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 2017: $136,945 (it was $86,153 in 2000)
Norfolk:

$136,945
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $51,571 (it was $32,454 in 2000)

Norfolk town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $571,964 (it was $273,900 in 2000)
Norfolk:

$571,964
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $601,397; detached houses: $633,842; townhouses or other attached units: $400,461; in 2-unit structures: $555,127; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $581,455; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $440,392; mobile homes: $452,410
March 2019 cost of living index in Norfolk: 146.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Norfolk, MA (2010)
    • 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

Crime rates in Norfolk by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.4)
1
(9.4)
2
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
1
(8.4)
1
(8.3)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(86.0)
2
(19.0)
2
(18.9)
9
(84.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(25.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(143.4)
6
(56.9)
11
(103.8)
45
(421.9)
51
(470.6)
28
(251.4)
29
(256.8)
19
(166.8)
13
(111.5)
7
(59.1)
10
(83.7)
8
(66.7)
7
(59.2)
2
(16.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
35
(334.5)
42
(398.0)
32
(302.0)
41
(384.4)
30
(276.8)
40
(359.2)
48
(425.0)
34
(298.5)
28
(240.1)
14
(118.3)
23
(192.5)
12
(100.1)
27
(228.5)
18
(151.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(47.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.4)
2
(18.5)
1
(9.0)
3
(26.6)
3
(26.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
1
(8.4)
1
(8.3)
1
(8.5)
1
(8.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)63.627.530.788.860.334.538.928.417.418.020.921.020.79.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Norfolk, MA

Crime rate in Norfolk detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 26 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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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, Massachusetts map

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

This town:

8.1%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
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 )

Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 71.33 W

Distribution of median household income in Norfolk, MA in 2017

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
  • 2013: 59 buildings, average cost: $237,100
  • 2014: 43 buildings, average cost: $294,500
  • 2015: 57 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2016: 49 buildings, average cost: $289,100
  • 2017: 64 buildings, average cost: $266,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Norfolk, MA residents
Average permit cost in Norfolk, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Norfolk, MA
Historical housing units in Norfolk, MA
Most common industries in Norfolk, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.2%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.4%)
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.0%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Norfolk, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Computer specialists (7.2%)
  • Top executives (7.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)

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
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.1. This is about average.

City:

77.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.222. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.222
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.91. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.91
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.393. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.393
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.99
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0154. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0154
U.S.:

0.0098

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 Norfolk 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 the city 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 Norfolk 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Norfolk County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Norfolk topographic map

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

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

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Norfolk:

Marital status in Norfolk, MA
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

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
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

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Norfolk, MA (based on Norfolk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Norfolk County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.1%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.1%
State:

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

12.9%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

7.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($91,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,409 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.05%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Suffolk County, MA  2.01% ($93,487 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.26% ($105,279)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.76% ($61,444)


7.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($106,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,548 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($142,190 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.30% ($104,103)
to Plymouth County, MA  1.12% ($73,217)

Businesses in Norfolk, MA

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

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
See more detailed statistics of Norfolk fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.8mTotal length
  • $3,703,000Total costs
  • 22,850Total average daily traffic
  • 1,435Total average daily truck traffic
  • 58,118Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial 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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 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
  • 18 King Street (Lat: 42.096389 Lon: -71.327000), Type: Building, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQBT529,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 452.237 MHz, Grant Date: 10/08/2014, Expiration Date: 12/10/2024, Certifier: Brian Sirianni, Registrant: Comtronics Corporation, 1230 Furnace Brook Pkwy., Quincy, MA 02169, Phone: (617) 770-0212, Fax: (617) 770-0429, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2013, 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 55763 , Serial Number: 28R-7335283, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/1990
    Registrant (Individual): William L Walker, 11 Wampanoag Ave, Norfolk, MA 02056
  • Aircraft: PIPER AIRCRAFT INC PA 46-350P (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TIO-540-AE2A (350 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 692BM , Serial Number: 4636551, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 08/02/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 06/26/2013
    Registrant (LLC): Legacy Leasing LLC, 31 Freedom Trl, Norfolk, MA 02056
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97NM , Serial Number: 251047, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 11/18/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Nicholas A Maddix, 5 Bigelow Pl, Norfolk, MA 02056
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11MT , Serial Number: 24-4842, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 12/05/2015
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William L Walker, 11 Wampanoag Ave, Norfolk, MA 02056, Other Owners: Henry I Mansour
  • Aircraft: DOUGLAS PAUL I ADVENTURE AIR AMPIB (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 469PD , Serial Number: 102B, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 09/21/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 02/20/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Paul I Douglas, 16 Brookside Ln, Norfolk, MA 02056
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/23/2018

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 59. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 92 took place in 2011, and the least - 27 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Norfolk, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (72.9%), and Outside Fires (20.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Norfolk, MA
    • 73072.9%Structure Fires
    • 20420.4%Outside Fires
    • 484.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 202.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Norfolk, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Norfolk, MA
  • 84.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.7%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Norfolk, MA
  • 51.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 36.3%Electricity
  • 8.4%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Wood


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.

Norfolk on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: accountants and auditors (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: bus drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business operations specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest city-data.com crime index (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking railroad to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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