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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Houma, Louisiana
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Virginia Beach is 31% less densely populated than Houma.
People are 9% more likely to be married in Houma.
The Median Age is 0.8 years younger in Virginia Beach.

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PEOPLE
 Virginia Beach, VAHouma, LAUnited States
 Population452,74534,287321,418,820
 Population - 2010435,99633,631308,745,538
 Population - 2000425,25732,393285,036,114
 Population - 1990393,06930,495251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now15.18%12.44%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now6.46%5.85%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,8162,37791
 Land Area249143,531,905
 Water Area2480264,837
 Median Age34.935.737.4
 Female Population50.88%50.68%50.81%
 Male Population49.12%49.32%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Virginia Beach, VAHouma, LAUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.68%7.21%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.35%7.26%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.40%6.95%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.94%4.53%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.09%3.41%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.43%5.59%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.24%14.44%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.11%11.64%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5414.15%13.47%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.18%6.73%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.03%5.90%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.53%6.51%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.48%4.60%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.39%1.78%1.85%
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 RACE
 Virginia Beach, VAHouma, LAUnited States
 White63.59%62.93%62.77%
 Black18.58%24.95%12.24%
 Asian6.38%1.04%4.95%
 Native American0.20%4.49%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.12%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.17%0.10%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.74%1.49%2.13%
 Hispanic7.22%5.01%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic92.78%94.99%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Virginia Beach, VAHouma, LAUnited States
 Households165,29612,297116,211,000
 Family Households114,0208,26676,958,100
 Non Family Households51,2764,03139,253,000
 Household Size2.632.732.63
 Married Population53.81%44.96%50.58%
 Single Population46.19%55.04%49.42%
 Now Married51.04%43.21%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.77%1.75%2.17%
 Never Married30.49%34.79%32.55%
 Widowed4.86%6.65%5.95%
 Divorced10.83%13.60%10.92%
 Married, w/children33.96%23.75%31.68%
 Married, no children40.19%39.37%41.44%
 Single, w/children17.10%25.83%16.94%
 Single, no children8.75%11.06%9.95%
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