Performance Trends in Virginia

National Rankings

National Rankings: How Does Virginia Compare to Other States?

National rank comparisons are available for the Virginia Performs indicators listed below. State rankings are ordered so that #1 is understood to be the best.

Hover your mouse over each trend dot to see Virginia's exact ranking among the 50 states.

Economy
Indicator 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41-50
Personal Income   check      
Employment Growth   check      
Poverty   check      
Unemployment   check      
Business Climate check        
Workforce Quality (Worker Productivity)   check      
Economic Diversity (Employment Diversity)       check  
Economic Diversity (Dynamic Clusters)         check
Economic Diversity (Exports)         check
Economic Diversity (Jobs from FDI)     check    
Innovation & Entrepreneurship (R&D)     check    
Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Patents)     check    
Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Univ. Spinoffs)     check    
Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VC) check        
Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Business Startups)     check    
Education
Indicator 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41-50
4th Grade Reading check        
4th Grade Math check        
High School Graduation   check      
High School Dropout check        
College Graduation (Bachelor's)   check      
College Graduation (Associate's)     check    
% of Adults w/ High School Completion or Better     check    
% of Adults w/ Bachelor's Degree or Better check        
Health & Family
Indicator 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41-50
Adoption         check
Child Abuse and Neglect check        
Foster Care check        
Health Insurance     check    
Health Risk Factors (Healthy Diet)     check    
Health Risk Factors ( No Physical Activity)     check    
Health Risk Factors (Obesity)     check    
Health Risk Factors (Diabetes)     check    
Health Risk Factors (Smoking)   check      
Health Risk Factors (Heavy Drinking)     check    
Health Risk Factors (Substance Abuse) check        
Health Risk Factors (Childhood Immunizations) check        
Mortality and Longevity (Heart Disease)     check    
Mortality and Longevity (Cancer)     check    
Mortality and Longevity (Accidental Death) check        
Mortality and Longevity (Chronic Lung Disease)   check      
Mortality and Longevity (Diabetes)     check    
Mortality and Longevity (Suicide)   check      
Mortality and Longevity (Infant Mortality)     check    
Mortality and Longevity (Life Expectancy)     check    
Teen Pregnancy (Pregnancy Rate)     check    
Teen Pregnancy (Birth Rate)   check      
Public Safety
Indicator 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41-50
Property Crime check        
Violent Crime check        
Emergency Preparedness check        
Traffic Fatalities   check      
Natural Resources
Indicator 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41-50
Air Quality (Particulate Pollution / Ozone)   check      
Air Quality (Common / Criteria Pollutants)   check      
Air Quality (Hazardous Pollutants)   check      
Air Quality (Greenhouse Gases)   check      
Air Quality (Mercury Pollution)   check      
Energy (Per capita Consumption)     check    
Energy (Per GDP Dollar)   check      
Energy (CO-2 Emissions)   check      
Energy (Power from Renewables)       check  
Historic Resources (Historic Landmarks) check        
Land Preservation (Loss of Rural Land)       check  
Transportation
Indicator 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41-50
Infrastructure Condition (Bridges)       check  
Infrastructure Condition (Road Ridability)       check  
Infrastructure Condition (Cost Effectiveness)     check    
Land Use (Population per Developed Acre)     check    
Multimodal Transportation (Alternate Commuting Modes)   check      
Multimodal Transportation (Avg Vehicle Miles Traveled)     check    
Traffic Congestion (Commute Times)         check
Government & Citizens
Indicator 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41-50
Bond Rating check        
Civic Engagement (Charitable Giving)   check      
Civic Engagement (Volunteerism)   check      
Consumer Protection (Fraud)       check  
Consumer Protection (Identity Theft)     check    
Consumer Protection (Doctor Disciplinary Actions)     check    
Internet Access (Digital Gov't)   check      
Internet Access (Broadband Access)       check  
Internet Access (Broadband Subscriptions)   check      
Internet Access (Overall Use)       check  
Taxation     check    
Voter Turnout (2014)       check  
Updated June 22, 2017