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  • People Population Overall | Northern Virginia Regional Commission

    Population Growth Overall Reports, maps, and charts are best viewed on a desktop or tablet. Key Facts Population Growth Overall Northern Virginia is on the front lines of a demographic transformation shaping the United States. There has been an extraordinary amount of population growth in Northern Virginia. 2000 to 2010 Period Key Facts: ​ A population increase of 415,000, surpassing a previous decennial record of 360,000 added during the 1980s. The population growth during the decade was equivalent to adding a number that exceeded the 2010 population count for Prince William County. An average annual gain of nearly 42,000. A ten-year growth rate of 23% compared to 9% nationally. The population growth of Northern Virginia exceeded the population growth recorded in 35 of the 50 U.S. states. Two-thirds of the population growth of the Washington metropolitan region settled on the Virginia side of the Potomac River. Two-thirds of the population growth of Northern Virginia was located along the outer-ring suburbs of Prince William, Loudoun Counties, and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park. This was the first time in the history of Northern Virginia that the preponderance of new population growth moved to the outer rim. 2010 to 2019 Period Key Facts: ​ Nine years out from the last Census, Northern Virginia has added approximately 280,000 people, an increase that is greater than 34 states over the nine-year peri­od. Growth peaked in 2010. Growth in Northern Virginia has been on the decline in Northern Virginia since 2010, but it is still large and impactful on the region. Aside from the low annual growth from 2005 to 2006, the annual growth for the six year period from 2013 to 2019 has been the lowest since 2000. The Washington metropolitan region has an economy that is heavily dependent on the federal government. In 2013 federal sequestration began and the current presidential term began in 2016. Federal employment in the Washington metropolitan region has dropped from 373,400 in 2013 to 364,200 in 2019 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistic. Slower population growth in Northern Virginia has also occurred since 2013. Growth from 2017 to 2018 was estimated to be 13,600 and from 2018 to 2019 was estimated to be 12,600, which are the lowest annual amounts in the 19 year period from 2000 to 2019. A nine-year growth rate of 12% compared to 6% nationally. Where in Northern Virginia the growth is locating this decade is different than in the 1990s and 2000s. The preponderance of population growth of Northern Virginia continues to be located in the outer-ring suburbs of Prince William, Loudoun Counties, and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park. However, the share of the region's growth that is in the outer-ring has dropped from 65.1% to 59.8%. Arlington has seen its share of the region's growth more than double from what it experienced in the 1990's and 2000's. Alexandria has seen its share of the region's growth become 2.4 times what it experienced in the 2000's. Intensification of developmental pressures this decade in the inner-core is a response to the millennial generation preferences, demographics, urbanization, transportation and other market pressures.

  • Immigration Study Education | NOVADashboard | NVRC | Northern Virginia

    Education Reports, maps, and charts are best viewed on a desktop or tablet. Key Facts Education Immigrants who settle in Northern Virginia are well educated and bring with them varying levels of work and educational experience 2013 to 2017 Period Key Facts: ​ 20.9 percent of immigrants had an advanced degree, either a master’s, professional or doctoral degree. 44.5 percent of immigrants in Northern Virginia age 25 and older had at least a bachelor’s degree. The proportion of immigrants with a bachelor’s degree or higher in Northern Virginia at 44.5 percent, is much higher than immigrants in the United States at 31.2 percent.

  • Coronavirus Vulnerable Populations | Northern Virginia Regional Commission

    Coronavirus Vulnerable Populations Reports, maps, and charts are best viewed on a desktop or tablet. ​ Vulnerable Populations - Story Map This story map and its associated dashboards contain Northern Virginia maps of coronavirus case rates by zip code maps, testing rates by zip code maps, and testing sites. The mapped case rate data is compared with mapped demographics of vulnerable populations for purposes of identifying correlations between high case rates and where vulnerable populations reside. The testing rates and sites are mapped for purposes of identifying communities that may need more testing services and to provide information to the public on where they can get tested. The coronavirus case and testing rate data are from the Virginia Department of Health. The testing site's data is obtained from the Virginia Department of Health and local governments. The story map and the associated two dashboards (case rates and testing sites; case rates and vulnerable populations) are updated weekly on Mondays. Click on image to go to story map Vulnerable Populations - Impact Planning Report Dashboard The coronavirus and vulnerable populations dashboard contains coronavirus case summary information for the Northern Virginia region and its counties and cities. The coronavirus information comes from the renowned Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 GIS database. The dashboard also contains demographics at the region, county, and census tract level for assessing potentially vulnerable populations in Northern Virginia. up-to-the-minute, real-time Click on image to go to dashboard Immigrant Population The provides a report published on October 21, 2020 that details the role of immigrants in Northern Virginia during the Covid-19 pandemic as well as the impact that the pandemic has had on the immigrant community. Immigration Study Dashboard ​​ The immigrant population is especially vulnerable to gaps in our social safety nets. Understanding this population in Northern Virginia helps better inform local leaders as they aim to implement inclusive emergency response policies. Click on image to download a copy of the report Social Vulnerability The U.S. Center for Disease Control's (CDC) 2018 Social Vulnerability Index (SVI) indicates the relative social vulnerability of every Virginia census tract. Social vulnerability is a measure of an area's resilience when confronted by disease outbreaks like the coronavirus (COVID-19) and stress on human nature such as natural or man-made disasters. The SVI can be used by governments and non-government entities to identify communities that may need support. Click on image to go to dashboard Senior Population The senior population has been one of the most vulnerable population in the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. The senior population data and maps are a resource for government and non-government entities to identify communities in Virginia and the Northern Virginia region that may need support. Click on image to go to dashboard

  • Immigration Entrepeneurship Overall | Northern Virginia Regional Commission

    Entrepreneurship - Overall Reports, maps, and charts are best viewed on a desktop or tablet. Key Facts Entrepreneurship - Overall Immigrants are job creators In Northern Virginia, immigrant entrepreneurs – those who work for their own businesses, incorporated or not – are making their mark locally. 2013 to 2017 Period Key Facts: ​ 47,837 total estimated immigrant entrepreneurs 42.5 percent of all entrepreneurs in the region are immigrants.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Other Resources | Northern Virginia Regional Commission

    Other Coronavirus Resources Reports, maps, and charts are best viewed on a desktop or tablet. Northern Virginia Additional Coronavirus Resources I n addition to the coronavirus data and maps found on the NOVA Region Dashboard, other Northern Virginia coronavirus resources, as well as national resources, can be found by going to the Coronavirus Regional Services/Information Website. Click on image to go to website Census Bureau Coronavirus Demographics Dashboard​ The Census Bureau COVID-ID dashboard provides demographics on the impact of COVID-19 at the county level. This dashboard's uses the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, County Business Patterns data, and many other data sources to report on the impact of COVID-19 in communities across the United States. Click on image to go to dashboard

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Economic Impact | Northern Virginia Regional Commission

    Economic Impact of Coronavirus Reports, maps, and charts are best viewed on a desktop or tablet. Paycheck Protection Program Small Business Loans Small businesses have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was a small business loan program enacted by Congress for relief from the COVID-19 pandemic's economic fallout. Loans were distributed from April 3, 2020 through August 8, 2020. Nationally it provided $525 billion in forgivable loans for firms to cover payroll and some operational costs. The PPP Loans Dashboard contains a report summarizing how Northern Virginia businesses, localities, and industries fared with the loan program. The analysis utilizes the PPP loan database released on December 2, 2020 by the Small Business Administration. Click on image to go to dashboard Unemployment and Labor Force Information on the economic impact of the coronavirus in Northern Virginia and Virginia due to shelter-in-place and non-essential business closings are found in the charts document and the interactive dashboard/maps. The dashboard displays a map of the number of initial unemployment claims per 1,000 persons in the labor force. There is a second map displaying the share of jobs in counties that are most vulnerable to coronavirus. The number of weekly unemployment claims to date is also tracked in the dashboard. This analysis uses data from the Virginia Employment Commission. The latest available labor force data is used for this analysis. The charts and economic impact dashboard is updated weekly on Fridays. Charts Click on image for charts Interactive Dashboard and Maps Click on image to go to dashboard

  • 2020 Census | NOVADashboard | Northern Virginia Regional Commission

    2020 Census Reports, maps, and charts are best viewed on a desktop or tablet. Northern Virginia - 2020 Census Data from the US Census Bureau with respect to 2020 Census self-response rates for Northern Virginia counties and towns and the Commonwealth of Virginia is found in the chart. Self-response rates reflect the actions of those who complete the census online or by mail. ​ Data collection concluded on October 15, 2020. Responses that were mailed by respondents with a postmark of October 15th or prior and received by October 22nd will be counted. P reliminary self-response rates are currently available from the Census Bureau, and reflect data reported as of October 27th. Final rates will be available after the Census Bureau has processed and verified all census responses, which is a process that takes several months after data collection has ended. ​ In early to mid-August Census staff began nationwide door-to-door field operation to survey those households who have not responded. Responses are kept confidential, secure, and only use to tally the census demographic numbers. The responses collected by door-to-door field operations are counted as non-response followups rates, which are not reported at the county level. The Commonwealth of Virginia had an overall response rate of 99.9% as of October 27, 2020. ​ For information on the purpose of the 2020 Census and how to respond click here . ​ Key Facts ​ In the Northern Virginia region, the self-response rate is the . The Town of Vienna also had the highest self-response rate during the 2010 Census. highest Town of Vienna ​ In the Northern Virginia region, the self-response rate is the . Dumfries also had the lowest self-response rate during the 2010 Census. Areas of low response require spreading the word to community residents about the importance of the Census and assisting them if they need help completing the form. Please help spread the word. lowest Town of Dumfries ​ All 13 Northern Virginia region localities have surpassed their 2010 self-response rate by a narrow margin. The last jurisdiction to surpass was the Town of Dumfries, which surpassed sometime between September 17th and September 23rd. ​ ​ The 2010 Census only had one jurisdiction, Vienna, with a self-response rate greater than 80%. The 2020 Census has had six of 13 jurisdictions greater than 80%.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases | Northern Virginia Regional Commission

    Coronavirus Cases Dashboard Reports, maps, and charts are best viewed on a desktop or tablet. Background Information Four dashboards are maintained by NVRC to track coronavirus data for the Northern Virginia region. The coronavirus information found in the dashboards is sourced from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). The cases and testing dashboards are updated daily around 10am following VDH's daily update. The case demographics dashboard is updated weekly on Thursdays. , cases t esting , , vaccine and demographics ​ In addition to NVRC's dashboards, VDH maintains a dashboard on Northern Virginia key measures that include hospitalized patients, hospital bed occupancy, and hospital bed capacity and data. View the . hospital key measures ​ In addition to the regional information, statewide information can be found on website. VDH's coronavirus Coronavirus Cases This dashboard contains coronavirus current case information and trend information for the Northern Virginia region and its health districts. The coronavirus information is sourced from the Virginia Department of Health. Track cases, deaths, and hospitalizations. The dashboard is updated daily around 10 am following the Virginia Department of Health's daily update. Case data is also available by zip code , including a demographic analysis of impacted populations by zip code by clicking here . To Navigate the Dashboard Displayed Below Select the health data variable of interest: cases, deaths, or hospitalizations. Select the measure for the bar chart: cumulative, daily, or rate per 100,000. Select the health district of interest. The default is Northern Virginia, which is actually not a health district, but this option is provided for regional summarization of the region's health districts.

  • Immigration Where to Get Help | NOVADashboard | NVRC | Northern Virginia

    Where to Get Help? Help to Immigrants There are a myriad of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that provide services to immigrants, including refugees. A number of the local governments in Northern Virginia also provide links to information and services. Alexandria City American Civil Liberties Union - Virginia Affiliate American Red Cross Arlington County Government Ayuda CAIR Coalition CASA de Virginia Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington - Hogar Immigrant Services Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. Fairfax County Government Just Neighbors Ministry Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) Korean Community Service Center of Greater Washington Legal AID Justice Center Literacy Council of Northern Virginia Loudoun Literacy Council Lutheran Social Services - Refugee and Immigration Services (Falls Church Office) Northern Virginia Family Services SCAN of Northern Virginia Tahirih Justice Center The National Korean American Service & Education Consortium Uceda English Institute of Virginia US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants VOICE

  • Immigration Study Education | NOVADashboard | NVRC | Northern Virginia

    Housing Characteristics Reports, maps, and charts are best viewed on a desktop or tablet. Key Facts Housing Foreign born headed households, especially those on the lower end of the income spectrum have significantly larger household sizes than U.S. born headed households. More occupants per household present opportunities for transmission of COVID-19 among members within that household since COVID-19 is spread through close contact. ​ Housing instability from the pandemic requires a very proactive role from local communities. COVID-19 2014 to 2018 Five-Year Estimates Key Facts: ​ Foreign born headed households, in general, are larger than U.S. Born headed households in Northern Virginia and its localities. Northern Virginia has a foreign born average household size of 3.22, while U.S. born headed is 2.39. ​ The gap between the foreign born and U.S. born average household size in Northern Virginia shrinks with each higher income quintile, almost reaching parity at the top among the highest income households. The lowest income quintile has a gap of 0.9 persons per household, while the highest income quintile has a gap of 0.2 persons per household. ​ The housing tenure of the foreign born in Northern Virginia is 58 percent owner and 42 percent renter. This distribution varies widely by locality. The innermost, urban localities of Arlington and Alexandria have a higher rate of renters than the outer, suburban localities. ​ The housing type of the foreign born in Northern Virginia is 60.5 percent single-family, 37.5 percent multi-family, and 2.0 percent other. This distribution varies widely by locality. The innermost, urban localities of Alexandria and Arlington have a majority residing in multi-family and the outer, suburban localities have a majority residing in single-family. Explore housing topics by clicking on the tabs below