Virginia Beach, VA has a population of 449,733 and is the 40th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,838 per sq mi which is 860% higher than the Virginia average and 1928% higher than the national average. The median age in Virginia Beach is 35 which is approximately 6% lower than the Virginia average of 38. In Virginia Beach, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 40% of Virginia Beach residents were born in Virginia, 48% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.