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Analysis: Loudoun County has fastest growing local economy in Virginia

Loudoun County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Virginia in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Walmart rated top employer in Virginia, study finds

Walmart employs 43,323 workers in Virginia, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Virginia ranks 14th lowest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Virginia finished 39th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Virginia finishes 7th on best state ranking

Virginia was ranked the seventh best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Average teacher salaries in Virginia rank 33rd highest in nation

The average Virginia teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $52,994, the 33rd highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Analysis: Portsmouth City posts 14th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 266 properties in Portsmouth City started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 14th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Virginia Tech's engineering program ranks 31st best in the nation, study finds

Virginia Tech finished in a tie for 31st in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Arlington-Washington, D.C., area posts 63rd highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 682 properties in the Arlington-Washington, D.C., area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 63rd highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Virginia posts 25th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,142 properties in Virginia started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 25th highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: University of Virginia medical school ranks 26th best for primary care in the nation

University of Virginia finished in a tie for 26th in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Emporia city residents is highest in Virginia

Emporia city residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Virginia, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: University of Virginia ranks 27th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

University of Virginia finished in a tie for 27th in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Virginia is 25th lowest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Virginia ranks 25th in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: University of Virginia business school ranked nation’s 12th best

University of Virginia's Darden Business School ranked in a tie for 12th among U.S. colleges offering master of business administration programs, according to a new study by U.S. News that examined 367 schools.

Average tax refund in Virginia ranks 17th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Virginia ranked 17th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Virginia posts 18th lowest property tax rate in new national study

Virginia ranked 18th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Warren County has fastest growing local economy in Virginia

Warren County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Virginia in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Virginia rank 5th lowest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Virginia ranked 46th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Virginia ranks 13th lowest for state-imposed gas taxes

Virginia finished 38th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 23704 in Portsmouth has 457th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 23704 zip code area was 377 in the third quarter of 2018, a 63-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

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