Virginia Beach Demographics

data.vbgov.com | Last Updated 12 Oct 2017

This dataset provides demographic information from the American Community Survey about residents of Virginia Beach. This data was originally provided in the executive summary of the City of Virginia Beach’s Operating Budget.

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This dataset has the following 52 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Yearyearcalendar_dateThe year of the American Community Survey or Census which the data is coming from.
MalemalenumberThe percent of residents who are male.
FemalefemalenumberThe percent of residents who are female.
Under 18under_18numberThe percent of residents who are under the age of 18.
65 and Over_65_and_overnumberThe percent of residents who are 65 or older.
Peak Earning Yearspeak_earning_yearsnumberThe percent of residents who are between the ages of 35 and 54 which are classified as the peak earning years.
Median Agemedian_agenumberThe median age of Virginia Beach residents.
Dependency Populationdependency_populationnumberThe percent of residents under 18 and 65 or older. These age ranges are the most likely to be legally dependent on others.
WhitewhitenumberThe percent of residents having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa. It includes people who indicate their race as ‘white’ or report entries such as Irish, German, Italian, Lebanese, Arab, Moroccan, or Caucasian.
Black / African Americanblack_african_americannumberThe percent of residents having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa. It includes people who indicate their race as ‘black or African American’ or report entries such as African American, Kenyan, Nigerian, or Haitian.
American Indian / Alaskan Nativeamerican_indian_alaskan_nativenumberThe percent of residents having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America) and who maintain tribal affiliation or community attachment. This category includes people who indicate their race as ‘American Indian or Alaska Native’ or report entries such as Navajo, Blackfeet, Inupiat, Yup’ik, or Central American Indian groups, or South American Indian groups.
Asian / Hawaiian / Pacificasian_hawaiian_pacificnumberThe percent of residents having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, other Pacific islands, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam. It includes people who indicate their race as ‘Asian Indian’, ‘Chinese’, ‘Filipino’, ‘Korean’, ‘Japanese’, ‘Vietnamese’, ‘Other Asian’, ‘Native Hawaiian’, ‘Guamanian or Chamorro’, ‘Samoan’, ‘Other Pacific Islander’, or provide other detailed Asian or Pacific Islander responses.
Other Raceother_racenumberThe percent of residents not included in the ‘white’, ‘black or African American’, ‘American Indian or Alaska Native’, ‘Asian’, or ‘Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander’ race categories. Respondents reporting entries such as multiracial, mixed, interracial, or a Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish group (for example, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or Spanish) in response to the race question are included in this category.
Two or More Racestwo_or_more_racesnumberThe percent of residents who have chosen to identify with two or more races.
HispanichispanicnumberThe percent of residents having origins as Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish.
Family Householdsfamily_householdsnumberThe percent of households that consist of a householder and one or more other people living in the same home who are related to the householder by birth, marriage, or adoption.
Married Couple Familymarried_couple_familynumberThe percent of households in which the householder and their spouse are listed as members of the same household.
Female Head of Householdfemale_head_of_householdnumberThe percent of households which consist of a family with a female householder and no spouse present.
Households with Children Under 18households_with_children_under_18numberThe percent of households with children under the age of 18 present.
OwnersownersnumberThe percent of households occupied by the owner or co-owner, even if it is mortgaged or not fully paid for.
RentersrentersnumberThe percent of households not occupied by the owner, whether they are rented or occupied without payment of rent.
Average Household Sizeaverage_household_sizenumberObtained by dividing the total number of people in households by the number of households.
Average Family Sizeaverage_family_sizenumberObtained by dividing the number of people in families by the total number of families.
Health Insurance Coveragehealth_insurance_coveragenumberPercent of individuals covered by health insurance which includes all plans and programs that provide comprehensive health coverage.
Single, Never Marriedsingle_never_marriednumberPercent of all people who have never been married, including people whose only marriage(s) was annulled.
MarriedmarriednumberPercent of all people who were married at the time of the survey.
SeparatedseparatednumberPercent of all people who are legally separated or otherwise absent from their spouse because of marital discord and have not obtained a divorce.
WidowedwidowednumberPercent of all people that have not been remarried after a spouse died.
DivorceddivorcednumberPercent of all people who are legally divorced and who have not remarried.
Median Household Incomemedian_household_incomenumberThe amount that divides the number of household incomes into two groups, half having an income above that amount, and half having an income below that amount.
Median Family Incomemedian_family_incomenumberThe amount that divides the number of family incomes into two groups, half having an income above that amount, and half having an income below that amount.
Per Capita Incomeper_capita_incomenumberThe amount of income obtained by dividing the total income of all residents by the population.
Persons in Povertypersons_in_povertynumberThe percent of all people whose income falls below the poverty threshold for individuals established by the Census Bureau. This threshold varies by year and by the age of the individuals.
Families in Povertyfamilies_in_povertynumberThe percent of families whose income falls below the poverty threshold established by the Census Bureau.
Children Under 18 in Povertychildren_under_18_in_povertynumberThe percent of children under the age of 18 that fall below the poverty threshold based on the type of household they are in.
65 and Over in Poverty_65_and_over_in_povertynumberThe percent of people 65 and over that fall below the poverty threshold based on the type of household they are in.
Female Head of Household in Povertyfemale_head_of_household_in_povertynumberThe percent of female heads of household that fall below the poverty threshold.
Female Householder with Children in Povertyfemale_householder_with_children_in_povertynumberThe percent of female householders with children that fall below the poverty threshold.
Owner Housing Expenses Exceeding 30% of Incomeowner_housing_expenses_exceeding_30_of_incomenumberThe percent of owners whose housing expenses meet the criteria of being housing cost burdened which is defined as housing costs exceeding 30% of their gross income.
Renter Housing Expenses Exceeding 30% of Incomerenter_housing_expenses_exceeding_30_of_incomenumberThe percent of renters whose housing expenses meet the criteria of being housing cost burdened which is defined as housing costs exceeding 30% of their gross income.
Homeowners Mortgage Freehomeowners_mortgage_freenumberThe percent of all homeowners who do not have a mortgage on their property.
High School Graduationhigh_school_graduationnumberThe percent of people whose highest degree is a high school diploma or its equivalent, people who attended college but did not receive a degree, and people who received an associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, or professional or doctorate degree. People who reported completing the 12th grade but not receiving a diploma are not included.
College Graduationcollege_graduationnumberThe percent of people whose highest degree is a bachelor’s and people who received a master’s or professional or doctorate degree.
Civilian Labor Force Participation Ratecivilian_labor_force_participation_ratenumberThe percent of people in the labor force which are employed in the civilian sector.
Civilian Female Labor Force Participation Ratecivilian_female_labor_force_participation_ratenumberThe percent of females in the labor force which are employed in the civilian sector.
Labor Force in Armed Forceslabor_force_in_armed_forcesnumberThe percent of people in the labor force which are employed in the armed forces.
UnemployedunemployednumberThe percent of people in the labor force which are unemployed.
Commute Driving Alonecommute_driving_alonenumberThe percent of people who commute to work alone in a personal vehicle.
Commute with Car Poolcommute_with_car_poolnumberThe percent of people who commute to work with others in a personal vehicle.
Commute with Public Transportationcommute_with_public_transportationnumberThe percent of people who commute to work using any type of public transportation such as Hampton Roads Transit.
Work from Homework_from_homenumberThe percent of people who work from home and therefore do not have to commute to work.
Mean Travel Timemean_travel_timenumberThe average time in minutes for individuals to commute to work each day.