Norfolk, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 11,227. Population change since 2000: +7.3%
 
Males: 6,757  (60.2%)
Females: 4,470  (39.8%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02056.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $113,902 (it was $86,153 in 2000)
Norfolk:

$113,902
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $44,868 (it was $32,454 in 2000)

Norfolk town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $490,263 (it was $273,900 in 2000)
Norfolk:

$490,263
MA:

$327,200
  • Races in Norfolk, MA (2010)

    Norfolk races chart
    • 9,49384.6%White alone
    • 8027.1%Hispanic
    • 6665.9%Black alone
    • 1691.5%Asian alone
    • 710.6%Two or more races
    • 210.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.04%Other race alone

Races in Norfolk detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Norfolk: 146.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Norfolk, MA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Irish (34.0%), Italian (17.5%), English (15.1%), German (8.4%), French (5.7%), Swedish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1870

Elevation: 212 feet

Land area: 14.8 square miles.

Population density: 757 people per square mile   (low).

Norfolk,MA real estate house value index trend

Norfolk, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Norfolk:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norfolk town:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

852 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 2.4% Europe, 1.5% Asia).

This town:

8.1%
Massachusetts:

15.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Norfolk town:  1.3% ($3,582)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Framingham, MA (13.9 miles , pop. 66,910).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (19.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (158.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Wrentham, MA (1.9 miles ), Millis, MA (2.0 miles ), Millis-Clicquot, MA (2.0 miles ), Franklin, MA (2.1 miles ), Franklin Town, MA (2.1 miles ), Walpole, MA (2.2 miles ), Foxborough, MA (2.3 miles ), Medfield, MA (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $171,100
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $241,600
  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $279,800
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $287,500
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $269,600
  • 2005: 57 buildings, average cost: $217,600
  • 2006: 40 buildings, average cost: $203,400
  • 2007: 33 buildings, average cost: $239,400
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $322,200
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2010: 39 buildings, average cost: $213,600
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $245,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 71.33 W

Norfolk household income distribution Norfolk home values distribution

Crime rates in Norfolk by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.09.40.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2101301120000
per 100,000 19.09.40.09.628.70.09.49.418.50.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.08.80.0
Assaults 2134922901100
per 100,000 19.09.428.538.486.019.018.984.40.09.08.90.00.0
Burglaries 11167515611455128291913
per 100,000 104.7151.166.648.0143.456.9103.8421.9470.6251.4256.8166.8111.5
Thefts 29203436354232413040483428
per 100,000 275.9188.9323.5345.4334.5398.0302.0384.4276.8359.2425.0298.5240.1
Auto thefts 2413050121330
per 100,000 19.037.89.528.80.047.40.09.418.59.026.626.30.0
Arson 0001000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.09.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.08.80.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 40.531.825.136.366.228.631.992.462.735.940.529.518.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Norfolk detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Massachusetts average:

2.51
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Massachusetts:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Norfolk: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Norfolk, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Norfolk, Massachusetts average temperatures Norfolk, Massachusetts average precipitation Norfolk, Massachusetts humidity Norfolk, Massachusetts wind speed Norfolk, Massachusetts snowfall Norfolk, Massachusetts sunshine Norfolk, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Norfolk-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Norfolk town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Norfolk-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 198.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from Norfolk center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 203.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 214.6 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 51.2 miles away from Norfolk center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 174.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Norfolk topographic map

Birthplace of: Tim Hasselbeck - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Apr 6, 1978).

Hospitals and medical centers in Norfolk:

  • CARITAS SOUTHWOOD HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 111 DEDHAM STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Norfolk:

  • SERENITY HILL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WRENTHAM, MA)
  • MAPLES CONV HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WRENTHAM, MA)
  • MAPLES REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WRENTHAM, MA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-FRANKLIN (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FRANKLIN, MA)
  • BEN FRANKLIN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FRANKLIN, MA)
  • THOMAS UPHAM HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MEDFIELD, MA)
  • MEDWAY COUNTRY MANOR SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MEDWAY, MA)

Amtrak stations near Norfolk:

  • 12 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norfolk:

  • Wellesley College (about 13 miles; Wellesley, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,658)
  • Babson College (about 14 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 3,230)
  • Stonehill College (about 14 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Framingham State University (about 14 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,743)
  • Curry College (about 15 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 15 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Bryant University (about 18 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,440)

Public elementary/middle schools in Norfolk:

See full list of schools located in Norfolk, map of school districts:

Library in Norfolk:

  • NORFOLK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $603,614; Location: 139 MAIN ST.; 56,842 books; 523 e-books; 4,879 audio materials; 4,490 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 138 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • You can also add Matt Hasselback to a place of birth for Norfolk. Matt is the quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks and brother of Tim

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Notable locations in Norfolk: Norfolk Station (A), Massachusetts Correctional Institute Walpole (B), State Correctional Institute (C), Norfolk Fire Department (D), Norfolk Grange Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Norfolk include: Emmanuel Baptist Church (A), Saint Judes Church (B), Federated Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Pine Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Kingsbury Pond (A), Populatic Pond (B), Callahan Pond (C), Highland Lake (D), Bristols Pond (E), Comeys Pond (F), Cress Brook Pond (G), Mann Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill River (A), Eagle Brook (B), Miller Brook (C), Stony Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Norfolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 100. This is worse than average.

City:

100
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.228. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.228
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.935. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.935
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.12
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0130. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0130
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Norfolk and their reported violations in the past:

NORFOLK WATER DIVISION (Population served: 6,652, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-26-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
MCI SHIRLEY (Population served: 3,500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-14-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-14-2003), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2006)
  • 24 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Norfolk that have no violations reported:

  • MCI NORFOLK/CEDAR JUNCTION/WALPOLE (Population served: 4,302, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  3.0 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  83.8%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.8%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.1%
Whole state:

9.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.5%
Whole state:

4.4%
2,055 people in state prisons in 2010
186 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010
1,766 people in state prisons in 2000

Norfolk compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Norfolk (2011 data):

  • Foxboro Federal Savings: Main St Branch at 160 Main Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $140.5 mil, Deposits: $118.4 mil, headquarters in Foxboro, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Norfolk Branch at 144 Main Street, branch established on 1976/05/24. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (82%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Norfolk town (based on Norfolk County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic355,32152
Mainline Protestant33,086115
Other30,59375
Evangelical Protestant11,32389
Orthodox3,5399
None236,988-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 108
Norfolk County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Norfolk County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 103
Norfolk County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Norfolk County:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
State:

16.5%

Strongest AM radio stations in Norfolk:

  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDIS (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NORFOLK, MA; Owner: DISCUSSION RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norfolk:

  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WGAO (88.3 FM; FRANKLIN, MA; Owner: DEAN COLLEGE)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Norfolk:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Norfolk fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $1,534,000Total costs
  • 36,800Total average daily traffic
  • 2,380Total average daily truck traffic
  • 58,118Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Norfolk)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 111 Dedham St (Lat: 42.097889 Lon: -71.288389), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WNRW810, Licensee ID: L00049362
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2000, Expiration Date: 04/10/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004
    Registrant: Southwood Community Hospital, 111 Dedham St, Norfolk, MA 02056, Phone: (508) 668-0385
  • Lat: 42.142583 Lon: -71.521444, Call Sign: WPUF558
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2002, Expiration Date: 02/22/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2012, Certifier: Tom Teager
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Lat: 42.096444 Lon: -71.327000, Call Sign: WQBT529
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 456.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2004, Expiration Date: 12/10/2014, Certifier: Brian Sirianni
    Registrant: King Philip Regional School District, 18 King Street, Norfolk, MA 02056, Phone: (508) 520-7991, Fax: (508) 520-2044, Email:
  • NOON HILL POLE, Noon Hill / Fruit St. (Lat: 42.148361 Lon: -71.325861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQGP523
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2007, Expiration Date: 03/15/2017, Certifier: Liad Kenig
    Registrant: Kp Electronics, Inc., 109 Tudor Drive, North Wales, PA 19454, Phone: (215) 542-7460, Fax: (215) 542-7461, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 42.092333 Lon: -71.303111, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: KB96791
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.980 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/1986, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2006
    Registrant: Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky LLP, 2101 L Street Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 955-6631, Fax: (202) 887-0689, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Mci Norfolk Prison Colony Outer Control Bldg (Lat: 42.121750 Lon: -71.302833), Structure height: 17.7 m, Overall height: 19.5 m, Call Sign: WNEK371
    Assigned Frequencies: 2131.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2010, Expiration Date: 09/06/2020
    Registrant: Department Of Correction Commonwealth Massachusetts, 12 Administration Road, Bridgewater, MA 02324, Phone: (508) 279-8875, Fax: (508) 279-8844, Email:
  • MCI NORFOLK, 2 Clark Street (Lat: 42.120806 Lon: -71.303389), Type: Building, Structure height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WQMN800
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/06/2010, Expiration Date: 10/06/2020, Certifier: Sean Huges
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Executive Office Of Public Safety And Se, 188 Needham Street, Suite 110r, Newton, MA 02464, Phone: (617) 558-0900, Email:
  • Prudential Bldg. 800 Boylston Street (Lat: 42.347306 Lon: -71.082528), Overall height: 228.9 m, Call Sign: WHS687
    Assigned Frequencies: 13025.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/1984, Expiration Date: 04/01/2007
    Registrant: Brooks, Pierce, Et Al., 150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1600, Raleigh, NC 27602, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Norfolk)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Norfolk)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 51
  • Hazardous Condition: 231
  • Service Call: 29
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Norfolk

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Norfolk, MA

Businesses in Norfolk, MA

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • FedEx: 1
  • Walgreens: 1

Norfolk on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #64 (02056) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #93 (02056) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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