Norfolk, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Norfolk, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Norfolk is the 9th largest city in Nebraska with a population of 24,242 as of July 1, 2015. Norfolk ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Norfolk is located at latitude 42.0345 and longitude -97.421 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Norfolk (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,522 feet.

The City of Norfolk has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Norfolk population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Norfolk, NE Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 24,242
Population in Households 23,395
Population in Familes 17,985
Population in Group Qrtrs 847
Population Density1 2,268
Diversity Index2 44
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,050
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 6,088
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,866 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,184 (38.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 768 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $127,894
Average Home Value $153,212
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,667
Average Household Income $58,678
Per Capita Income $24,485
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.16%
Households 0.27% 0.28%
Families 0.26% 0.19%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norfolk to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska 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 # 9 99th
Population Density1 # 25 96th
Diversity Index2 # 38 94th
Median Household Income # 382 34th
Per Capita Income # 345 41st

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