Norfolk, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 24,434 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 
Males: 11,916  (48.8%)
Females: 12,518  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 68701.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,248 (it was $34,609 in 2000)
Norfolk:

$49,248
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,032 (it was $16,990 in 2000)

Norfolk city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $135,231 (it was $81,300 in 2000)
Norfolk:

$135,231
NE:

$155,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $667.

March 2019 cost of living index in Norfolk: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.1%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.0% for Black residents, 35.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.4% for American Indian residents, 39.0% for other race residents, 29.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Norfolk, NE (2017)
    • 19,39378.6%White alone
    • 3,69115.0%Hispanic
    • 4431.8%Black alone
    • 4111.7%American Indian alone
    • 3971.6%Asian alone
    • 3321.3%Two or more races
    • 230.09%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 119 registered sex offenders living in Norfolk, Nebraska as of September 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Norfolk is 208 to 1.


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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(45.4)
15
(62.3)
15
(62.6)
16
(69.3)
14
(61.2)
23
(97.8)
12
(49.1)
18
(73.7)
19
(78.0)
18
(73.2)
12
(49.0)
14
(57.4)
14
(57.5)
9
(36.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(28.9)
2
(8.3)
3
(12.5)
5
(21.6)
4
(17.5)
10
(42.5)
3
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
4
(16.3)
5
(20.4)
8
(32.8)
9
(36.9)
2
(8.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(28.9)
6
(24.9)
9
(37.5)
13
(56.3)
16
(69.9)
9
(38.3)
12
(49.1)
10
(41.0)
10
(41.0)
20
(81.3)
13
(53.1)
16
(65.6)
12
(49.3)
18
(73.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
141
(581.9)
98
(407.0)
71
(296.1)
97
(420.0)
70
(305.8)
74
(314.6)
70
(286.6)
108
(442.3)
135
(554.1)
48
(195.2)
72
(294.0)
78
(319.8)
60
(246.3)
23
(94.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
760
(3,136)
655
(2,721)
584
(2,436)
643
(2,784)
591
(2,582)
601
(2,555)
581
(2,379)
675
(2,764)
675
(2,771)
524
(2,131)
497
(2,029)
462
(1,894)
381
(1,564)
397
(1,623)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(123.8)
32
(132.9)
26
(108.4)
24
(103.9)
31
(135.4)
31
(131.8)
24
(98.3)
37
(151.5)
54
(221.7)
32
(130.1)
21
(85.7)
18
(73.8)
25
(102.6)
24
(98.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(12.5)
4
(17.3)
5
(21.8)
4
(17.0)
1
(4.1)
3
(12.3)
1
(4.1)
7
(28.5)
5
(20.4)
6
(24.6)
2
(8.2)
1
(4.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)226.9205.3188.1222.2203.7250.4175.9220.8239.2189.0164.6172.9163.1126.0

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, NE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 52 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Nebraska average:

1.90
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Ancestries: German (45.1%), American (5.0%), English (3.7%), Irish (3.3%), Czech (2.5%), Swedish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/12/1881

Elevation: 1525 feet

Land area: 9.97 square miles.

Population density: 2,450 people per square mile   (low).

Norfolk, Nebraska map

1,774 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America).

This city:

7.2%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,257 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,224 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (61.5 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (90.3 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (501.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Woodland Park, NE (2.0 miles ),
Hadar, NE (2.3 miles ),
Hoskins, NE (2.8 miles ),
Battle Creek, NE (3.1 miles ),
Stanton, NE (3.4 miles ),
Pierce, NE (3.6 miles ),
Madison, NE (3.8 miles ),
Winside, NE (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 42.03 N, Longitude: 97.42 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,554 (+10.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,899 (70.1%)

Area code: 402

Distribution of median household income in Norfolk, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Norfolk, NE in 2017
Norfolk satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 95 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 1998: 89 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 1999: 89 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2000: 66 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2002: 82 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2003: 76 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2004: 109 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2005: 98 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2006: 65 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2008: 71 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2009: 40 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2012: 39 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2014: 43 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2015: 33 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2016: 41 buildings, average cost: $250,700
  • 2017: 47 buildings, average cost: $187,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Norfolk, NE residents
Average permit cost in Norfolk, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Historical population in Norfolk, NE
Historical housing units in Norfolk, NE

Population change in the 1990s: +2,138 (+10.0%).
Most common industries in Norfolk, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Food (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.4%)
  • Food (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.2%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.0%)
  • Food (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Norfolk, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Food processing workers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Norfolk, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Norfolk, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Norfolk-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Norfolk city center killed 6 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1975, a category F4 tornado 13.8 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Norfolk-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from Norfolk center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 181.2 miles away from Norfolk center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 688.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.8 miles away from Norfolk center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.5 miles away from Norfolk center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 260.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Norfolk topographic map

Hospitals in Norfolk:

  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (1909 VICKI LANE, SUITE 110)
  • FAITH REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2700 WEST NORFOLK AVE)
  • LUTHERAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 2700 NORFOLK AVE)
  • NORFOLK REGIONAL CENTER ("P O BOX 1209, 1700 NORTH VICTORY RD")

Nursing Homes in Norfolk:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - NORFOLK (1900 VICKI LANE)
  • HERITAGE OF BEL AIR (P O BOX 429, 1203 NORTH 13TH STREET)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES HOSPITAL LTC (1500 KOENIGSTEIN AVE)
  • ST JOSEPH'S NURSING HOME (401 N 18TH ST)
  • ST. JOSEPH'S REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (401 NORTH 18TH STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Norfolk:

  • NORTHEAST NEBRASKA DIALYSIS CENTER (1603 PROSPECT AVE)

Home Health Centers in Norfolk:

  • FAITH REGIONAL HOME HEALTH SER (1500 KOENIGSTEIN)

Airports and heliports located in Norfolk:

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College/University in Norfolk:

  • Northeast Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,334; Location: 801 E Benjamin; Public; Website: www.northeast.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Norfolk:

  • Wayne State College (about 26 miles; Wayne, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,121)
  • University of South Dakota (about 58 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 64 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 91 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 91 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 92 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 92 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)

Public high schools in Norfolk:

Private high schools in Norfolk:

  • NORFOLK CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 702, Location: 2300 W MADISON AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • LUTHERAN HIGH NORTHEAST (Students: 127, Location: 2010 N 37TH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • PARK AVENUE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 50, Location: 401 E PARK AVE, Grades: KG-12)
  • KEYSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 47, Location: 715 W MADISON AVE, Grades: PK-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Norfolk:

Private elementary/middle schools in Norfolk:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY (Students: 391, Location: 2301 W MADISON AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 334, Location: 511 S 5TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PAULS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 130, Location: 1010 GEORGIA AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Norfolk

Library in Norfolk:

  • NORFOLK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,127,844; Location: 308 PROSPECT AVENUE; 74,778 books; 33,956 e-books; 5,062 audio materials; 1,884 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 8 state licensed databases; 213 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • CHRIST IS KING COMMUNITY SCHool has changed the name to Keystone Christian Academy
  • The website for the Northeast Community College is http://northeastcollege.com
  • Norfolk now also uses 68702 as a zip code.
  • The web address for Northeast Community College is now www.northeastcollege.com Could you please change your listing. Thank you! Very neat site.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Norfolk: Norfork Country Club (A), Eldorado Hills Golf Course (B), Norfolk (C), Tahazouka Park Campground (D), Sunset Plaza (E), Norfolk Ambulance Service Incorporated (F), Norfolk Fire Division Station 2 (G), Diesel Technology Building (H), Maintenance Building (I), Ag/Allied Health Building (J), Science Building (K), Electronics Building (L), Utility Line Building (M), Shipping and Receiving Warehouse (N), Student Center (O), Weller Building (P), Maclay Building (Q), Northeast Community College Library (R), Cox Activities Center (S), Lifelong Learning Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Norfolk include: New Hope of Norfolk Church of the Nazarene (A), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (B), Trinity Episcopal Church (C), Faith Hope and Love Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First Congregational United Church of Christ (F), Our Savior Lutheran Church (G), Westridge United Methodist Church (H), Mount Olive Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Paul Cemetery (1), Prospect Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Skyview Lake (A), Lake Norfolk (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Norfolk include: Central Park (1), Johnson Park (2), Verges Park Historical Marker (3), Memorial Park (4), Liberty Bell Park (5), Skyview Park (6), Nord Park (7), City Square Park (8), Ta-Ha-Zouka Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Elkhorn Valley Museum and Research Center (515 Queen City Boulevard), Casey's Music CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 421 West Northwestern Avenue).

Hotels: Super 8 Norfolk NE (1223 Omaha Avenue), Eco Lux Inn (1909 Krenzien Drive), White House Inn (2206 Market Lane), Norfolk Lodge & Suites (4200 West Norfolk Avenue), Norfolk Super 8 Motel (1223 Omaha Ave), Skyline Motel (509 North 13th Street), JDSK Enterprises Inc (1708 West Benjamin Avenue), Pauly's (1201 South 13th Street), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (920 South 20th Street).

Birthplace of: Bill Lafleur - Football player, Scott Munter - 2005 Major League Baseball player (San Francisco Giants, born: Mar 7, 1980), Thurl Ravenscroft - Male singer, Doris Pawn - Film actor, Andy Olson - Politician, Jeromey Clary - Football player, Kathy Campbell - Politician.

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

NORFOLK, CITY OF (Population served: 24,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2014)
COVIDIEN (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PARK MOBILE HOME COURT (Population served: 198, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • COUNTRY VILLAGE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 135, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.6%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Norfolk in 2010:

  • 387 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 317 people in college/university student housing
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 36 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 21 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Norfolk in 2000:

  • 292 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 236 people in nursing homes
  • 95 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 44 people in other group homes
  • 43 people in religious group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with most branches in Norfolk (2011 data):

  • Elkhorn Valley Bank & Trust: Hy-Vee Branch, Omaha Avenue Branch, at 800 West Benjamin Avenue, Hyvee West Branch, , West Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $526.1 mil, Deposits: $467.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Feo Investments, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Norfolk West 275 Branch, Norfolk Main Branch, 10th & Norfolk Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • BankFirst: Bankfirst, Northside Facility, Drive-In Facility. Info updated 2006/10/05: Bank assets: $276.2 mil, Deposits: $224.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: North Central Bancorp, Inc.
  • Midwest Bank National Association: Midwest Bank, National Association at 506 S. 13th Street, branch established on 2010/03/11; Norfolk Branch at 2501 Benjamin Avenue, branch established on 2006/03/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $477.7 mil, Deposits: $399.5 mil, headquarters in Pierce, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Midwest Banc Holding Co.
  • First National Bank & Trust Company of Columbus: North Branch-Norfolk at 319 North 4th Street, branch established on 1996/03/15; 1500 Market Lane Branch at 1500 Market Lane, branch established on 1993/12/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $414.5 mil, Deposits: $353.7 mil, headquarters in Columbus, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Norfolk Main Branch at 227 Norfolk Avenue, branch established on 1935/06/01; Sunset Plaza Branch at 1700 Market Lane, branch established on 1974/01/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of the West: Norfolk - Main Branch at 602 Norfolk Avenue, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Frontier Bank: Norfolk Branch at 1106 Benjamin Avenue, Suite 100, branch established on 2003/05/19. Info updated 2009/10/08: Bank assets: $155.5 mil, Deposits: $117.6 mil, headquarters in Madison, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Frontier Holdings, Llc
  • Madison County Bank: Norfolk Branch at 2100 Pasewalk Avenue, branch established on 1998/07/06. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $239.1 mil, Deposits: $180.3 mil, headquarters in Madison, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Norfolk:

Marital status in Norfolk, NE
  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Norfolk:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Nebraska average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Norfolk
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Norfolk, NE (based on Madison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,20334
Catholic9,3644
Mainline Protestant4,84517
Other7272
None7,737-
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: 8
Here:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Madison County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Madison County:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

7.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.8%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.9%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Norfolk:

42.2%
State:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Norfolk:

28.5
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Norfolk:

21.3%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Norfolk:

11.2%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Norfolk:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Norfolk:

32.4%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
Norfolk:

53.5%
State:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Norfolk:

77.3%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Norfolk, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 39$183,296$56,3990$0
Firefighters 31$148,054$57,3110$0
Streets and Highways 26$111,738$51,5711$2,564
Other Government Administration 19$105,696$66,7550$0
Police - Other 17$61,584$43,4711$570
Parks and Recreation 12$45,386$45,3864$4,076
Local Libraries 12$48,424$48,4245$9,722
Water Supply 10$44,484$53,3810$0
Sewerage 10$43,254$51,9051$2,990
Fire - Other 7$32,546$55,7930$0
Financial Administration 6$34,476$68,9520$0
Solid Waste Management 6$24,276$48,5521$2,144
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$22,036$52,8860$0
Judicial and Legal 3$18,042$72,1680$0
Totals for Government 203$923,292$54,57913$22,066

Norfolk government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,951,000 ($202.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,542,000 ($144.96)
    Financial Administration: $2,418,000 ($98.96)
    Sewerage: $2,260,000 ($92.49)
    Libraries: $2,201,000 ($90.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,952,000 ($79.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,665,000 ($68.14)
    Water Utilities: $1,494,000 ($61.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $435,000 ($17.80)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $3,095,000 ($126.67)
    Benefit Payments: $526,000 ($21.53)
    Withdrawals: $39,000 ($1.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $674,000 ($27.58)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $659,000 ($26.97)
    Corrections: $76,000 ($3.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $652,000 ($26.68)
    Police Protection: $263,000 ($10.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $201,000 ($8.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $60,000 ($2.46)
    Financial Administration: $48,000 ($1.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000 ($1.47)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($1.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($0.41)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,927,000 ($488.13)

Norfolk government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,525,000 ($144.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,976,000 ($80.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $331,000 ($13.55)
    Parking Facilities: $21,000 ($0.86)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $62,000 ($2.54)
    Local Employee Contribution: $11,000 ($0.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $4,562,000 ($186.71)
    Special Assessments: $185,000 ($7.57)
    Sale of Property: $74,000 ($3.03)
    Interest Earnings: $70,000 ($2.86)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($0.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,596,000 ($106.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,558,000 ($104.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $559,000 ($22.88)
    General Local Government Support: $366,000 ($14.98)
    Other: $7,000 ($0.29)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,359,000 ($383.03)
    Property: $3,428,000 ($140.30)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,765,000 ($113.16)
    Other License: $612,000 ($25.05)
    Other: $287,000 ($11.75)

Norfolk government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,942,000 ($1266.35)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,576,000 ($1210.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,930,000 ($160.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,565,000 ($104.98)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,444,000 ($100.02)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,256,000 ($92.33)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $188,000 ($7.69)

Norfolk government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,000 ($2.21)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,944,000 ($1675.70)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,256,000 ($92.33)

5.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,874 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Nebraska average:

6.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Stanton County, NE  0.47% ($40,797 average AGI)
from Pierce County, NE  0.42% ($36,632)
from Douglas County, NE  0.34% ($55,565)


6.95% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,635 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Nebraska average:

6.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Douglas County, NE  0.63% ($48,828 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.59% ($33,146)
to Stanton County, NE  0.52% ($41,681)
Businesses in Norfolk, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Applebee's1Menards1
Arby's1New Balance5
Ascend Collection1Nike7
AutoZone1Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1OfficeMax1
Burger King2Payless1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet1Quiznos2
Curves1RadioShack1
DHL1Rodeway Inn1
Dairy Queen3SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Famous Footwear1Sears1
FedEx6Slumberland1
Ford1Starbucks1
GNC1Subway3
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill3Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Target1
Hilton1U-Haul5
Hobby Lobby1U.S. Cellular3
Holiday Inn1UPS5
JCPenney1Vans1
Jimmy John's1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Village Inn1
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture3Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets4

Strongest AM radio stations in Norfolk:

  • WJAG (780 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NORFOLK, NE)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCH (1590 AM; 3 kW; WAYNE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norfolk:

  • KNEN (94.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KPNO (90.9 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK INC.)
  • KEXL (106.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: WJAG, INC.)
  • KXNE-FM (89.3 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KUSO (92.7 FM; ALBION, NE; Owner: FLOOD COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K209EV (89.7 FM; HADAR, NE; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219DW (91.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KKOT (93.5 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • K202CY (88.3 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTCH-FM (104.9 FM; WAYNE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Norfolk:

  • K48CH (Channel 48; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K35FM (Channel 35; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXNE-TV (Channel 19; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K61AO (Channel 61; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: THE CHRONICLE PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KLKE (Channel 24; ALBION, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
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
  • 57Number of bridges
  • 518ft / 158mTotal length
  • 259,050Total average daily traffic
  • 21,064Total average daily truck traffic
  • 332,151Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Norfolk, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 91930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Norfolk, NE
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Norfolk)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 145 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Norfolk, NE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Norfolk)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 57 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Norfolk)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 108. The highest number of fire incidents - 169 took place in 2002, and the least - 71 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Norfolk, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.1%), and Structure Fires (32.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Norfolk, NE
    • 77542.1%Outside Fires
    • 59332.2%Structure Fires
    • 30616.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1699.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Norfolk, NE

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Norfolk, Nebraska:

  • Super 8 Motel, 1223 Omaha Ave, Norfolk, Nebraska 68701 , Phone: (800) 800-8000
  • Hampton Inn, 904 S 20th St, Norfolk, Nebraska 68701 , Phone: (402) 379-3585, Fax: (402) 379-3586
  • Norfolk Lodge And Suites, 4200 W Norfolk Ave, Norfolk, Nebraska 68701 , Phone: (402) 379-3833, Fax: (402) 371-8007
  • New Victorian Inn, 1001 W Omaha Ave, Norfolk, Nebraska 68701 , Phone: (402) 379-3035, Fax: (402) 379-0588
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Norfolk, Nebraska
Most common first names in Norfolk, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William14077.2 years
John13875.4 years
Mary13177.7 years
Robert11370.8 years
Helen8981.9 years
George8576.9 years
Anna7586.6 years
Harold7576.7 years
James7270.1 years
Donald6869.7 years
Most common last names in Norfolk, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7778.6 years
Miller5979.2 years
Nelson4576.9 years
Anderson4177.6 years
Smith3973.7 years
Wagner3676.8 years
Hansen3177.8 years
Jones3077.5 years
Brown2979.7 years
Jensen2979.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Norfolk, NE
  • 76.2%Utility gas
  • 22.6%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Norfolk, NE
  • 56.3%Electricity
  • 41.2%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Norfolk compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Norfolk on our top lists:

  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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  • Daniel W. Johnson (1)
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