Independent Living Communities near Virginia Beach, VA

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Considered to be a resort city, Virginia Beach, Virginia is its own independent city not attached to a county. Made up of miles of beaches and hundreds of hotels, motels, and restaurants, Virginia Beach is the perfect place to enjoy independent living. Whether you love to walk miles and miles of shorelines and trails or drive or take the bus on the beautiful interstates, Virginia Beach allows seniors to live an active lifestyle, while shedding the responsibilities of owning a home. Find a retirement community in Virginia Beach that allows you to live an active, yet healthy and happy lifestyle.

Senior housing types near Virginia Beach, VA

  • First Colonial Inn

    First Colonial Inn

    845 First Colonial Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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    Surround yourself with caring people and good times at First Colonial Inn. Our spacious apartments, furnished and decorated with your personal belongings, make you feel at home from the day you move in. Plus, you have all the conveniences of an active retirement community. Delicious meals prepared...

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  • Atria Virginia Beach

    Atria Virginia Beach

    1628 Old Donation Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (33)
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    Located in the heart of Virginia Beach—one of America's premier resort towns—Atria Virginia Beach is a welcoming community with all the comforts of home. Stay active through a diverse social calendar that includes exercise classes, book discussions and educational seminars. Atria Virginia Beach is...

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  • Overture Virginia Beach 62+ Apartment Homes

    Overture Virginia Beach 62+ Apartment Homes

    3317 Ocean Shore Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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    Located along the beautiful sandy shores of Virginia Beach, Overture Virginia Beach 62+ Apartment Homes is a perfect location. Whether you’re a shopper, golfer, adventurer, food connoisseur, or just like to relax and enjoy the view, Overture is sure to satisfy your every whim. We are conveniently...

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  • Bay Lake Community

    Bay Lake Community

    4225 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    (17)
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    Bay Lake Community, located in Virginia Beach, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing exceptional care...

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  • Harmony at Independence

    Harmony at Independence

    2077 S Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23453
    (17)
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  • The Reserve at Greenbrier

    The Reserve at Greenbrier

    1005 Elysian Place, Chesapeake, VA 23320
    (6)
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    Living has never been better or easier with the perfect combination of comfort and location. Chesapeake's newest luxury apartment community designed for active adults will fill you with a fresh sense of contentment. Alta Reserve is a 55 and Better community, offers many luxuries and amenities....

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  • Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall

    Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall

    890 Poplar Hall Dr, Norfolk, VA 23502
    (15)
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    Located in Norfolk, VA very close to I-64,Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall is on the boarder of VA Beach and Chesapeake as well. We are centrally located to many city amenities, including public transportation, ample shopping and restaurants, Sentara Leigh Hospital and many doctors' offices....

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  • Willow Creek Gracious Retirement Living

    Willow Creek Gracious Retirement Living

    516 Great Bridge Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23320
    (10)
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    At Willow Creek, we have an abundance of heart, and we can’t wait to share it with you. Our caring management team is here for you any time, day or night, because we live here too. We participate in activities +pour coffee at mealtime and take time to get to know each of our residents. Plus, each...

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  • Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor

    Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor

    651 River Walk Pkwy, Chesapeake, VA 23320
    (25)
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    Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor - Located in the refined and beautiful River Walk community of Chesapeake, Georgian Manor is situated within 10 miles of Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, and its many adjacent medical offices. Georgian Manor is also convenient to the Battlefield...

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  • Lighthouse Pointe

    Lighthouse Pointe

    933 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322
    (28)
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    Lighthouse Pointe provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in the beautiful and historic town of Chesapeake, Lighthouse Pointe offers you quality and comfort along the Atlantic coast. We're close to fine dining, wonderful shopping, excellent healthcare and...

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  • The Talbot on Granby

    6311 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23505
    (7)
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    At The Talbot on Granby senior community, we offer luxury accommodations and amenities for the discerning senior, along with multiple services. Our beautiful courtyard and swimming pool allow our residents to fully appreciate Norfolk's pleasant summers and echo the town's seafaring spirit. The...

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  • Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine

    Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine

    7211 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23505
    (19)
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    Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine, established in 1896, is a licensed assisted living community located in The Words Corner area of Norfolk. Living at Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine is very much like renting a home anywhere and does not require a long term financial...

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  • Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House

    Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House

    4916 W Norfolk Rd, Portsmouth, VA 23703
    (9)
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    Recently celebrating our 20th year anniversary, Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House has been a premier assisted living provider throughout the Hampton Roads area. Located in a neighborhood community of Portsmouth Virginia the community is conveniently located to shopping, community...

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  • Sunstone Apartments

    Sunstone Apartments

    4600 Peek Trail, Chesapeake, VA 23321
    (5)
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    Sunstone Apartments is a vibrant apartment community serving active, independent adults 55 years of age and above. Conveniently located in Chesapeake, near shopping, dining and entertainment. We offer large one bedroom/one bath and two bedroom/two bath apartments with great amenities.

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  • The Chamberlin

    The Chamberlin

    2 Fenwick Rd, Fort Monroe, VA 23651
    (9)
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    Welcome to Hampton Virginia's premiere 55+ plus waterfront senior living rental community, The Chamberlin. This beautifully restored waterfront community is located on historic Fort Monroe and features no entrance fees and a convenient 12-month lease. Your new apartment home will offer you the...

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  • Harmony at Harbour View

    Harmony at Harbour View

    5871 Harbour View Blvd, Suffolk, VA 23435
    (11)
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    The Crossings at Harbour View is a new Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community found in the Suffolk, Virginia market. This community is surrounded by expert services of orthopedists, cardiovascular physicians, cancer care, medical offices and emergency care. It is also directly...

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  • Commonwealth Senior Living at Hampton

    Commonwealth Senior Living at Hampton

    1030 Topping Ln, Hampton, VA 23666
    (23)
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    At Commonwealth Assisted Living at Hampton, you'll find a welcoming, modern senior community located just minutes from everything there is to do in Hampton, Virginia. We're close to Hampton Town Center, which means restaurants and shops are only a few minutes away and also near Sentara Careplex...

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  • The Arbors @ Port Warwick

    The Arbors @ Port Warwick

    1100 William Styron Square South, Newport News, VA 23606
    (7)
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    Residents at The Arbors enjoy contemporary, maintenance-free apartment living coupled with support services and personal assistance , should they be needed. The residence is secure , staffed by professionals and offers a choice of services such as housekeeping, dining and transportation , which can...

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  • The Hidenwood Community

    The Hidenwood Community

    50 Wellesley Dr, Newport News, VA 23606
    (35)
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    The Hidenwood Community, located in Newport News, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing exceptional...

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  • Colonial Harbor

    Colonial Harbor

    2405 Fort Eustis Boulevard, Yorktown, VA 23692
    (19)
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    Colonial Harbor provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in the heart of Hampton Roads, you'll enjoy our mild weather and all the fascinating destinations the surrounding region offers. We're right down the road from Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown, and...

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  • Colonial Manor

    Colonial Manor

    8679 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23185
    (2)
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    Welcome to Colonial Manor at Williamsburg, a residential community where seniors can live life to its fullest. Enjoy your new lifestyle in a secure, intimate setting that creates a sense of close family and friends where maintenance and other cares are handled for you. And, where virtually all your...

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  • The Village At Woods Edge a CCRC

    The Village At Woods Edge a CCRC

    1401 North High Street, Franklin, VA 23851
    (1)
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    The Village at Woods Edge tucked amid picturesque Franklin, Virginia was created for active, independent seniors who want to get the most from their retirement.  The Village combines personal freedom and security, comfort and convenience.  We understand the emotional, mental, and physical...

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  • Commonwealth Senior Living at Williamsburg

    Commonwealth Senior Living at Williamsburg

    236 Commons Way, Williamsburg, VA 23185
    (34)
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    Say goodbye to lawn care, painting, and repair projects, and say hello to engaging activities and social opportunities, chef-prepared meals, scheduled transportation, home services and more. Say hello to Williamsburg's best-appointed senior apartments—ranging from 703 to over 1,200 square feet. At...

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  • Brookdale Chambrel Williamsburg

    Brookdale Chambrel Williamsburg

    3800 Treyburn Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185
    (19)
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    You’ll have enough room for a garden and a garden party. With more than a dozen floor plans to chose from, including studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom options, you’ll be able to find just the right pet-friendly apartment or cottage. Whether you’re looking for independent living, assisted living or...

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  • Verena at The Reserve

    Verena at The Reserve

    121 Reserve Way, Williamsburg, VA 23185
    (13)
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    Verena at The Reserve Verena at the Reserve offers independent senior living with convenience to Williamsburg, VA. Bordered by James City County and York County, Williamsburg offers everything you need. Shopping, entertainment, medical services, and cultural activities are readily available and...

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  • Commonwealth Senior Living at Gloucester House

    Commonwealth Senior Living at Gloucester House

    7657 Meredith Dr, Gloucester, VA 23061
    (16)
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    Commonwealth Senior Living at Gloucester House is located at 7657 Meredith Drive in Gloucester, Virginia. It is situated near the historic courthouse in downtown Gloucester, where residents can enjoy an assisted living community in a family like environment. The primary goal of Gloucester House is...

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  • Commonwealth Senior Living at the Eastern Shore

    Commonwealth Senior Living at the Eastern Shore

    23610 North St, Onancock, VA 23417
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    Commonwealth Senior Living at the Eastern Shore has long been the area’s premier choice for retirement living for over 50 years. Our residents live comfortably in the historic village of Onancock in their choice of a studio or one- bedroom suites. Residents enjoy three levels of care within the same...

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  • Commonwealth Senior Living at Farnham

    Commonwealth Senior Living at Farnham

    511 Cedar Grove Road, Farnham, VA 22460
    (5)
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    Located in the tranquil region of Farnham, Richmond County, Virginia, Commonwealth Assisted Living at Farnham lie on a very natural surrounding filled with peace. The senior community is situated a few miles from Warsaw town in the midst of a magnificent farmland. Surrounding amenities within the...

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  • Sandston Plateau Retirement Community

    Sandston Plateau Retirement Community

    600 E. Williamsburg Road, Sandston, VA 23150
    (3)
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    Sandston Plateau is the finest independent senior living facility located near Richmond International Airport. The community features 1 and 2 bedroom garden style apartments. Each unit comes with range, refrigerator, dishwasher, central air, garbage disposal, wall to wall carpeting, emergency pull...

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  • Bayberry Retirement Inn

    Bayberry Retirement Inn

    111 Wicker Ct, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
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    Bayberry Retirement Inn offers a cozy homelike atmosphere. From the moment you enter Bayberry you feel the welcome warmth of home. Friendly and caring staff members, who know your name and needs, are available to assist you 24/7/365. At Bayberry we keep it simple. One low monthly rate includes ALL...

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  • Heritage Oaks

    1100 German School Road, Richmond, VA 23225
    (18)
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    Built in 1987, Heritage Oaks is an independent living retirement community located in the heart of Richmond, Virginia. Just two blocks from outstanding medical facilities, Heritage Oaks is also conveniently near local shopping, dining, and entertainment. When the weather is nice, many of our...

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  • The Towers Community

    The Towers Community

    350 High Oaks Road, Richmond, VA 23225
    (30)
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    The Towers Community, nestled on 12 beautiful acres in Richmond, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of...

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  • Imperial Plaza

    Imperial Plaza

    1717 Bellevue Avenue, Richmond, VA 23227
    (93)
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    LIVING LIFE TO ITS FULLEST BEGINS AT IMPERIAL PLAZA. Nestled among the quiet neighborhoods of Richmond, our community provides a unique combination of compassionate care and an active, engaged lifestyle. Our welcoming environment, thoughtful programs and tenured associates give residents the...

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  • The Virginian

    300 Twinridge Lane, Richmond, VA 23235
    (35)
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    The Virginian provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in a charming, quiet area on the south side of Richmond, you'll enjoy a beautiful home conveniently located in the heart of the south. Residents have so much to explore in a state capital rich in history...

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  • The Crossings at Bon Air

    The Crossings at Bon Air

    9100 Bon Air Crossing Rd, Richmond, VA 23235
    (21)
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    The Crossings at Bon Air is a 17.6-acre campus that features rental independent living apartments, assisted living apartments, memory care apartments and short stay respite living. Residents of our community enjoy extensive in unit amenities, such as full kitchens, washer/dryers and weekly...

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  • Guardian Place

    1620 N Hamilton Street, Richmond, VA 23230
    (4)
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    The Guardian Place is a senior housing community offering studio apartments and one and two bedroom apartment homes for active seniors in Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia. Richmond is a town rife with American history and tradition. The stunning architecture, museums, and cobblestone streets...

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  • Harmony at Oakbrooke

    Harmony at Oakbrooke

    301 Clearfield Avenue, Chesapeake, VA 23320
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  • Warwick Forest

    1004 Old Denbigh Blvd, Newport News, VA 23608
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Virginia Beach, Virginia

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community allows residents the opportunity to live an independent lifestyle while guaranteeing their fundamental needs have been met. Frequent needs such as housekeeping and the scheduling of social activities are accounted for, allowing occupants more free time to live active lives as they wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and interests. Residents' quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between communities, numerous residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to utilize the services of private health care professionals, they may always do so. There are an assortment of expenditures and benefits to keep in mind when deciding on an independent living community. It is important to determine if these services are included in the plan: move-in fee, laundry, internet access, private phone, initial assessment fee, field trips, cable TV, and transportation. The benefits that pertain to independent living include restaurant-style dining hall, concierge services, game/TV room, healthcare center, community activities, security guards, beauty salon & barber shop, and golf course.

Cost of Living

The community in which a senior care community is located will have a large influence on the price of care. The total cost of living is a motivating factor in deciding which facility is best for your family. Virginia Beach has a cost of living index of around 115.6 and a grocery index rating of around 93.4. These index ratings are based on a spectrum where 100 is considered the average and any amount over 100 is costlier than the average amount. The median monthly rent in Virginia Beach is about $1,543 and the median value for a home for Virginia Beach is about $267,551. The rent burden for Virginia Beach is about 21.5% of the average person's monthly income.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

For many seniors, weather and climate are often the most significant influence in deciding on a care destination. Monthly, Virginia Beach gets approximately 5 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally falls in October with an average of 6 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Virginia Beach receives on average 5.50 inches of snow in a year. On average, the air quality index rating in Virginia Beach is about 36.9. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating reaches its peak in the month of June at about 49.3. Virginia Beach has a humid subtropical type of climate. During the summer months, Virginia Beach is approximately 79°F. The low summer temperature is about 67°F in June. The summer high peaks at approximately 89°F in the month of July. During the wintertime, the average temp in Virginia Beach sinks to approximately 44°F. The winter high will rise to approximately 57°F during the month of December. The lowest winter temperature will rise to roughly 33 °F in the month of January. On average, Virginia Beach has a humidity rating of roughly 72%. The average humidity levels are highest in August at roughly 79%.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to medical facilities might be an important factor in choosing the most suitable destination. The top hospitals that service Virginia Beach include Sentara Princess Anne Hospital, Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, and Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Virginia Beach which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Demographics and Values

Virginia Beach has a population density of 710 people per square mile. The current population of Virginia Beach is growing at a rate of 0.001%. In the previous presidential election, 6.8% voted for a third party candidate, 44.8% voted Democrat, and 48.4% voted Republican in Virginia Beach county. In Virginia Beach, 17.7% of the citizens are veterans. Virginia Beach is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Racially, the population of Virginia Beach is 6.6% Asian, 5.1% mixed race, 1.7% other or not specified, 19.0% black, 67.2% white, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 7.8% Hispanic, and 0.2% Native American. In Virginia Beach, 10.7% have some form of disability, 8.9% do not have health insurance, 70.7% participate in the labor force, and 5.0% are widowed. In Virginia Beach, 59.3% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Virginia Beach, out of the total population 0.3% practice Judaism, 1.2% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.8% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Virginia Beach 11.8% practice Catholicism, 9.0% practice another Chrisitan faith, and 6.5% are Baptists. In terms of crime, Virginia Beach has 19.5 property crimes per 1000 residents and 1.4 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Of the population of Virginia Beach 12.1% have a graduate degree, 21.9% have a high-school diploma, and 34.8% have a college degree. Based on gender, 50.8% are female and 49.2% are male. The median age of Virginia Beach is 36 years old. In Virginia Beach, 24.6% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.9% are over the age of 60, 5.1% are over the age of 70, and 3.2% are over the age of 80.

State Information

An overview of Virginia

In terms of personal well-being, Virginia ranks 18th in healthcare and 7th in quality of life compared to other states. In total, Virginia has 147 general hospitals and 98 health centers that provide care for 8,570,488 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Central Health Inc., Inova Loudon Hospital, and Inova Fairfax Hospital. In terms of resources, Virginia has a cost of living index of 102.0, a grocery index rating of 96.1, and a housing index rating of 108.0. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. The natural beauty of Virginia is ranked 18th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 38 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Virginia ranks 12th in the nation. Forty-four percent of Virginia residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 10,088 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-30%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-12%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Virginia there are 519 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 50% of Virginia residents voted Democrat and 44% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of September at around 6.34 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Virginia is around 3.65 inches. The average air quality index rating in Virginia is 31.6 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 40.4 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 37°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 55°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 17°F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Virginia is around 74°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 52°F in the month of June. While residents of Virginia mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Virginia can include hurricanes, floods, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Virginia

The state of Virginia has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of persimmon, rhododendrons, trailing arbutus, and oak. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the groundhog, the mink, the gray and red foxes, or the black bears. The state animal of Virginia is the the bat.