Norfolk (city) County VA Information


Norfolk (city) County Subdivisions

Norfolk (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 248,958
Daytime Population: Workers 195,923
Daytime Population: Residents 117,709
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 313,632
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 215,549
Population in Familes 157,720
Population in Group Qrtrs 33,409
Population Density2 4,600
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $44,656
Average Household Income $61,827
Per Capita Income $24,202


Total Housing Units 98,731 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37,636 (38.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 51,045 (51.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,050 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $211,282
Average Home Value $281,948


Total Households 88,681
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 51,312
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.35% 0.35%
Households 0.35% 0.4%
Families 0.15% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   2.45%


Norfolk (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norfolk (city) County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 95th
Population Density # 6 96th
Diversity Index # 9 94th
Median Household Income # 85 37th
Per Capita Income # 81 40th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.

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