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Norfolk Apartments
Last updated April 22 2024 at 11:13 AM

Norfolk, VA
228 Apartments for Rent

Norfolk Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 242,742
Population Density: 4,556.4 people/sq mile
Median Age: 31
Percentage of Family Households: 54%
Median Annual Income: $58,591 / year
Median Rent: $1,108 / month

What locals are saying

The “it girl” of the Hampton Roads, Norfolk’s appeal is greater than the sum of its parts; but if we had to break it down, we’d say the fact that it has more waterfront property than a submarine, gorgeous Colonial buildings, and a primo selection of muy guapo men and women in uniform (home of the largest naval base in the world) are what make it irresistible. Enough chitchat—get comfortable (yes, you can put your feet on the coffee table, just make sure you use a coaster for your drink) and let’s start your apartment hunt.

A city that’s possibly more patriotic than Washington D

Norfolk Demographics


How diverse is Norfolk?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Norfolk is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Norfolk are White (42.3%), Black Or African American (39.4%), Hispanic Or Latino (9.1%), Two Or More (4.7%), Asian (3.8%), Other (0.5%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Norfolk residents?

The median age in Norfolk is 31 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Norfolk?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Norfolk is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Norfolk are White (42.3%), Black Or African American (39.4%), Hispanic Or Latino (9.1%), Two Or More (4.7%), Asian (3.8%), Other (0.5%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Norfolk residents?

The median age in Norfolk is 31 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Norfolk Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Norfolk is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Norfolk is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Norfolk is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Norfolk


Elementary Schools

7 /10
Sewells Point Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
601 Students
15 Reviews
601
Students
15 Reviews
7 /10
Larrymore Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
588 Students
5 Reviews
588
Students
5 Reviews
7 /10
Tarrallton Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
368 Students
21 Reviews
368
Students
21 Reviews

Middle Schools

7 /10
The Academy for Discovery at Lakewood
Public
3-8
Public
3-8
807 Students
1 Reviews
807
Students
1 Reviews
5 /10
Crossroads School
Public
PK-8
Public
PK-8
894 Students
7 Reviews
894
Students
7 Reviews
5 /10
Ghent Elementary School
Public
K-8
Public
K-8
513 Students
7 Reviews
513
Students
7 Reviews

High Schools

2 /10
Granby High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,010 Students
7 Reviews
2,010
Students
7 Reviews
2 /10
Maury High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,673 Students
5 Reviews
1,673
Students
5 Reviews
2 /10
Norview High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,893 Students
8 Reviews
1,893
Students
8 Reviews

What Renters Say about Norfolk


Apartment List has released the results for Norfolk from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
"Norfolk renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "They gave most categories near average scores."
58%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
53%
Pet Friendliness
46%
Public Transit
42%
Commute Time
40%
Social Life
38%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
38%
Weather
29%
Affordability
28%
Safety and Crime Rate
26%
Quality of Schools
19%
State and Local Taxes
17%
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Average rent in Norfolk, Virginia

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Norfolk is $1,529, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,834. Rent rates updated 4 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Norfolk, VA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Norfolk, VA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 228 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Norfolk. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Norfolk is $1,308 for a studio, $1,529 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,834 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Norfolk apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Norfolk, VA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Norfolk?

In Norfolk, the average rent is $1,308 for a studio, $1,529 for a 1-bedroom, $1,834 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,411 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Norfolk, check out our monthly Norfolk Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Norfolk?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Norfolk by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Norfolk?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Norfolk apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Norfolk?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Norfolk.

How can I find off-campus housing in Norfolk?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Norfolk. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Eastern Virginia Medical School, Tidewater Community College, Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, and Christopher Newport University.