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Norfolk, Virginia, 23517
Studio/1 Bedroom$970 - $1,525
2 Bedrooms$1,490 - $2,040
Norfolk, Virginia, 23518
1 Bedroom$859 - $879
3 Bedrooms$1,259 - $1,359
Norfolk, Virginia, 23504
1 Bedroom$1,250 - $1,335
2 Bedrooms$1,450 - $1,725
3 Bedrooms$1,960 - $2,300
Norfolk, Virginia, 23505
1 Bedroom$790 - $1,045
2 Bedrooms$862 - $1,025
3 Bedrooms$1,050 - $1,155
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Norfolk is a wonderful town in which to find your new place - the winter is particularly beautiful but regardless of when you are looking to move, Norfolk's apartments are available in every price range all year round. Soon you will have no trouble at all getting around like a local in Norfolk, your new city!
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Norfolk Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 14.0% 7.9% +6.1% $10,000 to $14,999 8.0% 5.3% +2.7% $15,000 to $19,999 8.1% 5.5% +2.6% $20,000 to $24,999 8.7% 6.0% +2.7% $25,000 to $29,999 8.0% 6.1% +1.9% $30,000 to $34,999 7.6% 6.0% +1.6% $35,000 to $39,999 6.4% 5.8% +0.6% $40,000 to $44,999 5.9% 5.6% +0.3% $45,000 to $49,999 5.3% 5.0% +0.3% $50,000 to $59,999 8.0% 9.2% -1.2% $60,000 to $74,999 7.5% 11.1% -3.6% $75,000 to $99,999 6.1% 11.4% -5.3% $100,000 to $124,999 2.5% 6.2% -3.7% $125,000 to $149,999 1.4% 3.3% -1.9% $150,000 to $199,999 1.1% 3.0% -1.9% $200,000 or more 1.4% 2.7% -1.3%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 5.3% 6.0% -0.7% 10.0% to 14.9% 10.2% 12.1% -1.9% 15.0% to 19.9% 13.2% 15.5% -2.3% 20.0% to 24.9% 13.4% 13.8% -0.4% 25.0% to 29.9% 11.7% 10.9% +0.8% 30.0% to 34.9% 8.2% 7.6% +0.6% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.9% 5.1% +0.8% 40.0% to 49.9% 7.5% 6.3% +1.2% 50.0% or more 18.6% 14.9% +3.7% Not computed 5.9% 7.7% -1.8%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 18.5% 13.4% +5.1% 25 to 34 years 28.3% 30.0% -1.7% 35 to 44 years 21.6% 23.6% -2.0% 45 to 54 years 13.8% 14.4% -0.6% 55 to 64 years 7.0% 7.3% -0.3% 65 to 74 years 5.5% 5.2% +0.3% 75 to 84 years 4.0% 4.3% -0.3% 85 years and over 1.3% 1.7% -0.4%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 48.5% 33.1% +15.4% 30 to 44 minutes 24.1% 25.4% -1.3% 45 to 59 minutes 7.5% 14.8% -7.3% 60 or more minutes 19.9% 26.7% -6.8%
Source: 2000 Census
A Happening Seaside Village
Norfolk, Virginia, is a thriving seaside community that was first settled by brave European explorers in 1619. Today, there are nearly 250,000 people who live in this fun loving, artsy city. Norfolk is also right on the ocean, making it a great place for sailors (whether experienced or wannabe), surfers, and beach goers.
Moving in with the Mermaids
Apartment rates are pretty competitive in Norfolk and many available units can be a bit pricey. Be sure to use our apartment finder to help you find the best deal in town on your new place. You’ll find many beautiful options here with apartments ranging from the homey and charming to the new and decadent. If you have a furry friend or two in your crew, not to worry. There are plenty of pet friendly places available. Ready for some numbers? Check out the table above to see what apartments are currently renting for in Norfolk.
Hands On History and Science
Science and history buffs that move to Norfolk can climb aboard a highly decorated battleship, explore the deepest reaches of the ocean, and create a lightning storm over the Atlantic whenever the mood strikes them. Nauticus, an interactive museum in town, is home to a variety of exhibits that help kids and adults learn more about the planet and our place on it. The museum recently acquired the Battleship Wisconsin, one of the last ships of its kind that the US constructed. Visitors can explore the ship and get a feel for the living conditions that the brave naval officers of WWII faced. Inside the museum, exhibits on deep sea exploration, tide pools, the nautical history of the nation, and meteorology keep everyone entertained and excited to learn.
Mermaids, Mermaids, Everywhere!
Appreciators of the fine arts will have a field day living in Norfolk. Dozens of museums, galleries, and mermaids can be found throughout the city. Wait, mermaids? Norfolk has been associated with these mythical sea women since it was first settled back in the 1600s (and possibly since before then since there are a few Native American myths about mermaids as well). Nowadays, renters in Norfolk can follow the Mermaids on Parade. Renters who'd like to witness the birth of a mermaid (or the birth of various other paintings, sculptures, and artworks) can visit Norfolk's d'Art Center. Here, dozens of artists work in open studios selling completed pieces and creating new ones as passersby look on. Apartment renters who've just moved to town can connect with the local art community or pick up a few pieces to decorate their apartments with at the d'Art Center.
Things Will Be Great When You're...
If you're ever not sure what to do in Norfolk, just head downtown. The city has a vibrant social scene with a different event to enjoy nearly every day of the year. Most of these events take place in the historic, seaside, downtown area. The events calendar is almost always chock full of fun and adventure. Renters will need to check it frequently to find out what excitement is in store. Norfolk organizes holiday events, musical performances, and fairs and festivals, many of which are put on for the public free of charge. In November, renters should make sure kick off the holiday season by heading downtown to view the Grand Illumination Parade, a spectacular event with live bands, floats, and balloons. In May, adult renters will want to be sure to make it to the International Beer Festival. In June, 200,000 people flood the streets to enjoy the fun at Harbor Fest, a celebration of Norfolk's maritime history. Renters new to town can meet lots of new friends at any of these small and large celebrations. So… what are you waiting for? Your new abode in Norfolk awaits! Move into your new pad and enjoy all this amazing, artistic, fun, and tightly knit community has to offer.
Average Apartment Rent in Norfolk, Virginia
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Norfolk Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Norfolk have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In March the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Norfolk apartment cost $798. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Norfolk apartment was $879 in March. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in March was $1,299. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Norfolk rentals listed below.
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Each neighborhood in Norfolk is different. Search apartments by neighborhood to find where your Norfolk apartments should be:
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Are there big sporting events that people in Norfolk enjoy attending?
In 1970, the entertainment and sports complex housing the 13,800-seat Norfolk Scope Indoor Arena and the Chrysler Hall was built in northern downtown Norfolk. Many major events have been held in this arena since its opening including the American Basketball Association All Star Game, the NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championships, and several well-known WWE events. Norfolk is also home to the two highest-level professional franchises in Virginia. The minor league Norfolk Tides play at Harbor Park and the AHL Norfolk Admirals play at the Norfolk Scope arena. College sports are also popular here with several college teams in town including the Old Dominion Monarchs, the Norfolk State University Spartans, and the Virginia Wesleyan Marlins.
Does Norfolk have any famous museums or exhibitions?
With many fantastic museums and galleries, Norfolk is the cultural heart of the Hampton Roads district. Deemed the finest art museum in the state by the New York Times, the Chrysler Museum of Art showcases vintage and contemporary art collections including an extensive glass collection and American neoclassical marble sculptures. Situated in the National Maritime Center on Norfolk's downtown waterfront, Nauticus is another remarkable local museum. Home to the USS Wisconsin battleship, Nauticus also features hands-on exhibits, interactive theaters, and an array of educational films and programs.
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What's the weather like in Norfolk?
The climate of Norfolk can be described as humid subtropical climate with moderate changes of seasons. Winter is usually mild in Norfolk and coldest in January, with the temperatures generally in the upper 40s to mid 50s. If snow falls, it doesn't accumulate. Summer temperatures, however, can be unpleasantly hot, often exceeding 90 degrees F with high humidity. Hurricanes and tropical storms occasionally brush Norfolk.
How is the nightlife in Norfolk?
A classic Navy port town, Norfolk has its fair share of watering holes. High concentrations of bars and nightclubs fall into the following three sections of Norfolk: Ghent, Granby Street, and the Waterside Festival Marketplace. By day a popular shopping area for locally owned boutiques and antique stores, Ghent is the best place to go for a casual drink. Granby Street is a more upscale, happening place for dates. The Waterside caters to the younger, more boisterous crowd.
im looking for a 2 bedroom apartment to start a new family and im wondering what are the price rangining
The average 2 bedroom Norfolk apartment are on average, about $1,400 per month, though we were able to find some as low as $653 right in Norfolk.
What do people in Norfolk do as far as outdoor recreation?
Located right on the Atlantic Ocean, much of what is fun to do in and around Norfolk revolves around the water. Activities include swimming, surfing, boating, and, of course, sunbathing. First Landing State Park in nearby Virginia Beach offers hiking, biking, picnicking, a boat launch, cabins, and 20 miles of trails on 2,888 acres. Hiking and biking opportunities are also available at the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, which is located just southwest of Norfolk and consists of over 112,000 acres of forested wetlands.
What are some family friendly neighborhoods in Norfolk?
Family-friendly neighborhoods hinge on safety and high-quality public education. The top five safest neighborhoods in Norfolk are Granby St / Ridgeley Rd, Suburban Acres, Tarrallton / Larrymore Acres, Camden Heights, and Edgewater. The top three neighborhoods for education, on the other hand, are Edgewater, Granby St / Ridgeley Rd, Mowbray Arch / Fairfax Ave, West Ghent, and Lakewood / Lafayette. Therefore, some of the best neighborhoods for families in Norfolk are Granby St / Ridgeley Rd and Edgewater.
What are some family friendly neighborhoods in Norfolk?
Education and safety are important for the neighborhoods. Granby St / Ridgeley Rd, Suburban Acres, Tarrallton / Larrymore Acres, Camden Heights, and Edgewater are known for the top 5 neighborhoods for safety, and Grand St / Marshall St, Sans Souci Beach / Pearl Beach, Colon Rd / Wheeler Rd, Gilead / Kinderhook, Edgewater, Granby St / Ridgeley Rd, Mowbray Arch / Fairfax Ave, West Ghent, Lakewood / Lafayette Shores. Therefore Edgewater and Granby St / Ridgeley Rd can be the best neighborhoods for families in Norfolk.