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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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Ghent is a neighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia with a population of 7,135. Ghent is in Norfolk City County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. In Ghent, most residents rent their homes. In Ghent there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Ghent and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Ghent are above average.

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About Ghent...
Population
7,135

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$409,998
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,374
National
$1,062
Area Feel
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Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    69%
  • Own
    31%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
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Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$73,125
National
$62,843
Families with Children
13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    34%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

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