Location Profile

Norfolk, Virginia

Facility Type
Healthcare System
Facility Location
Norfolk, Virginia
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Norfolk, Virginia. As a provider of advanced medical and clinical services, the facility is a top care destination in the region. The facility is associated with a premier health system, having been named on the list of Top 100 Hospitals by IBM Watson Health.

Community Overview

Located in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, Norfolk is a navy town with plenty of history, cultural heritage, and appeal. The city is home to the largest naval base in the world, and this has drawn people from all over to settle in the area. Norfolk’s home on the Chesapeake Bay makes it a little bit of paradise, especially with the abundant recreation and delightful seafood restaurants.

Norfolk has attracted plenty of attention for being a fun and extremely livable city with plenty to offer. The city was named on Wander with Wonder’s list of 2018 Hottest Destinations and was listed among the Top 15 Cities in the South by CNN Travel. A revitalized downtown, ample transportation, and rich history have made it a great place to visit and stay. The dining scene is renowned and features a world of seafood dishes, especially crabs and oysters.

Learn more about Norfolk at the official city website. Norfolk is an independent city and doesn't have a county.

Cost of Living


Norfolk City Schools is the public school system for the area and consists of 35 elementary schools, 9 middle schools, 5 elementary schools, and 5 high schools. The district also has 9 special-purpose/preschools with full-day lessons focused on early literacy and math skills. Norfolk City Schools offers a range of challenging curriculums and programs throughout its campuses. These academic offerings include 5 middle school specialty programs and 5 high school specialty schools, 3 K-8 choice schools, 1 school for grades 3-8, 2 Pre-K-2 schools, 2 grades 3-5 schools, and 1 Pre-K-8 school. The district ranked among the 100 school districts in the state, and has several highly-ranked high schools on the U.S. News and World Report's Best High Schools. Norfolk also offers more than 30 private schools.

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Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Norfolk’s shopping options are varied and diverse, with a delightful assortment of boutiques, shops, and other locally-owned stops throughout the city. The area has shopping halls, malls, and plazas with interesting and unique stores, and all of it can meet any taste and budget. Head downtown to visit Selden Market, a shopping arcade full of local merchants and pop-up shops. This curated collection of artisans and vendors rotates throughout the year, so you never know what you’ll find. Selden Market even holds workshops and craft classes to let anyone embrace their inner artisan. For a large selection of stories and familiar brands visit the MacArthur Center, also located downtown. The MacArthur is a sprawling one-million square foot shopping complex with names like Apple, Express, J.Crew, and more. Nearby local neighborhoods such as Ghent and Riverview have even more shops. Have an eye for a bargain? IKEA is set to open in April 2019 and will bring fashionable yet affordable Scandinavian furniture to the area. Norfolk also has the new Premium Outlets with more than 80 brand name stores.

The area has cultivated a great arts and entertainment community with studios, theatres, museums, and more that will thrill any fan of the arts. Norfolk has a great public art tour that lets you see the beauty of the city with more than 70 locations to visit. The NEON arts district is where you’ll find some of these contemporary pieces, murals, and other installations. You’ll also find great art to view at the Chrysler Museum of Art, a facility that boasts more than 30,000 original works of arts. If live entertainment is what you fancy, you’ll love that Norfolk has to offer. Norfolk SevenVenues is a collection of arts venues with events of live music, comedy, theatre, musicals, sports, and more. The lively calendars of SevenVenues ensure that there’s always something to attend. There also multiple museums full of Norfolk’s amazing naval history to visit and historic houses to tour.

It’s always a great time when you explore the outdoors and all of the recreational opportunities it offers in Norfolk. Whether you’re biking or walking the Elizabeth River Trail or fishing off the Ocean View Pier, the activities available in the city make it a lovely place to live. Sports fans can get their thrills in by watching a Norfolk Admirals ice hockey game or attending a Norfolk Tides baseball game. Golf, water sports, hiking, running, or just exploring the local beach are only a few options for Norfolk residents and visitors. When it comes to city parks, Norfolk’s park system is second to none with 2 festival parks, 3 beach parks, 7 community parks, 71 neighborhood parks, and 12 dog parks.

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Crime Rate

Safer than 10% of the rest of the country, Norfolk is safe for families. The city has over 700 police officers and all of them are dedicated servants to the city. Norfolk’s police department offers a variety of crime prevention initiatives that engage the community including online reporting, CrimeMapping, neighborhood watch, and more.

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