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Norfolk, VA

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Among the many miles of lake, river and bay front property is a vibrant city that is the cultural, educational, business and medical center of the Hampton Roads region. Norfolk is a powerhouse of military and transportation initiatives, hosting not only the world's largest naval base but also one of the busiest international ports in the United States. The city’s popular logo, an elegant young mermaid, is a great representation of the city’s 300 years of naval heritage and its forward thinking attitude.

Norfolk Apartments


201 Twenty One
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2


Cambridge Manor
Beds: 2-3
Baths: 1


North Shore Gardens
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-1.5


The Gates of West Bay
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1


Hague Towers
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2


Pembroke Towers
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Norfolk, VA is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 10.46%
  • 7.21%
  • 5.87%
  • Female
  • 9.03%
  • 6.81%
  • 5.7%
is average rent in Norfolk, VA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 4.96%
  • 6.38%
  • 6.42%
of units are available for rent in Norfolk
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 3618
  • 1508
  • 2426
Getting Around in Norfolk, VA

Norfolk has an extensive network of roads, interstate highways, bridges and tunnels, making it very easy to navigate by car. Unfortunately, traffic is often a problem, so most residents favor the excellent public transportation system. Light rail, bus, ferry and paratransit services are all operated by Hampton Roads Transit, an extensive network that serves 369 square miles and 22 million annual passengers throughout six cities, which includes Norfolk. One particularly popular summer route is Tide, a light rail service that connects downtown Norfolk and Virginia Beach. Walking is also popular in Norfolk, especially in the downtown waterfront area.

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in Norfolk is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.7%
  • 13.78%
  • 1.67%

Waterfront District

<p>Norfolk's waterfront district is extremely popular among locals and tourists alike. Aside from its great views and greenways, it is recognized for the Hampton Roads Navel Museum and Battleship Wisconsin. This World War II boat is one of the largest and last battleships ever built by the U.S. Navy and is permanently moored and available for tours. Town Point Park is another popular spot along the waterfront for festivals, outdoor events and tributes to the city's rich naval history. Other attractions close by are the Chrysler Museum, Virginia Zoological Park and Norfolk Botanical Garden.</p>

The Ghent District

<p>The Ghent district is a series of neighborhoods that represent Norfolk&Otilde;s main entertainment and business hub. It is the top destination for unique shops, cinema, arts, nightlife and fine dining. Among the attractions is Doumar's Cones and BBQ, which is known for having the world's first ice cream cone machine.</p>

Arts in Norfolk

<p>Norfolk is the cultural heart of the Hampton Roads region with many nationally recognized museums and performing arts companies. The Chrysler Museum of Art is the area's premiere art museum and it is considered by The New York Times to be the best in Virginia. The Attucks Theater is a state and national landmark recognized as the oldest remaining theatre in the nation that was completely financed, designed, constructed and operated by African Americans.</p>