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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Norfolk is a town in New York with a population of 1,383. Norfolk is in St. Lawrence County. Living in Norfolk offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Norfolk there are a lot of bars. Residents of Norfolk tend to lean conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$75,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$727
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$32,051
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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Norfolk Reviews

2 reviews
Small town in Upstate New York. Basically a dying area. There are fewer and fewer jobs every years, and the drug problem is rising every year. There is not much opportunity here, unless you plan on going to school for nursing and hope to move away when you graduate.
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The people are great and everyone around is just like family! My parents grew up there and so did I and I met my future husband there as well. It is a great place to be!