Suffolk, VA has a population of 87,061 and is the 379th largest city in the United States. The population density is 218 per sq mi which is 14% higher than the Virginia average and 141% 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, 95% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 61% of Suffolk residents were born in Virginia, 34% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.