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11 Localities, 1 Premier Location for Business

The Hampton Roads Alliance is proud to represent 11 of the 17 localities in the Hampton Roads region — officially referred to as the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metropolitan Statistical Area. Individually, these 9 cities and 2 counties have a diverse set of assets to offer new or expanding companies, ranging from world-renowned port facilities, state-of-the-art medical and research facilities, and miles of rural land available for development. Each community provides investors with specific resources and benefits, dependent upon industry needs. Together, our localities offer an experience unlike any other and are committed to your continued success.

Explore the localities below to learn more about what each has to offer.

Did you know?
  • Hampton Roads is home to a population of 1,700,000
  • The region covers an area 3,730 square miles
  • Hampton Roads is located in southeastern Virginia, along the Atlantic Coast

Data

Industry Employment Breakdown

Industry # of Employees % of Workforce
Manufacturing 28,009 %45.05
Health Care and Social Assistance 12,771 %20.54
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services 6,214 %9.99
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 4,750 %7.64
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,440 %3.92

Source: EMSI

Demographics

Population

1,770,657

Median Age

37.1

Labor Force

861,733

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Household Income
$65,648

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