Population

Population by Age

Population by Race and Ethnicity

Unemployment

Education

Educational Attainment

Population 18 to 24 years:

Less than high school graduate: 16.9%

High school graduate (includes equivalency): 29.5%

Some college or Associate’s degree: 38.0%

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.6%

Population 25 years and over:

Less than 9th grade: 3.8%

9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 6.5%

High school graduate (includes equivalency): 22.8%

Some college, no degree: 20.9%

Associate’s degree: 6.6%

Bachelor’s degree: 24.6%

Graduate or professional degree: 14.9%

On-time graduation rate:

Class of 2008 – 81.9%

Class of 2010 – 86.3%

Class of 2012 – 88.3%

Sources: Census Fact Finder and Virginia Department of Education

Health

Death rate per 1,000 population:

Henrico: 7.8

Virginia: 7.5

US: 8

Total Pregnancies Total Live Births Induced Pregnancy Terminations Natural Deaths Total Infant Deaths
4,773 3,969 477 327 31

 

Teen pregnancy rate (per 1,000 females) ages 10-17:

2000 – 11.0

2005 – 7.2

2011 – 5.1

Percent of low-weight births (less than 5.5 pounds): 

2000 – 8.5%

2005 – 9.3%

2011 – 8.9%

Percent of women who received prenatal care in the first 13 weeks:

2000 – 86.9%

2005 – 90.0%

2011 – 91.2%

Percent of births to single mothers:

2000 – 27.6%

2005 – 32.2%

2011 – 34.4%

Percent of births to mothers with less than a 12th grade education:

2000 – 9.8%

2005 – 10.4%

2011 – 9.8%

Health Snapshot

Source: All data from The Division of Health Statistics at the Virginia Department of Health

Opportunity Map

Quick Look

Population Estimate: 316,973

Median Age: 37.5

Median Household Income: $61,300

Educational Attainment: 89.7% high school graduate or higher

Number of Companies: 25,677

Individuals Below Poverty Level: 10.5%

Additional Data Sources

Poverty

Percent of population living in poverty:

2010 – 9.60%

2011 – 10.20%

2012 – 10.47%

Percent of students approved for free or reduced price school lunches:

2000 – 24.6%

2006 – 29.6%

2013 – 37.1%

Sources: American Community Survey 5-year Estimates and Virginia Department of Education School Nutrition Program

Employment

25 Largest Employers:

  1. Henrico County School Board
  2. Capital One Bank
  3. County of Henrico
  4. Bon Secours Richmond Health System
  5. HCA Virginia Health System
  6. Anthem
  7. Bank of America
  8. Wells Fargo Bank NA
  9. Wal Mart
  10. Postal Service
  11. Martin’s Food Market
  12. GNA Corporation
  13. SunTrust Bank
  14. Apex Systems Inc
  15. Kroger
  16. Markel Service, Inc.
  17. Dominion Resources
  18. Virginia Department of Social Services
  19. J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
  20. Verizon Virginia LLC
  21. Target Corp
  22. T Mobile USA Inc
  23. Altria Corporate Services Inc
  24. Admiral Security Services
  25. Onsite Engineering & Mana Inc

Source: Virginia Employment Commission, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW), 3rd Quarter (July, August, September) 2013.