Norfolk, VA 23523 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23523: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Norfolk, VA 23523

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Norfolk City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.831, Longitude -76.27
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 158
  • PO Box Addresses: 104
  • Residential Addresses: 2,951
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 208
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,743

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

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Norfolk, VA 23523 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,928
Daytime Population: Workers 4,623
Daytime Population: Residents 4,768
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,391
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 7,880
Population in Familes 6,524
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 3,925
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $27,963
Average Household Income $39,051
Per Capita Income $13,407


Total Housing Units 2,917 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 929 (31.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,754 (60.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $175,911
Average Home Value $199,865


Total Households 2,683
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 1,848
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.65% 0.58%
Households 0.49% 0.49%
Families 0.4% 0.41%
Median Household Income   -1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.15%

Norfolk, VA 23523 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23523 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 # 280 68th
Population Density # 70 92nd
Diversity Index # 659 24th
Median Household Income # 841 3rd
Per Capita Income # 842 3rd

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