Norfolk (city) County VA Information


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  1. Norfolk (city) County 2018 Demographic Data
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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Norfolk (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 249,954
Population in Households 217,005
Population in Familes 160,520
Population in Group Qrtrs 32,949
Population Density2 4,619
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $45,971
Average Household Income $64,434
Per Capita Income $25,138


Total Housing Units 98,626 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,804 (37.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 52,410 (53.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,412 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $216,806
Average Home Value $292,153


Total Households 89,214
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 51,551
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.35% 0.27%
Households 0.38% 0.29%
Families 0.19% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   3.15%


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, 2018 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 # 87 35th
Per Capita Income # 80 41st

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