The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
North Virginia Beach neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Virginia, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, North Virginia Beach
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Virginia,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 98.4% of neighborhoods in
VA. If a Virginia retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the North Virginia Beach neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 76.9% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the North Virginia Beach neighborhood has more
Eastern European and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 2.8% have Welsh ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
North Virginia Beach neighborhood stands out by having 95.3% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.2% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the North Virginia Beach neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 38.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Furthermore, despite all of the residential real estate here in the North Virginia Beach neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 36.7%, which is higher than 96.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.