Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA

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2022 Population
129,794
1.26% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
36.7
2.23% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7%
0.147% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$101,090
9.83% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$400,400
16.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA had a population of 130k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $101,090. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA declined from 131,451 to 129,794, a −1.26% decrease and its median household income grew from $92,042 to $101,090, a 9.83% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.92%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.48%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.24%).

11.5% of the households in Virginia Beach City (South) 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.

97.2% of the residents in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA are Virginia Beach City Public Schools School of Practical Nursing (10 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA was $400,400, and the homeownership rate was 69.9%.

Most people in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA is home to a population of 130k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.67% of Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the country (11.3k people).

In 2022, there were 4.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (84.3k people) in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.98k 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 (South) PUMA, VA are Spanish (4,716 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (3,050 households), and Portuguese (778 households).

Citizenship

97.2%
2022 Citizenship
96.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.2% of Virginia Beach City (South) 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 (South) PUMA, VA was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    84.3k ± 2.26k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17.5k ± 1.92k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    8.98k ± 982
8.62%
Hispanic Population
11.2k people

In 2022, there were 4.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (84.3k people) in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.98k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.62% of the people in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA are hispanic (11.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.67%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
11.3k people
9.01%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11.9k people

As of 2022, 8.67% of Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA residents (11.3k 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 (South) PUMA, VA was 9.01%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,716 households (3.85%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    3,050 households (2.49%)
  3. Portuguese
    778 households (0.635%)

11.5% of the households in Virginia Beach City (South) 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 (South) PUMA, VA was Spanish. 3.85% of the households in Virginia Beach City (South) 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-)
    7,711 ± 734
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,289 ± 736
  3. Vietnam
    2,246 ± 309

Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.8 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA employs 70.6k people. The largest industries in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA are U. S. Navy (6,901 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,545 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,729 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($152,894), Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified ($145,106), and Offices of physicians ($130,253).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
30,711
Women
44.4%
38,480
Men
55.6%

The workforce of Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA in 2020 was 69,191 people, with 44.4% woman, and 55.6% men.

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Occupations

70.6k
2022 Value
−0.202%
1 Year decline
± −0.202%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA declined at a rate of −0.202%, from 70.8k employees to 70.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA, are Other managers (1,944 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,944 people), and Registered nurses (1,903 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

70.6k
2022 Value
−0.202%
1 Year decline
± −0.202%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA declined at a rate of −0.202%, from 70.8k employees to 70.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA, are U. S. Navy (6,901 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,545 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,729 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA, though some of these residents may live in Virginia Beach City (South) 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

$58,681
Median earning men ± $3,463
$44,131
Median earning women ± $3,599

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($91,623), Public Administration ($85,958), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($85,804).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,293), Public Administration ($62,639), and Wholesale Trade ($59,300).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% 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 10.9%.

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Virginia

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

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA awarded 10 degrees. The student population of Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 7 male students and 47 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA are Black or African American (3 and 30%), followed by White (3 and 30%), Two or More Races (2 and 20%), and Asian (1 and 10%).

The largest universities in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA by number of degrees awarded are Virginia Beach City Public Schools School of Practical Nursing (10 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA are Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (10 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.883% 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 (South) PUMA, VA in 2022 were Some college (25k), Bachelors Degree (24.7k), and High School or Equivalent (23.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA was $400,400 in 2022, which is 1.42 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $344,700 to $400,400, a 16.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA is 69.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA have an average commute time of 24.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Virginia Beach City (South) 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 (South) PUMA, VA is $101,090. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Virginia Beach City (South) 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

$400,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,802
$33,443
Median Property Taxes
±$1,272

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 (South) PUMA, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

69.9%
Homeownership
2022
67.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.9% of the housing units in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.4%.

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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 (South) 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.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$101,090
Median Household Income
± $4,082
47.8k
Number of Households
± 1,664

In 2022, the median household income of the 47.8k households in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA grew to $101,090 from the previous year's value of $92,042.

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Wage Distribution

0.45
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA
0.444
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.35% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.5%)
  3. Carpooled (6.74%)

In 2022, 76.6% of workers in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.5%) and those who carpooled to work (6.74%).

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Commute Time

24.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA have a shorter commute time (24.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.45% of the workforce in Virginia Beach City (South) 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 (South) 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 (South) PUMA, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA (8.84k out of 126k 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 Males 18 - 24, 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 (South) 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

93% of the population of Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA has health coverage, with 44.5% on employee plans, 6.26% on Medicaid, 7.87% on Medicare, 20.2% on non-group plans, and 14.2% 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 25.3% under 18 years, 20.6% between 18 and 34 years, 41.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.05%
Uninsured
44.5%
Employer Coverage
6.26%
Medicaid
7.87%
Medicare
20.2%
Non-Group
14.2%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA grew by 5.49% from 6.68% to 7.05%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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