Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA

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2022 Population
100,944
21.7% 1-year decline
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.3
0.519% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.2%
15.8% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$90,646
0.977% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$563,400
4.43% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
56,056
19.1% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA had a population of 101k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $90,646. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA declined from 128,926 to 100,944, a −21.7% decrease and its median household income declined from $91,540 to $90,646, a −0.977% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (28.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.04%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.85%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.4%).

38.2% of the households in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

85.2% of the residents in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA are Quincy College (424 degrees awarded in 2022), Eastern Nazarene College (205 degrees), and Massachusetts School of Barbering (40 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA was $563,400, and the homeownership rate was 43.9%.

Most people in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA is home to a population of 101k people, from which 85.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 33% of Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA residents were born outside of the country (33.3k people).

In 2022, there were 1.95 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.7k people) in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (16,048 households), Vietnamese (3,725 households), and Spanish (3,181 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
51,443
Women
49.6%
52,186
Men
50.4%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 103,629 inhabitants, with 50.4% men, and 49.6% women.

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Citizenship

85.2%
2022 Citizenship
87%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 85.2% of Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA was 87%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    56.7k ± 1.96k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    29k ± 1.59k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.1k ± 1.1k
5.39%
Hispanic Population
5.44k people

In 2022, there were 1.95 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.7k people) in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.39% of the people in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA are hispanic (5.44k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    10,709 ± 2,406 people
  2. Vietnam
    2,730 ± 1,266 people
  3. India
    2,667 ± 1,251 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA was China, the natal country of 10,709 Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA residents, followed by Vietnam with 2,730 and India with 2,667.

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Foreign-Born Population

33%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
33.3k people
29.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
37.8k people

As of 2022, 33% of Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA residents (33.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA was 29.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    16,048 households (16.7%)
  2. Vietnamese
    3,725 households (3.89%)
  3. Spanish
    3,181 households (3.32%)

38.2% of the households in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 16.7% of the households in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA reported speaking Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    850 ± 279
  2. Vietnam
    732 ± 235
  3. Korea
    373 ± 194

Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA employs 56.1k people. The largest industries in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,495 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,196 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,046 people), and the highest paying industries are Couriers & messengers ($189,873), Data processing, hosting & related services ($180,041), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($176,017).

Males in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA have an average income that is 1.21 times higher than the average income of females, which is $83,782. The income inequality in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
32,564
Women
49.7%
32,939
Men
50.3%

The workforce of Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA in 2020 was 65,503 people, with 49.7% woman, and 50.3% men.

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Occupations

56.1k
2022 Value
−19.1%
1 Year decline
± −19.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA declined at a rate of −19.1%, from 69.3k employees to 56.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA, are Software developers (1,695 people), Other managers (1,694 people), and Registered nurses (1,624 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

56.1k
2022 Value
−19.1%
1 Year decline
± −19.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA declined at a rate of −19.1%, from 69.3k employees to 56.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,495 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,196 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,046 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA, though some of these residents may live in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$63,168
Median earning men ± $3,576
$52,262
Median earning women ± $2,209

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($100,125), Public Administration ($89,557), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($87,301).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($81,403), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,563), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($69,119).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.61%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.67M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a 2.61% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 17.5%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Massachusetts went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (31.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.29%).

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.

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 the seat following the resignation of John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.

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

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US Representatives from Massachusetts

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

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Education

In 2022, universities in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA awarded 669 degrees. The student population of Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,360 male students and 1,831 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA are White (355 and 55.1%), followed by Black or African American (133 and 20.7%), Hispanic or Latino (66 and 10.2%), and Unknown (38 and 5.9%).

The largest universities in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA by number of degrees awarded are Quincy College (424 and 63.4%), Eastern Nazarene College (205 and 30.6%), and Massachusetts School of Barbering (40 and 5.98%).

The most popular majors in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA are General Business Administration & Management (78 and 11.7%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (59 and 8.82%), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (46 and 6.88%).

The median tuition costs in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA are $26,730 for private four year colleges, and $6,168 and $6,168 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 61.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,191 (42.6% men and 57.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,191 students enrolled in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA, 42.6% men and 57.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,420 records, of which 56.3% were women and 43.7% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 37 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 424 degrees awarded
  2. 205 degrees awarded
  3. 40 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Quincy College with 424 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 251 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA, which is 0.6 times less than the 418 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 355 degrees mean that there were 2.67 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 133 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($26,730) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,260) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.72% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.76% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (23.3k), High School or Equivalent (17.8k), and Graduate Degree (17.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA was $563,400 in 2022, which is 2 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $539,500 to $563,400, a 4.43% increase. The homeownership rate in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA is 43.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA have an average commute time of 33.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA is $90,646. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA was Norfolk County (Northwest)--Needham, Wellesley & Westwood PUMA, MA with a value of $198,790, followed by Middlesex County--Lexington, Burlington & Wilmington PUMA, MA and Middlesex County (West Central) PUMA, MA, with respective values of $172,007 and $157,236.

Property

$563,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,232
$19,732
Median Property Taxes
±$959

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Rent vs Own

43.9%
Homeownership
2022
62.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 43.9% of the housing units in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 50.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA was Norfolk County (Northwest)--Needham, Wellesley & Westwood PUMA, MA with a value of $198,790, followed by Middlesex County--Lexington, Burlington & Wilmington PUMA, MA and Middlesex County (West Central) PUMA, MA, with respective values of $172,007 and $157,236.

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Household Income

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$90,646
Median Household Income
± $3,974
44.9k
Number of Households
± 1,769

In 2022, the median household income of the 44.9k households in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA declined from $90,646 from the previous year's value of $91,540.

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Wage Distribution

0.461
2022 Wage GINI in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA
0.457
2021 Wage GINI in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA

In 2022, the income inequality in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.844% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (53.3%)
  2. Public Transit (19.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (15.1%)

In 2022, 53.3% of workers in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (19.5%) and those who worked at home (15.1%).

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Commute Time

33.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA have a longer commute time (33.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.39% of the workforce in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, 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--Quincy PUMA, MA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA (11.2k out of 100k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, 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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Health

96.6% of the population of Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA has health coverage, with 52% on employee plans, 19.5% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 0.694% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see 960 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.826% decrease from the previous year (968 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 930 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 145 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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960 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Massachusetts

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 960 patients per year. This represents a 0.826% decrease from the previous year (968 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 15.9% under 18 years, 28.3% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.4%
Uninsured
52%
Employer Coverage
19.5%
Medicaid
11.3%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
0.694%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Norfolk County--Quincy PUMA, MA grew by 9.63% from 3.1% to 3.4%.

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