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Population (year 2000): 10,460. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,490 (+0.3% change)
Males: 6,149 (58.8%), Females: 4,311 (41.2%)

Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $86,153 (year 2000)
Median house value: $271,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Norfolk:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.9%)
  • Black (4.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Other race (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

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

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Elevation: 212 feet

Norfolk,

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: 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%

8.1% Foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 2.4% Europe, 1.5% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA (14.3 miles Framingham, pop. 66,910).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (21.4 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (203.2 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (3.7 miles Wrentham, MA Millis-Clicquot, (4.0 miles MA Millis, (4.0 miles MA (5.0 miles Medfield, MA Medway, (5.2 miles MA Walpole, (5.6 miles .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 34 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 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

Latitude: 42.12 N, Longitude: 71.33 W

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.1%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (11.9%), Retail trade (11.4%).


 

Crime in Norfolk by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 2 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 19.1 9.6 0.0 9.6
Robberies 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Assaults 2 3 2 1 3 4
    per 100,000 19.1 28.7 19.1 9.6 28.7 38.2
Burglaries 3 5 11 16 7 5
    per 100,000 28.7 47.8 105.2 153.0 66.9 47.8
Thefts 32 37 29 20 34 36
    per 100,000 305.9 353.7 277.2 191.2 325.0 344.2
Auto thefts 1 2 2 4 1 3
    per 100,000 9.6 19.1 19.1 38.2 9.6 28.7
18.8 24.8 31.5 27.2 24.2 30.9


Average climate in Norfolk, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Norfolk,

Norfolk-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Norfolk city 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 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


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Hospital/medical center in Norfolk:
  • CARITAS SOUTHWOOD HOSPITAL (111 DEDHAM STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Norfolk:
  • MEDFIELD STATE HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; MEDFIELD, MA)
  • CARITAS NORWOOD HOSPITAL, INC (about 10 miles; NORWOOD, MA)
  • WESTWOOD PEMBROKE HEALTH SYSTEMS (about 11 miles; WESTWOOD, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Norfolk:
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 25 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 28 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 29 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Norfolk:
  • NORFOLK (about 3 miles; NORFOLK, MA; ID: 32M)
  • NORWOOD MEMORIAL (about 12 miles; NORWOOD, MA; ID: OWD)
  • HOPEDALE INDUSTRIAL PARK (about 13 miles; HOPEDALE, MA; ID: 1B6)

Amtrak stations near Norfolk:
  • 13 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.). Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norfolk:
  • WELLESLEY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,241)
  • MASSACHUSETTS BAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; WELLESLEY HILLS, MA; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • FRAMINGHAM STATE COLLEGE (about 16 miles; FRAMINGHAM, MA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 17 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 17 miles; EASTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • BOSTON COLLEGE (about 18 miles; CHESTNUT HILL, MA; FT enrollment: 13,341)
  • BENTLEY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; WALTHAM, MA; FT enrollment: 4,651)
Public primary/middle schools in Norfolk:
  • KING PHILIP REG SCH NORTH (Students: 796; Location: 18 KING STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • FREEMAN-CENTENNIAL (Students: 635; Location: 70 BOARDMAN STREET; Grades: 03 - 06)
  • H OLIVE DAY (Students: 549; Location: 232 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 02)
Library in Norfolk:
  • NORFOLK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $355,235; Location: 139 MAIN ST.; 46,267 books; 3,431 audio materials; 3,297 video materials; 155 serial subscriptions)

Norfolk compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Norfolk:
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIS (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NORFOLK, MA; Owner: DISCUSSION RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • 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)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WARL (1320 AM; 5 kW; ATTLEBORO, MA; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, 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)
  • 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.)
  • WGAO (88.3 FM; FRANKLIN, MA; Owner: DEAN COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WHHB (99.9 FM; HOLLISTON, MA; Owner: HOLLISTON HIGH SCHOOL)

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.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

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