Who Are We?

The City of Norfolk is America's most authentic and urban waterfront city.  Home to the world's largest naval station and the business, arts, and cultural center of Coastal Virginia, Norfolk has been rated a top place to live, work, play, and raise a family by numerous publications. 

In support of over 225,000 residents, regional neighbors, and visitors from all over the world, the City of Norfolk employs over five thousand hard-working, agile, and accountable individuals who each play a vital role in making Norfolk the unique and authentic city of the future that its citizens deserve and demand.  

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Norfolk is exceptionally diverse and the largest majority-minority locality in the Commonwealth. Such variety inspires creativity and drives innovation. Our diversity of race, culture and perspective contribute to the city’s vibrant, rich environment and is a great asset for area businesses.

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Residents with Bachelors Degree or Higher