Virginia

Virginia

State in United States


Virginia has a land area of 39,471.7 square miles and a water area of 3,291.8 square miles. It is the 37th largest state by area. Virginia is bordered by Maryland, Tennessee, North Carolina, Kentucky, West Virginia, and District of Columbia.

Population and People

  • Total Population

    1,782,959
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Average Age

    42.8 Year
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Senior Population (65 years and older)

    368,775
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Veterans

    7.6%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Income and Poverty

  • Median Household Income

    $76,373
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Poverty

    27.5%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Employment and Labor Force

  • Total Eligible Employment Population

    1,463,746
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Unemployed

    3.3%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Housing

  • Housing Units

    722,201
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Median Gross Rent (in dollars)

    $767
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Gross Rent vs Percentage of Household Income: Less Than 30% Household Income

    58.9%
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Gross Rent vs Percentage of Household Income: 30% or More of Household Income

    41.1%
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Median Home Price (in dollars)

    $143,200
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Renter Rate

    179,396
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Homeownership Rate

    542,805
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Health

  • Disabled

    18.7%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is on its mission to provide decent and affordable housing to Americans with low-income. Within the United States there are 10 different geographical regions that HUD has been divided into. Depending on where your state is located you would be zoned to one of these Regional Offices. To find your Regional office: Affordable Housing411 Regional Office Page.

Within these Regional Offices zones there are 54 different Field Offices. Again, depending on your location you will be zoned to a particular Field Office. To Find Your Field Office visit: Affordable Housing411 Field Offices Page.

Lastly locally there are almost 4,000 Local Housing Authorities Offices. To find your local office visit: Affordable Housing411 Public Housing Authority Page

Each State or area can have different income limits and eligibility requirements. We recommend you contact your local housing authority for specific income guidelines.

The State of Virginia is located in Philadelphia Regional Office. Within Virginia there are . Throughout Virginia there are 41 Public Housing Authority Offices.

We at Affordable Housing 411, have gathered all the contact information for all of HUD’s Offices. We want to be an advocate for those in need of affordable housing.

CONTACT HUD: VIRGINIA

For general questions about HUD or its programs, contact the HUD office nearest you. In Virginia, offices are located in Richmond and Washington, DC.

For questions about FHA loans or programs, contact our FHA Resource Center:

For questions about HUD rental programs, including Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers, contact our Public and Indian Housing Information Resource Center:

FIELD OFFICES HUD: VIRGINIA

REGIONAL OFFICE HUD: VIRGINIA

TANF OFFICE HUD: VIRGINIA

LIHEAP OFFICE HUD: VIRGINIA

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Public Housing Authority in Virginia

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RENTAL HELP: VIRGINIA

Subsidized Apartments
HUD helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants. To apply, contact or visit the management office of each apartment building that interests you.

Public Housing and Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8)
To apply for either type of help, visit your local Public Housing Agency (PHA).

Some PHAs have long waiting lists, so you may want to apply at more than one PHA. Your PHA can also give you a list of locations at which your voucher can be used.

Need advice?

HOMEOWNERSHIP: VIRGINIA

Owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. Here are some resources that can help you buy, maintain and keep your home.

Getting Started

Buying a Home

Owning and Maintaining Your Home

Population by Age Range in Virginia

Age and Sex

38.8 +/- 0.2

Median Age in Virginia

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Age and Sex

38.8 +/- 0.2
Median Age in Virginia
38.8 +/- 0.1
Median Age in United States

Population by Age Range in Virginia

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Older Population by Age Range in Virginia

Older Population

16.30 +/- 0.1

65 Years and Older in Virginia

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Older Population

16.30 +/- 0.1
65 Years and Older in Virginia
16.8 +/- 0.1
65 Years and Older in United States

Older Population by Age in Virginia

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Veterans in Virginia

Veterans

9.70 +/- 0.2

Veterans in Virginia

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Veterans

9.70 +/- 0.2
Veterans in Virginia
6.4 +/- 0.1
Veterans in United States

Veterans in Virginia

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Median Household Income in Virginia

Median Household Income

$80,963 +/- $731

Median Household Income in Virginia

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Median Household Income

$80,963 +/- $731
Median Household Income in Virginia
$69,717 +/- $134
Median Household Income in United States

Median Household Income in Virginia

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Poverty in Virginia

Poverty

10.20 +/- 0.3

Poverty in Virginia

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Poverty

10.20 +/- 0.3
Poverty in Virginia
12.8 +/- 0.1
Poverty in United States

Poverty in Virginia

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Educational Attainment in Virginia

Educational Attainment

41.80 +/- 0.4

Educational Attainment in Virginia

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Educational Attainment

41.80 +/- 0.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Virginia
35.0 +/- 0.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in United States

Educational Attainment in Virginia

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Employment and Labor Force Status in Virginia

Employment rate

60.30% +/- 0.3%

Employment rate in Virginia

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Employment rate

60.30% +/- 0.3%
Employment rate in Virginia
58.6% +/- 0.1%
Employment rate in United States

HUD MAILING LISTS: VIRGINIA

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Region III Interagency Council on Homelessness The purpose of the Regional III Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH) is to mirror the work of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness in Washington, DC (USICH) by coordinating the regional federal agencies’ response to homelessness. The federal agencies and State and local partners are able to increase collaboration through this council to prevent and end homelessness.

Region III News News you can use for HUD partners and customers in Delaware, The District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

For more information, search U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

Last Updated: August 23, 2023