Henrico County, VA

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2022 Population
333,120
0.36% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.3
0.255% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.42%
3.31% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$82,424
7.96% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$309,700
15.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
176,922
0.958% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Henrico County, VA had a population of 333k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $82,424. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Henrico County, VA grew from 331,924 to 333,120, a 0.36% increase and its median household income grew from $76,345 to $82,424, a 7.96% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Henrico County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (29.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.42%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.67%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.37%).

None of the households in Henrico County, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.4% of the residents in Henrico County, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Henrico County, VA are J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (1,558 degrees awarded in 2022), Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing (233356) (156 degrees), and South University-Richmond (140 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Henrico County, VA was $309,700, and the homeownership rate was 64.6%.

Most people in Henrico County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Henrico County, VA was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Henrico County, VA is home to a population of 333k people, from which 93.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 13.1% of Henrico County, VA residents were born outside of the country (43.6k people).

In 2022, there were 1.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (170k people) in Henrico County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 97.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 31.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.4%
2022 Citizenship
93%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.4% of Henrico County, VA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Henrico County, VA was 93%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Henrico County, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    170k ± 577
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    97.8k ± 951
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    31.4k ± 690
6.14%
Hispanic Population
20.4k people

In 2022, there were 1.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (170k people) in Henrico County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 97.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 31.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.14% of the people in Henrico County, VA are hispanic (20.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Henrico County, VA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    107,605 ± 8,003 people
  2. India
    98,735 ± 7,670 people
  3. Mexico
    59,855 ± 5,986 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,605 Virginia residents, followed by India with 98,735 and Mexico with 59,855.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
43.6k people
13.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
44.4k people

As of 2022, 13.1% of Henrico County, VA residents (43.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Henrico County, VA was 13.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,462 ± 423
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,653 ± 583
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,825 ± 442

Henrico County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Henrico County, VA employs 177k people. The largest industries in Henrico County, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (24,972 people), Retail Trade (18,105 people), and Finance & Insurance (17,468 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($117,885), Utilities ($100,842), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($86,348).

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,674. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.475, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

177k
2022 Value
± 3,710
0.958%
1 Year growth
± 2.91%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Henrico County, VA grew at a rate of 0.958%, from 175k employees to 177k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Henrico County, VA, are Management Occupations (21,257 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (20,464 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (17,812 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Henrico County, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

177k
2022 Value
± 3,710
0.958%
1 Year growth
± 2.91%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Henrico County, VA grew at a rate of 0.958%, from 175k employees to 177k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Henrico County, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (24,972 people), Retail Trade (18,105 people), and Finance & Insurance (17,468 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Henrico County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Henrico County, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$56,997
Median earning men ± $1,519
$44,799
Median earning women ± $1,403

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,527), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($80,420), and Public Administration ($73,530).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,756), Wholesale Trade ($59,245), and Public Administration ($57,870).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 4,274
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 3,043
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 2,409
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Henrico County, VA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.32%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Henrico County, VA awarded 2,148 degrees. The student population of Henrico County, VA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,236 male students and 5,853 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Henrico County, VA are White (1,065 and 49.9%), followed by Black or African American (669 and 31.3%), Hispanic or Latino (145 and 6.79%), and Asian (106 and 4.97%).

The largest universities in Henrico County, VA by number of degrees awarded are J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (1,558 and 72.5%), Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing (233356) (156 and 7.26%), and South University-Richmond (140 and 6.52%).

The most popular majors in Henrico County, VA are Registered Nursing (350 and 16.3%), General Social Sciences (313 and 14.6%), and General Business Administration & Management (174 and 8.1%).

The median tuition cost in Henrico County, VA for private four year colleges is $12,600.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2022 in Henrico County, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 73.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 75.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 9,089 (35.6% men and 64.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 9,089 students enrolled in Henrico County, VA, 35.6% men and 64.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,063 records, of which 60.1% were women and 39.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 173 degrees awarded
  2. 144 degrees awarded
  3. 313 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Henrico County, VA was General Business Administration & Management with 173 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Henrico County, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,558 degrees awarded
  2. 156 degrees awarded
  3. 140 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was J Sargeant Reynolds Community College with 1,558 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 624 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Henrico County, VA, which is 0.409 times less than the 1,524 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,065 degrees mean that there were 1.59 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 669 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($15,300) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,700) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.884% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Bachelors Degree (1.47M), and Some college (1.4M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Henrico County, VA was $309,700 in 2022, which is 1.1 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $268,400 to $309,700, a 15.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Henrico County, VA is 64.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Henrico County, VA have an average commute time of 22.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Henrico County, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Henrico County, VA is $82,424. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Henrico County, VA was Census Tract 2001.08 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 2001.09 and Census Tract 2002.02, with respective values of $198,029 and $139,559.

In 2022, 14.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Henrico County, VA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.14%.

Property

$309,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,128
$86,570
Median Property Taxes
±$2,389

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Henrico County, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

64.6%
Homeownership
2022
68.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.6% of the housing units in Henrico County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2001.08
  2. Census Tract 2001.09
  3. Census Tract 2002.02

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Henrico County, VA was Census Tract 2001.08 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 2001.09 and Census Tract 2002.02, with respective values of $198,029 and $139,559.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Henrico County, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$82,424
Median Household Income
± $1,734
134k
Number of Households
± 2,997

In 2022, the median household income of the 134k households in Henrico County, VA grew to $82,424 from the previous year's value of $76,345.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Henrico County, VA is from Virginia.
0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.164% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (17.7%)
  3. Carpooled (7.46%)

In 2022, 71.9% of workers in Henrico County, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (17.7%) and those who carpooled to work (7.46%).

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Commute Time

22.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Henrico County, VA have a shorter commute time (22.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.94% of the workforce in Henrico County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 14.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Henrico County, VA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.14%.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.42% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Henrico County, VA (27.8k out of 330k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Henrico County, VA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 12.3% of the children was living in poverty in Henrico County, VA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 175 in Henrico County, VA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 16.6 per 100,000 population.

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Health

93.7% of the population of Henrico County, VA has health coverage, with 57% on employee plans, 11.6% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 1.4% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Henrico County, VA see 924 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.18% decrease from the previous year (935 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1223 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 310 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.6% were men and 53.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

924 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Henrico County, VA

Primary care physicians in Henrico County, VA see an average of 924 patients per year. This represents a 1.18% decrease from the previous year (935 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.8% under 18 years, 20.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.6% were men and 53.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.32%
Uninsured
57%
Employer Coverage
11.6%
Medicaid
12.2%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
1.4%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Henrico County, VA declined by 8.69% from 6.93% to 6.32%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 54.7 in Henrico County, VA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 29.7% in Henrico County, VA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.81% in Henrico County, VA.

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