Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA

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2022 Population
180,171
0.0794% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.9
0.843% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.25%
2.02% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$81,220
5.42% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$286,400
13% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
93,993
0.616% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA had a population of 180k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $81,220. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA grew from 180,028 to 180,171, a 0.0794% increase and its median household income grew from $77,042 to $81,220, a 5.42% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.07%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.4%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.31%).

14.8% of the households in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.7% of the residents in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA are ECPI University (248934) (4,022 degrees awarded in 2022), Regent University (2,445 degrees), and Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach (393 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA was $286,400, and the homeownership rate was 62.7%.

Most people in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA is home to a population of 180k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.1% of Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the country (20k people).

In 2022, there were 2.13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (90.6k people) in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 42.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA are Spanish (9,090 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (7,297 households), and Vietnamese (1,325 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
92,289
Women
51.5%
86,909
Men
48.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 179,198 inhabitants, with 48.5% men, and 51.5% women.

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Citizenship

95.7%
2022 Citizenship
96.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.7% of Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    90.6k ± 2.38k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    42.6k ± 1.92k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    16.3k ± 1.07k
9.67%
Hispanic Population
17.4k people

In 2022, there were 2.13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (90.6k people) in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 42.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.67% of the people in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA are hispanic (17.4k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    6,986 ± 2,012 people
  2. India
    1,468 ± 937 people
  3. Mexico
    1,141 ± 827 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA was Philippines, the natal country of 6,986 Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA residents, followed by India with 1,468 and Mexico with 1,141.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
20k people
11%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
19.8k people

As of 2022, 11.1% of Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA residents (20k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA was 11%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    9,090 households (5.39%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    7,297 households (4.32%)
  3. Vietnamese
    1,325 households (0.785%)

14.8% of the households in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA was Spanish. 5.39% of the households in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    10,124 ± 801
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,278 ± 532
  3. Vietnam
    4,551 ± 417

Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA employs 94k people. The largest industries in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA are U. S. Navy (6,669 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,316 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,570 people), and the highest paying industries are Independent artists, writers, and performers ($121,696), Wired telecommunications carriers ($121,401), and Water transportation ($118,406).

Males in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA have an average income that is 1.22 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,166. The income inequality in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.395, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
45,701
Women
48.8%
47,935
Men
51.2%

The workforce of Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA in 2020 was 93,636 people, with 48.8% woman, and 51.2% men.

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Occupations

94k
2022 Value
−0.616%
1 Year decline
± −0.616%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA declined at a rate of −0.616%, from 94.6k employees to 94k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA, are Military, rank not specified (2,665 people), Other managers (2,563 people), and Registered nurses (2,099 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

94k
2022 Value
−0.616%
1 Year decline
± −0.616%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA declined at a rate of −0.616%, from 94.6k employees to 94k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA, are U. S. Navy (6,669 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,316 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,570 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA, though some of these residents may live in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,763
Median earning men ± $2,269
$39,799
Median earning women ± $1,775

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($74,255), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($67,946), and Information ($67,644).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($58,957), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,337), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,625).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA awarded 7,516 degrees. The student population of Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 9,219 male students and 15,348 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA are White (3,276 and 43.7%), followed by Black or African American (2,686 and 35.8%), Hispanic or Latino (629 and 8.38%), and Two or More Races (389 and 5.18%).

The largest universities in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA by number of degrees awarded are ECPI University (248934) (4,022 and 53.5%), Regent University (2,445 and 32.5%), and Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach (393 and 5.23%).

The most popular majors in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA are Registered Nursing (1,072 and 14.3%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (772 and 10.3%), and Computer & Information Systems Security (461 and 6.13%).

The median tuition cost in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA for private four year colleges is $17,402.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 53.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 26.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 24,567 (37.5% men and 62.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 24,567 students enrolled in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA, 37.5% men and 62.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 9,596 records, of which 55.5% were women and 44.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 852 degrees awarded
  2. 363 degrees awarded
  3. 273 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA was Registered Nursing with 852 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 4,022 degrees awarded
  2. 2,445 degrees awarded
  3. 393 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was ECPI University (248934) with 4,022 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,704 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA, which is 0.562 times less than the 4,812 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,276 degrees mean that there were 1.22 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 2,686 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($17,424) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,060) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.525% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.756% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA in 2022 were Some college (37.4k), High School or Equivalent (33.8k), and Bachelors Degree (29.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA was $286,400 in 2022, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $253,500 to $286,400, a 13% increase. The homeownership rate in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA is 62.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA is $81,220. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA was Loudoun County (East Central)--Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $192,093, followed by Fairfax County (Northeast)--McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Loudoun County (West & South)--Leesburg Town PUMA, VA, with respective values of $181,704 and $173,789.

Property

$286,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,550
$43,770
Median Property Taxes
±$1,637

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

62.7%
Homeownership
2022
68.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.7% of the housing units in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA was Loudoun County (East Central)--Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $192,093, followed by Fairfax County (Northeast)--McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Loudoun County (West & South)--Leesburg Town PUMA, VA, with respective values of $181,704 and $173,789.

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Household Income

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$81,220
Median Household Income
± $3,375
69.8k
Number of Households
± 2,139

In 2022, the median household income of the 69.8k households in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA grew to $81,220 from the previous year's value of $77,042.

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Wage Distribution

0.395
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA
0.388
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA was 0.395 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.62% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.59%)
  3. Carpooled (8.17%)

In 2022, 78.3% of workers in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.59%) and those who carpooled to work (8.17%).

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Commute Time

23.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA have a shorter commute time (23.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.19% of the workforce in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.25% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA (14.7k out of 179k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.8% of the population of Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA has health coverage, with 43% on employee plans, 9.7% on Medicaid, 8.2% on Medicare, 18.9% on non-group plans, and 13.1% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Virginia see 1310 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (1325 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1393 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 484 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,310 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Virginia

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,310 patients per year. This represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (1,325 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.4% under 18 years, 23.7% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.2%
Uninsured
43%
Employer Coverage
9.7%
Medicaid
8.2%
Medicare
18.9%
Non-Group
13.1%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Virginia Beach City (Central) PUMA, VA declined by 4.81% from 7.56% to 7.2%.

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