Demographics

 

Source: 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates; latest data as of December 2016

Population Trends

Community 2000 2010 2015 2000-2015 Change 2020 Projection
Chesterfield 259,903 316,236 333,450 28.3% 352,001
Colonial Heights 16,897 17,411 17,215 1.9% 17,022
Dinwiddie 24,533 28,001 28,753 17.2% 29,534
Hopewell 22,277  22,591 22,984 3.2% 23,387
Petersburg 33,740 32,420 32,057 -5.0% 31,700
Prince George 33,124  35,725 37,131 12.1% 38,616
Surry 6,829 7,058 6,819 -0.1% 6,591
Sussex 12,504 12,087 11,887 -4.9% 11,692
Gateway Region 409,807 471,529 490,296 19.6% 510,123
Metro Area 1,055,683 1,208,101 1,263,617 19.7% 1,322,761
Virginia 7,079,030    8,001,024 8,382,993 18.4% 8,790,913

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Weldon Cooper Center; latest data as of December 2016
Notes: 2000 & 2010 are Census data, 2015 is estimate. 2020 projection is based on 2010-2015 average annual change.

Income

Community Average Wages Median Household Income
Chesterfield $43,696 $72,609
Colonial Heights $30,771 $50,304
Dinwiddie $37,523 $51,397
Hopewell $51,792 $39,064
Petersburg $37,369 $31,798
Prince George $48,935 $61,857
Surry $81,633 $53,673
Sussex $36,522 $39,194
Gateway Region $43,018 N/A
Virginia $53,385 $65,015
United States $52,724 $53,889

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; Chmura Analytics, Q4 2015; U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Yr Estimates; latest data as of May 2016