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Norfolk, MA (Massachusetts) Houses and Residents

Norfolk,MA index of house prices

Total population: 11,227 (Urban population: 8,832, Rural population: 1,628 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,861 (2,818 occupied: 2,680 owner occupied, 233 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

8%
State:

38%

Housing density: 193 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $814,505.

Median contract rent in 2015: $610 (lower quartile is $287, upper quartile is $780)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $610


Median gross rent in Norfolk, MA in 2015: $752

Housing units in Norfolk with a mortgage: 2,038 (195 second mortgage, 367 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 409



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Norfolk, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $518,561 (it was $273,900 in 2000)
Norfolk:

$518,561
Massachusetts:

$352,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $398,563 - $668,094

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,698
  • In family households: 8,218 (1,974 male householders, 459 female householders)
    2,130 spouses, 3,349 children (3,196 natural, 128 adopted, 25 stepchildren), 83 grandchildren, 48 brothers or sisters, 91 parents, 54 other relatives, 30 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 480 (126 male householders (109 living alone)), 263 female householders (196 living alone)), 91 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,762 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 750 2-persons, 558 3-persons, 729 4-persons, 301 5-persons, 45 6-persons, 50 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 305 1-person, 84 2-persons.

2,602 married couples with children.
173 single-parent households (43 men, 130 women).

88.5% of residents of Norfolk speak English at home.
6.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
4.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 852 (8.1%)
(36.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Norfolk, Massachusetts:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 3012 bedrooms
  • 8173 bedrooms
  • 1,3394 bedrooms
  • 1285+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Norfolk population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Norfolk, Massachusetts:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1141 bedroom
  • 732 bedrooms
  • 173 bedrooms
  • 114 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Norfolk population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Norfolk in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 45no vehicle
  • 3901 vehicle
  • 1,5262 vehicles
  • 5063 vehicles
  • 964 vehicles
  • 405+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Norfolk population

Cars and other vehicles available in Norfolk in renter-occupied apartments

  • 50no vehicle
  • 731 vehicle
  • 832 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Norfolk population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Norfolk, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 73 rooms
  • 914 rooms
  • 2505 rooms
  • 2996 rooms
  • 4037 rooms
  • 7708 rooms
  • 7839+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Norfolk population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Norfolk, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 663 rooms
  • 484 rooms
  • 315 rooms
  • 196 rooms
  • 227 rooms
  • 48 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Norfolk population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Norfolk, MA household income distribution

  • 85Less than $10,000
  • 33$10,000 to $14,999
  • 40$15,000 to $19,999
  • 109$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$25,000 to $29,999
  • 57$30,000 to $34,999
  • 63$35,000 to $39,999
  • 119$40,000 to $44,999
  • 56$45,000 to $49,999
  • 148$50,000 to $59,999
  • 404$60,000 to $74,999
  • 603$75,000 to $99,999
  • 289$100,000 to $124,999
  • 256$125,000 to $149,999
  • 196$150,000 to $199,999
  • 339$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1381995 to March 2000
  • 1251990 to 1994
  • 1581985 to 1989
  • 1051980 to 1984
  • 421975 to 1979
  • 131970 to 1974
  • 631965 to 1969
  • 208Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Norfolk population
Norfolk commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 181
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 310
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 435
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 316
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 333
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 224
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 598
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 213
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 262
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 571
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 605
  • 90 or more minutes: 144
Norfolk, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 54.5%
Number of people working at home: 156 (3.6% of all workers)

Norfolk mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,447 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 314 (7%)
  • Subway or elevated: 26 (1%)
  • Railroad: 317 (7%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 80 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 156 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 2,738
 Italian: 1,329
 Other groups: 1,013
 English: 804
 German: 528
 French (except Basque): 356
 Scottish: 291
 United States or American: 276
 Polish: 259
 Swedish: 247
 Portuguese: 163
 Greek: 131
 French Canadian: 130
 Canadian: 121
 Scotch-Irish: 106
 Subsaharan African:: 104
 African: 84
 Norwegian: 69
 European: 64
 Dutch: 57
 Lithuanian: 56
 British: 51
 Russian: 46
 Armenian: 37
 Scandinavian: 31
 Arab:: 29
 Albanian: 20
 Cape Verdean: 20
 Belgian: 18
 Lebanese: 18
 Danish: 17
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 14
 Jamaican: 14
 Latvian: 13
 Hungarian: 12
 Northern European: 11
 Finnish: 11
 Syrian: 11
 Welsh: 9
 Austrian: 7
 Swiss: 7
 Slavic: 6
 Eastern European: 6
 Ukrainian: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 19%Dominican Republic
  • 10%United Kingdom
  • 7%Canada
  • 6%Mexico
  • 4%Italy
  • 4%Portugal
  • 4%Colombia

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,251
  • Northeast: 1,334
  • Midwest: 287
  • South: 385
  • West: 138

72% of Norfolk residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 29
  • 5th and 6th grade: 50
  • 7th and 8th grade: 209
  • 9th grade: 117
  • 10th grade: 139
  • 11th grade: 116
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 159
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,134
  • Less than 1 year of college: 158
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 434
  • Associate degree: 311
  • Bachelor's degree: 845
  • Master's degree: 476
  • Professional school degree: 77
  • Doctorate degree: 41

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 7
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 8
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 33
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 34
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 45
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 636
  • Less than 1 year of college: 197
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 311
  • Associate degree: 267
  • Bachelor's degree: 846
  • Master's degree: 346
  • Professional school degree: 62
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.2%Males
  • 1.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 33.3%Males
  • 28.0%Females
Norfolk marital status for males
Norfolk marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,668
  • One, attached: 26
  • Two: 58
  • 3 or 4: 63
  • 5 to 9: 46
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Norfolk:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 84.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.7%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 51.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 36.3%Electricity
  • 8.4%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 120
Here:

8.7%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 138
Here:

17.3%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 136
Here:

41.7%
Massachusetts:

48.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)