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Regional Trends

Regional Trends: How Are Virginia's Regions Expected to Do in the Future?

Regional trend data is available for the Virginia Performs indicators listed below.

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  Economy
Indicator Central Eastern Hampton Roads Northern Southside Southwest Valley West Central
Personal Income Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining.
Employment Growth Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining.
Poverty Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening.
Unemployment Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving.
Workforce Quality Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving.
Business Startups Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining.
Patents Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving.
High-Tech Establishments Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining.
  Education
Indicator Central Eastern Hampton Roads Northern Southside Southwest Valley West Central
School Readiness Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is worsening. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining.
Third Grade Reading Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving.
High School Graduation Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving.
High School Dropout Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving.
Degrees Awarded Trend is worsening. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining.
Educational Attainment Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving.
  Health and Family
Indicator Central Eastern Hampton Roads Northern Southside Southwest Valley West Central
Cancer Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving.
Cardiovascular Disease Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving.
Child Abuse Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening.
Foster Care Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening. Trend is improving.
Health Insurance Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining.
Infant Mortality Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining.
Life Expectancy (Male) Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving.
Life Expectancy (Female) Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is improving.
Obesity Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining.
Suicide Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining.
Teen Pregnancy Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving.
  Natural Resources
Indicator Central Eastern Hampton Roads Northern Southside Southwest Valley West Central
Land Preservation Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving.
  Public Safety
Indicator Central Eastern Hampton Roads Northern Southside Southwest Valley West Central
Property Crime Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving.
Violent Crime Trend is improving. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining.
Juvenile Intakes Trend is improving. Trend is worsening. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving.
Traffic Fatalities Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving.
  Transportation
Indicator Central Eastern Hampton Roads Northern Southside Southwest Valley West Central
Alternative Commuting Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining.
Traffic Congestion Trend is improving. NA Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening. NA NA NA NA
  Government and Citizens
Indicator Central Eastern Hampton Roads Northern Southside Southwest Valley West Central
Internet Access Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving.
Tax Burden (% of Income) Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is improving. Trend is maintaining. Trend is improving. Trend is improving.
Voter Registration Trend is worsening. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is maintaining. Trend is worsening.
Voter Turnout Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is worsening. Trend is improving. Trend is worsening.
 
Trend is improving.  Trend is improving Trend is maintaining.  Trend is maintaining Trend is worsening.  Trend is worsening

Future performance trend data is provided by the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, University of Virginia.

Updated January 11, 2016