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Population in 2012: 245,782 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 

Males: 127,207  (51.8%)
Females: 118,575  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  29.6 years
Virginia median age:  37.1 years

Zip codes: 23502, 23503, 23504, 23505, 23507, 23508, 23509, 23510, 23511, 23513, 23517, 23518, 23523, 23551.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,644 (it was $31,815 in 2000)
Norfolk:

$42,644
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,191

Norfolk city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $193,400 (it was $88,300 in 2000)
Norfolk:

$193,400
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $266,924; Detached houses: $269,715; Townhouses or other attached units: $271,974; In 2-unit structures: $266,201; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $297,945; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $273,146; Mobile homes: $54,476; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $128,854

Median gross rent in 2012: $928.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 23503, 23504, 23505, 23507, 23508, 23509, 23510, 23513, 23517, 23518, 23523.

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  • White alone - 108,758 (44.2%)
  • Black alone - 101,459 (41.3%)
  • Hispanic - 17,623 (7.2%)
  • Two or more races - 8,988 (3.7%)
  • Asian alone - 6,627 (2.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 930 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 905 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 491 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Norfolk: 98.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (10.9%), German (8.1%), Irish (7.7%), English (6.6%), Italian (3.1%), Subsaharan African (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1736

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 53.7 square miles.

Population density: 4,575 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Norfolk:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norfolk city:

  • Never married: 42.3%
  • Now married: 38.3%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

15,214 residents are foreign born (2.5% Asia, 2.0% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

This city:  6.5%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 668 registered sex offenders living in Norfolk, Virginia as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Norfolk to the number of sex offenders is 368 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,981 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,216 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (223.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Sussex, VA (1.6 miles ), Brambleton, VA (1.6 miles ), Meadowbrook, VA (1.8 miles ), Greenbriar, VA (2.3 miles ), Portsmouth, VA (2.5 miles ), Chesapeake, VA (2.9 miles ), Virginia Beach, VA (3.2 miles ), Deep Creek, VA (3.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 184 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 1998: 152 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 1999: 191 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2000: 177 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2001: 227 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2002: 276 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2003: 437 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2004: 382 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2005: 526 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2006: 351 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2007: 313 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2008: 257 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2009: 165 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2010: 171 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2011: 225 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2012: 311 buildings, average cost: $114,800

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Latitude: 36.89 N, Longitude: 76.26 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +60,797 (+24.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 79,159 (65.1%)

Area code: 757

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Crime rates in Norfolk by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 44314140355928482834342934
per 100,000 18.913.017.016.514.324.512.021.111.914.514.511.813.9
Rapes 1211271158682921009786102908175
per 100,000 52.053.447.635.533.638.142.742.636.643.438.433.030.6
Robberies 7728097097176848869489101,050630596625491
per 100,000 331.9339.9293.6296.2280.2367.2404.7399.3446.7268.0254.6254.4200.2
Assaults 726633488540541804768869787776725689732
per 100,000 312.1265.9202.1223.1221.6333.2327.8381.3334.8330.1309.7280.4298.4
Burglaries 2,3041,7281,7581,7841,4741,7691,6141,6941,8682,0782,1582,2562,261
per 100,000 990.4726.0727.9737.0603.8733.2689.0743.3794.7883.9921.8918.2921.7
Thefts 10,19210,12310,73810,6329,84610,1539,0328,7979,2129,91210,0799,2178,403
per 100,000 4381.24253.04446.04392.04033.14208.23855.43860.03918.94216.14305.43751.33425.6
Auto thefts 1,7541,5151,6271,4381,2281,1391,0371,0271,115950922785727
per 100,000 754.0636.5673.6594.0503.0472.1442.7450.6474.3404.1393.8319.5296.4
Arson 31242322474376365742503858
per 100,000 13.310.19.59.119.317.832.415.824.217.921.415.523.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 534.9485.4473.1459.9418.8502.9472.8503.9493.8463.0456.6413.4388.8

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Crime rate in Norfolk detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 825 (733 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Virginia average:

2.27

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -26,771 (-10.3%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • First-line supervisors of retail sales workers (5%)
  • Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (5%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, baggage porters, concierges, and child care workers (3%)
  • Other business operations specialists (3%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Norfolk-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Norfolk city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2008, a category F3 tornado 26.7 miles away from the city center injured 200 people and caused $30 million in damages.

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Birthplace of: Ed Schultz - Television and radio host, Lemuel C. Shepherd, Jr. - 20th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Wayne Newton - Male singer, Timbaland - Musician, David Wright (baseball) - Baseball player, Joe Smith (basketball) - Basketball player, Jodi Rell - Politician, Gene Vincent - Musician, Luther Lindsay - Professional wrestler, Lewis Binford - Archaeologist.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Norfolk: Benjamin F. Stewart, George Washington Bright, William A., Iii Jones, William H. Carney.

Main business address for: PORTFOLIO RECOVERY ASSOCIATES INC (SERVICES-CONSUMER CREDIT REPORTING, COLLECTION AGENCIES), NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY CO /VA/ (RAILROADS, LINE-HAUL OPERATING), NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORP (RAILROADS, LINE-HAUL OPERATING), COMMONWEALTH BANKSHARES INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Norfolk:

  • BMA - GREATER NORFOLK (Dialysis Facility, (GRANBY DIALYSIS))
  • CHILDRENS HOSPITAL OF KINGS DAUGHTERS (Dialysis Facility, PEDIATRIC DIALYSIS CTR)
  • KEMPSVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 6320 NORTH CENTER DR)
  • LEIGH DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 420 N CENTER DR)
  • MIDTOWNE NORFOLK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 2201 COLONIAL AVE)
  • NORFOLK DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 962 NORFOLK SQ)
  • TIDEWATER RENAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 5623 TIDEWATER DR)
  • ALL HEART HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 410 CENTER DRIVE, BLDG #9, SUITE 102)
  • ALLSTAR HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 114 W 20TH STREET)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 6353 CENTER DRIVE, BLDG 8, SUITE 205)
  • AMERICAN SENIOR CARE (Home Health Center, 420 N CENTER DRIVE STE 145)
  • CHILDRENS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 601 CHILDREN LANE SUITES C & D)
  • GENESYS HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 6387 CENTER DRIVE SUITE 4)
  • GUARDIAN HOMECARE, LLC (Home Health Center, 248 WEST BUTE STREET, SUITE 202)
  • PEDIATRIC SRVCS OF AMERICA INC (Home Health Center, 6330 NEWTOWN ROAD SUITE 626)
  • PERSONAL TOUCH HOMECARE OF VA (Home Health Center, 5505 ROBIN HOOD ROAD, STE C-1)
  • RESCARE HOMECARE (Home Health Center, 6161 KEMPSVILLE CIRCLE, SUITE 335)
  • SOLUTIONS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 1401 TIDEWATER DR SUITE 3)
  • STAFF BUILDERS HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, 6161 KEMPSVILLE CIRCLE #205)
  • BON SECOURS DEPAUL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 150 KINGSLEY LANE)
  • CHILDREN'S HOSP KING'S DAUGHTERS (Hospital, provides emergency services, 601 CHILDREN'S LANE)
  • COMM MENTAL HEALTH CTR (Hospital, provides emergency services, 721 FAIRFAX AVE)
  • HOSPITAL FOR EXTENDED RECOVERY (Hospital, 600 GRESHAM DRIVE SUITE 700)
  • NORFOLK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, 2539 CORPREW AVE)
  • NORFOLK PSYCH CENTER (Hospital, GRANBY ST AT KINGSLEY LANE)
  • NORFOLK PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (Hospital, 860 KEMPSVILLE RD)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF HAMPTON ROADS (Hospital, 6363 CENTER DRIVE, SUITE 201, BUILDING 6)
  • PERSONAL TOUCH HOSPICE OF VIRGINIA INC (Hospital, 5365 ROBIN HOOD RD, SUITE A-5)
  • PSYCHIATRIC INSTI MED COLL HAMPTON RDS (Hospital, 721 FAIRFAX AVE PO BOX 1980)
  • SENTARA LEIGH HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 830 KEMPSVILLE ROAD)
  • SENTARA NORFOLK GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 600 GRESHAM DR)
  • ST MARY'S HOME FOR DISABLED CH (Hospital, 6171 KEMPSVILLE CIRCLE)
  • AUTUMN CARE OF NORFOLK (Nursing Home, 1401 HALSTEAD AVENUE)
  • BON SECOURS DEPAUL,TCC (Nursing Home, 150 KINGSLEY LANE)
  • BON SECOURS TRANSITION(CLOSE) (Nursing Home, 150 KINSLEY LANE)
  • CONSULATE HEALTH CARE OF NORFOLK (Nursing Home, 3900 LLEWELLYN AVE)
  • DEPAUL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, 150 KINGSLEY LN)
  • ENVOY OF THORNTON HALL (Nursing Home, 827 NORVIEW AVENUE)
  • HARBOR'S EDGE (Nursing Home, ONE COLLEY AVENUE)
  • HILLHAVEN REHAB CONV CNTR (Nursing Home, 1005 HAMPTON BLVD)
  • KINDRED TCC AND REHABILITATION-HARBOUR POINT (Nursing Home, 1005 HAMPTON BLVD)
  • LAFAYETTE VILLA NURS HOME (Nursing Home, 3810 LLEWELLYN AVE)
  • LAKE TAYLOR CITY HOSP - ICF (Nursing Home, 1309 KEMPSVILLE RD)
  • LAKE TAYLOR HOSP (Nursing Home, 1309 KEMPSVILLE RD)
  • NORFOLK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 901 EAST PRINCESS ANNE ROAD)
  • SENTARA NURSING CENTER NORFOLK (Nursing Home, 249 SOUTH NEWTOWN RD)
  • THORNTON HALL (Nursing Home, 827 NORVIEW AVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Norfolk, VA

Airports and heliports located in Norfolk:


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Amtrak station:

NORFOLK (MONTICELLO AVE. & VA. BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Norfolk:

  • 18 miles: Surry 1 and 2 in Newport News, VA.

Local government website: www.norfolk.va.us

Colleges/Universities in Norfolk:

  • Old Dominion University (Full-time enrollment: 15,643; Location: 5115 Hampton Blvd; Public; Website: www.odu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Tidewater Community College (FT enrollment: 12,101; Location: 121 College Place; Public; Website: www.tcc.edu)
  • Norfolk State University (FT enrollment: 5,675; Location: 700 Park Ave; Public; Website: www.nsu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Virginia Wesleyan College (FT enrollment: 1,144; Location: 1584 Wesleyan Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.vwc.edu)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk (FT enrollment: 953; Location: 863 Glenrock Rd, Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School (FT enrollment: 717; Location: 700w. Olney; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.evms.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Centura College (FT enrollment: 380; Location: 7020 North Military Highway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.centuracollege.edu)
  • Fortis College (FT enrollment: 341; Location: 6300 Center Dr Bldg 22; Private, for-profit; Website: www.success.edu)
  • Wards Corner Beauty Academy (FT enrollment: 112; Location: 7525 Tidewater Dr Ste 200; Private, for-profit)
  • Tidewater Tech-Trades (FT enrollment: 105; Location: 5301 E Princess Anne Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tidewatertechtrades.edu)
  • Central School of Practical Nursing (FT enrollment: 19; Location: 1330 N Millitary Hwy; Public; Website: ww2.nps.k12.va.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=55850&)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Norfolk:

  • ECPI College of Technology (about 6 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; Full-time enrollment: 12,138)
  • Regent University (about 7 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Hampton University (about 11 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,789)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 15 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 3,554)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 18 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 4,722)
  • College of William and Mary (about 37 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,397)
  • Elizabeth City State University (about 43 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; FT enrollment: 2,876)

Public high schools in Norfolk:

Private high schools in Norfolk:

  • NORFOLK ACADEMY (Students: 1,228; Location: 1585 WESLEYAN DR; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • NORFOLK COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Students: 918; Location: 7336 GRANBY ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • NORFOLK CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 760; Location: 255 THOLE ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 2329 E LITTLE CREEK RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • RYAN ACADEMY OF NORFOLK (Students: 101; Location: 844 JEROME AVE; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • BARRY ROBINSON CENTER (Students: 54; Location: 443 KEMPSVILLE RD; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • YESHIVA AISH KODOSH/TALMUDICAL ACADEMY/NORFOLK (Students: 38; Location: 420 SPOTSWOOD AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Norfolk:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Norfolk:

  • ST PATRICK CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 1000 BOLLING AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PIUS X SCHOOL (Students: 333; Location: 7800 HALPRIN DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHRIST THE KING CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 280; Location: 3401 TIDEWATER DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NORFOLK CHRISTIAN LOWER SCHOOL NORFOLK CAMPUS (Students: 235; Location: 255 THOLE ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • FIRST PRESBYTERIAN PRESCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 820 COLONIAL AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE WILLIAMS SCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 419 COLONIAL AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HOLY TRINITY SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 154 W GOVERNMENT AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GHENT MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 610 MOWBRAY ARCH; Grades: PK - 8)
  • AZALEA GARDEN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 5160 BEAMON RD; Grades: UG - UG)
  • FAITH ACADEMY SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE (Students: 109; Location: 1010 E 26TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Norfolk, map of school districts: NORFOLK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Norfolk:

  • NORFOLK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,415,234; Location: 301 EAST CITY HALL AVENUE; 564,424 books; 16,382 e-books; 16,392 audio materials; 31,487 video materials; 17 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 1,157 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Under category strongest AM radio stations in Norfolk: Please change call letters WCKO to WYRM

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Notable locations in Norfolk: Pier S (A), Pier P (B), Pier N (C), Pier L (D), Pier H (E), Pier G (F), Pier F (G), Pier C (H), Pier B (I), Pier 2 (J), Pier 1 (K), Norfolk Yacht and Country Club (L), Lafayette Yacht Club (M), Coal Pier 6 (N), Coal Pier 5 (O), Coal Pier 4 (P), Maple Hall (Q), Waterside Festival Marketplace (R), Southeastern Public Service Authority Norfolk Transfer Station (S), Tennis Complex (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Riverside Discount Mall (1), Church Street Shopping Center (2), Willowood Shopping Center (3), Wards Corner Shopping Center (4), Tidewater Shopping Center (5), Southern Shopping Center (6), Snug Harbor Shopping Center (7), Roosevelt Gardens Shopping Center (8), Roland Park Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Norfolk include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (A), Chapel In The Woods (B), David Adams Memorial Chapel (C), Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church (D), First Lutheran Church (E), Central Baptist Church (F), Christ and Saint Lukes Church (G), Ghent United Methodist Church (H), Ohef Sholom Temple (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: West Point Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2), Cedar Grove Cemetery (3), Elmwood Cemetery (4), Forest Lawn Cemetery (5), Hebrew Cemetery (6), Woodlawn Memorial Gardens (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Meadow Lake (A), Lake Wright (B), Lake Whitehurst (C), Lake Taylor (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Steamboat Creek (A), Spotico Creek (B), Smith Creek (C), Ohio Creek (D), Mill Dam Creek (E), Mason Creek (F), Knitting Mill Creek (G), Eastern Branch Elizabeth River (H), Broad Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Norfolk include: Blue Bird Park (1), Barraud Park (2), Fleet Park (3), Greenway Park (4), Captains Quarters Nature Center And Park (5), Granby Street Park (6), Virginia Zoological Park (7), East Ocean View Community Park (8), Harbor Park Stadium (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Chrysler Museum (245 West Olney Rd) (1), Hunter House Victorian Museum (240 West Freemason Street) (2), Norfolk City - Nauticus the National Maritime Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1 Waterside Drive) (3), City Directory - Administration- Libraries-Department of Public- Area Libraries- Cen (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4100 East Virginia Beach Boulevard) (4), Bray's Aquariums (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 8453 Portal Rd) (5), Eastern Virginia Medical School - Radiation Oncology and Biophysics- Administrative Serv (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 700 West Olney Road) (6), Ocean View Station Museum The (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 9623 Granby St) (7), Norfolk City - Macarthur General Douglas Memorial (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Mac Arthur Square) (8), Lynnhaven Carousel Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; Lynnhaven Mall) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Economy Inn (1050 Tidewater Dr) (1), Traveler's Inn (800 E Ocean View Avenue) (2), Best Western Center Inn (235 North Military Highway) (3), Estabrook Inn (3351 Chesapeake Boulevard) (4), Encon Lodge-East Ocean View Beach (1111 Ocean View Avenue) (5), Fountainside Cafe' (1570 North Military Highway) (6), Econo Lodge Ocean View Beach - East (1111 East Ocean View Avenue) (7), Basil's Bar & Kitchen (345 Granby Street) (8), Hampton Inn Norfolk-Naval Base (8501 Hampton Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Norfolk City - Court System- Circuit Court- Commissioners Of Accounts- Philip R Tra (740 Duke Street Suite 500a) (1), Norfolk City - Relations Court- Bowling Park Elementary (2861 East Princess Anne) (2), Norfolk City - Marriage License- Public Service Division- Notaries- Marriage Licenses- Court Sy (100 Saint Pauls Boulevard) (3), Norfolk City - Court System- Norfolk Juvenile & Domestic Relations C (800 East City Hall Avenue) (4), Virginia Commonwealth - Juvenile Justice Dept- Court Service Unit No (800 East City Hall) (5), Virginia Commonwealth - Juvenile Justice Dept- Court Service Unit No 4 (800 East City Hall Avenue) (6), Norfolk City - Court System- General District Court- Judge Ray W Dezer (811 East City Hall) (7), Norfolk City - Court System- General District Court- Judge James S Mat (811 East City Hall) (8), Norfolk City - Court System- General District Court (811 East City Hall Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Norfolk city County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  PM10 PM2.5 CO  SO2 Ozone  NO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.6. This is about average.
City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.1. This is better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.48. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.48
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.235. This is significantly better than average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.235
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.46. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.46
U.S.:

2.43
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0117. This is significantly better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0117
U.S.:

0.0222

Drinking water stations with addresses in Norfolk and their reported violations in the past:

DAM NECK - U.S. NAVY (Population served: 2600, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2003), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-29-2003)
CHEATHAM ANNEX NAVAL SUPPY CTR (Population served: 800, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2000), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2000), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2000), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2000), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.2%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.0% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.7%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Norfolk, VA

People in group quarters in Norfolk in 2010:

  • 19,279 people in military ships
  • 6,488 people in college/university student housing
  • 3,408 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 1,353 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 924 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 348 people in military disciplinary barracks and jails
  • 302 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 283 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 140 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 68 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 60 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 47 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in federal detention centers
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 13 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 10 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Norfolk in 2000:

  • 14,523 people in military ships
  • 3,191 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,618 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 1,326 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,095 people in nursing homes
  • 438 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 237 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 213 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 213 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 155 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 106 people in other group homes
  • 103 people in military disciplinary barracks
  • 84 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 81 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 44 people in halfway houses
  • 38 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 14 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Norfolk compared to Virginia state average:

Norfolk, Virginia environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Norfolk Scope. Capacity: 13,800.

Banks with most branches in Norfolk (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 12 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: 9 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: Industrial Park Branch, Janaf Branch, Little Creek Branch, West Main Street Branch, Ghent Branch, Wards Corner Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of Hampton Roads: Bank Of Hampton Roads, Dominion Tower, Ghent Branch, East Beach Branch, Princess Anne Branch. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $1,899.1 mil, Deposits: $1,581.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Vi Lp
  • Heritage Bank: at 841 North Military Highway, Downtown Branch, Ocean View Branch, Colley Avenue Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $293.5 mil, Deposits: $250.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Bankshares, Inc.
  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Bank Of The Commonwealth Branch, Norfolk Branch, 4100 Granby Street Branch. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,039.8 mil, Deposits: $1,658.5 mil, headquarters in Mount Olive, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Military Circle Branch, Norfolk Downtown Branch, Ghent Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Woodforest National Bank: Little Creek Walmart Branch at 7530 Tidewater Drive, branch established on 2006/12/11; North Military Wal-Mart Branch at 1170 North Military Highway, branch established on 2006/07/27. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • 5 other banks with 8 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Norfolk, Virginia:

  • Hotel, 930 Virginia BCH Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23504 , Fax: (757) 623-5700
  • Americas Best Value Inn Ocean View/NVL Base, 9601 4TH View St, Norfolk, VA 23503 , Phone: (757) 480-9611, Fax: (757) 213-0186
  • Hampton Inn Norfolk Naval Base, 8501 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23505 , Phone: (757) 489-1000, Fax: (757) 489-4509
  • Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel, 235 E Main St, Norfolk, VA 23510 , Phone: (757) 628-6400, Fax: (757) 628-6452
  • Hilton Norfolk Airport, 1500 N Military Hwy, Norfolk, VA 23502 , Phone: (757) 466-8000, Fax: (757) 466-8000
  • Old Dominion Inn, 4111 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23508 , Phone: (804) 440-5100, Fax: (757) 423-5238
  • Doubletree Hotel Norfolk, 880 N Military Hwy, Norfolk, VA 23502 , Phone: (757) 461-9192, Fax: (757) 461-8290
  • Econo Lodge Airport, 3343 N Military Hwy, Norfolk, VA 23518 , Phone: (757) 855-3116, Fax: (757) 857-6413
  • 36 other hotels and motels
All 44 fire-safe hotels and motels in Norfolk, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Norfolk travel time to work - commute


Norfolk mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Norfolk:

(Norfolk, Virginia Neighborhood Map)


Religion statistics for Norfolk city (based on Norfolk city data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.08%
Here36.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchJewish
Adherents29.0%13.1%9.8%9.1%9.0%
Congregations18.3%4.6%7.8%11.1%2.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of VasiloupulisOther
Adherents6.0%5.9%2.0%1.7%14.6%
Congregations11.8%6.5%2.0%0.7%34.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 41
Norfolk city:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
This county:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 80
Norfolk city:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 210
This county:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Norfolk city:

10.0%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Norfolk city:

28.5%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
State:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 255$958,234$45,0931$2,810
Other Government Administration 330$1,419,710$51,62612$20,070
Judicial and Legal 190$782,602$49,4272$1,296
Police Protection - Officers 709$3,162,736$53,5300$0
Police - Other 131$369,782$33,87372$36,778
Firefighters 501$2,011,426$48,1781$2,916
Fire - Other 2$5,938$35,6280$0
Correction 531$1,616,946$36,5410$0
Streets and Highways 217$740,052$40,9253$2,218
Airports 208$718,386$41,4453$5,346
Welfare 429$1,505,708$42,11823$26,182
Health 339$1,132,644$40,09430$59,192
Solid Waste Management 101$278,812$33,1262$1,640
Sewerage 170$512,078$36,1473$2,644
Parks and Recreation 462$1,358,510$35,286232$170,444
Housing and Community Development(Local) 304$1,150,434$45,41224$28,390
Water Supply 265$889,726$40,2893$3,084
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 3,106$13,035,817$50,364525$611,343
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 2,785$6,457,698$27,825856$748,631
Local Libraries 74$267,622$43,398107$87,450
Other and Unallocable 210$644,360$36,82172$69,994
Totals for Government 11,319$39,019,221$41,3671,971$1,880,428

Norfolk government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,003,000 ($4.08)
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $501,000 ($2.04)
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $31,671,000 ($128.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,684,000 ($112.64)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,061,000 ($73.48)
    Regular Highways: $15,244,000 ($62.02)
    Sewerage: $13,931,000 ($56.68)
    General - Other: $9,352,000 ($38.05)
    Water Utilities: $8,820,000 ($35.89)
    Air Transportation: $4,857,000 ($19.76)
    Police Protection: $2,835,000 ($11.53)
    General Public Buildings: $2,769,000 ($11.27)
    Central Staff Services: $2,078,000 ($8.45)
    Parking Facilities: $1,208,000 ($4.91)
    Libraries: $1,110,000 ($4.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $80,000 ($0.33)
    Correctional Institutions: $66,000 ($0.27)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $326,817,000 ($1329.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $87,162,000 ($354.63)
    Public Welfare - Other: $66,375,000 ($270.06)
    Police Protection: $56,273,000 ($228.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $44,671,000 ($181.75)
    Water Utilities: $35,963,000 ($146.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,343,000 ($143.80)
    Correctional Institutions: $33,175,000 ($134.98)
    Health - Other: $29,220,000 ($118.89)
    Regular Highways: $29,003,000 ($118.00)
    Air Transportation: $26,227,000 ($106.71)
    General - Other: $21,287,000 ($86.61)
    General Public Buildings: $20,844,000 ($84.81)
    Sewerage: $17,096,000 ($69.56)
    Financial Administration: $15,706,000 ($63.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,599,000 ($63.47)
    Central Staff Services: $14,938,000 ($60.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,689,000 ($43.49)
    Parking Facilities: $10,410,000 ($42.35)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $10,029,000 ($40.80)
    Libraries: $6,054,000 ($24.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,398,000 ($9.76)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $1,970,000 ($8.02)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $107,000 ($0.44)
    Hospitals: $47,000 ($0.19)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $437,347,000 ($1779.41)
    Corporate Bonds: $124,521,000 ($506.63)
    Other Investments - Other: $45,128,000 ($183.61)
    Benefit Payments: $43,351,000 ($176.38)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $29,072,000 ($118.28)
    Withdrawals: $45,000 ($0.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,222,000 ($147.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,866,000 ($23.87)
    Air Transportation: $1,790,000 ($7.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,055,000 ($12.43)
    Water Utilities: $2,179,000 ($8.87)
    General - Other: $1,886,000 ($7.67)
    Police Protection: $1,379,000 ($5.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,267,000 ($5.15)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,245,000 ($5.07)
    Libraries: $1,229,000 ($5.00)
    Sewerage: $1,107,000 ($4.50)
    Correctional Institutions: $553,000 ($2.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $492,000 ($2.00)
    Central Staff Services: $456,000 ($1.86)
    Financial Administration: $453,000 ($1.84)
    Air Transportation: $430,000 ($1.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $384,000 ($1.56)
    Regular Highways: $381,000 ($1.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $337,000 ($1.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $102,000 ($0.42)
    Parking Facilities: $64,000 ($0.26)
    Health - Other: $56,000 ($0.23)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $55,000 ($0.22)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $30,000 ($0.12)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $445,444,000 ($1812.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,760,000 ($60.05)

Norfolk government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $29,801,000 ($121.25)
    Air Transportation: $28,850,000 ($117.38)
    Parking Facilities: $20,911,000 ($85.08)
    All Other: $16,712,000 ($68.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $16,339,000 ($66.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,085,000 ($41.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,012,000 ($24.46)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $4,062,000 ($16.53)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,155,000 ($4.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $724,000 ($2.95)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $103,000 ($0.42)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $66,508,000 ($270.60)
    From Parent Local Government: $24,887,000 ($101.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $50,124,000 ($203.94)
    Education: $8,663,000 ($35.25)
    Health and Hospitals: $7,539,000 ($30.67)
    All Other: $2,320,000 ($9.44)
    Air Transportation: $2,302,000 ($9.37)
    Highways: $1,150,000 ($4.68)
    General Local Government Support: $467,000 ($1.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $25,476,000 ($103.65)
    All Other: $3,702,000 ($15.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $32,619,000 ($132.72)
    Interest Earnings: $16,461,000 ($66.97)
    Sale of Property: $6,519,000 ($26.52)
    Rents: $5,987,000 ($24.36)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,560,000 ($22.62)
    Special Assessments: $5,139,000 ($20.91)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,805,000 ($11.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $74,218,000 ($301.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $227,493,000 ($925.59)
    Public Welfare: $52,235,000 ($212.53)
    General Local Government Support: $36,827,000 ($149.84)
    All Other: $29,157,000 ($118.63)
    Highways: $18,067,000 ($73.51)
    Health and Hospitals: $7,847,000 ($31.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $25,000 ($0.10)
  • Tax - Property: $213,993,000 ($870.66)
    Public Utilities Sales: $43,276,000 ($176.07)
    Other Selective Sales: $34,503,000 ($140.38)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $30,652,000 ($124.71)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $24,412,000 ($99.32)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $6,819,000 ($27.74)
    Other License: $6,134,000 ($24.96)
    Amusements Sales: $4,598,000 ($18.71)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,698,000 ($15.05)
    Public Utility License: $3,543,000 ($14.42)

Norfolk government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,004,544,000 ($4087.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $957,060,000 ($3893.94)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $456,539,000 ($1857.50)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $445,070,000 ($1810.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,984,000 ($239.99)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $16,833,000 ($68.49)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,500,000 ($46.79)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,364,000 ($21.82)

Norfolk government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,833,000 ($60.35)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $138,389,000 ($563.06)
    Total Federal Securities: $75,996,000 ($309.20)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $269,051,000 ($1094.67)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $459,066,000 ($1867.78)

15.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.13%
Virginia average:

11.06%

1.94% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,895 average AGI)
Norfolk city:

1.94%
Virginia average:

0.41%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Virginia Beach city, VA  3.58% ($31,781 average AGI)
from Chesapeake city, VA  1.18% ($28,015)
from Portsmouth city, VA  0.56% ($27,978)


15.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,059 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.50%
Virginia average:

10.78%

0.83% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,433 average AGI)
Norfolk city:

0.83%
Virginia average:

0.22%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Virginia Beach city, VA  3.74% ($31,192 average AGI)
to Chesapeake city, VA  1.47% ($33,743)
to Portsmouth city, VA  0.73% ($27,518)

Strongest AM radio stations in Norfolk:

  • WFOG (1050 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGPL (1350 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA URBAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCPK (1600 AM; 4 kW; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WJOI (1230 AM; 1 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WNIS (790 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVAB (1550 AM; 5 kW; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)
  • WPCE (1400 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBVA (1450 AM; 1 kW; BAYSIDE, VA; Owner: RONALD W. COWAN, JR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norfolk:

  • WNOR (98.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWDE-FM (101.3 FM; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYFI (99.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W291AE (106.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC)
  • WCMS-FM (100.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTE (94.9 FM; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNVZ (104.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWSO-FM (92.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WNSB (91.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WOWI (102.9 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGH-FM (97.3 FM; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSVY-FM (105.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJCD (107.7 FM; WINDSOR, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBHH (92.1 FM; MOYOCK, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHOV (88.1 FM; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: HAMPTON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Norfolk:

  • WVBT (Channel 43; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNLO-CA (Channel 45; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W56CS (Channel 56; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W05BQ (Channel 5; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W25CS (Channel 25; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJGN-CA (Channel 5; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WJHJ-LP (Channel 39; NEWPORT NEWS, ETC., VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WITD-CA (Channel 23; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGBS-LP (Channel 7; HAMPTON, ETC., VA; Owner: JOAN AND KENNETH WRIGHT)
  • W30BV (Channel 30; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: B.N. VISWANATH)
  • WBTD-LP (Channel 66; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKTD-CA (Channel 17; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W24OI (Channel 24; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTTD-LP (Channel 59; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCTX-CA (Channel 35; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W21AQ (Channel 21; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • W18BS (Channel 18; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WVBN-LP (Channel 18; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Norfolk fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Norfolk)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 554 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Norfolk, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 243 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 144 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 458 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Norfolk)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Norfolk)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 115 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 82 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,357$204,084589$198,2993,952$195,352289$72,74727$825,407447$154,2195$50,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED35$185,77128$220,679315$185,72726$68,4620$027$143,7040$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED116$184,08692$168,6201,683$179,682240$66,0254$4,825,000209$144,3405$47,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN131$183,41287$210,8971,238$191,80170$86,6573$262,667150$153,3133$178,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$187,60012$301,083269$180,57212$119,1670$021$201,2380$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed mortgage data for all 84 tracts in Norfolk, VA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 63 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED44$211,18259$243,5932$143,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED44$220,63627$232,44411$193,727
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$259,30814$271,2140$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$105,0009$268,8891$80,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$127,5002$257,5000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 773
  • Hazardous Condition: 999
  • Service Call: 71
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Norfolk


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Norfolk, VA

Most common first names in Norfolk, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2,31372.1 years
James2,25670.0 years
Mary2,17777.8 years
John1,88772.9 years
Robert1,29369.7 years
George1,03073.2 years
Charles1,00671.1 years
Joseph87172.2 years
Margaret77177.6 years
Willie72871.4 years
Most common last names in Norfolk, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,10172.8 years
Williams1,00372.7 years
Jones99972.1 years
Johnson85072.3 years
Brown73971.9 years
White59572.4 years
Davis58671.4 years
Harris49772.4 years
Wilson48372.4 years
Moore45872.0 years
Businesses in Norfolk, VA
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Kroger1
AMF Bowling1La Quinta1
AT&T4Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie & Fitch1LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware2Little Caesars Pizza3
Aeropostale1Long John Silver's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lowe's1
Ann Taylor1Macy's1
Apple Store1Marriott6
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's2McDonald's17
Ascend Collection1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone3Motel 61
Avenue1Motherhood Maternity1
Bakers1New Balance4
Banana Republic1New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works2Nike28
Bebe1Nordstrom1
Best Western1Office Depot1
Blockbuster4OfficeMax1
Brookstone1Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental2Olive Garden1
Burger King1Outback1
Cache1Outback Steakhouse1
Casual Male XL1Pac Sun1
Catherines1Panera Bread2
Charlotte Russe1Payless5
Chick-Fil-A3Penske3
Chico's1PetSmart1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pier 1 Imports1
Church's Chicken3Pizza Hut6
Cold Stone Creamery2Popeyes3
Coldwater Creek1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
ColorTyme1Quality2
Costco1Quiznos3
Dairy Queen4RadioShack7
Days Inn1Ramada3
Domino's Pizza4Rite Aid9
Dunkin Donuts2Ruby Tuesday5
Econo Lodge3Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Eddie Bauer1SONIC Drive-In2
Express1Sears3
FedEx34Shoe Carnival1
Finish Line2Sleep Inn1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Sprint Nextel2
Forever 211Starbucks16
GNC8Subway22
GameStop6T-Mobile13
Gymboree1T.J.Maxx1
H&M1Taco Bell8
H&R Block10Talbots1
Hardee's1Target1
Holiday Inn4The Athlete's Foot1
Home Depot1The Room Place2
Hot Topic1Tim Hortons1
IHOP3Toys"R"Us2
J. Jill1U-Haul12
J.Crew1UPS41
JCPenney1Vans5
Jimmy Jazz5Verizon Wireless2
Johnny Rockets1Victoria's Secret2
Jones New York6Walgreens5
Journeys1Walmart3
KFC5Wendy's7
Kmart2YMCA4
Browse common businesses in Norfolk, VA


Norfolk on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 (23510) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Moroccan first ancestries"
  • #45 (23508) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Cypriot first ancestries"
  • #52 (23510) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Palestinian first ancestries"
  • #90 (23509) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of South African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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State forum archive:

Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Karl H. Schoenbach (20)
  • Lloyd Wolfinbarger, Jr. (14)
  • Stephane Girois (9)
  • Michael S. Eggert (8)
  • Xinyu Huang (7)
  • Stephen J. Beebe (7)
  • Cynthia E. Keppel (6)
  • Anton Bakker (5)
  • Shu Xiao (5)
  • Elodie Salmon (4)

Total of 228 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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