Virginia Beach, VA
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Virginia Beach Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Virginia Beach Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
449,974

Age

PEOPLE OF Virginia DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.41
5 To 17 16.04
18 To 24 9.71
25 To 34 16.63
35 To 54 25.97
55 To 64 12.01
65 Years And Over 13.23

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 6.4
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 93.2
COLLEGE GRADUATES 35.2

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Virginia Beach 36268 31020.383231228152 #BED630
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Virginia Beach 74186 34313.53423992229 #BED630
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
7.6%

Employment Industries in Virginia Beach

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 12.8
Retail 12.1
Public Service 9.7
Education 9.4
Accommodation 9.0
Professional, scientific, and technical services 8.0
Construction 6.5
Manufacturing 5.8
Finance 5.1
Other 4.4
Administration 4.2
Transportation 3.5
Real estate 2.7
Wholesale 2.2

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 62.0
Black Or African American 18.5
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 6.5
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 4.7
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 8.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 11.9
Irish 11.3
English 9.2
Italian 5.6
African 2.6
Polish 2.4
Scottish 2.4
French 2.4
European 1.5
Scots-Irish 1.2
Dutch 1.0
Swedish 0.9
British 0.8
Welsh 0.8
Greek 0.7
Norwegian 0.7
Russian 0.6
French Canadian 0.6
Jamaican 0.5
Portuguese 0.4

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 87.9
Spanish 4.7
Tagalog 2.8
Chinese 0.7
Langs. of India 0.5
French 0.5
German/Yiddish 0.4
Vietnamese 0.4
Slavic languages 0.2
Korean 0.2
Arabic 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.2
Portuguese 0.1
African languages 0.1
Italian 0.1
Pacific Island languages 0.1
Japanese 0.1
Russian 0.1
West Germanic languages 0.1
French Creole 0.1

Foreign Born Virginia Beach Residents:
9.3%