Norfolk County MA Information


Norfolk County Subdivisions

Norfolk County MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 706,499
Population in Households 688,885
Population in Familes 561,648
Population in Group Qrtrs 17,614
Population Density1 1,784
Diversity Index2 45


Median Household Income $100,352
Average Household Income $133,857
Per Capita Income $51,432


Total Housing Units 280,484 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179,762 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 88,998 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,724 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $474,818
Average Home Value $601,837


Total Households 268,760
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 175,290
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.63% 0.59%
Households 0.5% 0.51%
Families 0.45% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.48%


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, 2018 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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