The Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News MSA, also known as the Hampton Roads MSA, is located on the eastern coast of Virginia, and is the largest metropolitan area in the State. Hampton Roads, the body of water from which the area gets its nickname, borders the Hampton Roads metro area, and is one of the world's largest natural harbors. The Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News area is one of the oldest settled regions in the United States.
Total Population: 1,724,876
(An increase of 2.87 % in the past 5 years.)
- Foreign Born - 103,029
- Language Spoken at Home - 130,634