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Percentages represent change over the time period displayed.

Age

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The mix of ages in a community can influence a community feel, the amount of money the local government needs to spend on different priorities, and opportunities for economic growth.
Source: U.S. Census American Community Survey
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Children Living With at Least One Immigrant Parent

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Almost half of children in Northern Virginia are living with at least one foreign-born parent. That means the region’s future depends in part on the ability of the children of immigrants to flourish.
Source: U.S. Census American Community Survey
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Immigration and Citizenship Status

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One in four residents of Northern Virginia are immigrants, about half of whom are naturalized U.S. citizens.
Source: U.S. Census American Community Survey
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Minority-Majority Transition (People of Color as Share of Region’s Population)

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Residents who identify their race as something other than white--primarily people who identify as Black/African-American or Asian-American--or their ethnicity as Hispanic or Latino are a growing share of the region’s population.
Source: U.S. Census American Community Survey
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Race and Ethnicity

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A growing share of residents of Northern Virginia are people of color. This data provides a glimpse of that shift over time for the region’s largest race and ethnicity groups. Due to data limits, non-Hispanic/Latino individuals who identify as multiracial are not included, and some year-to-year shifts in the smallest localities may be due to sample errors.
Source: U.S. Census American Community Survey
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Residents who are Veterans

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Many residents of Northern Virginia are veterans. These individuals who are now civilians and previously served in the Armed Forces of the United States bring valuable skills and experience to their civilian lives, and may also face challenges related to their service.
Source: U.S. Census American Community Survey
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