Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Population in 2017: 450,435 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.9%
 
Males: 221,666  (49.2%)
Females: 228,769  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

36.2 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $72,586 (it was $48,705 in 2000)
Virginia Beach:

$72,586
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,608 (it was $22,365 in 2000)

Virginia Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

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

$282,300
VA:

$273,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $333,704; detached houses: $365,246; townhouses or other attached units: $242,321; in 2-unit structures: $446,967; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $234,766; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,092; mobile homes: $37,607

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,321.

March 2019 cost of living index in Virginia Beach: 97.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.0%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.4% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.5% for American Indian residents, 2.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.0% for other race residents, 12.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Virginia Beach, VA (2017)
    • 277,33861.6%White alone
    • 82,18118.2%Black alone
    • 36,7238.2%Hispanic
    • 29,7356.6%Asian alone
    • 22,3875.0%Two or more races
    • 8870.2%American Indian alone
    • 8780.2%Other race alone
    • 3060.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 698 registered sex offenders living in Virginia Beach, Virginia as of February 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Virginia Beach is 648 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Virginia Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
20
(4.5)
19
(4.3)
16
(3.7)
14
(3.2)
18
(4.1)
14
(3.2)
15
(3.4)
21
(4.7)
17
(3.8)
17
(3.8)
19
(4.2)
21
(4.6)
14
(3.1)
7
(1.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
96
(21.5)
115
(26.0)
88
(20.2)
73
(16.8)
70
(16.0)
55
(12.6)
60
(13.5)
58
(13.0)
140
(31.1)
107
(23.7)
103
(22.7)
128
(28.3)
102
(22.4)
81
(18.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
622
(139.3)
678
(153.1)
555
(127.3)
537
(123.7)
452
(103.6)
422
(96.8)
412
(93.0)
326
(72.8)
304
(67.5)
252
(55.9)
270
(59.6)
266
(58.7)
272
(59.9)
174
(38.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
402
(90.0)
444
(100.3)
430
(98.6)
419
(96.5)
370
(84.8)
329
(75.5)
289
(65.2)
353
(78.9)
269
(59.7)
284
(63.0)
234
(51.7)
285
(62.9)
237
(52.2)
266
(59.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,213
(495.7)
2,048
(462.5)
2,159
(495.2)
1,921
(442.5)
2,043
(468.4)
2,151
(493.5)
2,038
(459.8)
1,573
(351.4)
1,407
(312.2)
1,050
(232.8)
956
(211.1)
865
(190.9)
754
(166.0)
584
(129.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10,376
(2,324)
10,212
(2,306)
10,285
(2,359)
10,046
(2,314)
10,751
(2,465)
10,431
(2,393)
9,645
(2,176)
9,662
(2,159)
9,374
(2,080)
8,396
(1,861)
8,596
(1,898)
8,485
(1,873)
7,577
(1,668)
6,611
(1,466)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
753
(168.7)
595
(134.4)
586
(134.4)
642
(147.9)
565
(129.5)
650
(149.1)
450
(101.5)
482
(107.7)
445
(98.7)
365
(80.9)
435
(96.1)
508
(112.1)
459
(101.0)
577
(127.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
116
(26.0)
165
(37.3)
171
(39.2)
135
(31.1)
107
(24.5)
133
(30.5)
133
(30.0)
123
(27.5)
99
(22.0)
60
(13.3)
95
(21.0)
70
(15.5)
51
(11.2)
39
(8.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)227.1230.7221.2211.7210.9202.9185.9176.9177.5153.1153.2159.3138.9118.8

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City-data.com crime index in Virginia Beach, VA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 953 (778 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Virginia average:

2.26
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Ancestries: American (16.9%), African (6.8%), English (5.7%), German (5.7%), Irish (4.8%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1906

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 248.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,814 people per square mile   (low).

Virginia Beach, Virginia map

43,864 residents are foreign born (3.4% Asia, 2.3% Latin America, 1.6% Europe).

This city:

9.7%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,383 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,603 (0.9%)

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)

Latitude: 36.83 N, Longitude: 76.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -23,658 (-5.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 154,117 (64.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 757

Distribution of median household income in Virginia Beach, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Virginia Beach, VA in 2017

Property values in Virginia Beach, VA

Virginia Beach satellite photo by USGS

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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
  • 2013: 733 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2014: 688 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2015: 696 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2016: 768 buildings, average cost: $213,200
  • 2017: 646 buildings, average cost: $214,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Virginia Beach, VA residents
Average permit cost in Virginia Beach, VA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Virginia:

3.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Virginia Beach, VA
Historical housing units in Virginia Beach, VA

Population change in the 1990s: +29,431 (+7.4%).
Most common industries in Virginia Beach, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Public administration (14.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.3%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Virginia Beach, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.3%)
  • Cashiers (2.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Computer specialists (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Engineers (3.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.0%)
  • Top executives (2.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)

Average climate in Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Virginia Beach, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.2. This is better than average.

City:

57.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.29
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.378. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.378
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.08. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.08
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00176. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00176
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Virginia Beach-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 38% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Virginia Beach-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.8 miles away from Virginia Beach center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 241.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 126.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 118.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 127.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 131.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Virginia Beach topographic map

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

Hospitals in Virginia Beach:

  • AT HOME CARE HOSPICE (OXFORD SQUARE 1450 KEMPSVILLE ROAD)
  • COLBY WAY RESIDENCE (6316 COLBY WAY)
  • KENTUCKY AVENUE RESIDENCE (145 KENTUCKY AVENUE)
  • SENTARA PRINCESS ANNE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 2025 GLENN MITCHELL DRIVE)
  • SENTARA VIRGINIA BEACH GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1060 FIRST COLONIAL ROAD)
  • TIDEWATER PSYCH INSTITUTE (1701 WILL-O-WISP DR)
  • VIRGINIA BEACH PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (1100 FIRST COLONIAL ROAD)

Nursing Homes in Virginia Beach:

  • BAYSIDE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1004 INDEPENDENCE BLVD)
  • BEACON SHORES NURSING AND REHABILITATION (340 LYNN SHORES DRIVE)
  • BETH SHOLOM HOME OF EASTERN VI (6401 AUBURN DR)
  • HERITAGE HALL VIRGINIA BEACH (5580 DANIEL SMITH ROAD)
  • KEMPSVILLE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (5520 INDIAN RIVER ROAD)
  • KINDRED TCC AND REHABILITATION-BAY POINTE (1148 FIRST COLONIAL RD)
  • MEDICENTER OF AMERICA (1148 FIRST COLONIAL RD)
  • SEASIDE HHC @ ATLANTIC SHORE (1200 ATLANTIC SHORES DRIVE)
  • SENTARA NURSING CENTER VA BEAC (3750 SENTARA WAY)
  • WESTMINISTER-CANTERBURY IN VA BEACH (3100 SHORE DR)

Dialysis Facilities in Virginia Beach:

  • CAMELOT DIALYSIS CENTER (1800 CAMELOT DR STE 100)
  • DAVITA - VIRGINIA BEACH (740 INDEPENDENCE CIR)
  • FIRST COLONIAL - DAVITA AT HOME (1157 FIRST COLONIAL RD STE 200)
  • FMC - VIRGINIA BEACH (525 S INDEPENDENCE BLVD STE 150)

Home Health Centers in Virginia Beach:

  • AT HOME CARE (1450 KEMPSVILLE ROAD)
  • BEST AND DEPENDABLE HOME HEALTH CARE (812 NEWTOWN ROAD)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES - VA BEACH (230 CLEARFIELD AVENUE, SUITE 106)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE (5029 CORPORATE WOODS DRIVE, SUITE 110, 130, 200)
  • HOPE IN-HOME CARE INC (804 NEWTOWN ROAD, SUITE 101)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE (516 S INDEPENDENCE BLVD SUITE 106)
  • JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE (260 GRAYSON ROAD)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES (297 INDEPENDENCE BLVD #302)

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.

Colleges/Universities in Virginia Beach:

  • ECPI University (Full-time enrollment: 10,694; Location: 5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ecpi.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Regent University (Full-time enrollment: 3,429; Location: 1000 Regent University Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.regent.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Centura College-Virginia Beach (Full-time enrollment: 1,308; Location: 2697 Dean Dr Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.centura.edu/VA_Beach/default.aspx)
  • Advanced Technology Institute (Full-time enrollment: 878; Location: 5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.auto.edu)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach (Full-time enrollment: 873; Location: 301 Centre Pointe Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryantstratton.edu)
  • South University–Virginia Beach (Full-time enrollment: 625; Location: 301 Bendix Rd, Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.southuniversity.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • The Art Institute of Virginia Beach (Full-time enrollment: 602; Location: Two Columbus Center, 4500 Main St Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.artinstitutes.edu/virginia-beach/)
  • Rudy & Kelly Academy of Hair and Nails (Full-time enrollment: 321; Location: 1920 Centerville Turnpike, Suite 114; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rkacademy.com)
  • Empire Beauty School-Virginia Beach (Full-time enrollment: 120; Location: 116 South Independence Boulevard; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Wards Corner Beauty Academy-Virginia Beach (Full-time enrollment: 62; Location: 544 Newtown Rd #160; Private, for-profit; Website: wardscornerbeautyacademy.edu)
  • Chrysm Institute of Esthetics (Full-time enrollment: 35; Location: 281 Independence Blvd Suite 101; Private, for-profit; Website: www.chrysm.org)
  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools School of Practical Nursing (Full-time enrollment: 33; Location: 2925 N Landing Rd; Public; Website: www.techcenter.vbschools.com)
  • Cayce Reilly School of Massotherapy (Full-time enrollment: 25; Location: 215 67th Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.edgarcayce.org/massageschool/home.aspx)

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

  • Norfolk State University (about 10 miles; Norfolk, VA; Full-time enrollment: 6,032)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 12 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Old Dominion University (about 13 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
  • Hampton University (about 19 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 25 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 7,056)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 28 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 5,061)
  • Elizabeth City State University (about 40 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; FT enrollment: 2,803)

Biggest public high schools in Virginia Beach:

  • OCEAN LAKES HIGH (Students: 2,540, Location: 885 SCHUMAN DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • LANDSTOWN HIGH (Students: 2,387, Location: 2001 CONCERT DR., Grades: 9-12)
  • FIRST COLONIAL HIGH (Students: 2,133, Location: 1272 MILL DAM RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • BAYSIDE HIGH (Students: 2,124, Location: 4960 HAYGOOD RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • TALLWOOD HIGH (Students: 2,106, Location: 1668 KEMPSVILLE RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • FRANK W. COX HIGH (Students: 2,046, Location: 2425 SHOREHAVEN DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • FLOYD KELLAM HIGH (Students: 1,989, Location: 2323 HOLLAND RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • KEMPSVILLE HIGH (Students: 1,985, Location: 5194 CHIEF TRAIL, Grades: 9-12)
  • SALEM HIGH (Students: 1,984, Location: 1993 SUN DEVIL DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • GREEN RUN HIGH (Students: 1,943, Location: 1700 DAHLIA DR, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Virginia Beach:

  • CAPE HENRY COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Students: 853, Location: 1320 MILL DAM RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • BISHOP SULLIVAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 425, Location: 4552 PRINCESS ANNE RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • GATEWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 268, Location: 5473 VIRGINIA BEACH BLVD, Grades: PK-12)
  • OAKTREE ACADEMY (Students: 178, Location: 817 KEMPSVILLE RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • VIRGINIA BEACH FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 141, Location: 1537 LASKIN RD, Grades: UG-12)
  • CHESAPEAKE BAY ACADEMY (Students: 107, Location: 821 BAKER RD, Grades: 1-12)
  • VICTORY INNOVATIVE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 21, Location: 3557 CROFTS PRIDE DR, Grades: 6-12)
  • BACK BAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 16, Location: 1212 PRINCESS ANNE RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • COASTAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 15, Location: 640 KEMPSVILLE RD, Grades: KG-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Virginia Beach:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Virginia Beach:

  • ST GREGORY THE GREAT SCHOOL (Students: 710, Location: 5343 VIRGINIA BEACH BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST MATTHEW'S SCHOOL (Students: 507, Location: 3316 SANDRA LN, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOHN THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 294, Location: 1968 SANDBRIDGE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • BAYLAKE PINES SCHOOL (Students: 232, Location: 4444 SHORE DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • STAR OF THE SEA SCHOOL (Students: 228, Location: 309 15TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • HEBREW ACADEMY OF TIDEWATER (Students: 179, Location: 5000 CORPORATE WOODS DR STE 180, Grades: PK-5)
  • KINGS GRANT DAY SCHOOL (Students: 118, Location: 873 LITTLE NECK RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • IVY LEAGUE ACADEMY (Students: 106, Location: 520 CONSTITUTION DR, Grades: PK-5)
  • BEACH MONTESSORI TECH (Students: 104, Location: 1101 EAGLEWOOD DR STE C, Grades: PK-8)
  • MONTESSORI ACADEMY OF VIRGINIA (Students: 85, Location: 4774 ALICIA DR, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Virginia Beach

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

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Virginia Beach include: RESOURCE BANKSHARES CORP (A), AMERIGROUP CORP (B). 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

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 - Football player, J. R. Reid - Basketball player, Scott Sizemore - Baseball player.

Virginia Beach city County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
NORTH LANDING BEACH RIVERFRONT CAMPGRND (Population served: 408, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
KUZZENS (KMC) (Population served: 363, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PUNGO GRILL (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-12-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
TAYLOR & FULTON (PACKING HOUSE) (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
NORTH BAY SHORE CAMPGROUND TES (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MARGIE & RAYS (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
KUZZENS PACKING INC (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • MUNDEN POINT PARK (Address: 2569 GEORGE MASON DRIVE (BUILDING 9) , Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW CHURCH INFORMATION CENTER (Population served: 504, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VBPD TRAINING CENTER - CREEDS (Address: 2569 GEORGE MASON DRIVE (BUILDING 9) , Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KUZZENS (AMES FARM COMPLEX QUAD 2) (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WATTSVILLE MALONE MLC (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WATKINSON WEST MLC (Population served: 38, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Virginia Beach:

Marital status in Virginia Beach, VA
  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Virginia Beach:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Virginia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Virginia Beach
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Neighborhoods in Virginia Beach:

(Virginia Beach, Virginia Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Virginia Beach, VA (based on Virginia Beach city County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant66,884155
Catholic47,02511
Mainline Protestant33,27158
Other12,71727
Black Protestant4,13813
Orthodox8401
None273,119-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 71
Virginia Beach city:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

9.88 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Virginia Beach city:

25.4%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Virginia Beach city:

13.1%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Virginia Beach:

51.0%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.0%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.0%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.0%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
Virginia Beach:

58.7%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.7%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Virginia Beach, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 6,854$29,194,648$51,1141,598$1,505,838
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 2,660$7,323,532$33,0381,208$1,692,512
Police Protection - Officers 866$4,397,000$60,92852$65,022
Parks and Recreation 635$2,317,254$43,791820$522,052
Health 584$2,497,676$51,32290$170,904
Correction 508$2,191,208$51,76130$47,480
Firefighters 476$2,592,996$65,3707$9,610
Other and Unallocable 412$1,781,608$51,8912$5,272
Financial Administration 383$2,048,880$64,19511$13,822
Welfare 349$1,516,268$52,1358$13,200
Water Supply 286$1,278,296$53,6350$0
Sewerage 259$1,077,382$49,9170$0
Judicial and Legal 235$1,163,870$59,43241$55,992
Streets and Highways 228$1,009,516$53,1321$3,112
Other Government Administration 186$965,462$62,28814$31,834
Local Libraries 183$708,640$46,46891$89,242
Solid Waste Management 152$510,304$40,2870$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 59$270,270$54,9700$0
Natural Resources 27$125,404$55,7352$1,980
Fire - Other 20$114,460$68,6760$0
Police - Other 16$107,884$80,9131$1,954
Totals for Government 15,378$63,192,558$49,3113,976$4,229,826

Virginia Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $59,373,000 ($131.81)
    Sewerage: $49,675,000 ($110.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $38,436,000 ($85.33)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $34,015,000 ($75.52)
    General Public Buildings: $30,461,000 ($67.63)
    Water Utilities: $10,789,000 ($23.95)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $774,212,000 ($1718.81)
    General - Other: $128,610,000 ($285.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $109,177,000 ($242.38)
    Police Protection: $95,179,000 ($211.30)
    Health - Other: $63,740,000 ($141.51)
    Public Welfare - Other: $58,077,000 ($128.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $51,238,000 ($113.75)
    Sewerage: $48,811,000 ($108.36)
    Correctional Institutions: $48,091,000 ($106.77)
    Water Utilities: $47,504,000 ($105.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,057,000 ($86.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $31,162,000 ($69.18)
    Central Staff Services: $26,819,000 ($59.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,061,000 ($42.32)
    Financial Administration: $18,995,000 ($42.17)
    Libraries: $17,369,000 ($38.56)
    Parking Facilities: $12,832,000 ($28.49)
    Transit Utilities: $6,794,000 ($15.08)
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,240,000 ($13.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $5,441,000 ($12.08)
    Other Higher Education: $570,000 ($1.27)
    General Public Buildings: $533,000 ($1.18)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($0.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $34,653,000 ($76.93)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $19,868,000 ($44.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,548,000 ($65.60)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $477,575,000 ($1060.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,222,000 ($11.59)

Virginia Beach government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $84,974,000 ($188.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,752,000 ($88.25)
    Other: $37,111,000 ($82.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,753,000 ($52.73)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $11,266,000 ($25.01)
    Parking Facilities: $4,943,000 ($10.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,907,000 ($6.45)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $935,000 ($2.08)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $562,000 ($1.25)
    Higher Education - Other: $59,000 ($0.13)
    Natural Resources - Other: $28,000 ($0.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $60,351,000 ($133.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $22,848,000 ($50.72)
    Public Welfare: $17,154,000 ($38.08)
    Other: $11,199,000 ($24.86)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,550,000 ($5.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $20,485,000 ($45.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $11,787,000 ($26.17)
    Interest Earnings: $10,377,000 ($23.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,417,000 ($14.25)
    Rents: $5,064,000 ($11.24)
    Sale of Property: $432,000 ($0.96)
    Donations From Private Sources: $294,000 ($0.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $89,374,000 ($198.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $382,797,000 ($849.84)
    Other: $101,236,000 ($224.75)
    Highways: $48,078,000 ($106.74)
    Public Welfare: $13,579,000 ($30.15)
    Health and Hospitals: $13,269,000 ($29.46)
    General Local Government Support: $1,295,000 ($2.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($0.02)
  • Tax - Property: $622,383,000 ($1381.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $103,544,000 ($229.88)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $61,099,000 ($135.64)
    Public Utilities Sales: $50,774,000 ($112.72)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $45,302,000 ($100.57)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $10,322,000 ($22.92)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $9,487,000 ($21.06)
    Motor Vehicle License: $9,063,000 ($20.12)
    Other License: $4,922,000 ($10.93)

Virginia Beach government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,280,056,000 ($2841.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,275,328,000 ($2831.33)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $281,080,000 ($624.02)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $281,080,000 ($624.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $206,952,000 ($459.45)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $202,224,000 ($448.95)

Virginia Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $313,299,000 ($695.55)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $646,109,000 ($1434.41)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $315,548,000 ($700.54)

9.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,465 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.64%
Virginia average:

9.50%

0.36% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,700 average AGI)
Virginia Beach city:

0.36%
Virginia average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Norfolk city, VA  1.68% ($37,650 average AGI)
from Chesapeake city, VA  1.08% ($46,366)
from San Diego County, CA  0.25% ($49,298)


10.11% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.11%
Virginia average:

9.76%

0.30% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,449 average AGI)
Virginia Beach city:

0.30%
Virginia average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Norfolk city, VA  1.47% ($36,798 average AGI)
to Chesapeake city, VA  1.29% ($50,210)
to San Diego County, CA  0.28% ($51,861)
Businesses in Virginia Beach, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven28Kohl's2
AMF Bowling2Kroger4
AT&T6La Quinta2
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts9Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture3
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters2
Ann Taylor2Little Caesars Pizza4
Applebee's5Long John Silver's3
Arby's6Lowe's2
Audi1Macy's1
AutoZone7Marriott6
BMW1Marshalls2
Bakers1MasterBrand Cabinets18
Bally Total Fitness1Mazda1
Banana Republic1McDonald's17
Barnes & Noble2Men's Wearhouse2
Baskin-Robbins2Motel 61
Bath & Body Works3Motherhood Maternity2
Bed Bath & Beyond2New Balance8
Ben & Jerry's3New York & Co1
Best Western2Nike47
Blockbuster7Nissan1
Brooks Brothers1Office Depot1
Brookstone1OfficeMax5
Budget Car Rental1Old Navy1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Olive Garden1
Burger King9Outback3
Burlington Coat Factory2Outback Steakhouse3
CVS3Pac Sun2
Cache2Panera Bread4
CarMax1Papa John's Pizza4
Casual Male XL1Payless7
Catherines1Penske1
Charlotte Russe1PetSmart3
Chevrolet1Pier 1 Imports2
Chick-Fil-A8Pizza Hut13
Chico's1Plato's Closet1
Chipotle2Popeyes1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cold Stone Creamery5Quality3
Comfort Inn2Quiznos8
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack10
Curves5Red Lobster2
Dairy Queen8Red Robin1
Days Inn1Red Roof Inn2
Decora Cabinetry6Rite Aid22
Dennys3Rodeway Inn1
Domino's Pizza9Ruby Tuesday5
DressBarn2Rue211
Dressbarn2SAS Shoes2
Dunkin Donuts7SONIC Drive-In7
Econo Lodge4Sam's Club1
Express1Sheraton1
Extended Stay America1Shoe Carnival1
Fashion Bug1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx64Sprint Nextel7
Finish Line1Starbucks25
Firestone Complete Auto Care6Subaru1
Foot Locker2Subway33
Ford1T-Mobile18
Forever 211T.G.I. Driday's1
Fredericks Of Hollywood1T.J.Maxx3
GNC13Taco Bell10
GameStop12Talbots2
Gap1Target3
Gymboree1The Athlete's Foot1
H&M1The Cheesecake Factory1
H&R Block13The Limited1
Haagen-Dazs2The Room Place2
Hardee's4Torrid1
Havertys Furniture1Toyota2
Haworth1Toys"R"Us1
Hilton6Trader Joe's1
Holiday Inn6Travelodge2
Hollister Co.1True Value1
Home Depot3U-Haul13
Honda1UPS70
Hot Topic2Value City Furniture1
Howard Johnson1Vans22
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless11
IHOP5Victoria's Secret1
InTown Suites1Village Inn1
JCPenney1Volkswagen1
Jimmy John's1Waffle House2
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens12
Johnny Rockets1Walmart3
Jones New York8Wendy's16
Journeys2Westin1
Justice2Wet Seal1
KFC9Wingate1
Kmart4YMCA5

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
See more detailed statistics of Virginia Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 153Number of bridges
  • 12,726ft / 3,879mTotal length
  • $242,148,000Total costs
  • 3,913,298Total average daily traffic
  • 46,789Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,564,737Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Virginia Beach, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 581960-1969
  • 171970-1979
  • 231980-1989
  • 281990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 122010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Virginia Beach, VA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Virginia Beach)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 1,070 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Virginia Beach, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 269 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 155 (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: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1,483 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Virginia Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Virginia Beach)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 354 (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
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

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
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Virginia Beach, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Virginia Beach, VA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1422
  • Hazardous Condition: 1497
  • Service Call: 148
  • Good Intent Call: 31
Fire incident types in Virginia Beach, VA

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

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

  • Breakers Resort, 1503 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451 , Phone: (804) 428-1821, Fax: (757) 422-9602
  • Best Western Plus Oceanfront, 2809 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451 , Phone: (757) 428-5370, Fax: (757) 422-1821
  • Comfort Inn, 2800 Pacific Ave, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451 , Phone: (757) 428-2203, Fax: (757) 422-6043
  • Courtyard by Marriott Virginia Beach Norfolk, 5700 Greenwich Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462 , Phone: (757) 490-2002, Fax: (757) 490-0169
  • The Founders Inn & Spa, 5641 Indian Riv Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464 , Phone: (757) 424-5511, Fax: (757) 366-5578
  • The Oceanfront Inn, 2901 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451 , Phone: (757) 422-0445, Fax: (757) 491-6276
  • Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 5700 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451 , Phone: (757) 428-7025, Fax: (757) 321-2468
  • Quality Inn & Suites Oceanfront, 705 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451 , Phone: (757) 428-8935, Fax: (757) 425-2769
  • 72 other hotels and motels
All 80 fire-safe hotels and motels in Virginia Beach, Virginia
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
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


Virginia Beach compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.

Virginia Beach on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military ships (population 1,000+)"
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  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in house/condo value from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 biggest cities in 2013"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 (23451) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #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"
  • #86 (23452) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most finance and insurance companies in 2005"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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