Economic Accolades


“Virginia Beach Boardwalk listed in the top 10 U.S. Boardwalks by National Geographic Magazine”

​ The City of Virginia Beach, with a population of almost 450,000 citizens, is fortunate to be recognized as being a great place to live, work, and visit. Some of the most recent accolades include:​


  • One of the Top U.S. Metro Areas for Families, Apartment List
  • Among 5 Hottest Beach Vacation Destinations for Families ​- MSN Travel
  • One of America's "Hardest Working Cities" - WalletHub
  • One of the Best Places to Live if You're Trying to Save Money - Huffington Post/GO Banking Rates
  • One of America's Best Boardwalks - ​USA Today
  • 3rd Best State to Make a Living - Tech Insider
  • 2nd Hardest Working City in America - ​WalletHub​

For a complete list of Virginia Beach's economic accolades, please follow this link.​