Virginia Beach, VA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 425,257. Estimated population in July 2005: 438,415 (+3.1% change)
Males: 210,524 (49.5%), Females: 214,733 (50.5%)

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

Median resident age: 32.7 years
Median household income: $48,705 (year 2000)
Median house value: $123,200 (year 2000)

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

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; ID: NTU)
  • NORFOLK INTL (about 9 miles; NORFOLK, VA; ID: ORF)
  • NORFOLK NS (about 16 miles; NORFOLK, VA; ID: NGU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Virginia Beach:

  • CHESAPEAKE REGIONAL (about 21 miles; NORFOLK, VA; ID: CPK)
  • HAMPTON ROADS EXECUTIVE (about 25 miles; NORFOLK, VA; ID: PVG)
  • CURRITUCK COUNTY (about 32 miles; CURRITUCK, NC; ID: 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 (FT enrollment: 1,776; Location: 1000 REGENT UNIVERSITY DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.regent.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY (FT enrollment: 256; Location: 100 Constitution Drive Suite 101; Private, for-profit; Website: VASCHOOLOFTECH.COM)
  • TIDEWATER TECH (FT enrollment: 251; Location: 2697 DEAN DR STE 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tidetech.com)
  • ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 216; Location: 5700 SOUTHERN BLVD STE 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aticareers.com)
  • EASTERN SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY (FT enrollment: 197; Location: 289 INDEPENDENCE BLVD, PEMBROKE THREE, STE 300; Private, for-profit)
  • TIDEWATER TECH (FT enrollment: 163; Location: 1429 MILLER STORE RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tidetech.com)
  • BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE-VIRGINIA BEACH (FT enrollment: 142; Location: 301 CENTRE POINTE DR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryantstratton.edu)
  • COOPER CAREER INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 133; Location: 129 N WITCHDUCK RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.coopercareer.com)
  • AMERICAS COMPUTERS TRAINING SOURCE (FT 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 (FT enrollment: 28; Location: 2925 N LANDING RD; Public; Website: www.techcenter.vbcps.k12.va.us)
  • ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY (FT 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 (FT 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; FT enrollment: 5,820)
  • TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; NORFOLK, VA; FT enrollment: 11,042)
  • HAMPTON UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; HAMPTON, VA; FT enrollment: 5,249)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 3,884)
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; FT enrollment: 4,432)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 57 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; FT 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)