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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
West Ocean View is a neighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia with a population of 2,072. West Ocean View is in Norfolk City County. In West Ocean View, most residents rent their homes. Many families live in West Ocean View and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in West Ocean View are above average.
About West Ocean View...
Population
2,072

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$219,267
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$973
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    39%
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West Ocean View Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$49,320
National
$55,322
Families with Children
33%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

West Ocean View Reviews

2 reviews
We live here since 2009, good restaurant, nice park, golf course , fishing Pier shopping center, post office , bus stations , Library And Beautiful beach .
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I really like that I live close to the beach and can walk there whenever I want. There are also a lot of community events during the summer, which is quite entertaining.