VDH-PublicUseDataset-NCHS-Population

data.virginia.gov | Last Updated 24 Mar 2021

This dataset includes population estimates for each Virginia locality by year, age group, sex, race and ethnicity. This estimates are produced by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more information can be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/bridged_race.htm

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This dataset has the following 9 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
YearyeartextYear of the population estimate. Values include: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
FIPSfipstext5-digit code (51XXX) for the locality.
LocalitylocalitytextIndependent city or county in Virginia.
Health Districthealth_districttextHealth district name assigned by the Virginia Department of Health. There are 35 health districts in Virginia.
Health Regionhealth_regiontextHealth region name assigned by the Virginia Department of Health. There are 5 health regions in Virginia.
Age Groupage_grouptextAge group in years. Values include: 0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
SexsextextValues include: Male, Female
Race and Ethnicityrace_and_ethnicitytextValues include: Asian or Pacific Islander, Black, Latino, Native American, White
Population Estimatepopulation_estimatenumberNumber of people residing in the specified geographic area.