Also See: Suffolk, VA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Suffolk is the 10th largest city in Virginia with a population of 96,375 as of July 1, 2020. Suffolk ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Suffolk is located at latitude 36.7282 and longitude -76.5836 in Suffolk (city) County. The formal boundaries for the City of Suffolk encompass a land area of 400.18 sq. miles and a water area of 28.91 sq. miles. Suffolk (city) County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.
The City of Suffolk (GNIS ID: 1498560) has a C7 Census Class Code which indicates an incorporated place that is independent of any county. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Suffolk: Constances Warehouse, Contant's Wharf, Sleepy Hole.
|Total Population||96,375 (100%)|
|Population in Households||95,383 (99.0%)|
|Population in Families||81,964 (85.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||992 ( 1.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$73,917|
|Average Household Income||$93,128|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$34,062|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||37,993 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||22,907 (60.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||12,329 (32.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,757 ( 7.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$262,651|
|Average Home Value||$296,523|
|Housing Affordability Index3||153|
|Average Household Size||2.71|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.06%|
|Per Capita Income||1.69%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.15%|
The table below compares Suffolk to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 10||98th|
|Population Density||# 462||22nd|
|Median Household Income||# 178||70th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 220||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 201||66th|
|Diversity Index||# 149||75th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.