Norfolk, NE
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Norfolk profile

Living in Norfolk

Norfolk is a medium-sized city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 24,967 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Norfolk is the eighth largest community in Nebraska.

One of the benefits of Norfolk is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.45 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The percentage of people in Norfolk who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.01% of adults in Norfolk have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Norfolk in 2018 was $32,164, which is upper middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,656 for a family of four. However, Norfolk contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Norfolk is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Norfolk home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Norfolk residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Norfolk also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.97% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Norfolk include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and Czech.

The most common language spoken in Norfolk is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.