Fast DetailsPopulation: 7, 386, 330 money: Richmond; 197, 456 region: 42, 774 square miles (110, 785 square kilometers) Per Capita money: U.S. $32, 676 Date Statehood Achieved:
Residence to the first permanent English settlement and another of largest concentrations of Internet companies in America, Virginia provides a stability of contemporary and historical riches. The entrepreneurial spirit of this pioneers at Jamestown nearly 400 years ago resides on in Virginia's highly diversified modern-day economy. One-third of most jobs are in service areas, very business and medication. Virginia leads the nation in coal and cigarette exports, hosts a shipbuilding business, and it is house base for the U.S. Navy's Atlantic Fleet. From Atlantic towards Blue Ridge, the state offers abundant recreational and social destinations.
- Business: food-processing, communication and electric equipment, transportation equipment, printing, shipbuilding, fabrics
- Agriculture: Tobacco, chicken, dairy food, beef cattle, soybeans, hogs