Norfolk, Virginia 

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Population

246,393

6% Decline

Unemployment Rate

5.3%

Median Income

$44,150

Avg. Home Price

$181,000

Best Places to Live in Norfolk, Virginia

Large-city complex - Southeast Virginia coast
Pros
-Nearby water recreation
-Educated population
-Stable economy
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Rising costs
-Air service

Local Listings in Norfolk, VA
 $164,900 
388 Boush St UNIT 218
Bed 1 | Bath 1.0 | 698 SqFt
 $164,900 
388 Boush St UNIT 218
Bed 1 | Bath 1.0 | 698 SqFt
 $159,900 
2735 Somme Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1201 SqFt
 $180,000 
4825 Dolphin Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1297 SqFt

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, 23505, 23513, 23518, 23504, 23502, 23508, 23509, 23511, 23507, 14 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Norfolk is 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Norfolk jobs have decreased by 0.19%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Norfolk's cost of living is 0.10% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Norfolk's Cost of Living

VOTING
Norfolk city county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Norfolk's population is 246,393 people. Since 2000, it has had a population decline of 5.68%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Norfolk is $181,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.70%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Norfolk

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. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Norfolk

It's a good time to buy in Norfolk. Home Appreciation is up 2.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Norfolk Real Estate or Find top agents in Norfolk

The median home price in Norfolk is $181,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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, 23505, 23513, 23518, 23504, 23502, 23508, 23509, 23511, 23507, 14 total

NEW LISTINGS IN NORFOLK VA
$164,900
388 Boush St UNIT 218
Bed 1 | Bath 1.0 |

$159,900
2735 Somme Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$180,000
4825 Dolphin Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$155,000
717 Thayor St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 |

$199,000
450 E Bayview Blvd
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$174,500
227 Beechwood Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

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