Norfolk City, Virginia Population 2021

Norfolk City, Virginia's estimated population is 241,056 with a growth rate of -0.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Norfolk City, Virginia is the 9th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 242,999 and has seen a growth of -0.80% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021241,056-843-0.35%
2020241,899-843-0.35%
2019242,742-843-0.35%
2018243,585-958-0.39%
2017244,543-1,137-0.46%
2016245,680-777-0.32%
2015246,457-119-0.05%
2014246,5761,1080.45%
2013245,468-681-0.28%
2012246,1492,4941.02%
2011243,6556560.27%
2010242,999-18,230-6.98%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.35%
County Website
Founded
1682
2010 Population
242,999
Growth Since 2010
-0.80%
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Norfolk City, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White114,89046.97%
Black or African American100,64941.15%
Two or More Races11,4964.70%
Asian9,0293.69%
Some Other Race7,4313.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native9380.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1680.07%
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Norfolk City, Virginia Population by Race

Norfolk City, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Norfolk City, Virginia Median Age

30.7


Total

29


Male

33


Female

Norfolk City, Virginia Adults

There are 196,397 adults, (26,570 of whom are seniors) in Norfolk City, Virginia.

Norfolk City, Virginia Age Dependency

44

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Norfolk City, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

116,878

47.78%

Male

127,723

52.22%

Norfolk City, Virginia Population by Age

Norfolk City, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Norfolk City, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.1%35.9%
All43.4%56.6%
Male36.2%63.8%
Non Family33.3%66.7%
Female28.5%71.5%

43.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Norfolk City, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All88,3532.4743.4
Non Family37,8661.3833.3
Married30,9163.1864.1
Female15,4363.528.5
Male4,1353.2436.2

3.18

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Norfolk City, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,9073.21%
9th to 12th Grade13,4838.82%
High School Graduate39,08025.57%
Some College38,39625.12%
Associates Degree12,9048.44%
Bachelors Degree27,11717.74%
Graduate Degree16,94311.09%
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Norfolk City, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Norfolk City, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White72,62867,96528,331
Black60,35049,5519,357
Hispanic9,8077,8362,417
Asian6,3845,8092,879
2+ Races4,2133,8321,114
Other Race4,1542,747721
Native American600567231
Islander737321

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 45.10%.

Norfolk City, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,236$42,557$30,431
Less Than 9th Grade$22,544$25,727$17,257
High School Graduate$28,344$31,905$24,796
Some College$32,024$40,207$27,828
Bachelors Degree$46,284$54,043$39,794
Graduate Degree$64,693$77,843$55,352

$35,236

Average Earnings

$42,557

Average Male

$30,431

Average Female

Norfolk City, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Norfolk City, Virginia Language by Age

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Norfolk City, Virginia Language

89.60% of Norfolk City, Virginia residents speak only English, while 10.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.98% of the population.

Norfolk City, Virginia Language

Norfolk City, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black90,96424,54826.99%
White94,58510,78511.40%
Hispanic16,6583,32219.94%
Multiple10,0931,86618.49%
Other6,7551,42221.05%
Asian8,3491,08913.04%
Native84311313.40%
Islander1271310.24%

18.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.87%

Male Poverty Rate

20.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norfolk City, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norfolk City, Virginia is Black, with 26.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norfolk City, Virginia is Islander, with 10.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.11%.

Norfolk City, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.59%
High School18.06%
Some College13.60%
Bachelors or Greater5.79%

Norfolk City, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.02%
Male Unemployed33.45%
Female Employed12.36%
Male Employed8.53%

Norfolk City, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Norfolk City, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,590$72,315
Families$62,016$84,853
Married Families$82,897$107,018
Non Families$37,094$53,158
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Income by Household Type

Norfolk City, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Norfolk City, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Norfolk City, Virginia Marriage

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

Norfolk City, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Norfolk City, Virginia Marital Status

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26,924

Number of Veterans

22,439

Male Veterans

4,485

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War13,225
First Gulf War9,298
Vietnam5,421
Korea984
World War II365

Norfolk City, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 548,632
18 to 346,872
55 to 645,153
65 to 743,544
75+2,723

Norfolk City, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White15,80419.71%
Black9,02112.48%
Hispanic1,82716.69%
2+ Races94818.62%
Asian6909.94%
Other Race3497.56%
Native American9815.96%
Islander1413.86%

Norfolk City, Virginia Veterans by Race

Norfolk City, Virginia Veterans by Education

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9.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norfolk City, Virginia Veterans by Education

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69.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Norfolk City, Virginia Employment by Age

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Norfolk City, Virginia Employment by Race

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Norfolk City, Virginia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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49.42%

Born in Norfolk City, Virginia

92.76%

Native Born

7.24%

Foreign Born

3.43%

Non Citizen

3.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.76% of Norfolk City, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 49.42% having been born in Virginia. 3.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Norfolk City, Virginia Place of Birth

  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

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