Norfolk, Virginia 

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Population

245,752

+1.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

7.3%

Median Income

$44,150

Median Home Price

$185,900

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Best Places to Live in Norfolk, Virginia

Large-city complex - Southeast Virginia coast. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Norfolk, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Norfolk, VA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Nearby water recreation
Educated population
Stable economy
Cons
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.


QUICK FACTS

City: Norfolk
Zip Codes: 23503, 23518, 23513, 23505, 23504, 23508, 23502, 23511, 23509, 23523, 14 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Norfolk is 7.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Norfolk jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Norfolk's cost of living is 8.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Norfolk's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Norfolk city county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 71.7% to 26.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Norfolk's population is 245,752 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Norfolk is Real Estate: $185,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.0%.

SCHOOLS
Norfolk public schools spend $11,467 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Norfolk. More Education



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Housing Market in Norfolk

It's a good time to buy in Norfolk. Home Appreciation is up 4.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Norfolk is $185,900.

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Reviews for Norfolk   41 Reviews
Norfolk is a great place to live. - 1/28/2019
I've lived in Norfolk for most of my life, and I love it here. I love the maker scene, and the new breweries. The arts scene, especially the theater side is always... Read More

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Year 2018 - 7/24/2018
I have lived in Norfolk VA for 11 months and,I cant wait to leave.It is full of crime ,homeless and undeveloped city.Public transportation is terrible and its wet and... Read More

It's a harbor town - 7/18/2018
I was born in Norfolk, and lived in Norfolk and Virginia Beach until my early 20s. Here are 10 things that are 100% true about Norfolk you may have heard before: 1) It's... Read More


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MAPS OF NORFOLK, VIRGINIA
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ZIP CODES IN NORFOLK, VIRGINIA
23503, 23518, 23513, 23505, 23504, 23508, 23502, 23511, 23509, 23523, 14 total

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