George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA

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2022 Population
185,864
1.99% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.5
1.72% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.2%
11.6% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$120,250
8.26% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$432,500
16.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
92,053
1.67% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA had a population of 186k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $120,250. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA grew from 182,231 to 185,864, a 1.99% increase and its median household income grew from $111,071 to $120,250, a 8.26% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (56%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.9%), Other (Hispanic) (6.58%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.13%), and White (Hispanic) (3.74%).

17% of the households in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, 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.

94.2% of the residents in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA are University of Mary Washington (1,235 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA was $432,500, and the homeownership rate was 72.1%.

Most people in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 37 minutes. The average car ownership in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA is home to a population of 186k people, from which 94.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 12.1% of George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the country (22.5k people).

In 2022, there were 2.96 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (104k people) in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 35.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 12.2k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA are Spanish (17,857 households), Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (1,188 households), and Persian (Incl. Farsi, Dari) (1,150 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
92,766
Women
50%
92,862
Men
50%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 185,628 inhabitants, with 50% men, and 50% women.

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Citizenship

94.2%
2022 Citizenship
94.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.2% of George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA was 94.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    104k ± 730
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    35.2k ± 1.22k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    12.2k ± 1.34k
14.4%
Hispanic Population
26.8k people

In 2022, there were 2.96 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (104k people) in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 35.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 12.2k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.4% of the people in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA are hispanic (26.8k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,585 ± 1,240 people
  2. El Salvador
    2,492 ± 1,217 people
  3. Afghanistan
    1,236 ± 860 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA was Mexico, the natal country of 2,585 George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA residents, followed by El Salvador with 2,492 and Afghanistan with 1,236.

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Foreign-Born Population

12.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
22.5k people
11.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
20.7k people

As of 2022, 12.1% of George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA residents (22.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA was 11.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    17,857 households (10.2%)
  2. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    1,188 households (0.681%)
  3. Persian (Incl. Farsi, Dari)
    1,150 households (0.659%)

17% of the households in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA was Spanish. 10.2% of the households in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    11,684 ± 910
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,315 ± 527
  3. Vietnam
    2,655 ± 324

George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA employs 92.1k people. The largest industries in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA are National security & international affairs (8,108 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,220 people), and Construction (6,137 people), and the highest paying industries are Aerospace products & parts manufacturing ($251,275), Commercial, industrial & other intangible assets rental & leasing ($152,637), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($150,470).

Males in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $72,823. The income inequality in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.445, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
39,760
Women
44.8%
49,055
Men
55.2%

The workforce of George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA in 2020 was 88,815 people, with 44.8% woman, and 55.2% men.

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Occupations

92.1k
2022 Value
1.67%
1 Year growth
± 1.67%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA grew at a rate of 1.67%, from 90.5k employees to 92.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA, are Other managers (3,268 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,474 people), and Software developers (2,461 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

92.1k
2022 Value
1.67%
1 Year growth
± 1.67%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA grew at a rate of 1.67%, from 90.5k employees to 92.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA, are National security & international affairs (8,108 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,220 people), and Construction (6,137 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA, though some of these residents may live in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, 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

$75,745
Median earning men ± $2,737
$44,960
Median earning women ± $2,518

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($125,942), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($98,604), and Information ($93,892).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($101,701), Wholesale Trade ($77,558), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,513).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
0.617%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.69M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 0.617% 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 13.9%.

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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.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA awarded 1,235 degrees. The student population of George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,379 male students and 2,378 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA are White (856 and 69.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (136 and 11.1%), Black or African American (95 and 7.73%), and Two or More Races (59 and 4.8%).

The largest universities in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA by number of degrees awarded are University of Mary Washington (1,235 and 100%).

The most popular majors in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA are General Business Administration & Management (161 and 13%), General Psychology (96 and 7.77%), and General Biological Sciences (92 and 7.45%).

The median tuition cost in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA for a public four year colleges is $8,938 for in-state students and $25,858 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 85.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,757 (36.7% men and 63.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,757 students enrolled in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA, 36.7% men and 63.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,427 records, of which 63.7% were women and 36.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 96 degrees awarded
  2. 92 degrees awarded
  3. 126 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA was General Psychology with 96 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,235 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Mary Washington with 1,235 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 377 men were awarded degrees from institutions in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA, which is 0.439 times less than the 858 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 856 degrees mean that there were 6.29 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 136 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 ($8,938) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($5,356) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.321% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.486% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (33.3k), Some college (33.3k), and Bachelors Degree (31.1k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA was $432,500 in 2022, which is 1.53 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $371,300 to $432,500, a 16.5% increase. The homeownership rate in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA is 72.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA have an average commute time of 37 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA is $120,250. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA was Loudoun County (East Central)--Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $192,093, followed by Fairfax County (Northeast)--McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Loudoun County (West & South)--Leesburg Town PUMA, VA, with respective values of $181,704 and $173,789.

Property

$432,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,825
$44,380
Median Property Taxes
±$1,554

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Rent vs Own

72.1%
Homeownership
2022
68.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.1% of the housing units in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA was Loudoun County (East Central)--Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $192,093, followed by Fairfax County (Northeast)--McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Loudoun County (West & South)--Leesburg Town PUMA, VA, with respective values of $181,704 and $173,789.

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Household Income

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$120,250
Median Household Income
± $3,846
61.6k
Number of Households
± 1,827

In 2022, the median household income of the 61.6k households in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA grew to $120,250 from the previous year's value of $111,071.

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Wage Distribution

0.445
2022 Wage GINI in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA
0.446
2021 Wage GINI in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA

In 2022, the income inequality in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA was 0.445 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.205% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (67%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.5%)
  3. Carpooled (12.2%)

In 2022, 67% of workers in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.5%) and those who carpooled to work (12.2%).

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Commute Time

37 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA have a longer commute time (37 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 7.74% of the workforce in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA (12.9k out of 180k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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Health

92.8% of the population of George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA has health coverage, with 52.1% on employee plans, 8.5% on Medicaid, 7.41% on Medicare, 16.1% on non-group plans, and 8.63% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Virginia see 1310 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (1325 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1393 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 484 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,310 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Virginia

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,310 patients per year. This represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (1,325 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.8% under 18 years, 21.2% between 18 and 34 years, 39.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.24%
Uninsured
52.1%
Employer Coverage
8.5%
Medicaid
7.41%
Medicare
16.1%
Non-Group
8.63%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA declined by 5.25% from 7.64% to 7.24%.

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