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Norfolk is a town in Norfolk County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The latitude of Norfolk is 42.119N. The longitude is -71.325W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 246 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,460.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Norfolk demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Norfolk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 02056 ZIP code.
7% of Norfolk residents report German ancestry, and 27% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Norfolk ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Norfolk was $32,454, compared with $21,587 nationally.
38% of Norfolk residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Norfolk, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $610. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,725.
Libraries in Norfolk include Norfolk Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Norfolk workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Norfolk between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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