Short Pump, VA

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Population

26,624

1.75% decline

Median Age

36.3


Median Household Income

$110,317

0.88% decline

Poverty Rate

2.28%


Number of Employees

15,209

0.367% decline

Median Property Value

$397,800

4.77% growth

About

In 2017, Short Pump, VA had a population of 26.6k people with a median age of 36.3 and a median household income of $110,317. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Short Pump, VA declined from 27,099 to 26,624, a -1.75% decrease and its median household income declined from $111,296 to $110,317, a -0.88% decrease.

The population of Short Pump, VA is 66.5% White Alone, 21% Asian Alone, and 6.57% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Short Pump, VA speak a non-English language, and 88.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Short Pump, VA are South University–Richmond (146 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Short Pump, VA is $397,800, and the homeownership rate is 61.6%. Most people in Short Pump, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Short Pump, VA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Short Pump, VA employs 15.2k people. The largest industries in Short Pump, VA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,444 people), Finance & Insurance (2,423 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,290 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($102,463), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,353), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($102,292).

Median household income in Short Pump, VA is $110,317. Males in Short Pump, VA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,180. The income inequality in Short Pump, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$110,317

2017 value

± $9,275

-0.88%

1 Year Growth

± 10.1%

Households in Short Pump, VA have a median annual income of $110,317, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $111,296 in 2016, which represents a -0.88% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$74,183

Average Male Salary

± $1,323

$55,180

Average Female Salary

± $1,030

In 2017, full-time male employees in Virginia made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $68,169 ± $3,324

  2. White

    $60,529 ± $977

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $56,661 ± $29,375

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Short Pump, VA is from Virginia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0649% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Virginia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 2001.29

  2. Census Tract 2001.21

  3. Census Tract 2001.20

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Short Pump, VA was Census Tract 2001.29 with a value of $138,102, followed by Census Tract 2001.21 and Census Tract 2001.20, with respective values of $112,583 and $97,361.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

2.28% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Short Pump, VA (605 out of 26.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    424 ± 172

  2. Black

    71 ± 130

  3. Asian

    50 ± 117

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Short Pump, VA is White, followed by Black and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

15.2k

2017 Value

± 894

-0.367%

1 Year decline

± 9.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Short Pump, VA declined at a rate of -0.367%, from 15.3k employees to 15.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Short Pump, VA, are Management Occupations (2,779 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1,971 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,649 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Short Pump, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Short Pump, VA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (2,779 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1,971 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,649 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Short Pump, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (4.45 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (2.59 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.98 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Short Pump, VA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($151,398), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($120,583), and Management Occupations ($103,097).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

15.2k

2017 Value

± 894

-0.367%

1 Year decline

± 9.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Short Pump, VA declined at a rate of -0.367%, from 15.3k employees to 15.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Short Pump, VA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,444 people), Finance & Insurance (2,423 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,290 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Short Pump, VA, though some of these residents may live in Short Pump, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Short Pump, VA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,444 people), Finance & Insurance (2,423 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,290 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Short Pump, VA has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (4.27 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (3.4 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Short Pump, VA, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($102,463), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,353), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($102,292).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.5B

  2. $26B

  3. $22.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.5B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($26B) and Electronics ($22.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$254B

2015 Value

$373B

Projected 2045 Value

46.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Virginia trade was $254B. This is expected to increase 46.7% to $373B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $23.4B

  2. $12.9B

  3. $11.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $23.4B, followed by North Carolina with $12.9B and Pennsylvania and $11.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

96.7% of the population of Short Pump, VA has health coverage, with 74.5% on employee plans, 2.38% on Medicaid, 4.51% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 1.18% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Short Pump, VA was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Short Pump, VA see 1316 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0759% decrease from the previous year (1317 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1494 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 684 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.6%). Additionally, Petersburg city has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,316 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,316 patients per year. This represents a 0.0759% decrease from the previous year (1,317 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,556

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,218

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,361

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,677

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.42%, from $7,306 to $7,556.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.28%

Uninsured

74.5%

Employer Coverage

2.38%

Medicaid

4.51%

Medicare

14.2%

Non-Group

1.18%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Short Pump, VA declined by 33.9% from 4.96% to 3.28%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.6% prevalence

  2. 15.6% prevalence

  3. 15.4% prevalence

Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Virginia, at 15.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Virginia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Short Pump, VA is home to a population of 26.6k people, from which 88.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Short Pump, VA residents were born outside of the country (5.34k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Short Pump, VA is composed of 17.7k White Alone residents (66.5%), 5.6k Asian Alone residents (21%), 1.75k Black or African American Alone residents (6.57%), 817 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.07%), 613 Two or More Races residents (2.3%), 98 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.368%), 18 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0676%), and 6 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0225%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Short Pump, VA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 3

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Short Pump, VA was 36.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Short Pump, VA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Short Pump, VA residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    5.34k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Short Pump, VA residents (5.34k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Short Pump, VA was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. El Salvador

    103,545 ± 7,851 people

  2. India

    82,876 ± 7,033 people

  3. Mexico

    56,021 ± 5,792 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 103,545 Virginia residents, followed by India with 82,876 and Mexico with 56,021.

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Citizenship

88.5%

2017 Citizenship

88.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 88.5% of Short Pump, VA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Short Pump, VA was 88.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    17.7k ± 893

  2. Asian Alone

    5.6k ± 708

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.75k ± 561

In 2017, there were 3.16 times more White Alone residents (17.7k people) in Short Pump, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.6k Asian Alone and 1.75k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Short Pump, VA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Short Pump, VA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Short Pump, VA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Short Pump, VA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (1990s)

    277 ± 129

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    240 ± 95

  3. Vietnam

    200 ± 92

Short Pump, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Short Pump, VA awarded 146 degrees. The student population of Short Pump, VA is skewed towards women, with 109 male students and 584 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Short Pump, VA are White (64 and 44.1%), followed by Black or African American (60 and 41.4%), Hispanic or Latino (11 and 7.59%), and Asian (4 and 2.76%).

The largest universities in Short Pump, VA by number of degrees awarded are South University–Richmond (146 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Short Pump, VA are Registered Nursing (66 and 45.2%), Physical Therapy Technician (15 and 10.3%), and Family Practice Nurse (14 and 9.59%).

The median tuition costs in Short Pump, VA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 11 degrees awarded

  2. 7 degrees awarded

  3. 66 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Short Pump, VA was General Health & Wellness with 11 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Short Pump, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

146 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Short Pump, VA institution with the largest number of graduating students was South University–Richmond with 146 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

24

Degrees Awarded to Men

122

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 24 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Short Pump, VA, which is 0.197 times less than the 122 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    64 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    60 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    11 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Short Pump, VA were to White students. These 64 degrees mean that there were 1.07 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 60 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Short Pump, VA was $397,800 in 2017, which is 1.83 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $379,700 to $397,800, a 4.77% increase. The homeownership rate in Short Pump, VA is 61.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Short Pump, VA have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Short Pump, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$110,317

Median Household Income

± $9,275

10k

Number of Households

± 714

In 2017, the median household income of the 10k households in Short Pump, VA declined from $110,317 from the previous year's value of $111,296.

The following chart displays the households in Short Pump, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$397,800

2017 Median

± $13,901

$379,700

2016 Median

± $9,958

In 2017, the median property value in Short Pump, VA grew to to $397,800 from the previous year's value of $379,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Short Pump, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Short Pump, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $400k - $500k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Short Pump, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Short Pump, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

61.6%

2017 Homeownership

61.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 61.6% of the housing units in Short Pump, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Short Pump, VA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Short Pump, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Short Pump, VA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Short Pump, VA have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.35% of the workforce in Short Pump, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83%

  2. Worked At Home

    7.66%

  3. Carpooled

    7.1%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Short Pump, VA was Drove Alone (83%), followed by those who Worked At Home (7.66%) and those who Carpooled (7.1%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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