Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA

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2022 Population
183,984
1.39% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.4
0.485% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.91%
4.92% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$100,498
10.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$400,400
13.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
85,401
1.73% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA had a population of 184k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $100,498. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA grew from 181,466 to 183,984, a 1.39% increase and its median household income grew from $91,165 to $100,498, a 10.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.54%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.03%), White (Hispanic) (3.56%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.7%).

9.39% of the households in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission 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.

96.5% of the residents in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA are Germanna Community College (2,211 degrees awarded in 2022) and Culpeper Cosmetology Training Center (446206) (21 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA was $400,400, and the homeownership rate was 76.8%.

Most people in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA is home to a population of 184k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.81% of Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the country (12.5k people).

In 2022, there were 7.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (139k people) in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.42k 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 Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA are Spanish (11,471 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (629 households), and German (452 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
91,388
Women
50.2%
90,529
Men
49.8%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 181,917 inhabitants, with 49.8% men, and 50.2% women.

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Citizenship

96.5%
2022 Citizenship
96.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.5% of Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    139k ± 518
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17.5k ± 638
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    7.42k ± 876
9.11%
Hispanic Population
16.8k people

In 2022, there were 7.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (139k people) in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.42k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.11% of the people in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA are hispanic (16.8k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,335 ± 1,179 people
  2. El Salvador
    1,226 ± 857 people
  3. Guatemala
    1,205 ± 849 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA was Mexico, the natal country of 2,335 Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA residents, followed by El Salvador with 1,226 and Guatemala with 1,205.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.81%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
12.5k people
6.28%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11.4k people

As of 2022, 6.81% of Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA residents (12.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA was 6.28%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    11,471 households (6.61%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    629 households (0.362%)
  3. German
    452 households (0.26%)

9.39% of the households in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA was Spanish. 6.61% of the households in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,409 ± 529
  2. Vietnam
    3,947 ± 377
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,442 ± 343

Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA employs 85.4k people. The largest industries in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA are Construction (8,091 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,145 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,778 people), and the highest paying industries are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($330,856), Nondepository credit & related activities ($201,529), and Wired telecommunications carriers ($161,064).

Males in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $65,985. The income inequality in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
39,350
Women
48.3%
42,195
Men
51.7%

The workforce of Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA in 2020 was 81,545 people, with 48.3% woman, and 51.7% men.

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Occupations

85.4k
2022 Value
1.73%
1 Year growth
± 1.73%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA grew at a rate of 1.73%, from 83.9k employees to 85.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA, are Other managers (3,351 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,194 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,926 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

85.4k
2022 Value
1.73%
1 Year growth
± 1.73%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA grew at a rate of 1.73%, from 83.9k employees to 85.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA, are Construction (8,091 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,145 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,778 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA, though some of these residents may live in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$61,833
Median earning men ± $2,023
$40,800
Median earning women ± $1,713

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($100,677), Information ($96,332), and Public Administration ($93,589).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($70,239), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($66,625), and Information ($66,058).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

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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%).

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.

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.

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US Representatives from Virginia

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

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Education

In 2022, universities in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA awarded 2,232 degrees. The student population of Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,817 male students and 4,930 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA are White (1,272 and 57.3%), followed by Black or African American (342 and 15.4%), Hispanic or Latino (310 and 14%), and Two or More Races (137 and 6.17%).

The largest universities in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA by number of degrees awarded are Germanna Community College (2,211 and 99.1%) and Culpeper Cosmetology Training Center (446206) (21 and 0.941%).

The most popular majors in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (813 and 36.4%), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (660 and 29.6%), and Other Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, & Treatment Professions (155 and 6.94%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 7,747 students enrolled in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA, 36.4% men and 63.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,116 records, of which 63.5% were women and 36.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 813 degrees awarded
  2. 146 degrees awarded
  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 813 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,211 degrees awarded
  2. 21 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Germanna Community College with 2,211 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 728 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA, which is 0.484 times less than the 1,504 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,272 degrees mean that there were 3.72 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 342 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,650) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($263) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,460) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.79% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.72% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (43.5k), Some college (29.4k), and Bachelors Degree (26.9k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA was $400,400 in 2022, which is 1.42 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $351,500 to $400,400, a 13.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA is 76.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA have an average commute time of 36.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA is $100,498. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA was Loudoun County (East Central)--Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $192,093, followed by Fairfax County (Northeast)--McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Loudoun County (West & South)--Leesburg Town PUMA, VA, with respective values of $181,704 and $173,789.

Property

$400,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,867
$51,215
Median Property Taxes
±$1,591

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Rent vs Own

76.8%
Homeownership
2022
69.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.8% of the housing units in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA was Loudoun County (East Central)--Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $192,093, followed by Fairfax County (Northeast)--McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Loudoun County (West & South)--Leesburg Town PUMA, VA, with respective values of $181,704 and $173,789.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$100,498
Median Household Income
± $2,358
66.7k
Number of Households
± 1,979

In 2022, the median household income of the 66.7k households in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA grew to $100,498 from the previous year's value of $91,165.

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Wage Distribution

0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA

In 2022, the income inequality in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.259% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.1%)
  3. Carpooled (8.74%)

In 2022, 75.7% of workers in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.1%) and those who carpooled to work (8.74%).

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Commute Time

36.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA have a longer commute time (36.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 8.19% of the workforce in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.91% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA (14.3k out of 181k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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Health

92.1% of the population of Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA has health coverage, with 51.6% on employee plans, 11.3% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 2.57% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Virginia see 1310 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (1325 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1393 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 484 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,310 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Virginia

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,310 patients per year. This represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (1,325 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.3% under 18 years, 17.4% between 18 and 34 years, 40.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 18% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.88%
Uninsured
51.6%
Employer Coverage
11.3%
Medicaid
13.5%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
2.57%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission PUMA, VA declined by 2.23% from 8.06% to 7.88%.

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