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|6||Sandbridge Beach / Sigma|
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About Virginia Beach
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 447,588 people and 100 constituent neighborhoods, Virginia Beach is the largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Virginia Beach is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (14.69%), sales jobs (12.63%) and management occupations (11.12%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Virginia Beach, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
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.
Virginia Beach is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Of the large cities in America, Virginia Beach is one of the most car-oriented. This is reflected in the urban landscape, which features highways, wide streets, parking lots, and shopping centers of all sizes. It is also reflected in the statistics: 85.95% of people in Virginia Beach drive to work in their own car everyday, most often alone. So, if you're going to live in Virginia Beach, you'll need to learn to love driving. Alternative forms of transportation aren't very widely used or supported.
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: 32.28% of adults in Virginia Beach have a college degree.
The per capita income in Virginia Beach in 2010 was $31,878, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,512 for a family of four. However, Virginia Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Virginia Beach is an extremely 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, Irish, English, African 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||66.55%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||33.45%|
|TYPE OF VIRGINIA BEACH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||55.53%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||20.62%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.74%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||17.07%|
|SIZE OF VIRGINIA BEACH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.77%|
|AGE OF VIRGINIA BEACH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||11.46%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||66.06%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||21.31%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.17%|
|VIRGINIA BEACH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$238,748|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,056|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $44,000||2.26%|
|$44,001 - $88,000||0.93%|
|$88,001 - $175,000||18.54%|
|$175,001 - $263,000||37.95%|
|$263,001 - $350,000||19.16%|
|$350,001 - $438,000||8.46%|
|$438,001 - $657,000||7.37%|
|$657,001 - $875,000||2.73%|
|PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA BEACH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.67%|
|5 TO 17||17.36%|
|18 TO 24||10.72%|
|25 TO 34||15.42%|
|35 TO 54||28.38%|
|55 TO 64||10.85%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.60%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.09%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$65,980|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$31,878|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.39%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (12.59%)
Public Service (9.11%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.38%)
Real estate (2.88%)
Information Technology (2.38%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||19.62%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.38%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.15%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.97%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.03%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.62%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (8.78%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (88.62%)
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