Virginia at a Glance
Virginia has a population of 8,326,289, making it the 12th most populous U.S. state, and the 14th in terms of population density. Median household income in Virginia, according to 2014 estimates, stands at $90,109, and the median age of Virginians is 37.5 years old.
Officially known as the Commonwealth of Virginia, the state features the oldest continuous law-making body in the world, the Virginia General Assembly. The state is bordered by West Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee and the District of Columbia. Richmond is the capital, and Virginia Beach is the largest city. ?
Virginia & Economy
Major economic sectors include agriculture, business, technology and the military. Virginia is home to several federal government agencies, including Department of Defense and the CIA. Popular jobs include model makers, furniture makers, and food and tobacco machine operators.
Virginia Unemployment Rate
Virginias unemployment rate is 4.8%, slightly less than the national average of 5.6%.