Virginia’s 8th Senate District includes the Virginia Beach Oceanfront from the the eastern half of the Lynnhaven Inlet on Shore Drive to the North Carolina border and includes First Landing State Park, Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, NAS Oceana and CDSA Dam Neck Naval Station.
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
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Education Levels (25+)