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Capital City:
Richmond
State FLower:
American Dogwood
State Bird:
Cardinal
State #10 Admitted to Union:
June 25, 1788

People Facts Virginia USA
Population, 2010 8,001,024 308,745,538
Population, 2000 7,078,515 281,421,906
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011 22.9% 23.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011 12.5% 13.3%
Female persons, percent, 2011 50.9% 50.8%
White persons, percent, 2011 71.3% 78.1%
Black persons, percent, 2011 19.8% 13.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2011 64.5% 63.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 86.1% 85.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 33.8% 27.9%
Housing units, 2011 3,387,654 132,312,404
Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 68.9% 66.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $255,100 $188,400
Households, 2006-2010 2,974,481 114,235,996
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars) 2006-2010 $32,145 $27,334
Median household income 2006-2010 $61,406 $51,914
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 10.3% 13.8%
Business Facts
Private nonfarm establishments, 2010 193,042 7,396,628
Private nonfarm employment, 2010 2,998,278 111,970,095
Nonemployer establishments, 2010 510,297 22,110,628
Total number of firms, 2007 638,643 27,092,908
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 30.1% 28.8%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 92,417,797 5,338,306,501
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 60,513,396 4,174,286,516
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 105,663,299 3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $13,687 $12,990
Geography Facts
Land area in square miles, 2010 39,490.09 3,531,905.43
Persons per square mile, 2010 202.6 87.4



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