Virginia Beach Va Population 2017

Virginia Beach Va's estimated population is 437,994 according to the most recent United States census.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2015 there were 180,824 households in the city, with an average size of 2.63 people per household. The vacancy rate was 8.1%, with a median rent of $1236/month. The median house size is 6.1 rooms, and has a value of $259,900.

Year Population Change
2015 452,745 3.40%
2010 437,994 3.00%
2000 425,257 8.20%
1990 393,069 49.90%
1980 262,199 52.30%
1970 172,106 2027.10%
1960 8,091 50.10%
1950 5,390 107.30%
1940 2,600 52.90%
1930 1,700 112.50%
1920 800 166.70%
1910 300 0.00%

Virginia Beach Va Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White 303,547 68.12%
Black or African American 85,459 19.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1,387 0.31%
Asian 28,921 6.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 540 0.12%
Some Other Race 5,993 1.34%
Two or More Races 19,776 4.44%

Population Pyramid

Virginia Beach Va Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Total Housing Units 180,824
Owner-Occupied Units 105,601
Renter-Occupied Units 60,641
Median Home Value $259,900
Median Rent $1,236
Vacancy Rate 8.1%
Houses With Mortgage 83,444
Houses Without Mortgage 22,157
Median Number of Rooms (per House) 6.1

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Virginia Beach Va for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3.9% and the labor force participation rate is 70.6%.

Virginia Beach Va Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size 2.63
Average Family Size 3.14
Married Couple Families 83,801
Male Householder (no wife) Families 7,209
Female Householder (no husband) Families 23,370
Non Family Households
Unmarried Martner Households (Opposite Sex) 5.4%
Unmarried Martner Households (Same Sex) 0.3%