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Population in 2012: 447,021 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.1%
 

Males: 219,158  (49.0%)
Females: 227,863  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  34.8 years
Virginia median age:  37.1 years

Zip codes: 23451, 23452, 23453, 23454, 23455, 23456, 23457, 23459, 23460, 23461, 23462, 23464.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $61,626 (it was $48,705 in 2000)
Virginia Beach:

$61,626
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,924

Virginia Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $259,500 (it was $121,500 in 2000)
Virginia Beach:

$259,500
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $330,072; Detached houses: $362,047; Townhouses or other attached units: $225,169; In 2-unit structures: $361,459; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $222,468; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $351,266; Mobile homes: $72,552

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,213.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 23451, 23452, 23453, 23454, 23455, 23456, 23457, 23462, 23464.

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  • White alone - 284,286 (63.6%)
  • Black alone - 83,618 (18.7%)
  • Hispanic - 32,158 (7.2%)
  • Asian alone - 28,674 (6.4%)
  • Two or more races - 16,033 (3.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 805 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1,099 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 347 (0.08%)

Races in Virginia Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Virginia Beach: 99.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (11.6%), Irish (10.9%), English (9.3%), United States (8.3%), Italian (6.1%), Subsaharan African (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1906

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 248.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,800 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Virginia Beach:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Virginia Beach city:

  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

38,422 residents are foreign born (3.5% Asia, 2.0% Latin America, 1.7% Europe).

This city:  8.9%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 502 registered sex offenders living in Virginia Beach, Virginia as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Virginia Beach to the number of sex offenders is 890 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,190 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,501 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (224.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Norfolk, VA (3.2 miles ), Brambleton, VA (3.2 miles ), Chesapeake, VA (3.5 miles ), Sussex, VA (3.5 miles ), Meadowbrook, VA (3.6 miles ), Portsmouth, VA (3.8 miles ), Greenbriar, VA (3.8 miles ), Deep Creek, VA (3.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1223 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 1998: 1468 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 1999: 1300 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2000: 1312 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 2001: 1636 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2002: 1896 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2003: 1758 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2004: 971 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2005: 894 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2006: 681 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2007: 821 buildings, average cost: $200,500
  • 2008: 501 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2009: 503 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2010: 529 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2011: 535 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 594 buildings, average cost: $176,400

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Latitude: 36.83 N, Longitude: 76.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -39,519 (-8.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 141,125 (61.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 757

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Crime rates in Virginia Beach by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1112324152019161418141521
per 100,000 2.52.80.75.53.44.54.33.73.24.13.23.44.7
Rapes 10011013211913896115887370556058
per 100,000 22.425.530.127.131.121.526.020.216.816.012.613.513.0
Robberies 451368443408482622678555537452422412326
per 100,000 101.085.2101.192.8108.6139.3153.1127.3123.7103.696.893.072.8
Assaults 374350376377370402444430419370329289353
per 100,000 83.881.185.885.883.490.0100.398.696.584.875.565.278.9
Burglaries 2,4912,2852,2902,1381,7722,2132,0482,1591,9212,0432,1512,0381,573
per 100,000 558.0529.2522.6486.5399.2495.7462.5495.2442.5468.4493.5459.8351.4
Thefts 13,40412,07811,98111,62110,97010,37610,21210,28510,04610,75110,4319,6459,662
per 100,000 3002.52797.02734.32644.42471.62324.12306.32359.32313.92464.82393.12176.12158.7
Auto thefts 851932842805762753595586642565650450482
per 100,000 190.6215.8192.2183.2171.7168.7134.4134.4147.9129.5149.1101.5107.7
Arson 161181175188146116165171135107133133123
per 100,000 36.141.939.942.832.926.037.339.231.124.530.530.027.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 255.3244.4244.8242.5231.3237.3241.1231.1221.1220.3211.9194.2184.9

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Crime rate in Virginia Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 955 (783 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Virginia average:

2.27

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +29,431 (+7.4%).

Most common industries in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (7%)
  • Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Other business operations specialists (3%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (6%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3%)
  • Other business operations specialists (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (2%)

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Tornado activity:

Virginia Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the Virginia Beach city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/4/1967, a category F3 tornado 33.7 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Virginia Beach topographic map

Birthplace of: Travis Wall - Choreographer, Aaron Rouse - Football player, John Gilchrist (basketball) - Basketball player, E. J. Manuel - Football player, Jason Winston George - Television actor, Angela Hucles - Soccer player, Wade Barrett (soccer) - Soccer player, Herbert Scott - Player of football, J. R. Reid - Basketball player, Scott Sizemore - Baseball player.

Main business address for: RESOURCE BANKSHARES CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), AMERIGROUP CORP (HOSPITAL & MEDICAL SERVICE PLANS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Virginia Beach:

  • CAMELOT DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1800 CAMELOT DR STE 100)
  • DAVITA - VIRGINIA BEACH (Dialysis Facility, 740 INDEPENDENCE CIR)
  • FIRST COLONIAL - DAVITA AT HOME (Dialysis Facility, 1157 FIRST COLONIAL RD STE 200)
  • FMC - VIRGINIA BEACH (Dialysis Facility, 525 S INDEPENDENCE BLVD STE 150)
  • AT HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 1450 KEMPSVILLE ROAD)
  • BEST AND DEPENDABLE HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 812 NEWTOWN ROAD)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES - VA BEACH (Home Health Center, 230 CLEARFIELD AVENUE, SUITE 106)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 5029 CORPORATE WOODS DRIVE, SUITE 110, 130, 200)
  • HOPE IN-HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, 804 NEWTOWN ROAD, SUITE 101)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, 516 S INDEPENDENCE BLVD SUITE 106)
  • JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE (Home Health Center, 260 GRAYSON ROAD)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 297 INDEPENDENCE BLVD #302)
  • AT HOME CARE HOSPICE (Hospital, OXFORD SQUARE 1450 KEMPSVILLE ROAD)
  • COLBY WAY RESIDENCE (Hospital, 6316 COLBY WAY)
  • KENTUCKY AVENUE RESIDENCE (Hospital, 145 KENTUCKY AVENUE)
  • SENTARA PRINCESS ANNE HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 2025 GLENN MITCHELL DRIVE)
  • SENTARA VIRGINIA BEACH GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1060 FIRST COLONIAL ROAD)
  • TIDEWATER PSYCH INSTITUTE (Hospital, 1701 WILL-O-WISP DR)
  • VIRGINIA BEACH PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (Hospital, 1100 FIRST COLONIAL ROAD)
  • BAYSIDE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1004 INDEPENDENCE BLVD)
  • BEACON SHORES NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 340 LYNN SHORES DRIVE)
  • BETH SHOLOM HM EASTERN VIRGINIA (Nursing Home, 6401 AUBURN DRIVE)
  • BETH SHOLOM HOME OF EASTERN VI (Nursing Home, 6401 AUBURN DR)
  • CAMELOT HALL NRS HOME (Nursing Home, 1801 CAMELOT DR)
  • HERITAGE HALL VIRGINIA BEACH (Nursing Home, 5580 DANIEL SMITH ROAD)
  • HOLMES CONV HOME (Nursing Home, 4142 BONNEY RD)
  • KEMPSVILLE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 5520 INDIAN RIVER ROAD)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-RIVER POINTE (Nursing Home, 4142 BONNEY ROAD)
  • KINDRED TCC AND REHABILITATION-BAY POINTE (Nursing Home, 1148 FIRST COLONIAL RD)
  • LYNN SHORES MANOR (Nursing Home, 340 LYNN SHORES DR)
  • MEDICENTER OF AMERICA (Nursing Home, 1148 FIRST COLONIAL RD)
  • OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP (Nursing Home, 4560 PRINCESS ANNE ROAD)
  • SEASIDE HHC @ ATLANTIC SHORE (Nursing Home, 1200 ATLANTIC SHORES DRIVE)
  • SENTARA NSG CENTER-WINDERMERE (Nursing Home, 1604 OLD DONATION PKWY)
  • SENTARA NURSING CENTER VA BEAC (Nursing Home, 3750 SENTARA WAY)
  • VA BEACH HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 1801 CAMELOT DRIVE)
  • WESTMINISTER-CANTERBURY IN VA BEACH (Nursing Home, 3100 SHORE DR)
  • WESTMINSTER CANTERBURY CHESAP (Nursing Home, 3100 SHORE DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Virginia Beach, VA

Airports and heliports located in Virginia Beach:


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Amtrak station:

VIRGINIA BEACH (19TH & PACIFIC AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.virginia-beach.va.us

Colleges/Universities in Virginia Beach:

  • ECPI College of Technology (Full-time enrollment: 12,138; Location: 5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ecpi.edu)
  • Regent University (FT enrollment: 2,141; Location: 1000 Regent University Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.regent.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Centura College (FT enrollment: 1,639; Location: 2697 Dean Dr Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.centuracollege.edu)
  • Advanced Technology Institute (FT enrollment: 827; Location: 5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.auto.edu)
  • Bryant and Stratton College-Virginia Beach (FT enrollment: 329; Location: 301 Centre Pointe Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryantstratton.edu)
  • Rudy & Kelly Academy of Hair and Nails (FT enrollment: 90; Location: 1920 Centerville Turnpike, Suite 114; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rkacademy.com)
  • Wards Corner Beauty Academy-Virginia Beach (FT enrollment: 69; Location: 544 Newtown Rd #160; Private, for-profit)
  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools School of Practical Nursing (FT enrollment: 22; Location: 2925 N Landing Rd; Public; Website: www.techcenter.vbschools.com)
  • Hyperlearning Technologies Inc (Location: 3630 S Plaza Trail Ste 250; Private, for-profit; Website: www.hyperlearn.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Virginia Beach:

  • Norfolk State University (about 11 miles; Norfolk, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,675)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 12 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 12,101)
  • Old Dominion University (about 13 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 15,643)
  • Hampton University (about 19 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,789)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 24 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 3,554)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 28 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 4,722)
  • Elizabeth City State University (about 40 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; FT enrollment: 2,876)

Biggest public high schools in Virginia Beach:

Private high schools in Virginia Beach:

  • CAPE HENRY COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Students: 1,020; Location: 1320 MILL DAM RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NORFOLK CHRISTIAN LOWER SCHOOL BEACH CAMPUS (Students: 761; Location: 1265 LASKIN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BISHOP SULLIVAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 416; Location: 4552 PRINCESS ANNE RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • VIRGINIA BEACH FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 224; Location: 1537 LASKIN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CHESAPEAKE BAY ACADEMY (Students: 156; Location: 821 BAKER RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • BACK BAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 63; Location: 1212 PRINCESS ANNE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • VICTORY INNOVATIVE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 25; Location: 3820 STONESHORE DR; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • COASTAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 14; Location: 640 KEMPSVILLE RD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Virginia Beach:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Virginia Beach:

  • ST GREGORY THE GREAT SCHOOL (Students: 705; Location: 5343 VIRGINIA BEACH BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MATTHEW'S SCHOOL (Students: 560; Location: 3316 SANDRA LN; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ATLANTIC SHORES CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 382; Location: 1861 KEMPSVILLE RD; Grades: KG - 6)
  • BAYLAKE PINES SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 4444 SHORE DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HEBREW ACADEMY OF TIDEWATER (Students: 220; Location: 5000 CORPORATE WOODS DR STE 180; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PLAZA BAPTIST CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 245 S ROSEMONT RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST JOHN THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 1968 SANDBRIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SUNNYBROOK DAY SCHOOL (Students: 201; Location: 3380 EDINBURGH DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BELLAMY MANOR SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: 5009 PROVIDENCE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • COURTHOUSE ACADEMY (Students: 171; Location: 3217 MONET DR; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Virginia Beach, School District: VIRGINIA BEACH CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Virginia Beach:

  • VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $21,410,447; Location: 2416 COURTHOUSE DRIVE BUILDING 19; 781,806 books; 20,903 e-books; 77,965 audio materials; 33,629 video materials; 37 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 1,287 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Tidewater Community College has a campus in Virginia Beach so it should be added to the list of Colleges/Universities IN VA Beach.
  • John Gilchrist--basketball player

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Notable locations in Virginia Beach: Old Cape Henry Lighthouse (A), Newsome Farm (B), Southeastern Public Service Authority Oceana Transfer Station (C), Southeastern Public Service Authority Consolidated Yard Waste Facility (D), Hells Point Golf Course (E), Four H Camp (F), Redwing Lake Golf Course (G), Oceana West Industrial Park (H), Lake Station (I), Aero Pines Golf Course (J), Princess Anne Country Club (K), Airport Industrial Park (L), Cape Henry Lighthouse (M), Croatan Beach (N), Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club (O), Bow Creek Municipal Golf Course (P), New Cape Henry Lighthouse (Q), Cape Henry Memorial Cross (R), Land of Promise (S), Penzold Tennis Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: La Promenade Shopping Center (1), Strawbridge Marketplace Shopping Center (2), Pacific Place Shopping Center (3), Lynnhaven Shopping Center (4), Lynnhaven Mall Shopping Center (5), Lynnhaven Green Shopping Center (6), Hilltop Square Shopping Center (7), Hilltop North Shopping Center (8), Hilltop East Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Virginia Beach include: First Baptist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Nimmo United Methodist Church (C), Pentecostal Church of Christ (D), Star of the Sea Catholic Church (E), Virginia Beach United Methodist Church (F), Mount Olive Baptist Church (G), Rehoboth Baptist Church (H), First Landing Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethel Cemetery (1), Princess Ann Memorial Park (2), Rosewood Memorial Park (3), Oak Grove Cemetery (4), Charity Cemetery (5), Blackwater Cemetery (6), Whitehart Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Christine (A), Lake Holly (B), Lake Redwing (C), Lake Tecumseh (D), Lake Pleasure House (E), Lake Christopher (F), Lake Edward (G), Lake James (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thurston Branch (A), Thalia Creek (B), Pinetree Branch (C), Owl Creek (D), Oakum Creek (E), Nawney Creek (F), Muddy Creek (G), Milldam Creek (H), Mill Dam Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Virginia Beach include: Cavalier Park (1), Owls Creek Tennis Center (2), Princess Anne Park (3), Redwing Park (4), Barbours Hill Waterfowl Management Area (5), False Cape State Park (6), Pocahontas Waterfowl Management Area (7), Trojan Waterfowl Management Area (8), Plaza Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum (1113 Atlantic Avenue) (1), Ocean Front Snowboards (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 2013 Laskin Road) (2), Aquarist (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2229 Creeks Edge Drive) (3), City Directory - Divisions- Administrator-Director (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2405 Courthouse Drive) (4), City Directory - Libraries-Department of Public- Area Libraries- Windsor W (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3612 South Plaza Trail) (5), Old Coast Guard Station (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2400 Atlantic Avenue) (6), Outreach Services (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1503 Competitor Court) (7), Ocean Breeze Water Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 849 General Booth Boulevard) (8), Jungle Golf of Virginia Beach Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 302 23rd Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Econo Lodge (5819 Northampton Boulevard) (1), Holiday Inn Executive Center (5655 Greenwich rd) (2), Four Bays Ocean Grille (3501 Atlantic Avenue) (3), Marjac Suites (2201 Atlantic Avenue) (4), Ambassador Suites (2315 Atlantic Ave) (5), Blue Marlin Lodge (2411 Pacific Avenue) (6), Days Inn Corporate Business Center (4564 Bonney Road) (7), Quality Inn & Suites - Oceanfront (8th St & Atlantic Ave) (8), Courtyard by Marriott Oceanfront North 37th St (3737 Atlantic Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Virginia Beach City - Courts- Circuit Court Clerk- Recordation Of Land Records- Plats Subdivi (Building 10B) (1), Virginia Beach City - Courts- Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court- Jud (Building 10A) (2), City Directory - Courts- Circuit Court Judges' Office (2425 Nimmo Parkway Building 10) (3), Virginia Beach City - Notary Public Commissions- Courts- Circuit Court C (Building 10B) (4), Circuit Court Clerks Office (Building # 10) (5), Virginia Beach City - Courts- General District Court- Accounting Divi (Building 10) (6), Virginia Beach City - Courts- Circuit Court Clerk- Chancery Division (Building 10) (7), Virginia Beach City - Courts- Circuit Court Clerk- Probate Wills & Est (Building 10B) (8), Virginia Beach City - Courts- Circuit Court Clerk- Judgments (Building 10B) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Virginia Beach city County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 CO  SO2 Ozone  NO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.5. This is about average.
City:

31.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.24. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.24
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0117. This is significantly better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0117
U.S.:

0.0222

Drinking water stations with addresses in Virginia Beach and their reported violations in the past:

KOA CAMPGROUNDS- VIRGINIA BEACH (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NORTH BAY SHORE CAMPGROUND TES (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SEACREST (Address: 1776J Princess Anne Road , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROCK'N ROBIN'S (Address: Attn: Mr. Sheppard Davis , Population served: 77, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MARGIE & RAYS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS (Address: 1236 Prosperity Rd. , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Virginia Beach that have no violations reported:

  • MUNDEN POINT PARK (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • INDIAN COVE CAMPGROUND TES (Population served: 700, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH LANDING BEACH RIVERFRONT CAMPGRND (Population served: 408, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PUNGO GRILL (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.8%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.8% for Black residents, 19.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.1%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Virginia Beach, VA

People in group quarters in Virginia Beach in 2010:

  • 3,307 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 1,520 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,362 people in military ships
  • 1,358 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,073 people in college/university student housing
  • 207 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 175 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 142 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 62 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 23 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 19 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Virginia Beach in 2000:

  • 3,301 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 1,753 people in nursing homes
  • 979 people in military ships
  • 961 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 338 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 80 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 79 people in other group homes
  • 65 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 54 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 33 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 7 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Virginia Beach compared to Virginia state average:

Virginia Beach, Virginia environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Virginia Beach (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 20 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 14 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Bank of Hampton Roads: 10 branches. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $1,899.1 mil, Deposits: $1,581.4 mil, headquarters in Norfolk, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Vi Lp
  • SunTrust Bank: 10 branches. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: 10 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Pacific Avenue Branch, Little Neck-Traditional Branch, Courthouse Branch, Fairfield Branch, Great Neck Branch, Aragona Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Monarch Bank: Hilltop Office Branch, Lynnhaven Branch, Oceanfront Branch, Town Center Branch, Kempsville Branch. Info updated 2007/03/01: Bank assets: $909.3 mil, Deposits: $744.8 mil, headquarters in Chesapeake, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Monarch Financial Holdings, Inc
  • Towne Bank: First Colonial Branch, Town Center Branch, Pavilion Center Ii Branch, Princess Anne Branch. Info updated 2011/01/04: Bank assets: $4,081.8 mil, Deposits: $3,206.8 mil, headquarters in Portsmouth, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Hilltop Branch, Landstown Commons Branch, Bonney Road Branch. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • 7 other banks with 14 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Virginia Beach, Virginia:

  • Breakers Resort, 1503 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 , Phone: (804) 428-1821, Fax: (757) 422-9602
  • Best Western Plus Oceanfront, 2809 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 , Phone: (757) 428-5370, Fax: (757) 422-1821
  • Comfort Inn, 2800 Pacific Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 , Phone: (757) 428-2203, Fax: (757) 422-6043
  • Courtyard- Virginia Beach- Norfolk, 5700 Greenwich Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462 , Phone: (757) 490-2002, Fax: (757) 490-0169
  • Days Inn, 3107 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 , Phone: (757) 428-7233, Fax: (757) 491-1936
  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott, 4760 Euclid Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462 , Phone: (757) 499-1935, Fax: (757) 499-1935
  • The Founders Inn & Spa, 5641 Indian Riv Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23464 , Phone: (757) 424-5511, Fax: (757) 366-5578
  • La Quinta Motor Inn, 192 Newtown Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462 , Phone: (757) 497-6620, Fax: (757) 456-9780
  • 85 other hotels and motels
All 93 fire-safe hotels and motels in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Virginia Beach travel time to work - commute


Virginia Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Virginia Beach city (based on Virginia Beach city data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.43%
Here34.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches IndependentJewish
Adherents28.0%13.5%13.3%12.0%5.2%
Congregations6.5%16.3%13.0%1.6%2.2%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents4.4%4.3%4.0%2.3%13.0%
Congregations2.2%5.4%5.4%4.9%42.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 71
Virginia Beach city:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 69
This county:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 106
Virginia Beach city:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 430
This county:

9.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Virginia Beach city:

9.6%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Virginia Beach city:

25.4%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 259$1,175,124$54,44610$1,238
Other Government Administration 208$976,898$56,36017$25,315
Judicial and Legal 105$776,439$88,73647$36,614
Police Protection - Officers 788$3,605,653$54,9080$0
Police - Other 147$474,841$38,7630$0
Firefighters 417$1,970,646$56,7098$10,202
Fire - Other 13$57,732$53,2910$0
Correction 485$1,504,539$37,2263$3,540
Streets and Highways 352$1,435,610$48,9411$2,959
Welfare 810$3,153,464$46,718123$187,082
Health 5$16,283$39,0798$16,396
Solid Waste Management 159$502,155$37,8980$0
Sewerage 561$2,364,258$50,5720$0
Parks and Recreation 463$1,512,094$39,190622$357,331
Housing and Community Development(Local) 63$264,562$50,3930$0
Natural Resources 15$50,151$40,1210$0
Water Supply 131$527,036$48,2780$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 7,329$29,037,894$47,5451,667$1,505,498
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 2,647$6,383,280$28,9381,274$1,449,968
Local Libraries 187$658,784$42,27595$88,502
Other and Unallocable 442$1,461,482$39,678196$189,435
Totals for Government 15,586$57,908,925$44,5854,071$3,874,080

Virginia Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $67,377,000 ($150.72)
    Regular Highways: $33,008,000 ($73.84)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $30,953,000 ($69.24)
    Sewerage: $22,845,000 ($51.10)
    General - Other: $22,584,000 ($50.52)
    Water Utilities: $12,335,000 ($27.59)
    Corrections - Other: $7,591,000 ($16.98)
    Police Protection: $1,963,000 ($4.39)
    Libraries: $1,279,000 ($2.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $577,000 ($1.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $428,000 ($0.96)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $667,409,000 ($1493.01)
    Police Protection: $73,723,000 ($164.92)
    General - Other: $59,681,000 ($133.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,973,000 ($125.21)
    Health - Other: $53,819,000 ($120.39)
    Water Utilities: $48,214,000 ($107.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,303,000 ($85.69)
    Correctional Institutions: $34,601,000 ($77.40)
    Public Welfare - Other: $30,388,000 ($67.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,639,000 ($61.83)
    Regular Highways: $26,376,000 ($59.00)
    Sewerage: $24,432,000 ($54.66)
    General Public Buildings: $19,486,000 ($43.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,760,000 ($41.97)
    Financial Administration: $18,085,000 ($40.46)
    Central Staff Services: $18,042,000 ($40.36)
    Libraries: $16,711,000 ($37.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,213,000 ($34.03)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $10,186,000 ($22.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,459,000 ($12.21)
    Corrections - Other: $1,936,000 ($4.33)
    Parking Facilities: $1,319,000 ($2.95)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,057,000 ($2.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,599,000 ($137.80)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,807,000 ($28.65)
    Transit Utilities: $1,663,000 ($3.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $10,024,000 ($22.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,920,000 ($17.72)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,275,000 ($16.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,918,000 ($6.53)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $359,000 ($0.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $115,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $457,595,000 ($1023.65)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,588,000 ($10.26)

Virginia Beach government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $52,715,000 ($117.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,573,000 ($39.31)
    All Other: $14,577,000 ($32.61)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $12,615,000 ($28.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,747,000 ($6.15)
    Parking Facilities: $2,625,000 ($5.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,472,000 ($3.29)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,386,000 ($3.10)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $452,000 ($1.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $19,991,000 ($44.72)
    All Other: $17,378,000 ($38.88)
    Education: $16,003,000 ($35.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $15,568,000 ($34.83)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,303,000 ($5.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $590,000 ($1.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $39,494,000 ($88.35)
    General Revenue, NEC: $9,174,000 ($20.52)
    Special Assessments: $5,556,000 ($12.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,126,000 ($11.47)
    Rents: $2,649,000 ($5.93)
    Sale of Property: $2,266,000 ($5.07)
    Donations From Private Sources: $124,000 ($0.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,621,000 ($97.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $378,702,000 ($847.17)
    All Other: $42,001,000 ($93.96)
    Highways: $28,195,000 ($63.07)
    Public Welfare: $20,174,000 ($45.13)
    Health and Hospitals: $13,813,000 ($30.90)
    Sewerage: $5,172,000 ($11.57)
    General Local Government Support: $3,526,000 ($7.89)
  • Tax - Property: $529,154,000 ($1183.73)
    Other Selective Sales: $66,008,000 ($147.66)
    Public Utilities Sales: $52,641,000 ($117.76)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $51,392,000 ($114.97)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $40,611,000 ($90.85)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $12,397,000 ($27.73)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $11,025,000 ($24.66)
    Motor Vehicle License: $9,087,000 ($20.33)
    Other License: $5,678,000 ($12.70)
    Amusements Sales: $4,649,000 ($10.40)

Virginia Beach government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $998,675,000 ($2234.07)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $951,779,000 ($2129.16)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $265,295,000 ($593.47)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $224,520,000 ($502.26)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $174,432,000 ($390.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,536,000 ($285.30)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $52,990,000 ($118.54)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,215,000 ($27.33)

Virginia Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $198,083,000 ($443.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $430,737,000 ($963.57)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $268,077,000 ($599.70)

11.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.37%
Virginia average:

11.06%

1.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,644 average AGI)
Virginia Beach city:

1.09%
Virginia average:

0.41%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Norfolk city, VA  1.84% ($31,192 average AGI)
from Chesapeake city, VA  1.02% ($37,055)
from Portsmouth city, VA  0.26% ($28,405)


11.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,930 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.93%
Virginia average:

10.78%

0.56% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,564 average AGI)
Virginia Beach city:

0.56%
Virginia average:

0.22%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Norfolk city, VA  1.74% ($31,781 average AGI)
to Chesapeake city, VA  1.45% ($45,089)
to Portsmouth city, VA  0.36% ($34,399)

Strongest AM radio stations in Virginia Beach:

  • WVAB (1550 AM; 5 kW; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)
  • WFOG (1050 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBVA (1450 AM; 1 kW; BAYSIDE, VA; Owner: RONALD W. COWAN, JR.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCPK (1600 AM; 4 kW; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WNIS (790 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WGPL (1350 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA URBAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJOI (1230 AM; 1 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Virginia Beach:

  • WJLZ (88.5 FM; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA BEACH EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WNVZ (104.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCMS-FM (100.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WWDE-FM (101.3 FM; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYFI (99.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNOR (98.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBHH (92.1 FM; MOYOCK, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTE (94.9 FM; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • W291AE (106.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWSO-FM (92.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOWI (102.9 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSB (91.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WSVY-FM (105.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROX-FM (96.1 FM; CAPE CHARLES, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC.)
  • WGH-FM (97.3 FM; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Virginia Beach:

  • WCTX-CA (Channel 35; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W30BV (Channel 30; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: B.N. VISWANATH)
  • WVBT (Channel 43; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W24OI (Channel 24; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNLO-CA (Channel 45; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WITD-CA (Channel 23; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W25CS (Channel 25; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W05BQ (Channel 5; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • W56CS (Channel 56; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVBN-LP (Channel 18; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • WJGN-CA (Channel 5; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WJHJ-LP (Channel 39; NEWPORT NEWS, ETC., VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • WGBS-LP (Channel 7; HAMPTON, ETC., VA; Owner: JOAN AND KENNETH WRIGHT)
  • WBTD-LP (Channel 66; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKTD-CA (Channel 17; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W21AQ (Channel 21; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WTTD-LP (Channel 59; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Virginia Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $133,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 200
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 2,400

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Virginia Beach)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 835 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Virginia Beach, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 231 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 136 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1254 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Virginia Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Virginia Beach)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 366 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 86 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3,853$239,8701,631$256,96014,217$226,664975$87,2135$300,0001,185$217,66012$127,417
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED106$240,72680$285,688919$227,07981$76,4070$074$241,4864$27,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED247$221,879167$271,2043,900$233,922429$80,5382$11,645,500402$204,67716$100,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN288$239,007178$281,4273,489$232,592135$135,8220$0285$197,5094$71,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS37$234,24329$271,931589$231,24336$146,4720$054$231,3521$23,000
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Detailed mortgage data for all 87 tracts in Virginia Beach, VA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 80 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED138$267,688192$267,31311$267,545
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED46$285,413105$261,1058$286,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$259,05056$263,4644$242,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$278,30030$242,3002$190,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$150,0003$463,3331$150,000
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1422
  • Hazardous Condition: 1497
  • Service Call: 148
  • Good Intent Call: 31

Incident types - Virginia Beach


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Virginia Beach, VA

Most common first names in Virginia Beach, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1,51072.5 years
Mary1,48478.8 years
John1,40072.9 years
James1,24771.0 years
Robert1,01270.2 years
George66874.7 years
Charles66572.6 years
Margaret66179.0 years
Joseph60173.0 years
Dorothy57877.4 years
Most common last names in Virginia Beach, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith65574.3 years
Williams42772.9 years
Johnson38573.8 years
Jones37473.4 years
Brown35273.6 years
Miller28775.3 years
Davis28674.2 years
White28175.2 years
Taylor23074.5 years
Wilson22773.3 years
Businesses in Virginia Beach, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven28La Quinta2
AMF Bowling2La-Z-Boy1
AT&T6Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture3
Aeropostale1LensCrafters2
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza4
Ann Taylor2Long John Silver's3
Applebee's5Lowe's2
Arby's6Macy's1
AutoZone7Marriott6
BMW1Marshalls2
Bakers1MasterBrand Cabinets18
Bally Total Fitness1McDonald's17
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse2
Baskin-Robbins2Motel 61
Bath & Body Works3Motherhood Maternity2
Bed Bath & Beyond2New Balance8
Ben & Jerry's3New York & Co1
Best Western2Nike47
Blockbuster7Office Depot1
Brooks Brothers1OfficeMax5
Brookstone1Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental1Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Outback3
Burger King9Outback Steakhouse3
Burlington Coat Factory2Pac Sun2
CVS3Panera Bread4
Cache2Papa John's Pizza4
CarMax1Payless7
Casual Male XL1Penske1
Catherines1PetSmart3
Charlotte Russe1Pier 1 Imports2
Chick-Fil-A8Pizza Hut13
Chico's1Popeyes1
Chipotle2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Quality3
Cold Stone Creamery5Quiznos8
Comfort Inn2RadioShack10
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster2
Curves5Red Robin1
Dairy Queen8Red Roof Inn2
Days Inn1Rite Aid22
Decora Cabinetry6Rodeway Inn1
Dennys3Ruby Tuesday5
Domino's Pizza9Rue211
DressBarn2SAS Shoes2
Dunkin Donuts7SONIC Drive-In7
Econo Lodge4Sam's Club1
Express1Shoe Carnival1
Extended Stay America1Spencer Gifts1
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel7
FedEx64Starbucks25
Finish Line1Subway33
Firestone Complete Auto Care6T-Mobile18
Foot Locker2T.G.I. Driday's1
Forever 211T.J.Maxx3
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Taco Bell10
GNC13Talbots2
GameStop12Target3
Gap1The Athlete's Foot1
Gymboree1The Cheesecake Factory1
H&M1The Limited1
H&R Block13The Room Place2
Haagen-Dazs2Torrid1
Hardee's4Toys"R"Us1
Havertys Furniture1Trader Joe's1
Haworth1Travelodge2
Holiday Inn6True Value1
Hollister Co.1U-Haul13
Home Depot3UPS70
Hot Topic2Value City Furniture1
Howard Johnson1Vans22
IHOP5Verizon Wireless11
InTown Suites1Victoria's Secret1
JCPenney1Village Inn1
Jimmy John's1Waffle House2
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens12
Johnny Rockets1Walmart3
Jones New York8Wendy's16
Journeys2Westin1
KFC9Wet Seal1
Kmart4Wingate1
Kohl's2YMCA5
Kroger4
Browse common businesses in Virginia Beach, VA


Virginia Beach on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
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  • #4 (23459) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 1,000+)"
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  • #17 (23461) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Belizean first ancestries"
  • #19 (23451) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #36 (23452) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
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  • #86 (23452) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most finance and insurance companies in 2005"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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State forum archive:

Top Patent Applicants
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  • Jingsong Chen (41)
  • Guerry L. Grune (13)
  • David H. Mcdaniel (12)
  • Thomas A. Marx (11)
  • Eric M. Yeates (11)
  • David A. Arias (7)
  • Xiaofei Qin (7)
  • Nelson M. Karp (7)
  • William Douglas Moorehead (6)
  • Richard L. Thibault (6)

Total of 556 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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