Norfolk, VA 23505 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23505: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Norfolk, VA 23505

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 591
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,759
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,774
  • County: Norfolk City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.911, Longitude -76.285
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Norfolk, VA 23505 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,300
Daytime Population: Workers 14,490
Daytime Population: Residents 14,009
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,499
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 27,679
Population in Familes 19,920
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,621
Population Density2 4,140
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $42,094
Average Household Income $62,702
Per Capita Income $26,676


Total Housing Units 13,332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,960 (29.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,069 (60.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,303 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $230,648
Average Home Value $337,247


Total Households 12,029
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 6,525
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 -0.06% 0.12%
Households -0.07% 0.13%
Families -0.2% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Norfolk, VA 23505 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23505 to the other 870 ZIP Codes 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 # 100 89th
Population Density # 60 93rd
Diversity Index # 59 93rd
Median Household Income # 632 27th
Per Capita Income # 425 51st

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