Virginia’s 8th Senate District:
Virginia Beach is the most populous city in Virginia and the 39th largest city in the United States, with approximately 450,000 residents. The City encompasses 307 miles: Land 248 miles, 59 square miles of water and 38 miles of beaches.
Virginia Beach has a unique environment. Within minutes, residents and visitors have access to the popular oceanfront resort area, bountiful wildlife preserves and parks, a vibrant financial district, urban amenities, pastoral rural areas, distinctive cultural centers and museums, a variety of military facilities, and neighborhoods as diverse as the people who call the city home.
Located in the Southeastern corner of the state, Virginia Beach is about a 3.5 hour car ride to Washington, D.C., and within a day’s drive or less from two-thirds of the U.S. population. Its strategic mid-Atlantic location along the ocean and Chesapeake Bay is strengthened by a superior multimodal transportation network through which both U.S and international markets are easily accessed.
With its 38-plus miles of beaches and almost 80 miles of scenic waterways, Virginia Beach is a vibrant East Coast city that nurtures a healthy mix of industry, attractions and people.
Population – 198,279
Median Household Income – $64,600.00
Households – 75,249
Workers by Sector
Education Levels (25+)