Virginia Beach city, Virginia Population 2019

Virginia Beach city, Virginia's estimated population is 449,962 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Virginia Beach city, Virginia is the 3rd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018450,1892270.05%
2017449,962-1,174-0.26%
2016451,1366620.15%
2015450,4741,5610.35%
2014448,9131,1810.26%
2013447,7322,6940.61%
2012445,0382,5020.57%
2011442,5363,6810.84%
2010438,85545,78611.65%
1990393,069130,87049.91%
1980262,19990,09352.35%
1970172,106164,0152027.13%
19608,0910.00%

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White302,383
Black or African American85,682
Asian29,605
Two or More Races23,141
Some Other Race7,684
American Indian and Alaska Native1,125
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander437

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Median Age

35.6


Total

34


Male

37.5


Female

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Adults

There are 348,265 adults, (57,339 of whom are seniors) in Virginia Beach city, Virginia.

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Age Dependency

54.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

228,707

50.82%

Male

221,350

49.18%

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Households and Families

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77%23%
All63.8%36.2%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Male49.1%50.9%
Female43.3%56.7%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All167,7312.6263.8
Married84,6683.2177
Non Family51,7231.3253.9
Female22,9573.1743.3
Male8,3833.1849.1

3.11

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,1102.01%
9th to 12th Grade13,9704.60%
High School Graduate66,43921.89%
Some College79,27826.12%
Associates Degree31,99710.54%
Bachelors Degree68,82822.68%
Graduate Degree36,87012.15%

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White200,754191,30475,711
Black54,36749,25913,735
Asian21,93419,6919,197
Hispanic19,52616,7134,674
Multiple Races8,4817,9502,829
Other Race4,8713,6781,118
Native American877797221
Islander30329351

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.70%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 41.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,379$49,915$34,132
Less Than High School$25,350$29,402$19,838
High School Grad$31,949$37,749$26,132
Some College$37,211$45,436$30,676
Bachelors Degree$51,198$63,294$42,154
Graduate Degree$67,236$90,522$55,040

$41,379

Average Earnings

$49,915

Average Male

$34,132

Average Female

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Language

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Language by Age

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Language

87.87% of Virginia Beach city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 12.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian, which is spoken by 4.67% of the population.

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Poverty

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White274,39916,0475.85%
Black82,83911,55113.94%
Hispanic33,9454,29312.65%
Multiple22,8392,40710.54%
Asian29,2421,8296.25%
Other7,5771,38318.25%
Native1,121756.69%
Islander373102.68%

8.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.15%

Male Poverty Rate

8.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Virginia Beach city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Virginia Beach city, Virginia is Other, with 18.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Virginia Beach city, Virginia is Islander, with 2.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.56%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.09%
High School8.06%
Some College6.54%
Bachelors or Greater2.85%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed20.64%
Male Unemployed16.07%
Female Employed5.29%
Male Employed3.59%

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Income

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$70,500$89,528
Families$81,730$100,654
Married Families$97,685$117,446
Non Families$46,222$59,973

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Marital Status

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Veterans

57,750

Number of Veterans

48,071

Male Veterans

9,679

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War23,812
First Gulf War23,719
Vietnam15,978
Korea2,744
World War II1,128

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White40,35118.03%
Black11,79019.35%
Hispanic4,01618.80%
Asian2,67111.33%
2 or More1,70315.59%
Other84015.14%
Indian30932.09%
Hawaiian8627.83%

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Veterans by Education

4.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Employment Status

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Virginia Beach city, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Virginia Beach437907452602146953.36%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990