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-Nearby water recreation
-Educated population
-Stable economy


-Growth and sprawl
-Rising costs
-Air service

What Bert Has To Say About Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metro Area

This complex area straddles the waterway known as Hampton Roads, a large bay that empties into the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. It is the largest metropolitan area in the state in terms of population, and offers an interesting mix of urban, suburban, waterfront and inland environments. The cities of Norfolk, Chesapeake, and Portsmouth are to the south of the waterway, with the large and rapidly growing Virginia Beach located a few miles to the east along the Atlantic Shore. Hampton and Newport News lie to the north across a long bridge-tunnel connection. The natural harbor makes for one of the best ports on the East Coast, and shipping and shipbuilding activity are paramount, along with fishing and seaport-related commerce.

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Quick Facts About Suffolk

    The unemployment rate in Suffolk is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Suffolk jobs have Decreased by 0.15 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Suffolk's cost of living is 4.90% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Suffolk's population is 88,161 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 69.08 percent.
    Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Suffolk is $216,470. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -4.75%.
    Suffolk public schools spend $10,587 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Suffolk.

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It's a good time to buy in Suffolk. Home Appreciation is up 5.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Suffolk Real Estate.
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I like living in Suffolk because of the smaller town feel yet having the conveniences of the larger city. We have been happy in Northern Suffolk. The schools don't seem... (Read More)




Suffolk is a bit difficult to describe because it is geographically the largest city in Virginia. Downtown has been slightly revitalized but I have no reason to go there... (Read More)



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