Most Expensive Virginia Beach Neighborhoods
|1||Atlantic Ave / Myrtle Ave|
|2||North Virginia Beach|
|3||Cavalier Park / Bay Colony|
|4||Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills|
|6||Sandbridge Beach / Sigma|
|7||Bay Island / Broad Bay Colony|
|8||Linkhorn / Linkhorn Estates|
|10||Sandbridge Rd / Princess Anne Rd|
Virginia Beach is a large coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 448,479 people and 100 constituent neighborhoods, Virginia Beach is the largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some cities, Virginia Beach isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Virginia Beach are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Virginia Beach is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Virginia Beach who work in office and administrative support (14.13%), sales jobs (12.08%) and management occupations (10.83%).
Virginia Beach is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Virginia Beach, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Also of interest is that Virginia Beach has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing noticeable about Virginia Beach, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Virginia Beach is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Virginia Beach a great place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun. In fact, Virginia Beach is one of the top larger cities in America for educated single professionals to flock.
One of the nice things about Virginia Beach is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
Virginia Beach is one of the most car-oriented large cities in America. A full 85.96% of people drive their car alone to work each day. If you like to drive, you'll love it. And you better. Because walking to work is just not a viable option for most people who live in Virginia Beach. Highways, wide streets, parking lots, and shopping centers are part of the common Virginia Beach landscape.
In terms of college education, Virginia Beach is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.92% of adults in Virginia Beach have a college degree.
The per capita income in Virginia Beach in 2010 was $31,934, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,736 for a family of four. However, Virginia Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Virginia Beach is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Virginia Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Virginia Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Virginia Beach include German, African, Irish, English and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Virginia Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.
|VIRGINIA BEACH INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||165,089|
|VIRGINIA BEACH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||62.68%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||37.32%|
|TYPE OF VIRGINIA BEACH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||54.90%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||21.02%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.78%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||17.27%|
|SIZE OF VIRGINIA BEACH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.73%|
|AGE OF VIRGINIA BEACH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||11.95%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||65.74%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||21.20%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.11%|
|VIRGINIA BEACH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$265,761|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,287|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $50,000||2.53%|
|$50,001 - $99,000||1.10%|
|$99,001 - $199,000||19.77%|
|$199,001 - $298,000||37.89%|
|$298,001 - $397,000||18.75%|
|$397,001 - $497,000||8.04%|
|$497,001 - $745,000||7.21%|
|$745,001 - $993,000||2.44%|
|PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA BEACH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.67%|
|5 TO 17||16.97%|
|18 TO 24||10.66%|
|25 TO 34||15.86%|
|35 TO 54||27.75%|
|55 TO 64||11.04%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.04%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.58%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$65,219|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$31,934|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.87%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (12.48%)
Public Service (9.37%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.37%)
Real estate (2.77%)
Information Technology (2.29%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||19.17%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.31%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.14%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.12%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.29%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.94%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (8.71%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (88.34%)
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