Norfolk city, Virginia Population 2019

Norfolk city, Virginia's estimated population is 244,922 with a growth rate of -0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Norfolk city, Virginia is the 7th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018244,076-846-0.35%
2017244,922-921-0.37%
2016245,843-691-0.28%
2015246,534-53-0.02%
2014246,5871,1380.46%
2013245,449-692-0.28%
2012246,1412,5091.03%
2011243,6326340.26%
2010242,998-18,231-6.98%
1990261,229-5,750-2.15%
1980266,979-40,972-13.30%
1970307,9512,0790.68%
1960305,87292,35943.26%
1950213,51369,18147.93%
1940144,33214,62211.27%
1930129,71013,93312.03%
1920115,77748,32571.64%
191067,45220,82844.67%
190046,6240.00%

How Many People Live in Norfolk city, Virginia?

244,922

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White116,46347.39%
Black or African American103,27042.02%
Two or More Races9,6223.92%
Asian8,8353.60%
Some Other Race6,4282.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native9890.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1450.06%

Norfolk city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Norfolk city, Virginia Median Age

30.4


Total

28.7


Male

32.6


Female

Norfolk city, Virginia Adults

There are 196,525 adults, (25,271 of whom are seniors) in Norfolk city, Virginia.

Norfolk city, Virginia Age Dependency

43.5

Age Dependency Ratio

14.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Norfolk city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

117,498

47.81%

Male

128,254

52.19%

Norfolk city, Virginia Households and Families

Norfolk city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Norfolk city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.4%36.6%
All43.4%56.6%
Male36%64%
Non Family34.2%65.8%
Female28%72%

43.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All87,2492.5243.4
Non Family37,0921.4134.2
Married30,5703.2263.4
Female15,4943.5728
Male4,0933.3636

3.23

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Norfolk city, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,3983.56%
9th to 12th Grade13,4898.89%
High School Graduate39,51226.05%
Some College39,05625.75%
Associates Degree12,8078.45%
Bachelors Degree25,00116.49%
Graduate Degree16,38810.81%

Norfolk city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White72,76567,52326,837
Black60,46849,3999,035
Hispanic9,1547,5421,838
Asian6,0965,5372,637
Other Race3,6152,671506
Multiple Races3,5353,1311,097
Native American670603154
Islander535310

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.26%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,927$39,334$28,474
Less Than High School$21,094$25,856$15,530
High School Grad$27,368$31,255$22,847
Some College$31,183$36,489$26,749
Bachelors Degree$44,273$51,490$38,211
Graduate Degree$63,221$77,963$53,540

$32,927

Average Earnings

$39,334

Average Male

$28,474

Average Female

Norfolk city, Virginia Language

Norfolk city, Virginia Language by Age

Norfolk city, Virginia Language

89.20% of Norfolk city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 10.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.11% of the population.

Norfolk city, Virginia Poverty

Norfolk city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black93,85727,58229.39%
White94,78812,63513.33%
Hispanic16,0153,49521.82%
Multiple8,8732,18524.63%
Other6,0041,12518.74%
Asian8,0991,06013.09%
Native93314415.43%
Islander9977.07%

21.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.48%

Male Poverty Rate

22.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norfolk city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norfolk city, Virginia is Black, with 29.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norfolk city, Virginia is Islander, with 7.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.60%
High School19.05%
Some College15.43%
Bachelors or Greater6.02%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.19%
Male Unemployed38.06%
Female Employed14.39%
Male Employed8.69%

Norfolk city, Virginia Income

Norfolk city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,137$65,297
Families$55,574$76,748
Married Families$76,509$98,613
Non Families$33,727$47,626

Norfolk city, Virginia Marital Status

Norfolk city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Norfolk city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Norfolk city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Norfolk city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Norfolk city, Virginia Veterans

27,891

Number of Veterans

23,378

Male Veterans

4,513

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War12,769
First Gulf War9,380
Vietnam6,016
Korea1,074
World War II601
Age Group Veterans
35 to 548,547
18 to 347,900
55 to 645,172
65 to 743,427
75+2,845

Norfolk city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White16,34919.93%
Black9,64513.09%
Hispanic1,91118.14%
Asian7089.96%
2 or More62613.52%
Other3939.66%
Indian14922.64%
Hawaiian2119.63%

Norfolk city, Virginia Veterans by Education

10.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norfolk city, Virginia Employment Status

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Norfolk city, Virginia Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

49.71%

Born in Virginia

92.82%

Native Born

7.18%

Foreign Born

3.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.82% of Norfolk city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 49.71% having been born in Virginia. 3.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Norfolk city, Virginia

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990