Short Pump, VA

Census Place

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2022 Population
28,400
3.91% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.8
1.31% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.47%
6.87% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$130,899
11.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$514,900
17.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
15,131
2.14% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Short Pump, VA had a population of 28.4k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $130,899. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Short Pump, VA grew from 27,332 to 28,400, a 3.91% increase and its median household income grew from $116,955 to $130,899, a 11.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Short Pump, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (26.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.65%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.13%), and White (Hispanic) (2.38%).

None of the households in Short Pump, 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.

84.3% of the residents in Short Pump, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Short Pump, VA are South University-Richmond (140 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Short Pump, VA was $514,900, and the homeownership rate was 58.7%.

Most people in Short Pump, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Short Pump, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Short Pump, VA is home to a population of 28.4k people, from which 84.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 24.3% of Short Pump, VA residents were born outside of the country (6.9k people).

In 2022, there were 2.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.9k people) in Short Pump, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.47k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.89k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

84.3%
2022 Citizenship
84.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 84.3% of Short Pump, VA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Short Pump, VA was 84.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Short Pump, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.9k ± 1.34k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.47k ± 1.07k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.89k ± 759
3.92%
Hispanic Population
1.11k people

In 2022, there were 2.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.9k people) in Short Pump, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.47k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.89k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.92% of the people in Short Pump, VA are hispanic (1.11k people).

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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

24.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
6.9k people
24.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
6.64k people

As of 2022, 24.3% of Short Pump, VA residents (6.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Short Pump, VA was 24.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    573 ± 309
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    149 ± 95
  3. Vietnam
    138 ± 78

Short Pump, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 3.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Short Pump, VA employs 15.1k people. The largest industries in Short Pump, VA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,579 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,061 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,659 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($178,278), Information ($139,950), and Wholesale Trade ($123,387).

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

15.1k
2022 Value
± 1,078
2.14%
1 Year growth
± 10.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Short Pump, VA grew at a rate of 2.14%, from 14.8k employees to 15.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Short Pump, VA, are Management Occupations (2,543 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2,180 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,382 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Short Pump, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

15.1k
2022 Value
± 1,078
2.14%
1 Year growth
± 10.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Short Pump, VA grew at a rate of 2.14%, from 14.8k employees to 15.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Short Pump, VA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,579 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,061 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,659 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Short Pump, VA, though some of these residents may live in Short Pump, 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

$103,018
Median earning men ± $7,711
$55,477
Median earning women ± $8,539

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($162,625), Other Services Except Public Administration ($146,000), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($135,819).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,194), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($82,326), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($77,281).

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%).

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 Short Pump, VA awarded 140 degrees. The student population of Short Pump, VA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 123 male students and 319 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Short Pump, VA are White (86 and 61.4%), followed by Black or African American (39 and 27.9%), Hispanic or Latino (9 and 6.43%), and Asian (4 and 2.86%).

The largest universities in Short Pump, VA by number of degrees awarded are South University-Richmond (140 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Short Pump, VA are Registered Nursing (55 and 39.3%), Physician Assistant (34 and 24.3%), and Physical Therapy Technician (12 and 8.57%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 442 students enrolled in Short Pump, VA, 27.8% men and 72.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 169 records, of which 89.3% were women and 10.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1 degrees awarded
  2. 55 degrees awarded
  3. 5 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Short Pump, VA was Information Science with 1 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Short Pump, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
140 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was South University-Richmond with 140 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 27 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Short Pump, VA, which is 0.239 times less than the 113 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 86 degrees mean that there were 2.21 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 39 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 for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,260) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,500) 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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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 Short Pump, VA was $514,900 in 2022, which is 1.83 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $439,200 to $514,900, a 17.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Short Pump, VA is 58.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Short Pump, VA have an average commute time of 21.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Short Pump, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$514,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$23,195
$6,552
Median Property Taxes
±$567

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 Short Pump, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Short Pump, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

58.7%
Homeownership
2022
66%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 58.7% of the housing units in Short Pump, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 58.8%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Short Pump, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$130,899
Median Household Income
± $9,046
11.2k
Number of Households
± 891

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.2k households in Short Pump, VA grew to $130,899 from the previous year's value of $116,955.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Short Pump, 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 (68.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (23.2%)
  3. Carpooled (6.78%)

In 2022, 68.9% of workers in Short Pump, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (23.2%) and those who carpooled to work (6.78%).

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Commute Time

21.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Short Pump, VA have a shorter commute time (21.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.16% of the workforce in Short Pump, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Short Pump, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Short Pump, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.47% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Short Pump, VA (1.26k out of 28.3k 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 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Short Pump, VA is White, followed by Asian and Black.

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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Health

97.5% of the population of Short Pump, VA has health coverage, with 75.4% on employee plans, 3.03% on Medicaid, 9.1% on Medicare, 9.24% on non-group plans, and 0.72% 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.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Henrico County, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.2% under 18 years, 18% between 18 and 34 years, 44% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.53%
Uninsured
75.4%
Employer Coverage
3.03%
Medicaid
9.1%
Medicare
9.24%
Non-Group
0.72%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Short Pump, VA grew by 0.747% from 2.52% to 2.53%.

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