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  • 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

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

    Coronavirus Vaccine 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 Vaccine Administration This dashboard contains coronavirus vaccine administration information and trend information for the region and its health districts. The coronavirus information is sourced from the Virginia Department of Health. Track total doses administered, persons vaccinated with at least one dose, and persons fully vaccinate. The dashboard is updated daily generally between 10am -12pm following the Virginia Department of Health's daily update. ​ Interpretation of the Data The data are by administration date. The administration date is the actual date when the administration of a vaccination occurred. Data reflects health records that had been input into VDH's VIIS database system as of the prior day. All administered vaccinations for an administration date may not have been input. The data for prior administration dates will be updated daily as data is received. Healthcare providers have up to 72 hours after administration to input and submit information, shown by the gray shaded area on the graph. Gray shaded areas contain incomplete data. ​ The vaccination figures for the Northern Virginia region and the health districts include administered doses that were distributed by VDH. They also include doses administered through the Federal CDC Pharmacy Partnership for Long Term Care Facilities and the Federal CDC Federal Retail Pharmacy Program. They do not include doses administered to Virginia residents through the federal workers program. They also do not include vaccinations of residents of Virginia that VDH does not have information on the place of residence. The Northern Virginia and health district figures are under-reported by VDH. In other words, the Northern Virginia and health district figures are higher than the listed amounts. Therefore, caution should be used when interpreting and using this data. ​ This number represents the total doses administered, regardless of whether it was a person's first dose or a second dose. This number will be greater than the number of people who have received at least one dose because some people will have received more than one dose. This number may be less than the sum of the number of people who have received at least one dose and the number of people fully vaccinated because some people will have been fully vaccinated with one dose. Doses Administered: ​ People who have received one dose and individuals who have received two doses. People Vaccinated with at Least One Dose: ​ People who have completed the recommended series of a given vaccine product (e.g. 1 dose of Johnson and Johnson, 2 doses of the 2-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series). People Fully Vaccinated: To Navigate the Dashboard Displayed Below Select the measure for the bar chart: total tests or percent positive. 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 Study Healthcare | Northern Virginia Regional Commission

    Healthcare Reports, maps, and charts are best viewed on a desktop or tablet. Key Facts Healthcare Access to healthcare and medical services is critical for well-being A healthy population and a healthy workforce are essential to a thriving community regardless of immigration status. To overcome this pandemic, it is vital that communities look at creative ways to ensure that everyone stays safe and healthy. 2014 to 2018 Five-Year Estimates Key Facts: ​ The foreign born make up a significant share of those lacking health insurance. Approximately 1 out of 5 foreign born persons are uninsured in Northern Virginia, which is significantly higher than the U.S. born population uninsured rate. Approximately 1 out of 20 U.S. born are uninsured.​ Foreign born make up almost 65 percent of all uninsured in Northern Virginia, while the overall foreign born population is 27.6 percent. The foreign born are clearly disproportionately burdened. ​ Central American countries and Mexico, which are generally Hispanic, make up the largest share of the foreign born population without insurance in Northern Virginia.

  • Immigration Entrepeneurship | Northern Virginia Regional Commission

    Entrepreneurship Information on the Northern Virginia immigrant population, as presented in the published in March 2020. overall original report Overall Information on the Northern Virginia economic impact of immigrants during as presented in the published in October 2020. COVID-19, addendum report COVID-19

  • Immigration Study Labor Force Covid-19 | Northern Virginia Regional Commission

    Labor Force: COVID-19 Pandemic Reports, maps, and charts are best viewed on a desktop or tablet. Key Facts Labor Force - COVID-19 Immigrants are heavily represented among the region's frontline essential and healthcare workforce fighting against the virus and keeping the region running. Workers in essential industries are typically unable to work remotely, increasing their risk of exposure to the disease. ​ Workers in non-essential industries have been severely affected by the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak, especially those who cannot work remotely or whose places of work depend normally on face-to-face interaction. 2014 to 2018 Period Key Facts:​ ​ More than an estimated 410,000 workers in Northern Virginia work in essential industries and occupations. ​ 47.9 percent of all essential workers in Northern Virginia are foreign born. The total population of Northern Virginia is 27.6% foreign born. This indicates that immigrants are disproportionately affected. ​ More than 40 percent of all essential healthcare workers in Northern Virginia are foreign born. ​ Within essential healthcare occupations, foreign born makes up more than half of all nursing assistants, personal care aides, lab technologists and technicians, and licensed practical or vocational nurses. ​ 38.7 percent of all non-essential industry workers in Northern Virginia are foreign born. ​ STEM work is vital to Northern Virginia's economy. Foreign born workers comprise more than half of financial services and more than one quarter of transportation, retail trade, educational services, and healthcare and social services. Explore labor force topics by clicking on the tabs below

  • Immigration Entrepeneurship Covid-19 | Northern Virginia Regional Commission

    Entrepreneurship - COVID-19 Reports, maps, and charts are best viewed on a desktop or tablet. Key Facts Entrepreneurship - COVID-19 Immigrants are job creators In Northern Virginia, immigrant entrepreneurs – those who work for their own businesses, incorporated or not – are making their mark locally. ​ Workers in non-essential industries have been severely affected by the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak, especially those who cannot work remotely or whose businesses depend normally on face-to-face interaction. 2014 to 2018 Period Key Facts: ​ More than half of all personal service entrepreneurs in Northern Virginia are foreign born. ​ Between one-quarter and one-half of all entrepreneurs in the non-essential industries of retail trade, healthcare and social services, educational services, professional services, and manufacturing are foreign born.

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

    Coronavirus Data and Maps Northern Virginia maps, charts, and summary data about the coronavirus and its impact on the region are provided. as a service to share Virginia statewide and regional data and maps to assist government and non-government entities in identifying communities that may be most affected by the coronavirus pandemic and may need support. These were created Daily dashboard updates of cases, testing, and vaccination Weekly dashboard updates of cases by zip code, case demographics, and economic conditions Numerous demographics on vulnerable populations in the region and statewide are provided. Story maps and dashboards, with Interactive mapping applications and demographics down to the census tract ​ In addition to the data and maps found on this dashboard, other Northern Virginia coronavirus resources, as well as national resources, can be found by going to the Coronavirus Regional Services/Information Website . Cases Testing Vaccine Case Demographics Key Measures Zip Code Data Economic Impact Vulnerable Populations Other Resources

  • Immigration Study Education | NOVADashboard | NVRC | Northern Virginia

    Language Spoken Key Facts Language Spoken Understanding the population with language barriers is particularly critical for the quick and accurate dissemination of health, safety, and public information. 2014 to 2018 Five-Year Estimates Key Facts: ​ There are an estimated 584,000 people in Northern Virginia who live in a household where English is not spoken at home as the primary language. Of those, 31.2 percent of the population age five and over speak Spanish at home. Of those, the second most spoken language is Korean at 5.5 percent. ​ There are an estimated 134,200 people in Northern Virginia who report speaking English less than well, making up 5.4 percent of the region's total population.

  • Immigration Study Education | NOVADashboard | NVRC | Northern Virginia

    Internet Access Reports, maps, and charts are best viewed on a desktop or tablet. Key Facts Internet Access Limited or no internet access at home can lead to severe economic fallout, from limiting one's ability to work remotely to hindering a small business's transition to online. ​ Limited or no internet access at home puts children in foreign-born households at risk of falling behind as schools hold classes online due to COVID-19. 2014 to 2018 Five-Year Estimates In total, 10.1 percent of Northern Virginians report lacking wired internet access at home. Either they are without any internet access (including no mobile) or they only have mobile access. Immigrants are disproportionately affected. ​ Without Internet Access at Home 4.0 percent of Northern Virginians report lacking access to the internet at home. 6.1 percent of foreign born in Northern Virginia report lacking access to the internet at home, compared to 3.1 percent of U.S. born. Of those without internet access at home, 42.7 percent were foreign born. The total population of Northern Virginia is 27.6 percent foreign born. This indicates that immigrants are disproportionately affected. ​ Only Mobile Access At Home 6.1 percent of Northern Virginians report having only mobile access to the internet at home. 7.7 percent of foreign born in Northern Virginia report lacking access to the internet at home, compared to 5.4 percent of U.S. born.

  • Immigration Study Citizenship | Northern Virginia Regional Commission

    Citizenship Key Facts Citizenship Immigrants in Northern Virginia have above average rates of naturalization 2013 to 2017 Period Key Facts: ​ More than half, or 51.3 percent, of all immigrants in the region, have earned their U.S. citizenship. The Northern Virginia U.S. Citizenship rate of immigrants is higher than the national average of 48 percent. Further information about citizenship, from research NVRC has conducted separately from the One Region report, can be found on the People dashboard .