Norfolk city, Virginia Population 2018

Norfolk city, Virginia's estimated population is 244,703 with a growth rate of -0.42% 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
2017244,703-1,021-0.42%
2016245,7241920.08%
2016245,532-820-0.33%
2015246,352-222-0.09%
2014246,5749730.40%
2013245,601-559-0.23%
2012246,1602,4351.00%
2011243,7256980.29%
2010243,027-18,202-6.97%
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%

Norfolk city, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White117,165
Black or African American103,652
Two or More Races9,127
Asian8,381
Some Other Race6,068
American Indian and Alaska Native1,117
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander214

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Norfolk city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Norfolk city, Virginia Median Age

30.2


Total

28.6


Male

32.5


Female

Norfolk city, Virginia Adults

There are 196,088 adults, (24,327 of which are seniors) in Norfolk city, Virginia.

Norfolk city, Virginia Age Dependency

43.2

Age Dependency Ratio

14.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Norfolk city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

117,713

47.90%

Male

128,011

52.10%

Norfolk city, Virginia Households and Families

Norfolk city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Norfolk city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.3%37.7%
All42.8%57.2%
Male38.8%61.2%
Non Family33.7%66.3%
Female27.5%72.5%

42.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Norfolk city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All87,3672.5242.8
Non Family36,6821.3933.7
Married30,4793.2262.3
Female15,7783.5627.5
Male4,4283.338.8

3.22

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Norfolk city, Virginia Households

Norfolk city, Virginia Education

Norfolk city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,5913.72%
9th to 12th Grade13,1888.77%
High School Graduate39,82526.48%
Some College39,28126.12%
Associates Degree12,4728.29%
Bachelors Degree24,06416.00%
Graduate Degree15,95310.61%

Norfolk city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White72,54666,86826,532
Black60,06749,5198,634
Hispanic8,8817,2391,506
Asian5,7935,1982,364
Other Race3,6152,752431
Multiple Races3,3863,0181,013
Native American651589138
Islander969613

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 islander people with a rate of 40.81%.

Norfolk city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,131$38,432$27,467
Less Than High School$19,501$23,424$16,025
High School Grad$26,369$31,070$22,425
Some College$30,706$36,507$26,150
Bachelors Degree$43,167$50,659$38,238
Graduate Degree$62,182$76,006$54,854

$32,131

Average Earnings

$38,432

Average Male

$27,467

Average Female

Norfolk city, Virginia Language

Norfolk city, Virginia Language by Age

Norfolk city, Virginia Language

89.62% of Norfolk city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 10.38% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.03% of the population.

Norfolk city, Virginia Poverty

Norfolk city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black94,43327,90229.55%
White95,02612,62013.28%
Hispanic15,5273,39521.87%
Multiple8,6221,85521.51%
Other5,6731,25222.07%
Asian7,6591,13714.85%
Native1,03615915.35%
Islander20673.40%

21.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.63%

Male Poverty Rate

22.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norfolk city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norfolk city, Virginia is Black, with 29.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norfolk city, Virginia is Islander, with 3.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.70%.

Norfolk city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.35%
High School19.47%
Some College14.59%
Bachelors or Greater5.93%

Norfolk city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.58%
Male Unemployed36.84%
Female Employed13.83%
Male Employed8.37%

Norfolk city, Virginia Income

Norfolk city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,268$62,704
Families$53,219$74,007
Married Families$73,282$94,758
Non Families$32,379$44,824

Norfolk city, Virginia Marital Status

Norfolk city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Norfolk city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Norfolk city, Virginia Veterans

Norfolk city, Virginia Veterans by War

28,122

Number of Veterans

23,212

Male Veterans

4,910

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War12,181
First Gulf War9,518
Vietnam6,431
Korea1,277
World War II758

Norfolk city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 548,961
18 to 347,865
55 to 645,123
65 to 743,268
75+2,905

Norfolk city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White16,28419.77%
Black9,87413.41%
Hispanic1,99719.36%
Asian69510.27%
2 or More58213.12%
Other48611.78%
Indian15119.87%
Hawaiian5025.64%

Norfolk city, Virginia Veterans by Education

10.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norfolk city, Virginia Employment Status

Norfolk city, Virginia Employment by Age

68.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Norfolk city, Virginia Employment by Race

Norfolk city, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Norfolk city, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Norfolk24282324511522920.94%
Data Sources
  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