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+: Brookhaven, NY (79.9 miles , pop. 448,248).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (86.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
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 ), New Marlborough, MA (3.0 miles ), Sandisfield, MA (3.2 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.
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 (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:
Strongest FM radio stations in Norfolk:
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 9 patent applications in 2008-2014.