Virginia Beach city, Virginia Population 2018

Virginia Beach city, Virginia's estimated population is 450,435 with a growth rate of 0.16% 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
2017450,4357020.16%
2016449,733-1,671-0.37%
2016451,4045400.12%
2015450,8641,5090.34%
2014449,3551,1290.25%
2013448,2262,9400.66%
2012445,2862,4180.55%
2011442,8683,9470.90%
2010438,92145,85211.67%
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
White304,213
Black or African American85,906
Asian29,069
Two or More Races22,084
Some Other Race6,865
American Indian and Alaska Native1,187
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander409

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Median Age

35.4


Total

33.8


Male

37.3


Female

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Adults

There are 346,744 adults, (55,317 of which are seniors) in Virginia Beach city, Virginia.

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Age Dependency

54.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

228,710

50.85%

Male

221,023

49.15%

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
Married76.9%23.1%
All63.2%36.8%
Non Family53%47%
Male49%51%
Female41.6%58.4%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All167,5092.6263.2
Married83,9753.2276.9
Non Family52,1281.3153
Female23,8893.2141.6
Male7,5173.149

3.13

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Households

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Education

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,9861.99%
9th to 12th Grade14,4614.80%
High School Graduate67,14522.30%
Some College79,31626.34%
Associates Degree31,09110.33%
Bachelors Degree67,67222.47%
Graduate Degree35,43311.77%

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White200,744191,05974,282
Black53,92548,28913,447
Asian20,98818,8578,774
Hispanic18,73916,2974,212
Multiple Races7,8847,3512,667
Other Race4,4493,374939
Native American842813264
Islander270259101

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 41.80%.

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,681$48,527$32,818
Less Than High School$24,549$29,483$19,696
High School Grad$31,663$37,286$25,486
Some College$36,944$45,055$30,610
Bachelors Degree$50,004$62,069$41,094
Graduate Degree$66,108$89,413$53,929

$40,681

Average Earnings

$48,527

Average Male

$32,818

Average Female

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Language

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Language by Age

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Language

87.95% of Virginia Beach city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 12.05% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 4.57% of the population.

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Poverty

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White276,02516,0245.81%
Black83,01411,36713.69%
Hispanic33,0704,41813.36%
Multiple21,7552,65012.18%
Asian28,7242,1997.66%
Other6,7321,28219.04%
Native1,183776.51%
Islander34292.63%

8.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.12%

Male Poverty Rate

9.21%

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 19.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Virginia Beach city, Virginia is Islander, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.46%.

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.48%
High School8.23%
Some College6.50%
Bachelors or Greater2.83%

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed20.74%
Male Unemployed16.74%
Female Employed5.43%
Male Employed3.29%

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Income

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,719$85,960
Families$79,014$96,770
Married Families$94,049$113,001
Non Families$45,093$57,658

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Marital Status

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Veterans

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Veterans by War

57,901

Number of Veterans

48,022

Male Veterans

9,879

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War23,828
Second Gulf War23,172
Vietnam16,206
Korea3,133
World War II1,201

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5419,999
55 to 6411,325
18 to 3411,007
65 to 748,985
75+6,585

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White40,94018.24%
Black11,79319.52%
Hispanic3,74118.29%
Asian2,59211.33%
2 or More1,53615.06%
Other69013.82%
Indian29531.75%
Hawaiian5519.86%

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Veterans by Education

4.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Employment Status

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Employment by Age

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Employment by Race

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Virginia Beach city, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Virginia Beach437907452602146953.36%
Data Sources
  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