Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA

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Population

185,056

0.55% decline

Poverty Rate

18.9%


Median Age

43.9


Median Household Income

$41,939

4.69% growth

Number of Employees

69,920

0.823% decline

Median Property Value

$127,700

3.4% growth

About

In 2017, Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA had a population of 185k people with a median age of 43.9 and a median household income of $41,939. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA declined from 186,079 to 185,056, a -0.55% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,061 to $41,939, a 4.69% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (35.2%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.5%), White (Hispanic) (1.36%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.852%). 3.36% of the people in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA are Southside Virginia Community College (1,347 degrees awarded in 2017), Longwood University (1,164 degrees), and Hampden-Sydney College (241 degrees).

The median property value in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA is $127,700, and the homeownership rate is 71.5%. Most people in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA employs 69.9k people. The largest industries in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA are Construction (5,683 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,824 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (3,600 people), and the highest paying industries are Computer Systems Design ($91,346), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($78,491), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($72,148).

Median household income in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA is $41,939. Males in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,276. The income inequality in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.411, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,939

2017 value

± $865

4.69%

1 Year Growth

± 2.98%

Households in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA have a median annual income of $41,939, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $40,061 in 2016, which represents a 4.69% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$44,691

Average Male Salary

± $5,197

$35,276

Average Female Salary

± $3,553

In 2017, full-time male employees in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA made 1.27 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. American Indian

    $40,050 ± $33,963

  2. White

    $38,440 ± $4,036

  3. Asian

    $36,976 ± $52,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.411

2017 Wage GINI

0.412

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA was 0.411 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.265% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA was McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA with a value of $158,314, followed by Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA and Vienna Town, Oakton & Fair Oaks (East) PUMA, VA, with respective values of $156,424 and $152,858.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA (32.5k out of 172k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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. Black

    16,114 ± 863

  2. White

    14,728 ± 891

  3. Hispanic

    994 ± 239

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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

69.9k

2017 Value

-0.823%

1 Year decline

± -0.823%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA declined at a rate of -0.823%, from 70.5k employees to 69.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA, are Cashiers (2,214 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,952 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,947 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA, by number of employees, are Cashiers (2,214 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,952 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,947 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Firstline supervisors of correctional officers (8.49 times higher than expected), Logging workers (6.8 times), and Veterinary assistants & laboratory animal caretakers (6.51 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA, by average salary, are Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers ($113,159), Electrical & electronics engineers ($108,620), and Chief executives & legislators ($94,020).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

69.9k

2017 Value

-0.823%

1 Year decline

± -0.823%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA declined at a rate of -0.823%, from 70.5k employees to 69.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA, are Construction (5,683 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,824 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (3,600 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA, though some of these residents may live in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, 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 Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA, by number of employees, are Construction (5,683 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,824 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (3,600 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA has an unusually high number of Logging (13.5 times higher than expected), Tobacco manufacturing (11.4 times), and Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood products (10.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA, by average salary, are Computer Systems Design ($91,346), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($78,491), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($72,148).

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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. $29.9B

  2. $27.8B

  3. $26B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $29.9B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($27.8B) and Electronics ($26B).

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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$277B

2020 Value

$373B

Projected 2045 Value

34.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $277B. This is expected to increase 34.7% 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. $25.5B

  2. $14B

  3. $12.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $25.5B, followed by North Carolina with $14B and Pennsylvania and $12.4B.

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

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Health

86.5% of the population of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA has health coverage, with 39% on employee plans, 16.7% on Medicaid, 15.3% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 2.13% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, 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%).

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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

13.5%

Uninsured

39%

Employer Coverage

16.7%

Medicaid

15.3%

Medicare

13.4%

Non-Group

2.13%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 13.5%.

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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

Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA is home to a population of 185k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2016, 2.18% of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the country (4.06k people).

In 2017, there were 1.69 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (111k people) in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 65.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.78k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA are Spanish (3,171 speakers), Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (375 speakers), and German (261 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA was 43.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.18%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

4.06k people

1.86%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

3.49k people

As of 2016, 2.18% of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA residents (4.06k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA was 1.86%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    1,198 ± 847 people

  2. Ethiopia

    353 ± 461 people

  3. India

    350 ± 459 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,198 Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA residents, followed by Ethiopia with 353 and India with 350.

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Citizenship

98.7%

2017 Citizenship

98.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.7% of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    111k ± 116

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    65.2k ± 769

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    2.78k ± 507

In 2017, there were 1.69 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (111k people) in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 65.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.78k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    3,171 speakers (1.8%)

  2. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages

    375 speakers (0.213%)

  3. German

    261 speakers (0.148%)

3.36% of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA was Spanish. 1.8% of the overall population of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA are native Spanish speakers. 0.213% speak Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages and 0.148% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    5,542 ± 450

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,696 ± 306

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,573 ± 239

Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA awarded 2,752 degrees. The student population of Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA is skewed towards women, with 3,965 male students and 5,766 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA are White (1,882 and 68.6%), followed by Black or African American (621 and 22.6%), Hispanic or Latino (84 and 3.06%), and Two or More Races (80 and 2.92%).

The largest universities in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA by number of degrees awarded are Southside Virginia Community College (1,347 and 48.9%), Longwood University (1,164 and 42.3%), and Hampden-Sydney College (241 and 8.76%).

The most popular majors in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (583 and 21.2%), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (287 and 10.4%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (218 and 7.92%).

The median tuition costs in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA are $42,470 for private four year colleges, and $7,620 and $21,960 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 120 degrees awarded

  2. 136 degrees awarded

  3. 135 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA was General Psychology with 120 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,347 degrees awarded

  2. 1,164 degrees awarded

  3. 241 degrees awarded

$7,620

Median In-State Public

$42,470

Median Private

In 2017, the Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southside Virginia Community College with 1,347 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,038

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,714

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,038 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA, which is 0.606 times less than the 1,714 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

    1,882 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    621 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    84 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA were to White students. These 1,882 degrees mean that there were 3.03 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 621 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA was $127,700 in 2017, which is 0.556 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $123,500 to $127,700, a 3.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA is 71.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA have an average commute time of 27.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$127,700

2017 Median

± $3,877

$123,500

2016 Median

± $2,988

In 2017, the median property value in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA grew to to $127,700 from the previous year's value of $123,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, 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 Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$41,939

Median Household Income

± $865

68.2k

Number of Households

± 1,660

In 2017, the median household income of the 68.2k households in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA grew to $41,939 from the previous year's value of $40,061.

The following chart displays the households in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.5%

2017 Homeownership

71.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.5% of the housing units in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA have a longer commute time (27.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.32% of the workforce in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81%

  2. Carpooled

    9.13%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.74%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA was Drove Alone (81%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.13%) and those who Worked At Home (3.74%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Southside Planning District Commission & Commonwealth Regional Council PUMA, VA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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