The 5 Richest Neighborhoods In Virginia Beach, VA For 2023

The richest Virginia Beach neighborhoods are North Central and Dam Neck Naval Air Station for 2023 based on Saturday Night Science.

Richest Neighborhoods In Virginia Beach
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they aren’t made of ticky-tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Virginia Beach has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.82x the national median and household incomes are 1.56x the national median.

But where exactly in Virginia Beach do the richest of the rich people live? That would be North Central where the median income is a cool $86,007.

Here’s a look at the top 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in Virginia Beach out of 6 for 2023.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Virginia Beach for 2023? According to the most recent census data, North Central looks to be the richest Virginia Beach neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $432,269. And that, my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Virginia Beach.

For more Virginia Beach reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Virginia Beach and the worst neighborhoods in Virginia Beach.

Or, for living around Virginia Beach, out the best Virginia Beach suburbs and the worst Virginia Beach suburbs.

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Richst Neighborhoods In Virginia Beach For 2023 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 North Central $86,007
2 Dam Neck Naval Air Station $78,554
3 Northeast $75,258
4 Us Navy Little Creek Amphibious Base $74,807
5 Northwest $66,143
6 Fort Story $51,500

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Virginia Beach For 2023

Every city has its best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using Saturday Night Science, we researched income data from the Census and BLS for every neighborhood in Virginia Beach.

We ranked every neighborhood in Virginia Beach by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, North Central, was named the wealthiest neighborhood in Virginia Beach.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Fort Story.

We updated this article for 2023. This is our tenth time ranking the most affluent neighborhoods to live in Virginia Beach.

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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

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