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|People QuickFacts||Virginia Beach city||Virginia|
|Population, 2013 estimate||448,479||8,260,405|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||437,964||8,001,031|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||2.4%||3.2%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.7%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||23.1%||22.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||11.8%||13.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||50.9%||50.8%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||68.9%||70.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||20.0%||19.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||6.6%||6.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.2%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||3.9%||2.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||7.5%||8.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||63.4%||63.6%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||81.5%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||8.7%||11.1%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||11.4%||14.7%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||93.1%||86.9%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||32.3%||34.7%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||22.7||27.5|
|Housing units, 2013||180,464||3,412,460|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||64.9%||67.8%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||22.8%||21.5%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$272,700||$249,700|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.61||2.59|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$31,878||$33,326|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$65,980||$63,636|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||7.4%||11.1%|
|Business QuickFacts||Virginia Beach city||Virginia|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||10,669||192,7301|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||148,866||3,089,2411|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||4.1%||2.0%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||27,264||529,636|
|Total number of firms, 2007||34,768||638,643|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||9.4%||9.9%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||0.7%||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||6.5%||7.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||2.4%||4.5%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||31.6%||30.1%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||1,806,461||92,417,797|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||2,835,067||60,513,396|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||5,579,915||105,663,299|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$12,853||$13,687|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||1,074,236||15,340,483|
|Building permits, 2012||1,117||27,278|
|Geography QuickFacts||Virginia Beach city||Virginia|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||249.02||39,490.09|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||1,758.9||202.6|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area|