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Suffolk is an independent city, in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk metro area.
The community was named for the county in England.
The latitude of Suffolk is 36.728N. The longitude is -76.583W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 49 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 73,515.
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7% of Suffolk residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Suffolk ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Suffolk was $18,836, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Suffolk residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Suffolk include Suffolk Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Suffolk, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $364. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,028.
Libraries in Suffolk include Bennett's Creek Library Branch, Chuckatuck Library, Morgan Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Suffolk include Suffolk News-Herald
Suffolk City supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Suffolk political report.
The average commute time for Suffolk workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 42 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Suffolk between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 6.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
Suffolk, VAPros: The area is beautiful
Cons: Its recycling program, or lack thereof...Blog about Suffolk
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