NS Norfolk, VA - HousingThe average price of a home in the Norfolk area is about $210,000. This is lower than the Virginia state average of $250,000. A two bedroom apartment in the area usually costs about $1,200 per month.
Hampton Roads is the most populated area in southern Virginia; the city of Norfolk is actually the second most populated city in the state, behind Virginia Beach, with a population of 243,000. It is located on the Elizabeth River in the Chesapeake Bay. Cities within a 30-40 minute commute include Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, and Newport News, Hampton, and Poquoson across the James River.
Traffic is notorious for slowing down commutes, especially at rush hour, so a typical drive to work may take much longer. This is thanks to the densely packed cities and high number of military installations; the trade-off may be that the area is usually sensitive to the military lifestyle. For more information and local details, use the links below or on the left-hand side of this page.