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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 8,365,952 people in Virginia as per 2017 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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Virginia Beach1525,627
2Richmond1143,364
3Norfolk954,509
4Arlington812,171
5Lynchburg783,332
6Vienna5993
7Newport News55,611
8Roanoke59,464
9Hampton513,267
10Chesapeake4988
11Danville44,707
12Fairfax438,898
13Alexandria3161
14Henrico3181
15Salem33,015
16Fredericksburg35,261
17Charlottesville330,028
18Woodbridge2350
19Falls Church2480
20Glen Allen2947

Largest Virginia Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Abingdon8,044
Accomac404
Alberta301
Alexandria154,710
Altavista3,443
Amherst2,748
Annandale44,504
Appalachia1,576
Appomattox1,748
Arlington229,534
Ashland7,554
Bedford6,500
Belle Haven614
Berryville4,284
Big Stone Gap5,395
Blacksburg44,079
Blackstone3,466
Bloxom394
Bluefield5,058
Boones Mill152

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,365,952
Male Share of the Population49.2%
Female Share of the Population50.8%
Senior Citizens14.2%
Employed Population 16+4,115,810
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married50%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.6%
Median Earnings25+$42,539
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,812
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,460

Wealth

Median Family Income$83,164
% Above Poverty Level88.8%
% Below Poverty Level11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation4.4%

Housing

People Living Alone26.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,166
Median House Value$255,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)36.1%
German11.3%
English9.8%
Irish9.5%
Italian4%
Scottish2.1%
African2.1%
Polish1.8%
French Except Basque1.8%
Arab0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Welsh0.7%
Swedish0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Russian0.6%
West Indian0.5%
Greek0.4%
Ethiopian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Ghanaian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Afghan)0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Brazilian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Croatian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Somali0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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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