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Virginia, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Virginia had a population of 8,706 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Virginia is located at latitude 47.5233 and longitude -92.5366 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Virginia encompass a land area of 18.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,440 feet.

The City of Virginia (GNIS ID: 2397153) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Virginia: City of Virginia, Franklin.

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Virginia, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Virginia, MN Housing Affordability Index is 190
State of Minnesota Housing Affordability Index is 135
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Virginia, MN Wealth Index is 50
State of Minnesota Wealth Index is 112
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 8,706 (100%)
Population in Households 8,302 (95.4%)
Population in Families 5,440 (62.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 404 ( 4.6%)
Population Density 464
Diversity Index2 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,211
Average Household Income $54,468
Per Capita Income $26,525
Wealth Index4 50

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,472 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,758 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 589 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $109,634
Housing Affordability Index3 190
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,230
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 1,976
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.01% 0.12%
Households -0.03% 0.11%
Families -0.23% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   3.3%

Virginia, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Virginia to the other 903 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 110 88th
Population Density # 528 42nd
Diversity Index # 267 71st
Median Household Income # 857 5th
Per Capita Income # 700 23rd

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