Norfolk, MA 02056 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02056: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Norfolk, MA 02056

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Norfolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.118, Longitude -71.329
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 283
  • PO Box Addresses: 211
  • Residential Addresses: 3,401
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 63
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,338

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Norfolk, MA 02056 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,955
Daytime Population: Workers 2,927
Daytime Population: Residents 4,893
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,820
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 9,687
Population in Familes 8,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,268
Population Density2 770
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $129,494
Average Household Income $160,144
Per Capita Income $47,459


Total Housing Units 3,302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,990 (90.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 260 ( 7.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 1.6%)
Median Home Value $488,854
Average Home Value $544,156


Total Households 3,250
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 2,715
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.83% 0.7%
Households 0.83% 0.81%
Families 0.79% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

Norfolk, MA 02056 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02056 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 221 58th
Population Density # 260 50th
Diversity Index # 163 69th
Median Household Income # 36 93rd
Per Capita Income # 147 72nd

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