Norfolk County MA Information

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Norfolk County Subdivisions

Norfolk County MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 686,739
Population in Households 668,456
Population in Familes 541,378
Population in Group Qrtrs 18,283
Population Density1 1,734
Diversity Index2 41
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 264,572
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 172,054
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 276,443 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183,866 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 80,706 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,871 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $438,504
Average Home Value $530,897
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $87,339
Average Household Income $118,322
Per Capita Income $45,682
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.59%
Households 0.49% 0.61%
Families 0.35% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Norfolk County MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norfolk County to the other 14 counties and county equivalents in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 5 71st
Population Density1 # 3 86th
Diversity Index2 # 7 57th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.

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