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Virginia Beach, Virginia, 23455
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Virginia Beach, Virginia, 23452
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Virginia Beach Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 4.3% 7.9% -3.6% $10,000 to $14,999 3.5% 5.3% -1.8% $15,000 to $19,999 4.4% 5.5% -1.1% $20,000 to $24,999 5.6% 6.0% -0.4% $25,000 to $29,999 6.8% 6.1% +0.7% $30,000 to $34,999 6.9% 6.0% +0.9% $35,000 to $39,999 7.2% 5.8% +1.4% $40,000 to $44,999 6.7% 5.6% +1.1% $45,000 to $49,999 6.2% 5.0% +1.2% $50,000 to $59,999 11.2% 9.2% +2.0% $60,000 to $74,999 13.3% 11.1% +2.2% $75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 11.4% +0.5% $100,000 to $124,999 5.5% 6.2% -0.7% $125,000 to $149,999 2.7% 3.3% -0.6% $150,000 to $199,999 1.8% 3.0% -1.2% $200,000 or more 2.1% 2.7% -0.6%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 3.6% 6.0% -2.4% 10.0% to 14.9% 9.3% 12.1% -2.8% 15.0% to 19.9% 15.7% 15.5% +0.2% 20.0% to 24.9% 15.3% 13.8% +1.5% 25.0% to 29.9% 13.3% 10.9% +2.4% 30.0% to 34.9% 10.2% 7.6% +2.6% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.8% 5.1% +0.7% 40.0% to 49.9% 7.4% 6.3% +1.1% 50.0% or more 14.5% 14.9% -0.4% Not computed 4.9% 7.7% -2.8%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 15.2% 13.4% +1.8% 25 to 34 years 34.7% 30.0% +4.7% 35 to 44 years 24.7% 23.6% +1.1% 45 to 54 years 12.0% 14.4% -2.4% 55 to 64 years 5.2% 7.3% -2.1% 65 to 74 years 3.5% 5.2% -1.7% 75 to 84 years 3.3% 4.3% -1.0% 85 years and over 1.4% 1.7% -0.3%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 44.6% 33.1% +11.5% 30 to 44 minutes 28.5% 25.4% +3.1% 45 to 59 minutes 9.5% 14.8% -5.3% 60 or more minutes 17.4% 26.7% -9.3%
Source: 2000 Census
Virginia Beach, Virginia
In 1607, the first English explorers set foot on this area of Virginia where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Chesapeake Bay. They named it Cape Henry, after the Prince of Wales, but they didn't stay. They continued on to Jamestown but the area remained noted and eventually became a resort area in the 1800s.
Today, it mixes that tourism with a heavy concentration of military bases.Known for expansive and beautiful beaches, the economy of Virginia Beach still depends on tourism. The white, sandy beaches along with a wonderful combination of North meets South culture make it a wonderful place to live. Whether you are young or older, the city will meet your demands.
When starting your search for a Virginia Beach apartment, know that there is some public transportation but that a car is required to get around. There are seven boroughs which divide down further into many neighborhoods. The areas of Chicks Beach, Boardwalk and Oceanfront are the best neighborhoods for beach style living. Inland you'll also find many choices with proximities to parks, shopping and cultural activities too.
Sand and Green Parks
The beach areas are a surfer's paradise, and for any other sport having to do with the water. Culturally, you'll find the Verizon Wireless Virginia Beach Ampitheatre offers name concerts and the performing arts center offers theatre. There are 208 city parks which offer a range of activities from simple picnicking spots to nature preserves.
There's ample opportunity for golf with eight public courses all designed by known golfers. Your Virginia Beach apartment will provide a great spot to rest after all the outdoor activities you'll find here.
Dine on the Boardwalk
Seafood is tops on the cuisine list, and you should check out local spots like Timbuktu, One Fish - Two Fish and the Icehouse. There are plenty of pub style places as well as national chains too. Walk down the boardwalk area and check out some of the small, local places too. The Watermen's Beachwood Grill always gets high marks from visitors and locals alike.
Dancing Above the Waves
Nights are for music and dancing in Virginia Beach. Many places are concentrated near the water so you'll want to stop into spots like The Abyess for techno, Peabody's for the college crowds, and Ocean Eddies which is built above the waves and has great acoustic music on weekends. Wherever your Virigina Beach apartment is located, you'll find your way around and into some fun spots.
Average Apartment Rent in Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Virginia Beach Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Virginia Beach have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In February the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Virginia Beach apartment cost $1,007. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Virginia Beach apartment was $1,173 in February. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in February was $1,415. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Virginia Beach rentals listed below.
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I've got dogs. What are the best places in Virginia Beach for being outdoors with pets?
Situated in the heart of Kempsville in Virginia Beach, pet-friendly Woodstock Park is the perfect recreational area for families to enjoy alongside their favorite four-legged friends. Covering a considerable 30-acres of land, Woodstock Park is complete with a playground, softball field, skate park, three picnic shelters, and a one-acre fenced-in dog park. Nearby Red Wing Park is another favorite spot for locals to bring their pooches, a vast 97 acres comprised of nature trails, gardens, lots of open fields and outdoor game areas, and a leash-free dog park.
Is Virginia Beach a town where I'll need a car to get to work?
No. Public transportation via the Hampton Roads Transit bus system, or HRT, is sufficient enough that Virginia Beach residents can make due without owning a car. And it is worth mentioning that HRT is currently undertaking a study to expand the city's public transit via a light rail system. The study looks promising for the residents of Virginia Beach and should be completed by fall of 2010. Alternatively, the VB Wave is a trolley system that brings visitors into the heart of the city to such destinations as the Marine Science Museum and the Lynnhaven Mall. .
What are the top locations for the young professional? I would like to live near all 'the action' Thanks!
Chick's Beach area is a good place to start looking. You could take only 10-15 minute to go to Town Center. The area is very close to the beach in walking distance. With many option of night club, bars and restaurant, you will enjoy your life all day long. You can search apartments in Chick’s Beach by using zip code 23455 with MyNewPlace.com.
Getting transferred to NAS Oceana from California. Need help finding a family friendly area not too far from the base and the city. Looking to rent an apartment also. Which area would you suggest?
Bay Colony in Virginia Beach is a perfect mix of quiet residential and beach living. It is close to the city center of Virginia Beach, you can drive to restaurants, country club and beach easily. Broad Bay is around this neighborhood, so you can appreciate the beautiful scenery by just riding a bike to the lakeside.
What kinds of outdoor activities are either in or around Virginia Beach?
With countless beaches, parks, golf courses, and a never-ending boardwalk, Virginia Beach is a true nature-lovers paradise. The boardwalk offers a massive playground for walking, biking, rollerblading, fishing, or just checking out the local attractions and performers. In fact, it is noted in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest recreational beach in the world! With 2,700 acres of hiking trails, cypress swamps, campgrounds, playgrounds, and nesting grounds for a variety of birds, First Landing State Park is a favorite Virginia Beach outdoor haven. The local Croatan Beach is a relatively uncrowded beach with bike paths, jogging trails, and designated surfing areas. Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge is another fabulous VB locale offering hiking, biking, and fishing and a completely natural remote environment.
Is Virginia Beach famous for any kind of restaurant or food in particular? What's the local favorite?
Virginia Beach is most famous for serving up fresh and delicious seafood. Harpoon Larry's Oyster Bar is a local favorite, famous for its fresh raw oysters, top-notch service, and fabulous $3 rumrunners. This unpretentious dive doles boasts a comfy and quaint atmosphere, quality seafood, and unbeatable prices. Come here on Mondays for Larry's plump and juicy 39-cent oysters! Other must-tries include the famed hush puppies, crab dip, steamed shrimp, scallop Caesar wrap, and the spicy blackened fish. Or just order up the Killer Combo for a taste of everything! The big-enough-for-two combo includes four oysters, four crawfish, six mussels, six clams, a quarter-pound of shrimp, and a half-pound of snow crab legs.
What areas of Virginia Beach are safe for walking around at night?
Virginia Beach is generally a safe town with a low crime rate. Some of the nicest, well-established neighborhoods in the city include Larkspur, Kempsville, Alexandria, and portions of Lynnhaven and Thalia. Great Neck is another nice and safe area, especially the neighborhoods north of Old Dominion Parkway. Alternatively, Red Mill is a safe, relatively new neighborhood within Virginia Beach with average priced homes and little or no crime.
What's the weather like in Virginia Beach?
Virginia Beach's climate can be categorized as humid subtropical. With light snowfall and an average temperature of 40 degrees in January, the coldest month, winters in Virginia Beach are mild. Summers, however, are hot and humid with warm evenings; July's average temperature is almost 80 degrees. Rainfall is fairly constant year-round and averages 45 inches annually. The geographic location of the city keeps it mostly out of range of storm tracks originating farther north and farther south.