Norfolk, VA has a population of 245,724 and is the 83rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,612 per sq mi which is 2310% higher than the Virginia average and 4991% higher than the national average. The median age in Norfolk is 30 which is approximately 20% lower than the Virginia average of 38. In Norfolk, 41% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 90% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 50% of Norfolk residents were born in Virginia, 41% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.