StatisticSouth NorfolkChesapeakeVirginia
Population density (sq mi)2,616689218
Median age33.036.737.8
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a59%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%44%44%
Speak Englishn/a93%84%
Speak Spanishn/a3%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in South Norfolk is 280% higher than Chesapeake
  • The median age in South Norfolk is 10% lower than Chesapeake
  • In South Norfolk 45.96% of the population is White
  • In South Norfolk 48.41% of the population is Black
  • In South Norfolk 1.46% of the population is Asian

Compare Chesapeake, VA Demographics


      South Norfolk population breakdown by race

      RaceSouth NorfolkChesapeakeVirginia
      American Indian0.06%0.20%0.26%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.12%0.07%
      Mixed race2.57%3.19%3.37%
      Other race1.54%1.34%2.30%
      In South Norfolk, 5.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      South Norfolk age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The South Norfolk, Chesapeake, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).