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Norfolk County
  • County in Massachusetts

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Housing
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A+
  5. Diversity
    grade B+
  6. Jobs
    grade B+
  7. Weather
    grade C
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

editorial

Norfolk County is located in Massachusetts with a population of 720,403. Norfolk County is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. In Norfolk County, most residents own their homes. In Norfolk County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Norfolk County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Norfolk County are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$529,200
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,781
National
$1,163
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Norfolk County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    144.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    16.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    26
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    147.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    892
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    53
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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