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City of Suffolk Virginia is a fast growing community located in the Hampton Roads metro area (Norfolk-Virginia Beach).  Suffolk is strategically located between Virginia Beach and Williamsburg, within minutes of Virginia Port Authority facilities, providing easy connections to major highways and railroads.  Suffolk is home to the U.S. Joint Forces Command and is know worldwide as a major center for modeling and simulation as well as food processing and distribution.

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Demographics

The Riverfront at Harbour View
The Riverfront at Harbour View

Population (2012)****

86,463

Employment**

38,867

Median Age***

35.0

Households***

32,869

Residential Median Sales Price (2009)

$255,000

2009 Median Household Income***

$63,657

Civilian Labor Force (2009)

Suffolk***

40,323

Hampton Roads Region/MSA **

789,507

Unemployment Rate (July, 2011)

Suffolk**

7.3%

Hampton Roads Region/MSA**

7.0%

** Virginia Employment Commission ***U.S. Census Bureau, 2008 estimates ****Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service

Education

Suffolk Public Schools:

Schools and Education
Mack Benn Elementary School
  • 12 Elementary Schools
  • 4 Middle Schools
  • 3 High Schools

Indepedent Schools:

  • Nansemond Suffolk Academy

Community Colleges:

  • Old Dominion University Tri-Cities Higher Education Center
  • Paul D. Camp Community College (PDCCC)
 



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