Suffolk, a town in Virginia, has a population of just over 88,000. The city's population, at an average age of just under 38, is younger than most cities in Virginia. Home ownership is more common than renting in the area, and 31% of residents rent. Renters in the city benefit from a relatively low average rent of $1,129/month, which is $156/month less than the state average.
There are three primary industries in Suffolk: healthcare, retail, and manufacturing. Together, these industries account for 19% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. Suffolk workers earn an average annual income of around $79K, about $10,000 less than their peers elsewhere in the state. Suffolk, however, compares more favorably to the national average ($73,345). Suffolk has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 with an Associate's degree (6%) compared to the state average. In addition, 11% possess a Bachelor's degree and 6% have a Master's or Doctoral degree.
Suffolk has an average commute time of about 31 minutes. Driving is the most common way to get to work, opted for by 45% of commuters, while public transit isn't widely used. A small percentage of residents commute to work on foot.