Norfolk, VA 23511 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23511: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Norfolk, VA 23511

Acceptable Alternative
Fleet, VA 23511
Naval Base, VA 23511

Not Acceptable, USPS
Joint Forces Staff College, VA 23511
Naval Communications Area Ma, VA 23511
Norfolk Naval Air Station, VA 23511
Norfolk Naval Public Works C, VA 23511
Norfolk Naval Station, VA 23511

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 27
  • Single Family Addresses: 342
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Norfolk City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.943, Longitude -76.307
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Norfolk, VA 23511 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,782
Population in Households 952
Population in Familes 379
Population in Group Qrtrs 20,830
Population Density1 4,109
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 136
Average Household Size 7.0
Family Households 124
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1 ( 0.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (93.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Median Household Income $45,267
Average Household Income $53,524
Per Capita Income $16,049
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 40.45% 0.02%
Households 0.36% 0.44%
Families 0.39% 0.32%
Median Household Income   -0.92%
Per Capita Income   0.0%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Norfolk, VA 23511 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23511 to the other 873 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 146 83rd
Population Density1 # 59 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 47 95th
Median Household Income # 534 39th
Per Capita Income # 830 5th

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