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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Virginia Beach is $32,477, which is about the same as the state average of $33,958 and is higher than the national average of $28,555. Virginia Beach median household income is $67,001, which has grown by 37.56% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 38.81% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Virginia Beach residents spend 22.8 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 28.0 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #170

Virginia Beach, VA
32,477 USD
Virginia
33,958 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Virginia Beach, VA
34,930 USD
Virginia
34,987 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Virginia Beach, VA
41,882 USD
Virginia
41,629 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Virginia Beach, VA
28,980 USD
Virginia
28,890 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #177
Virginia Beach, VA
67,001 USD
Virginia
64,792 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Virginia Beach, VA
84,615 USD
Virginia
88,413 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #136
Virginia Beach, VA
37.56%
Virginia
38.81%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Virginia Beach, VAVirginiaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income22.51%$16,579, see rank24.24%$15,19021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income24.09%$18,002, see rank27.46%$17,75029.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.72%$3,047, see rank2.06%$3,1082.82%$3,720
Retirement Income23.54%$29,647, see rank21.03%$29,14417.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Virginia Beach, VA
78,787 USD
Virginia
77,939 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Virginia Beach, VA
94,976 USD
Virginia
102,254 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Virginia Beach, VAVirginiaU.S.
White$71,516, see rank$69,851$56,900
Black$52,248, see rank$44,288$35,600
Hispanic$56,317, see rank$60,459$42,396
Asian$73,840, see rank$94,223$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$65,357, see rank$54,801$37,170
Hawaiian Native$130,417, see rank$95,446$53,370
One Race, Other$49,423, see rank$54,333$40,300
Two or More Races$60,548, see rank$65,164$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Virginia Beach, VAVirginiaU.S.
less than 25$39,964, see rank$30,558$25,788
25 to 44$67,435, see rank$70,181$58,398
45 to 64$81,788, see rank$78,740$65,027
65 or over$50,630, see rank$44,048$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Virginia Beach, VAVirginiaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over352,991, see rank6,531,424248,775,628
Male1171,150, 48.49%, see rank48.67%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2133,629, 78.08%, see rank71.74%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces218,252, 10.66%, see rank2.88%0.73%
Male, Civilian2115,377, 67.41%, see rank68.86%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3108,200, 93.78%, see rank92.83%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed37,177, 6.22%, see rank7.17%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force237,521, 21.92%, see rank28.26%30.72%
Female1181,841, 51.51%, see rank51.33%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2116,055, 63.82%, see rank61.39%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces23,449, 1.90%, see rank0.51%0.11%
Female, Civilian2112,606, 61.93%, see rank60.88%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3105,588, 93.77%, see rank93.32%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed37,018, 6.23%, see rank6.68%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force265,786, 36.18%, see rank38.61%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Virginia Beach, VAVirginiaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over231,508, 100%3,964,601141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone189,454, 81.83%, see rank77.46%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled19,557, 8.45%, see rank9.56%9.59%
Public Transportation1,999, 0.86%, see rank4.50%5.06%
Walked5,912, 2.55%, see rank2.38%2.78%
Other Means3,827, 1.65%, see rank1.51%1.79%
Worked at Home10,759, 4.65%, see rank4.59%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Virginia Beach, VA
22.8 minutes
Virginia
28.0 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Virginia Beach, VAVirginiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over213,7883,936,638143,435,233
Male1108,200, 50.61%, see rank51.61%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations239,216, 36.24%, see rank39.95%33.12%
Service Occupations216,952, 15.67%, see rank14.02%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations220,753, 19.18%, see rank16.24%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2176, 0.16%, see rank0.64%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations210,279, 9.50%, see rank9.43%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations212,583, 11.63%, see rank14.05%17.94%
Female1105,588, 49.39%, see rank48.39%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations245,677, 43.26%, see rank45.17%40.04%
Service Occupations219,786, 18.74%, see rank19.77%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations235,027, 33.17%, see rank29.79%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations258, 0.05%, see rank0.15%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2290, 0.27%, see rank0.34%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations24,120, 3.90%, see rank4.52%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Virginia Beach, VAVirginiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over213,788, 100%3,936,638143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining645, 0.30%, see rank1.05%1.96%
Construction13,321, 6.23%, see rank6.45%6.17%
Manufacturing13,819, 6.46%, see rank7.36%10.43%
Wholesale Trade4,422, 2.07%, see rank1.93%2.75%
Retail Trade25,246, 11.81%, see rank10.80%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities7,828, 3.66%, see rank4.12%4.93%
Information4,790, 2.24%, see rank2.13%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing16,742, 7.83%, see rank6.33%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
26,004, 12.16%, see rank14.72%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance45,931, 21.48%, see rank21.68%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
23,268, 10.88%, see rank8.81%9.49%
Public Administration21,227, 9.93%, see rank9.37%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration10,545, 4.93%, see rank5.25%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Virginia Beach, VA%VirginiaU.S.
Population in Poverty36,0798.31%, see rank11.52%15.59%
Family in Poverty7,5326.61%, see rank8.24%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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