Norfolk County MA Information


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  1. Norfolk County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forNorfolk County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Norfolk County MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 710,317
Population in Households 692,881
Population in Familes 561,803
Population in Group Qrtrs 17,436
Population Density2 1,793
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $103,982
Average Household Income $141,689
Per Capita Income $53,983


Total Housing Units 282,456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 185,597 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 84,838 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,021 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $524,967
Average Home Value $660,347


Total Households 270,435
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 176,378
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.62% 0.57%
Households 0.51% 0.51%
Families 0.47% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.5%


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, 2019 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 Density # 3 86th
Diversity Index # 7 57th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 2 93rd

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