Norfolk, NE Profile: Facts & Data

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Norfolk, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Norfolk is the 8th largest city in Nebraska with a population of 24,360 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (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.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 24,360
Population in Households 23,553
Population in Familes 18,172
Population in Group Qrtrs 807
Population Density2 2,279
Diversity Index3 44
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,459
Average Household Income $64,107
Per Capita Income $26,804

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,766 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,769 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,261 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 736 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $141,295
Average Home Value $173,263
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,030
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 6,034
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.07% -0.05%
Households 0.15% -0.01%
Families 0.06% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

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, 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 # 8 99th
Population Density # 28 95th
Diversity Index # 39 93rd
Median Household Income # 395 32nd
Per Capita Income # 375 36th

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