South Norfolk demographics profile

StatisticSouth NorfolkChesapeakeVirginia
Population22,921233,1948,310,301
Population density (sq mi)2,616689191
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%
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  • 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 or African American.
  • In South Norfolk 1.46% of the population is Asian.

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South Norfolk population breakdown by race

RaceSouth NorfolkChesapeakeVirginia
White45.96%62.24%68.75%
Black or African American48.41%29.71%19.21%
Asian1.46%3.22%6.05%
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.

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