For population 25 years and over in Norfolk:
For population 15 years and over in Norfolk town:
87 residents are foreign born (3.6% Europe, 1.0% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bristol, CT (25.0 miles , pop. 60,062).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (87.2 miles , pop. 222,611).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (96.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Colebrook, CT (2.3 miles ), North Canaan, CT (2.6 miles ), Winchester, CT (2.7 miles ), Canaan, CT (2.7 miles ), Winsted, CT (2.8 miles ), Southfield, MA (2.9 miles) , Falls Village, CT (3.0 miles ), New Marlborough, MA (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.99 N, Longitude: 73.19 W
Area code: 860
Work and jobs in Norfolk: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Norfolk, Connecticut
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Norfolk-area historical tornado activity is above Connecticut state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Norfolk town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 8/28/1973, a category F4 tornado 21.8 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Norfolk-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.2 miles away from Norfolk center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 56.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 63.7 miles away from Norfolk center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Litchfield County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Reuben Gaylord - Congregationalist cleric, Thomas Robbins (minister) - First librarian of the Connecticut Historical Society, William H. Welch - Americna scientist.
Hospitals/medical centers near Norfolk:
Local government website: www.munic.state.ct.us/NORFOLK/norfolk.htm
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norfolk:
See full list of schools located in Norfolk, map of school districts: NORFOLK SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public elementary/middle schools in Norfolk:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.252. This is better than average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.28. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.03. This is about average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.1. This is better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.48. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
11 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
Norfolk compared to Connecticut state average:
Banks with branches in Norfolk (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Norfolk town (based on Litchfield County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 43
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,310 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,397 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($263 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Norfolk:
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TV broadcast stations around Norfolk:
Norfolk, Connecticut:See more detailed statistics of Norfolk fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Norfolk, CT
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $28,000
Total average daily traffic: 16,880
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,034
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 8,441
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Norfolk, CT)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Norfolk, CT
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Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2014.