Most Expensive Virginia Beach Neighborhoods
|1||North Virginia Beach|
|2||Cavalier Park / Bay C...|
|3||Atlantic Ave / Myrtle...|
|4||Great Neck Manor / Fo...|
|6||Sandbridge Beach / Sigma|
|7||Bay Island / Broad Ba...|
|8||Linkhorn / Linkhorn E...|
|9||Sandbridge Rd / Princ...|
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, 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 (14.69%), sales jobs (12.63%) and management occupations (11.12%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Virginia Beach. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
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.
Virginia Beach is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Virginia Beach. This makes Virginia Beach a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Virginia Beach presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.
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.
One important feature of Virginia Beach is that it is one of the most car-oriented large cities in the country. In fact, 85.95% of people commute to and from work every day by private automobile, eschewing alternative forms of transportation, which are not widely available in Virginia Beach anyway. So, if you like to drive, Virginia Beach is the city for you! The landscape around Virginia Beach reflects this: wide streets, parking lots, plenty of highways, malls, and shopping centers are what you'll find.
The overall education level of Virginia Beach citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.28% of adults in Virginia Beach have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
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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