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The City of Norfolk is the 8th largest city in Nebraska with a population of 24,929 as of July 1, 2020. 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 42.0283 and longitude -97.417 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Norfolk 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 (GNIS ID: 2395248) 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.
The City of Norfolk is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.
|Total Population||24,929 (100%)|
|Population in Households||23,958 (96.1%)|
|Population in Families||18,298 (73.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||971 ( 3.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$50,358|
|Average Household Income||$64,856|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$26,790|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||10,969 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,980 (54.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,306 (39.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||683 ( 6.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$149,663|
|Average Home Value||$176,521|
|Housing Affordability Index3||166|
|Average Household Size||2.33|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.71%|
|Per Capita Income||1.79%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.29%|
The table below compares Norfolk to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 8||99th|
|Population Density||# 26||96th|
|Median Household Income||# 399||31st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 194||33rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 437||25th|
|Diversity Index||# 40||93rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.