1.24 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (55.2k people) in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.6k White (Non-Hispanic) and 4.08k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.7% of the people in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA are hispanic (5.28k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,055 households (2.93%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    540 households (0.518%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    300 households (0.288%)

5.81% of the households in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA was Spanish. 2.93% of the households in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.9%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
4.37k people
3.27%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.66k people

As of 2020, 3.9% of Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA residents (4.37k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA was 3.27%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
38
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.2

In 2020, the median age of all people in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA was 35. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    580 ± 590 people
  2. Philippines
    513 ± 555 people
  3. China
    290 ± 418 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA was Mexico, the natal country of 580 Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA residents, followed by Philippines with 513 and China with 290.

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Citizenship

98.1%
2020 Citizenship
98.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.1% of Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,479 ± 542
  2. Vietnam
    2,728 ± 312
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,719 ± 344

Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Virginia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA is $54,033. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA was Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $166,088, followed by McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Vienna Town, Oakton & Fair Oaks (East) PUMA, VA, with respective values of $159,301 and $150,691.

Males in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA have an average income that is 1.22 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,918. The income inequality in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.416, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA employs 51.4k people. The largest industries in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA are U. S. Navy (3,743 people), Ship & boat building (3,458 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,372 people), and the highest paying industries are Legal services ($111,170), Scientific research & development services ($98,494), and Offices of physicians ($87,435).

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,033
2020 value
± $1,780
1.95%
1 Year Growth
± 4.21%

Households in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA have a median annual income of $54,033, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,000 in 2019, which represents a 1.95% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$56,060
Average Male Salary in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA
± $8,380
$45,918
Average Female Salary in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA
± $6,757

In 2020, full-time male employees in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA made 1.22 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA
  1. American Indian
    $81,442 ± $102,842
  2. White
    $54,685 ± $8,745
  3. Asian
    $46,966 ± $28,890

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.49 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA.

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Wage Distribution

0.416
2020 Wage GINI in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA
0.419
2019 Wage GINI in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA

In 2020, the income inequality in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA was 0.416 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.636% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA was Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $166,088, followed by McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Vienna Town, Oakton & Fair Oaks (East) PUMA, VA, with respective values of $159,301 and $150,691.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA (17.6k out of 107k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Black
    11,789 ± 934
  2. White
    4,100 ± 486
  3. Hispanic
    922 ± 295

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

51.4k
2020 Value
0.944%
1 Year growth
± 0.944%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA grew at a rate of 0.944%, from 50.9k employees to 51.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA, are Cashiers (1,183 people), Cooks (1,117 people), and Military, rank not specified (1,104 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA, by number of employees, are Cashiers (1,183 people), Cooks (1,117 people), and Military, rank not specified (1,104 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Marine engineers & naval architects (60.5 times higher than expected), Riggers (25 times), and Military officer special & tactical operations leaders (24 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA, by average salary, are Physicians ($171,429), Personal financial advisors ($149,726), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($141,962).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

51.4k
2020 Value
0.944%
1 Year growth
± 0.944%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA grew at a rate of 0.944%, from 50.9k employees to 51.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA, are U. S. Navy (3,743 people), Ship & boat building (3,458 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,372 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA, though some of these residents may live in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA, by number of employees, are U. S. Navy (3,743 people), Ship & boat building (3,458 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,372 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA has an unusually high number of Ship & boat building (56.1 times higher than expected), U. S. Navy (42.8 times), and U. S Coast Guard (35.8 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA, by average salary, are Legal services ($111,170), Scientific research & development services ($98,494), and Offices of physicians ($87,435).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $37.3B
  2. $28.7B
  3. $25.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $37.3B, followed by Electronics ($28.7B) and Machinery ($25.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$325B
2020 Value in Virginia
$612B
Projected 2050 Value in Virginia
88.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 88.1% to $612B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25B
  2. $18.9B
  3. $13.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $25B, followed by Maryland with $18.9B and Pennsylvania and $13.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%). The most partisan county was Petersburg County, VA with 87.7% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Virginia
54.1% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Virginia
  1. 87.7% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 87.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 85.5% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Virginia was Petersburg County, VA with 87.7% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Virginia colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA awarded 4,111 degrees. The student population of Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA is skewed towards women, with 7,055 male students and 11,003 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA are White (2,125 and 52.1%), followed by Black or African American (1,020 and 25%), Hispanic or Latino (334 and 8.19%), and Asian (259 and 6.35%).

The largest universities in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA by number of degrees awarded are Tidewater Community College (3,644 and 88.6%) and Eastern Virginia Medical School (467 and 11.4%).

The most popular majors in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA are General Studies (517 and 12.6%), General Social Sciences (427 and 10.4%), and Biological & Physical Sciences (239 and 5.81%).

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 239 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 517 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 427 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA was Biological & Physical Sciences with 239 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,644 degrees awarded
  2. 467 degrees awarded

In 2020, the Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tidewater Community College with 3,644 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

1,703
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,408
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 1,703 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA, which is 0.707 times less than the 2,408 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,125 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,020 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    334 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA was White students. These 2,125 degrees mean that there were 2.08 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,020 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA was $184,000 in 2020, which is 0.801 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $178,300 to $184,000, a 3.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA is 51.2%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$184,000
2020 Median
± $5,091
$178,300
2019 Median
± $4,661

In 2020, the median property value in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA grew to to $184,000 from the previous year's value of $178,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$54,033
Median Household Income
± $1,780
44.7k
Number of Households
± 1,484

In 2020, the median household income of the 44.7k households in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA grew to $54,033 from the previous year's value of $53,000.

The following chart displays the households in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

51.2%
2020 Homeownership
51.4%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 51.2% of the housing units in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 51.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.05% of the workforce in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76%)
  2. Carpooled (9.99%)
  3. Walked (4.24%)

In 2020, 76% of workers in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.99%) and those who walked to work (4.24%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

90.7% of the population of Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA has health coverage, with 38.6% on employee plans, 18.5% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 7.61% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Virginia was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Virginia see 1325 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.455% increase from the previous year (1319 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1409 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 531 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Nottoway County and Bristol city have the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.5%). Additionally, King and Queen County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (48.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,325 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Virginia

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,325 patients per year. This represents a 0.455% increase from the previous year (1,319 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Virginia in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,556
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Virginia
$4,218
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,361
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,677
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.42%, from $7,306 to $7,556.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.34%
Uninsured
38.6%
Employer Coverage
18.5%
Medicaid
11%
Medicare
14.9%
Non-Group
7.61%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA declined by 4.3% from 9.76% to 9.34%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 22.5% prevalence
  2. 22.5% prevalence
  3. 20.3% prevalence

Nottoway County and Bristol city have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Virginia, at 22.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Virginia by county over multiple years.

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