Found within zip codes: 23325
Popular real estate near Chesapeake, VA (Norfolk Highlands)
Norfolk Highlands median real estate prices are $178,003, which is more expensive than 37.7% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 56.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Norfolk Highlands are currently $786, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 54.7% of Virginia neighborhoods.
Norfolk Highlands is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chesapeake, Virginia.
Norfolk Highlands real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Norfolk Highlands neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.1% in Norfolk Highlands. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 50.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Chesapeake, the Norfolk Highlands neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.The Neighbors The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Norfolk Highlands neighborhood in Chesapeake are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 56.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 27.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 72.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations. In the Norfolk Highlands neighborhood, 31.1% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (24.6%), and 17.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco. In the Norfolk Highlands neighborhood in Chesapeake, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (11.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.4%) , and residents who report English roots (7.0%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.0%) , along with some French ancestry residents (1.6%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Norfolk Highlands neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.1% of households. Some people also speak German (2.2%).Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Norfolk Highlands neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (79.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (14.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$178,003|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Medium cost relative to VA, medium cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Complexes/high rise apartments, some Small apartment buildings and a few Rowhouses & attached homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Walkable|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 3 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Middle income (near average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Sales & Service workers, some Manufacturing & Laborers, some Executive, managerial & professional, some Clerical, assistants & technical support and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Black, some Irish ancestry, some Hispanic, some Italian ancestry, some Mexican, some East Asian and some Puerto Rican|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
NORFOLK HIGHLANDS PRIMARY
1115 MYRTLE AVE, CHESAPEAKE, VA 23325
SPARROW ROAD INTERMEDIATE
1605 SPARROW RD, CHESAPEAKE, VA 23325
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
39,748 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||51.5||54.1|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||2.6||5.9|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.4||0.3|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||31.1||36.7|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||11.8|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||27.1|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO VA*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
Norfolk Highlands neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Chesapeake, VA appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Chesapeake 1 in 252
in Virginia 1 in 508
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Chesapeake 1 in 31
in Virginia 1 in 44
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