Norfolk, VA 23508 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23508: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Norfolk, VA 23508

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Norfolk City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.888, Longitude -76.3
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 384
  • PO Box Addresses: 162
  • Residential Addresses: 7,465
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,087
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,378

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Norfolk, VA 23508 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,152
Daytime Population: Workers 7,695
Daytime Population: Residents 11,991
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,686
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 16,740
Population in Familes 10,741
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,412
Population Density2 7,552
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $47,467
Average Household Income $72,300
Per Capita Income $25,668


Total Housing Units 7,131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,973 (41.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,482 (48.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 676 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $349,097
Average Home Value $404,743


Total Households 6,455
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 3,476
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 0.56% 0.58%
Households 0.51% 0.71%
Families 0.16% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

Norfolk, VA 23508 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23508 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 # 151 83rd
Population Density # 17 98th
Diversity Index # 118 87th
Median Household Income # 521 40th
Per Capita Income # 461 47th

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