Suffolk, VA has a population of 85,477 and is the 380th largest city in the United States. The population density is 214 per sq mi which is 5% higher than the Virginia average and 136% higher than the national average. The median age in Suffolk is 38 which is approximately 2% higher than the Virginia average of 38. In Suffolk, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 62% of Suffolk residents were born in Virginia, 33% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.