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Virginia: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 7,078,515
  • Males: 3,469,059
  • Females: 3,609,456

Top 19 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (5,884,080)
  2. Spanish (316,295)
  3. French (39,805)
  4. Korean (38,985)
  5. Tagalog (32,885)
  6. German (32,575)
  7. Vietnamese (31,285)
  8. Arabic (25,215)
  9. Chinese (23,955)
  10. Persian (18,750)
  11. Urdu (14,660)
  12. Hindi (11,385)
  13. Italian (9,340)
  14. Russian (8,610)
  15. Amharic (8,090)
  16. Japanese (7,525)
  17. Kru, Ibo, Yoruba (6,715)
  18. Greek (6,220)
  19. Portuguese (5,015)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (774,637)
  2. Catholic Church (606,059)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (470,381)
  4. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (135,435)
  5. Episcopal Church (126,874)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 2,057,935
  • Sensory: 199,790
  • Physical: 495,064
  • Mental: 297,524
  • Self-care: 155,680
  • Go outside home: 408,674
  • Employment: 493,605

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 59,464

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 2,699,173
  • Utility gas: 918,956
  • Bottled or LP gas: 138,595
  • Electricity: 1,178,739
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 362,618
  • Coal or Coke: 5,592
  • Wood: 78,994
  • Solar Energy: 791
  • Other fuel: 7,872
  • No fuel used: 7,016

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 4,787,112
  • No vehicle: 321,727
  • 1 or more vehicle: 4,465,385

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 47,704
  • No High School: 290,480
  • Some High School: 526,426
  • High School: 1,212,463
  • Some College: 951,700
  • Associate's Degree: 262,813
  • College Degree: 835,011
  • Master's Degree: 374,854
  • Professional Degree: 106,700
  • Doctoral Degree: 58,423

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 2,699,173
  • Owners with phone: 1,819,243
  • Owners without phone: 18,715
  • Renters with phone: 822,274
  • Renters without phone: 38,941
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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