University of Virginia, VA

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2022 Population
9,648
2.81% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
19.7
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
27.4%
0.889% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$47,008
11.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$393,500
5.64% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
2,909
0.797% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, University of Virginia, VA had a population of 9.65k people with a median age of 19.7 and a median household income of $47,008. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of University of Virginia, VA grew from 9,384 to 9,648, a 2.81% increase and its median household income grew from $42,107 to $47,008, a 11.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in University of Virginia, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (19.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.42%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.82%), and White (Hispanic) (3.24%).

None of the households in University of Virginia, 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.

84.7% of the residents in University of Virginia, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in University of Virginia, VA are University of Virginia-Main Campus (9,615 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in University of Virginia, VA was $393,500, and the homeownership rate was 19.7%.

Most people in University of Virginia, VA walked to work, and the average commute time was 15.9 minutes. The average car ownership in University of Virginia, VA was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

University of Virginia, VA is home to a population of 9.65k people, from which 84.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 18.2% of University of Virginia, VA residents were born outside of the country (1.76k people).

In 2022, there were 3.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.72k people) in University of Virginia, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.86k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 909 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

84.7%
2022 Citizenship
84.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 84.7% of University of Virginia, VA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in University of Virginia, VA was 84.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in University of Virginia, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.72k ± 487
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.86k ± 291
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    909 ± 263
6.99%
Hispanic Population
674 people

In 2022, there were 3.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.72k people) in University of Virginia, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.86k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 909 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.99% of the people in University of Virginia, VA are hispanic (674 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in University of Virginia, VA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    107,605 ± 8,003 people
  2. India
    98,735 ± 7,670 people
  3. Mexico
    59,855 ± 5,986 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,605 Virginia residents, followed by India with 98,735 and Mexico with 59,855.

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Foreign-Born Population

18.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.76k people
18.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.75k people

As of 2022, 18.2% of University of Virginia, VA residents (1.76k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in University of Virginia, VA was 18.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    66 ± 72
  2. Vietnam
    21 ± 24
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    12 ± 22

University of Virginia, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 3.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of University of Virginia, VA employs 2.91k people. The largest industries in University of Virginia, VA are Educational Services (1,222 people), Accommodation & Food Services (360 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (278 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,167), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($40,833).

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,674. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.475, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

2.91k
2022 Value
± 445
0.797%
1 Year growth
± 21.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in University of Virginia, VA grew at a rate of 0.797%, from 2.89k employees to 2.91k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in University of Virginia, VA, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (577 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (345 people), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (275 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of University of Virginia, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.91k
2022 Value
± 445
0.797%
1 Year growth
± 21.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in University of Virginia, VA grew at a rate of 0.797%, from 2.89k employees to 2.91k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in University of Virginia, VA, are Educational Services (1,222 people), Accommodation & Food Services (360 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (278 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of University of Virginia, VA, though some of these residents may live in University of Virginia, 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

$18,750
Median earning men ± $14,710
$5,571
Median earning women ± $2,302

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,596), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($41,424), and Construction ($24,050).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($38,750), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($11,366), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($6,239).

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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%.

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

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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.

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 2022, universities in University of Virginia, VA awarded 9,615 degrees. The student population of University of Virginia, VA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 11,746 male students and 14,336 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in University of Virginia, VA are White (5,351 and 60.4%), followed by Asian (1,159 and 13.1%), Unknown (841 and 9.5%), and Hispanic or Latino (593 and 6.7%).

The largest universities in University of Virginia, VA by number of degrees awarded are University of Virginia-Main Campus (9,615 and 100%).

The most popular majors in University of Virginia, VA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,247 and 13%), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (641 and 6.67%), and General Business Administration & Management (538 and 5.6%).

The median tuition cost in University of Virginia, VA for a public four year colleges is $18,059 for in-state students and $53,325 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in University of Virginia, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 18.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 42.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 26,082 (45% men and 55% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 26,082 students enrolled in University of Virginia, VA, 45% men and 55% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 13,769 records, of which 56.5% were women and 43.5% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in University of Virginia, VA was Econometrics & Quantitative Economics with 416 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
9,615 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Virginia-Main Campus with 9,615 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 4,636 men were awarded degrees from institutions in University of Virginia, VA, which is 0.931 times less than the 4,979 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 5,351 degrees mean that there were 4.62 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 1,159 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($18,059) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,366) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,396) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 0.884% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Bachelors Degree (1.47M), and Some college (1.4M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in University of Virginia, VA was $393,500 in 2022, which is 1.4 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $372,500 to $393,500, a 5.64% increase. The homeownership rate in University of Virginia, VA is 19.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in University of Virginia, VA have an average commute time of 15.9 minutes, and they walked to work. Car ownership in University of Virginia, VA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$393,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$52,341
$250
Median Property Taxes
±$101

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In University of Virginia, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

19.7%
Homeownership
2022
67.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 19.7% of the housing units in University of Virginia, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 14.6%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 109.01
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in University of Virginia, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$47,008
Median Household Income
± $8,498
1.27k
Number of Households
± 192

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.27k households in University of Virginia, VA grew to $47,008 from the previous year's value of $42,107.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for University of Virginia, VA is from Virginia.
0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.164% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Walked (30.6%)
  2. Drove Alone (26%)
  3. Worked At Home (16.4%)

In 2022, 30.6% of workers in University of Virginia, VA walked to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (26%) and those who worked at home (16.4%).

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Commute Time

15.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in University of Virginia, VA have a shorter commute time (15.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.318% of the workforce in University of Virginia, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in University of Virginia, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in University of Virginia, VA have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

27.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in University of Virginia, VA (695 out of 2.53k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in University of Virginia, VA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

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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Health

95.6% of the population of University of Virginia, VA has health coverage, with 56.9% on employee plans, 4.08% on Medicaid, 2.04% on Medicare, 29.3% on non-group plans, and 3.29% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Albemarle County, VA see 696 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.42% decrease from the previous year (706 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 979 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 601 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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696 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Albemarle County, VA

Primary care physicians in Albemarle County, VA see an average of 696 patients per year. This represents a 1.42% decrease from the previous year (706 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 33.4% under 18 years, 57.8% between 18 and 34 years, 5.44% between 35 and 64 years, and 3.29% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.8% were men and 47.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.42%
Uninsured
56.9%
Employer Coverage
4.08%
Medicaid
2.04%
Medicare
29.3%
Non-Group
3.29%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in University of Virginia, VA grew by 15.5% from 3.83% to 4.42%.

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