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Cities and Towns

State of Virginia

Virginia, abbreviated "VA", is in the South Atlantic region of the U.S. Its capital is Richmond. There were 8,185,131 people in Virginia as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on June 25, 1788.

Please explore the cities and towns of Virginia, below.

Top Virginia College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS - 2015).

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STUDENTS
1 Virginia Beach 13 20,485
2 Richmond 13 46,910
3 Norfolk 11 62,823
4 Arlington 10 15,519
5 Roanoke 7 11,022
6 Lynchburg 7 89,964
7 Newport News 6 6,278
8 Hampton 5 15,494
9 Annandale 5 52,091
10 Chesapeake 4 1,405
11 Danville 4 5,979
12 Vienna 3 382
13 Alexandria 3 548
14 Falls Church 3 1,706
15 Salem 3 3,617
16 Fredericksburg 3 4,832
17 Charlottesville 3 29,354
18 Fairfax 3 37,128
19 Henrico 2 167
20 Manassas 2 191

Largest Virginia Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Abingdon 8,176
Accomac 485
Alberta 279
Alexandria 146,422
Altavista 3,456
Amherst 2,643
Annandale 43,479
Appalachia 1,732
Appomattox 2,132
Arlington 220,173
Ashland 7,264
Bedford 6,508
Belle Haven 376
Berryville 4,254
Big Stone Gap 5,559
Blacksburg 43,204
Blackstone 3,581
Bloxom 422
Bluefield 5,375
Boones Mill 166

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People

Total Population 8,185,131
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 13%
Employed Population 16+ 3,936,638
Age of the Population 37.6

Families

% of people married 50.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.8%
Median Earnings25+ $41,263
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,618
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,421

Wealth

Median Family Income $77,939
% Above Poverty Level 88.5%
% Below Poverty Level 11.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation 4.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,108
Median House Value $243,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.2%
US/American 0.1%
English 10.7%
Irish 10%

Notable Places

Appomattox Court House (Historic Site)
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
Appomattox, Virginia 24522
434-352-8987 ext 26

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial (Monument/Memorial)
George Washington Memorial Parkway
McLean, Virginia 22101
703-235-1530

Booker T Washington (Monument/Memorial)
12130 Booker T. Washington Highway
Hardy, Virginia 24101
540-721-2094

Cape Henry Memorial (Monument/Memorial)
Colonial National Historical Park
Yorktown, Virginia 23690
757-898-2410

Cedar Creek & Belle Grove (Historic Site)
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP
Middletown, Virginia 22645
540-868-9176

Claude Moore Colonial Farm (Historic Site)
6310 Georgetown Pike
McLean, Virginia 22101
703-442-7557

Colonial (Historic Site)
P.O. Box 210
Yorktown, Virginia 23690
757-898-3400

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania (Battlefield)
120 Chatham Lane
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22405-2508
540-373-4510

George Washington (Parkway)
George Washington Memorial Parkway Headquarters
McLean, Virginia 22101
703-289-2500

George Washington Birthplace (Monument/Memorial)
George Washington Birthplace NM
Colonial Beach, Virginia 22443-5115
804-224-1732

Great Falls (Park)
George Washington Memorial Parkway
McLean, Virginia 22101
703-285-2965

Green Springs (Historic Site)
Green Springs National Historic Landmark District
Luray, Virginia 22835
540-999-3402

Jamestown (Historic Site)
P.O. Box 210
Yorktown, Virginia 23690
757-898-3400

Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove on the Potomac (Monument/Memorial)
George Washington Memorial Parkway
McLean, Virginia 22101
703-289-2500

Maggie L Walker (Historic Site)
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
Richmond, Virginia 23223
804-771-2017

Manassas (Battlefield)
12521 Lee Highway
Manassas, Virginia 20109-2005
703-361-1339

Petersburg (Battlefield)
Petersburg National Battlefield
Petersburg, Virginia 23803-4721
804-732-3531

Prince William Forest (Park)
18100 Park Headquarters Road
Triangle, Virginia 22172
703-221-4706

Richmond (Battlefield)
Richmond National Battlefield Park
Richmond, Virginia 23223
804-226-1981

Shenandoah (Park)
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East
Luray, Virginia 22835-9036
540-999-3500

Theodore Roosevelt Island (Park)
Geo. Washington Memorial Parkway
McLean, Virginia 22101
703-289-2500

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts (Park)
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Vienna, Virginia 22182-1643
703-255-1800

Yorktown (Cemetery)
P.O. Box 210
Yorktown, Virginia 23690
757-898-2410

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