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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 2012: $108,992 (it was $86,153 in 2000)
Norfolk:

$108,992
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $42,391

Norfolk town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $466,850 (it was $273,900 in 2000)
Norfolk:

$466,850
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $543,367; Detached houses: $540,067; Townhouses or other attached units: $1,202,381; In 2-unit structures: $443,951
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Norfolk races chart
  • White alone - 9,493 (84.6%)
  • Hispanic - 802 (7.1%)
  • Black alone - 666 (5.9%)
  • Asian alone - 169 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 71 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Norfolk: 304.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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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).

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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:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Norfolk, Massachusetts as of September 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Norfolk to the number of sex offenders is 11,188 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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+: New York, NY (165.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.09.40.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0210130112000
per 100,000 0.019.09.40.09.628.70.09.49.418.50.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.08.8
Assaults 3213492290110
per 100,000 27.019.09.428.538.486.019.018.984.40.09.08.90.0
Burglaries 5111675156114551282919
per 100,000 45.0104.7151.166.648.0143.456.9103.8421.9470.6251.4256.8166.8
Thefts 37292034363542324130404834
per 100,000 332.7275.9188.9323.5345.4334.5398.0302.0384.4276.8359.2425.0298.5
Auto thefts 2241305012133
per 100,000 18.019.037.89.528.80.047.40.09.418.59.026.626.3
Arson 0000100000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.09.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.08.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 24.240.531.825.136.366.228.631.992.462.735.940.529.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Norfolk, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
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

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Tornado activity:

Norfolk-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 12% 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 slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 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 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 80.8 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 48.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.8 miles away from Norfolk center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 29.5 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 Norfolk County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Norfolk topographic map

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


Hospital/medical center in Norfolk:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Norfolk, 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:

  • Stonehill College (about 12 miles; Easton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,420)
  • Wellesley College (about 13 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,186)
  • Babson College (about 14 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Framingham State College (about 14 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 3,195)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 15 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 2,117)
  • Curry College (about 15 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Bryant University (about 17 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,313)

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
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.7. This is about average.
City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.69. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.69
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is worse than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.48. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.48
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.249. This is better than average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.249
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.1. This is better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.1
U.S.:

22.1

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

NORFOLK WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 6317, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2000)
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JAN-1998 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (3 times from DEC-27-1999 to OCT-29-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MCI SHIRLEY (Population served: 3500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2004)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-28-2005)
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JAN-1996 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from DEC-28-2000 to DEC-27-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-28-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2002 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 36 regular monitoring violations
MCI NORFOLK/CEDAR JUNCTION/WALPOLE (Population served: 3207, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2000)
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JAN-01-1993 and FEB-12-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-27-1997), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-13-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed PAO issued (MAY-09-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2000)

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Norfolk, MA

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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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



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

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.48%
Here74.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Adherents78.6%7.9%3.1%2.6%1.0%
Congregations20.0%13.0%11.4%9.8%1.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents1.0%0.8%0.6%0.5%3.8%
Congregations4.4%0.6%4.4%5.4%29.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

8.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,555 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.02%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($570 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.24%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk County, MA  2.20% ($55,985 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.24% ($77,454)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.94% ($54,265)


8.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($67,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.41%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($863 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.12%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($65,283 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.32% ($73,785)
to Plymouth County, MA  1.14% ($60,184)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $1,534,000
Total average daily traffic: 36,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,380
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 58,118

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


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  • #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+)"
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  • #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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  • Mark L. Nelson (31)
  • Gary Searle (16)
  • Harish A. Patel (12)
  • Gregory D. Jay (12)
  • David J. Witter (11)
  • Stuart M. Davis (9)
  • Tushar Misra (7)
  • Ellen Cargill (7)
  • John R. Cournoyer (6)
  • Bo Ling (5)

Total of 257 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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