Norfolk County, MA

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2019 Population
706,775
0.197% 1-year growth
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
40.7
0% 1-year change
2019 Poverty Rate
6.32%
2.27% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$107,361
6.98% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$514,900
3.69% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
387,426
2.19% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Norfolk County, MA had a population of 707k people with a median age of 40.7 and a median household income of $107,361. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Norfolk County, MA grew from 705,388 to 706,775, a 0.197% increase and its median household income grew from $100,356 to $107,361, a 6.98% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Norfolk County, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (11.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.82%), White (Hispanic) (2.65%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.49%). 22.5% of the households in Norfolk County, MA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

92.6% of the residents in Norfolk County, MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Norfolk County, MA are Babson College (1,167 degrees awarded in 2019), Curry College (821 degrees), and Wellesley College (754 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Norfolk County, MA was $514,900, and the homeownership rate was 68.4%. Most people in Norfolk County, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Norfolk County, MA was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Norfolk County, MA is home to a population of 707k people, from which 92.6% are citizens. As of 2019, 28.7% of Norfolk County, MA residents were born outside of the country (203k people).

In 2019, there were 6.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (518k people) in Norfolk County, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 82.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 48.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Norfolk County, MA are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (38,917 speakers), Spanish (22,298 speakers), and Portuguese (9,175 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Norfolk County, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    518k ± 1.5k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    82.8k ± 2.01k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    48.2k ± 2.67k
4.97%
Hispanic Population
35.1k people

In 2019, there were 6.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (518k people) in Norfolk County, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 82.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 48.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.97% of the people in Norfolk County, MA are hispanic (35.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Norfolk County, MA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    38,917 speakers (5.82%)
  2. Spanish
    22,298 speakers (3.33%)
  3. Portuguese
    9,175 speakers (1.37%)

22.5% of Norfolk County, MA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Norfolk County, MA was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 5.82% of the overall population of Norfolk County, MA are native Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) speakers. 3.33% speak Spanish and 1.37% speak Portuguese, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

28.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
203k people
17.5%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
124k people

As of 2019, 28.7% of Norfolk County, MA residents (203k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Norfolk County, MA was 17.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.2

In 2019, the median age of all people in Norfolk County, MA was 40.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Norfolk County, MA are getting staying the same age. In 2018, the average age of all Norfolk County, MA residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. China
    109,953 ± 8,076 people
  2. Brazil
    93,708 ± 7,464 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    92,675 ± 7,424 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts was China, the natal country of 109,953 Massachusetts residents, followed by Brazil with 93,708 and Dominican Republic with 92,675.

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Citizenship

92.6%
2019 Citizenship
92.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 92.6% of Norfolk County, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Norfolk County, MA was 92.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    8,850 ± 1,268
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,850 ± 1,109
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,843 ± 782

Norfolk County, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Massachusetts, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Massachusetts (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Massachusetts.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Massachusetts across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Norfolk County, MA is $107,361. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Norfolk County, MA was Census Tract 4042.01 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 4043.01 and Census Tract 4051, with respective values of $250,001 and $250,001.

Males in Massachusetts have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $70,026. The income inequality in Massachusetts (measured using the Gini index) is 0.481, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Norfolk County, MA employs 387k people. The largest industries in Norfolk County, MA are Health Care & Social Assistance (58,170 people), Educational Services (48,694 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (46,395 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($121,639), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($96,925), and Finance & Insurance ($91,585).

Wages

Median Household Income

$107,361
2019 value
± $4,022
6.98%
1 Year Growth
± 4.32%

Households in Norfolk County, MA have a median annual income of $107,361, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $100,356 in 2018, which represents a 6.98% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$90,776
Average Male Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,881
$70,026
Average Female Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,433

In 2019, full-time male employees in Massachusetts made 1.3 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Massachusetts by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Massachusetts
  1. Asian
    $78,973 ± $4,094
  2. White
    $71,653 ± $1,225
  3. American Indian
    $64,612 ± $46,208

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Massachusetts workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Massachusetts.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Norfolk County, MA is from Massachusetts.
0.481
2019 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.483
2018 Wage GINI in Massachusetts

In 2019, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.481 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.545% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Massachusetts in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Massachusetts across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4042.01
  2. Census Tract 4043.01
  3. Census Tract 4051

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Norfolk County, MA was Census Tract 4042.01 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 4043.01 and Census Tract 4051, with respective values of $250,001 and $250,001.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Norfolk County, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.32% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Norfolk County, MA (43.1k out of 682k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    27,547 ± 1,315
  2. Asian
    7,337 ± 661
  3. Black
    5,370 ± 635

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Norfolk County, MA is White, followed by Asian and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

387k
2019 Value
± 10,742
2.19%
1 Year growth
± 3.81%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Norfolk County, MA grew at a rate of 2.19%, from 379k employees to 387k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Norfolk County, MA, are Management Occupations (59,100 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (35,339 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (34,536 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Norfolk County, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Norfolk County, MA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (59,100 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (35,339 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (34,536 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Norfolk County, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.38 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.9 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.62 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Norfolk County, MA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($130,047), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($102,330), and Management Occupations ($101,110).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

387k
2019 Value
± 10,742
2.19%
1 Year growth
± 3.81%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Norfolk County, MA grew at a rate of 2.19%, from 379k employees to 387k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Norfolk County, MA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (58,170 people), Educational Services (48,694 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (46,395 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Norfolk County, MA, though some of these residents may live in Norfolk County, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Norfolk County, MA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (58,170 people), Educational Services (48,694 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (46,395 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Norfolk County, MA has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (1.85 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.57 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Norfolk County, MA, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($121,639), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($96,925), and Finance & Insurance ($91,585).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $33.2B
  2. $30.5B
  3. $29.4B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $33.2B, followed by Mixed freight ($30.5B) and Electronics ($29.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Massachusetts products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Massachusetts.
$277B
2018 Value in Massachusetts
$573B
Projected 2045 Value in Massachusetts
107% growth

In 2018, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $277B. This is expected to increase 107% to $573B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Massachusetts trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $23.6B
  2. $17.6B
  3. $13B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $23.6B, followed by New Hampshire with $17.6B and Connecticut and $13B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Massachusetts shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Norfolk County, MA went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 61.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (33.1%), followed by Other (5.54%). The most partisan county was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Norfolk County, MA
61.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Massachusetts
  1. 79.6% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 73% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 67.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Massachusetts was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Massachusetts colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Massachusetts

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Elizabeth Warren
Senator from Massachusetts1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ed Markey
Senator from Massachusetts2
Assumed office on July 16, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to replace John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing Massachusetts.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Massachusetts over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Massachusetts

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Massachusetts have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Norfolk County, MA awarded 5,567 degrees. The student population of Norfolk County, MA is skewed towards women, with 7,958 male students and 12,430 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Norfolk County, MA are White (2,789 and 56.2%), followed by Black or African American (640 and 12.9%), Hispanic or Latino (508 and 10.2%), and Asian (435 and 8.76%).

The largest universities in Norfolk County, MA by number of degrees awarded are Babson College (1,167 and 21%), Curry College (821 and 14.7%), and Wellesley College (754 and 13.5%).

The most popular majors in Norfolk County, MA are General Business Administration & Management (1,493 and 26.8%), Registered Nursing (586 and 10.5%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (231 and 4.15%).

The median tuition cost in Norfolk County, MA for private four year colleges is $38,950.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 272 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 120 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 750 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Norfolk County, MA was Registered Nursing with 272 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Norfolk County, MA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,167 degrees awarded
  2. 821 degrees awarded
  3. 754 degrees awarded
$38,950
Median Private

In 2019, the Norfolk County, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Babson College with 1,167 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,091
Degrees Awarded to Men
3,476
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 2,091 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Norfolk County, MA, which is 0.602 times less than the 3,476 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Norfolk County, MA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,789 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    640 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    508 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Norfolk County, MA was White students. These 2,789 degrees mean that there were 4.36 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 640 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Norfolk County, MA was $514,900 in 2019, which is 2.14 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $496,600 to $514,900, a 3.69% increase. The homeownership rate in Norfolk County, MA is 68.4%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Norfolk County, MA have an average commute time of 33.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Norfolk County, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$514,900
2019 Median
± $15,045
$496,600
2018 Median
± $9,750

In 2019, the median property value in Norfolk County, MA grew to to $514,900 from the previous year's value of $496,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Norfolk County, MA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Norfolk County, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$107,361
Median Household Income
± $4,022
270k
Number of Households
± 8,844

In 2019, the median household income of the 270k households in Norfolk County, MA grew to $107,361 from the previous year's value of $100,356.

The following chart displays the households in Norfolk County, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Norfolk County, MA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Norfolk County, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

68.4%
2019 Homeownership
67.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 68.4% of the housing units in Norfolk County, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Norfolk County, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

33.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Norfolk County, MA have a longer commute time (33.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 4.5% of the workforce in Norfolk County, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (67.2%)
  2. Public Transit (15%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.22%)

In 2019, 67.2% of workers in Norfolk County, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (15%) and those who worked at home (6.22%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Norfolk County, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Norfolk County, MA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

98.3% of the population of Norfolk County, MA has health coverage, with 63.3% on employee plans, 10.9% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 0.337% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Massachusetts was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Norfolk County, MA see 787 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.127% decrease from the previous year (788 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 794 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 159 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.1%). Additionally, Hampden County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

787 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Norfolk County, MA

Primary care physicians in Norfolk County, MA see an average of 787 patients per year. This represents a 0.127% decrease from the previous year (788 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Norfolk County, MA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$10,559
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Massachusetts
$5,302
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,922
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,899
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Massachusetts (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.78%, from $10,273 to $10,559.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

1.71%
Uninsured
63.3%
Employer Coverage
10.9%
Medicaid
11.7%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
0.337%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Norfolk County, MA declined by 12.4% from 1.95% to 1.71%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Norfolk County, MA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 11.1% prevalence
  2. 10.7% prevalence
  3. 10.6% prevalence

Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts, at 11.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts by county over multiple years.

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