Virginia Beach, VA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 425,257. Estimated population in July 2020: 438,415 (+3.1% change)
Males: 210,524 (49.5%), Females: 214,733 (50.5%)

The city of Virginia Beach is an independent city located in Virginia. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in Virginia, including top 10 cities by population and area of Virginia.

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

Median resident age: 32.7 years
Median household income: $48,705
Median house value: $123,200

Races in Virginia Beach:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.5%)
  • Black (19.0%)
  • Hispanic (4.2%)
  • Filipino (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (13.7%), Irish (12.4%), English (11.8%), United States (7.3%), Italian (5.6%), French (2.9%).

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 248.3 square miles

Map of Virginia Beach, VA

Population

For population 25 years and over in Virginia Beach

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Virginia Beach city

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

6.6% Foreign born (3.6% Asia, 1.5% Europe, 1.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +29,431 (+7.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Virginia Beach:

  • SENTARA BAYSIDE HOSPITAL (800 INDEPENDENCE BLVD)
  • VIRGINIA BEACH GENERAL HOSPITAL (1060 FIRST COLONIAL RD)
  • VIRGINIA BEACH PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (1100 FIRST COLONIAL ROAD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Virginia Beach:

  • OCEANA NAS /APOLLO SOUCEK FIELD/ (about 4 miles; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Abbreviation: NTU)
  • NORFOLK INTL (about 9 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Abbreviation: ORF)
  • NORFOLK NS (about 16 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Abbreviation: NGU)

Other public-use airports nearest to Virginia Beach:

  • CHESAPEAKE REGIONAL (about 21 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Abbreviation: CPK)
  • HAMPTON ROADS EXECUTIVE (about 25 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Abbreviation: PVG)
  • CURRITUCK COUNTY (about 32 miles; CURRITUCK, NC; Abbreviation: 9W7)
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.

 

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Virginia Beach:

  • ECPI COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 2,083; Location: 5555 GREENWICH RD STE 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ecpi.edu)
  • REGENT UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,776; Location: 1000 REGENT UNIVERSITY DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.regent.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 256; Location: 100 Constitution Drive Suite 101; Private, for-profit; Website: VASCHOOLOFTECH.COM)
  • TIDEWATER TECH (Full-time enrollment: 251; Location: 2697 DEAN DR STE 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tidetech.com)
  • ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 216; Location: 5700 SOUTHERN BLVD STE 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aticareers.com)
  • EASTERN SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 197; Location: 289 INDEPENDENCE BLVD, PEMBROKE THREE, STE 300; Private, for-profit)
  • TIDEWATER TECH (Full-time enrollment: 163; Location: 1429 MILLER STORE RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tidetech.com)
  • BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE-VIRGINIA BEACH (Full-time enrollment: 142; Location: 301 CENTRE POINTE DR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryantstratton.edu)
  • COOPER CAREER INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 133; Location: 129 N WITCHDUCK RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.coopercareer.com)
  • AMERICAS COMPUTERS TRAINING SOURCE (Full-time enrollment: 90; Location: 3333 VIRGINIA BEACH BLVD STE 28; Private, for-profit; Website: www.actsva.com)
  • VIRGINIA BEACH CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS SCH OF PRAC NRS (Full-time enrollment: 28; Location: 2925 N LANDING RD; Public; Website: www.techcenter.vbcps.k12.va.us)
  • ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 21; Location: 397 LITLE NECK RD BLDG 3300 STE 100; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.ATLANTICUNIV.EDU; Offers Master’s degree)
  • INDIAN RIVER BEAUTY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 20; Location: 6528 INDIAN RIVER RD; Private, for-profit)
  • ALPHA COLLEGE OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 2697 INTERNATIONAL PKY STE 180; Private, for-profit)
  • MARINE SAFETY CONSULTANTS-TIDEWATER SCH OF NAV INC (Location: 5760 NORTHAMPTON BLVD STE 188; Private, for-profit)
  • VIRGINIA BEACH BEAUTY ACADEMY (Location: 4392 HOLLAND ROAD, SUITE 109; Private, for-profit)
  • TABERNACLE BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE AND THEOL SEM (Location: 717 N WHITEHURST LANDING RD; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • GLAMOUR LIMITED (Location: 1115 INDEPENDENCE PLZ STE 110-111; Private, for-profit)
  • WORLD COLLEGE (Location: 5193 SHORE DR STE 105 LAKE SHORES PL; Private, for-profit)
  • TIDEWATER REAL ESTATE SCHOOL (Location: 6206 PARDUE CT; Private, for-profit)

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

  • OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 13,330)
  • NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,820)
  • TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 11,042)
  • HAMPTON UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,249)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,884)
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 57 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,133)

Biggest public high schools in Virginia Beach:

  • FLOYD KELLAM HIGH (Students: 2,390; Location: 2323 HOLLAND RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • OCEAN LAKES HIGH (Students: 2,376; Location: 885 SCHUMAN DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PRINCESS ANNE HIGH (Students: 2,267; Location: 4400 VIRGINIA BEACH BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LANDSTOWN HIGH (Students: 2,154; Location: 2001 CONCERT DR.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • TALLWOOD HIGH (Students: 2,089; Location: 1668 KEMPSVILLE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BAYSIDE HIGH (Students: 2,084; Location: 4960 HAYGOOD RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FIRST COLONIAL HIGH (Students: 2,080; Location: 1272 MILL DAM RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FRANK W. COX HIGH (Students: 2,079; Location: 2425 SHOREHAVEN DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • KEMPSVILLE HIGH (Students: 2,050; Location: 5194 CHIEF TRAIL; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SALEM HIGH (Students: 1,929; Location: 1993 SUN DEVIL DR; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Virginia Beach:

  • CAPE HENRY COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Students: 856; Location: 1320 MILL DAM ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ATLANTIC SHORES CHRISTIAN SCHO (Students: 689; Location: 1861 KEMPSVILLE ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 477; Location: 4552 PRINCESS ANNE ROAD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • TABERNACLE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 192; Location: 717 NORTH WHITEHURST LNDG RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ROCK CHURCH ACADEMY (Students: 127; Location: 640 KEMPSVILLE ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • CHESAPEAKE BAY ACADEMY (Students: 127; Location: 715 BAKER RD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • OPEN DOOR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 64; Location: 3177 VIRGINIA BEACH BLVD.; Grades: KG – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Virginia Beach:

  • LARKSPUR MIDDLE (Students: 1,973; Location: 4696 PRINCESS ANNE RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CORPORATE LANDING MIDDLE (Students: 1,751; Location: 1597 CORPORATE LANDING PKWY; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LANDSTOWN MIDDLE (Students: 1,693; Location: 2204 RECREATION DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • INDEPENDENCE MIDDLE (Students: 1,563; Location: 1370 DUNSTAN LN; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PRINCESS ANNE MIDDLE (Students: 1,529; Location: 2509 SEABOARD RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BRANDON MIDDLE (Students: 1,492; Location: 1700 POPE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LYNNHAVEN MIDDLE (Students: 1,398; Location: 1250 BAYNE DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BAYSIDE MIDDLE (Students: 1,331; Location: 965 NEWTOWN RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KEMPSVILLE MIDDLE (Students: 1,267; Location: 860 CHURCHILL DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SALEM MIDDLE (Students: 1,245; Location: 2380 LYNNHAVEN PKWY; Grades: 06 – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Virginia Beach:

  • SAINT GREGORY THE GREAT SCHOOL (Students: 767; Location: 5343 VIRGINIA BEACH BLVD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST. MATTHEWS SCHOOL (Students: 612; Location: 3316 SANDRA LN; Grades: PK – 8)
  • BAYLAKE PINES SCHOOL (Students: 459; Location: 4444 SHORE DR; Grades: PK – 8)
  • STAR OF THE SEA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 362; Location: 1404 PACIFIC AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HEBREW ACADEMY OF TIDEWATER (Students: 256; Location: 1244 THOMPKINS LANE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SUNNYBROOK DAY SCHOOL INC (Students: 213; Location: 3380 EDINBURGH DRIVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • COURTHOUSE PRESCHOOL (Students: 145; Location: 2708 PRINCESS ANNE ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CTR #1238 (Students: 137; Location: 1801 GENERAL BOOTH BLVD; Grades: PK – 10)
  • BAREFOOT KIDS INC (Students: 135; Location: 1458 KEMPSVILLE ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • STRATFORD PRESCH BAYLAKE UNITD (Students: 126; Location: 4300 SHORE DRIVE METHODIST; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Virginia Beach:

  • VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $13,605,305; Location: 2416 COURTHOUSE DRIVE BUILDING 19; 796,791 books; 64,367 audio materials; 16,323 video materials; 1,465 serial subscriptions)