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Norfolk County, MA&

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Population
697,181
0.17% growth
Median Age
41
Median Household Income
$92,696
1.43% decline
Poverty Rate
6.03%
Number of Employees
363,317
1.91% decline
Median Property Value
$446,100
3.94% growth

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Economy

The economy of Norfolk County, MA employs 363,317 people. The economy of Norfolk County, MA is specialized in Finance & Insurance; Professional, Scientific, Tech Services; and Educational Services, which employ respectively 1.63; 1.58; and 1.23 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Norfolk County, MA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (58,855), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (43,454), and Educational Services (40,906), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($78,125), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($76,909), and Utilities ($75,079).

Median household income in Norfolk County, MA is $92,696. Males in Norfolk County, MA have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,849. The income inequality of Norfolk County, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483 which is lower than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Norfolk County, MA. In Norfolk County, MA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 45-54, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 128 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,518. Suffolk County, MA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Massachusetts.

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Diversity

Norfolk County, MA is home to a population of 697,181 people, from which 92.8% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Norfolk County, MA is composed of 527,258 White residents (75.6%), 74,330 Asian residents (10.7%), 44,132 Black residents (6.33%), 30,408 Hispanic residents (4.36%), and 14,489 Two+ residents (2.08%). The most common foreign languages in Norfolk County, MA are Chinese (29,344 speakers), Spanish (18,554 speakers), and French Creole (8,605 speakers), but compared to other places, Norfolk County, MA has a relative high number of Portuguese (8,269 speakers), Greek (3,429 speakers), and French Creole (8,605 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in Norfolk County, MA awarded 6,391 degrees. The student population of Norfolk County, MA is skewed towards females, with 2,739 male students and 3,652 female students. Most students in Norfolk County, MA are White (3,463 and 54.2%), followed by Black or African American (723 and 11.3%), Unknown (560 and 8.76%), and Hispanic or Latino (482 and 7.54%). The largest universities in Norfolk County, MA by number of graduates are Babson College (1,106 and 17.3%), Curry College (813 and 12.7%), and Massachusetts Bay Community College (733 and 11.5%). The most popular majors in Norfolk County, MA are General Business Administration & Management (768 and 12%), Registered Nursing (308 and 4.82%), and General Psychology (156 and 2.44%). The median tuition costs in Norfolk County, MA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $35,740 and $35,740 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Norfolk County, MA is $446,100, which is 2.18 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $429,200 to $446,100, a 3.94% increase. The homeownership rate of Norfolk County, MA is 68.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.1%. People in Norfolk County, MA have an average commute time of 32.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Norfolk County, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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