|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Virginia Beach is 457,672. Virginia Beach, Virginia is the 42nd largest city in the US.
Virginia Beach is located entirely in Virginia Beach city.
The peak population of Virginia Beach was in 2020, when its population was 459,373. In 2020, Virginia Beach was the 43rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 42nd largest city in the US. Virginia Beach is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2020.
Virginia Beach has grown 7.3% since the 2000. Virginia Beach, Virginia's growth is below average. 73% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Yes, Virginia Beach is the biggest city in the state of Virginia based on population. The second largest city, Chesapeake, is 54% the size of Virginia Beach.
Virginia Beach has a population density of 1,758.9 people per square mile.
|37||Kansas City, Missouri||508,394||14.9%|
|40||Colorado Springs, Colorado||483,956||33.6%|
|41||Raleigh, North Carolina||469,124||61.6%|
|42||Virginia Beach, Virginia||457,672||7.3%|
|43||Long Beach, California||456,062||-1.3%|
The total voting age population of Virginia Beach, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 335,310. The voting age population is 48.7% male and 51.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.7% of the residents of Virginia Beach are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Virginia Beach are 66.3% White, 19.0% Black, 6.7% Asian, 5.6% Two or more races, 2.1% Other, 0.3% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 8.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Virginia Beach, 7.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.2%. On a per-household basis, 5.0% of families are below the poverty line in Virginia Beach.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.8% of Virginia Beach residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.5% of Virginia Beach residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 36.0% have a bachelor's degree and 13.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Virginia Beach residents aged 5 and older, 12.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Virginia Beach is 4.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Virginia Beach, 21.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Virginia Beach is $76,610.
In Virginia Beach, 63.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.3% of housing units in Virginia Beach.
Of all the housing units in Virginia Beach, 1.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Virginia Beach, 15.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 29,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Virginia Beach is $1,367.
In Virginia Beach, 89.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.