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Virginia Beach, VA (Virginia) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $282,300 (it was $121,500 in 2000)
Virginia Beach:

$282,300
Virginia:

$273,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $207,800 - $389,500

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $365,246
Here:

$365,246
State:

$361,495

Townhouses or other attached units: $242,321
Here:

$242,321
State:

$349,009

In 2-unit structures: $446,967
Here:

$446,967
State:

$281,083

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $234,766
Here:

$234,766
State:

$253,419

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,092
Here:

$269,092
State:

$312,958

Mobile homes: $37,607
Here:

$37,607
State:

$70,345

Virginia Beach,VA index of house prices

Total population: 450,980 (Urban population: 419,437, Rural population: 5,820 (267 farm, 5,553 nonfarm))

Houses: 184,999 (168,818 occupied: 108,813 owner occupied, 60,005 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

36%
State:

33%

Housing density: 745 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $355,252.

Median contract rent in 2017: $628 (lower quartile is $540, upper quartile is $733)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,337


Median gross rent in Virginia Beach, VA in 2017: $734

Housing units in Virginia Beach with a mortgage: 82,078 (2,298 second mortgage, 9,915 home equity loan, 316 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 26,735

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $95,486

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $68,683

Median monthly housing costs: $1,407


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Virginia Beach, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1982

Median year apartment built: 1984

Household type by relationship:

Households: 450,435
  • In family households: 369,878 (62,291 male householders, 53,659 female householders)
    84,654 spouses, 129,826 children (120,854 natural, 2,254 adopted, 6,718 stepchildren), 11,141 grandchildren, 4,343 brothers or sisters, 6,347 parents, 7,458 other relatives, 10,159 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 71,219 (23,286 male householders (16,293 living alone)), 29,582 female householders (24,092 living alone)), 18,351 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 9,338

Size of family households: 49,961 2-persons, 26,078 3-persons, 24,225 4-persons, 10,418 5-persons, 4,060 6-persons, 1,208 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 40,385 1-person, 10,451 2-persons, 862 3-persons, 507 4-persons, 396 5-persons, 267 6-persons.

65,325 married couples with children.
23,948 single-parent households (8,096 men, 15,852 women).

86.6% of residents of Virginia Beach speak English at home.
5.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
4.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 42,319 (9.4%)
(60.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • 134no bedroom
  • 7271 bedroom
  • 12,7512 bedrooms
  • 48,6473 bedrooms
  • 36,9064 bedrooms
  • 9,6485+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • 1,181no bedroom
  • 9,0561 bedroom
  • 25,0742 bedrooms
  • 18,6123 bedrooms
  • 4,9794 bedrooms
  • 1,1035+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Virginia Beach in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Virginia Beach in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2,163no vehicle
  • 24,0081 vehicle
  • 50,6892 vehicles
  • 21,5773 vehicles
  • 7,3044 vehicles
  • 3,0725+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Virginia Beach in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Virginia Beach in renter-occupied apartments
  • 5,166no vehicle
  • 24,4691 vehicle
  • 22,8982 vehicles
  • 6,1513 vehicles
  • 1,0124 vehicles
  • 3095+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • 901 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1,8333 rooms
  • 5,6544 rooms
  • 16,3665 rooms
  • 20,6006 rooms
  • 18,3897 rooms
  • 20,9668 rooms
  • 24,9159+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • 1,1521 room
  • 1,3532 rooms
  • 8,9103 rooms
  • 14,3944 rooms
  • 13,5755 rooms
  • 9,9186 rooms
  • 4,9007 rooms
  • 3,7018 rooms
  • 2,1029+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Virginia Beach, VA
  • Virginia Beach, VA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Virginia Beach, VA in 2017
  • 6,150Less than $10,000
  • 8,422$10,000 to $19,999
  • 11,050$20,000 to $29,999
  • 11,875$30,000 to $39,999
  • 14,366$40,000 to $49,999
  • 14,860$50,000 to $59,999
  • 20,039$60,000 to $74,999
  • 26,419$75,000 to $99,999
  • 19,973$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11,161$125,000 to $149,999
  • 13,102$150,000 to $199,999
  • 11,401$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Virginia Beach, VA

  • Distribution of house value in Virginia Beach, VA in 2017
  • 903Less than $10,000
  • 434$10,000 to $14,999
  • 460$15,000 to $19,999
  • 552$20,000 to $24,999
  • 161$25,000 to $29,999
  • 185$30,000 to $34,999
  • 119$35,000 to $39,999
  • 122$40,000 to $49,999
  • 103$50,000 to $59,999
  • 397$60,000 to $69,999
  • 65$70,000 to $79,999
  • 225$80,000 to $89,999
  • 835$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,917$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,803$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8,380$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5,647$175,000 to $199,999
  • 18,568$200,000 to $249,999
  • 17,823$250,000 to $299,999
  • 23,371$300,000 to $399,999
  • 10,514$400,000 to $499,999
  • 8,777$500,000 to $749,999
  • 2,794$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,165$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 518$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 975$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Virginia Beach, VA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Virginia Beach, VA in 2017
  • 390Less than $100
  • 431$100 to $149
  • 740$150 to $199
  • 337$200 to $249
  • 204$250 to $299
  • 132$300 to $349
  • 408$350 to $399
  • 743$400 to $449
  • 46$450 to $499
  • 278$500 to $549
  • 526$600 to $649
  • 168$650 to $699
  • 1,613$700 to $749
  • 1,181$750 to $799
  • 5,579$800 to $899
  • 6,085$900 to $999
  • 16,468$1,000 to $1,249
  • 10,493$1,250 to $1,499
  • 9,623$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,646$2,000 to $2,499
  • 698$2,500 to $2,999
  • 54$3,000 to $3,499
  • 106$3,500 or more
  • 2,056No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 64.7%
Number of people working at home: 10,077 (4.2% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 4,693
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 16,736
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 28,921
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 42,037
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 46,075
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 22,219
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 34,746
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 5,304
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 7,496
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 11,281
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 6,031
  • 90 or more minutes: 2,632
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Virginia Beach

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 173,191 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 19,050 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,879 (1%)
  • Taxi: 3,045 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 1,413 (1%)
  • Walked: 5,935 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 10,077 (5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 1.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 0.7%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 11.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.5%Males
  • 13.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 3.2%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • 11,0392010 or later
  • 11,5052000 to 2009
  • 8,8771990 to 1999
  • 7,3241980 to 1989
  • 6,1971970 to 1979
  • 5,769Before 1970
Ancestries in Virginia Beach, VA

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 37,618 (14.9%)
  • African: 22,508 (8.9%)
  • German: 12,299 (4.9%)
  • English: 11,983 (4.7%)
  • Irish: 11,423 (4.5%)
  • Italian: 7,308 (2.9%)
  • European: 5,195 (2.1%)
  • Scottish: 3,071 (1.2%)
  • Polish: 2,663 (1.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 2,507 (1.0%)
  • French: 1,957 (0.8%)
  • Jamaican: 1,689 (0.7%)
  • British: 1,677 (0.7%)
  • Greek: 1,078 (0.4%)
  • Dutch: 1,056 (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 936 (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 915 (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 781 (0.3%)
  • Russian: 743 (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 731 (0.3%)
  • Turkish: 607 (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 536 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 479 (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 474 (0.2%)
  • Ethiopian: 425 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 416 (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 410 (0.2%)
  • Haitian: 373 (0.1%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 372 (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 361 (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 347 (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 342 (0.1%)
  • Egyptian: 311 (0.1%)
  • Czech: 272 (0.1%)
  • Afghan: 272 (0.1%)
  • West Indian: 268 (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 250 (0.10%)
  • Kenyan: 234 (0.09%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 230 (0.09%)
  • Danish: 229 (0.09%)
  • Moroccan: 205 (0.08%)
  • Slovak: 201 (0.08%)
  • Austrian: 196 (0.08%)
  • Lebanese: 194 (0.08%)
  • Swiss: 185 (0.07%)
  • Cypriot: 174 (0.07%)
  • Israeli: 171 (0.07%)
  • Iranian: 162 (0.06%)
  • Ghanaian: 156 (0.06%)
  • Croatian: 147 (0.06%)
  • Lithuanian: 135 (0.05%)
  • Yugoslavian: 134 (0.05%)
  • Armenian: 129 (0.05%)
  • Belgian: 127 (0.05%)
  • Finnish: 119 (0.05%)
  • Serbian: 114 (0.05%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 104 (0.04%)
  • Belizean: 103 (0.04%)
  • Albanian: 92 (0.04%)
  • Barbadian: 78 (0.03%)
  • Romanian: 74 (0.03%)
  • Icelander: 70 (0.03%)
  • New Zealander: 65 (0.03%)
  • Nigerian: 65 (0.03%)
  • Sudanese: 64 (0.03%)
  • Slovene: 63 (0.02%)
  • Estonian: 55 (0.02%)
  • Basque: 48 (0.02%)
  • Guyanese: 46 (0.02%)
  • British West Indian: 43 (0.02%)
  • Iraqi: 41 (0.02%)
  • Celtic: 41 (0.02%)
  • Dutch West Indian: 39 (0.02%)
  • Arab: 36 (0.01%)
  • Cape Verdean: 36 (0.01%)
  • South African: 35 (0.01%)
  • Australian: 34 (0.01%)
  • Syrian: 26 (0.01%)
  • Maltese: 22 (0.01%)
  • Slavic: 16 (0.01%)
  • Latvian: 14 (0.01%)
  • Liberian: 13 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Philippines
Virginia Beach:

25.3% (11,097)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Virginia Beach:

5.1% (2,240)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Mexico
Virginia Beach:

4.2% (1,853)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

India
Virginia Beach:

4.1% (1,782)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Jamaica
Virginia Beach:

3.3% (1,431)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Korea
Virginia Beach:

2.7% (1,206)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
Virginia Beach:

2.7% (1,203)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

El Salvador
Virginia Beach:

2.3% (1,029)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Germany
Virginia Beach:

2.3% (989)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Colombia
Virginia Beach:

1.9% (851)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
Virginia Beach:

1.8% (793)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Japan
Virginia Beach:

1.7% (746)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Virginia Beach:

1.6% (708)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 193,039
  • Other state: 203,693
  • Northeast: 64,922
  • Midwest: 34,737
  • South: 74,029
  • West: 30,005

82.2% of Virginia Beach residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35.0% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45.9% lived in Virginia.


Virginia Beach:

82.2%
State average:

84.7%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,275
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 307
  • 5th and 6th grade: 395
  • 7th and 8th grade: 522
  • 9th grade: 431
  • 10th grade: 2,496
  • 11th grade: 2,188
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,859
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 33,062
  • Less than 1 year of college: 10,577
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 28,558
  • Associate degree: 14,928
  • Bachelor's degree: 32,165
  • Master's degree: 12,570
  • Professional school degree: 3,824
  • Doctorate degree: 2,127
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,242
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 537
  • 5th and 6th grade: 777
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,188
  • 9th grade: 615
  • 10th grade: 1,537
  • 11th grade: 2,206
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,331
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 33,361
  • Less than 1 year of college: 11,962
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 27,062
  • Associate degree: 19,346
  • Bachelor's degree: 36,215
  • Master's degree: 17,163
  • Professional school degree: 2,840
  • Doctorate degree: 1,738
Educational Attainment for Females
Virginia Beach marital status for males
Virginia Beach marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 100,567
  • One, attached: 35,937
  • Two: 1,709
  • 3 or 4: 11,107
  • 5 to 9: 13,622
  • 10 to 19: 8,491
  • 20 to 49: 3,722
  • 50 or more: 8,097
  • Mobile homes: 1,690
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 57

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,900

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Virginia Beach
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Virginia Beach, VA
  • 57.5%Electricity
  • 38.4%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Virginia Beach, VA
  • 78.7%Electricity
  • 19.0%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,733
Here:

8.5%
Virginia:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,558
Here:

7.4%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9,137
Here:

30.4%
Virginia:

19.8%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability