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Norfolk, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Norfolk Census Designated Place had a population of 538 as of July 1, 2016. Norfolk ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Norfolk is located at latitude 41.9929 and longitude -73.1954 in Litchfield County. The formal boundaries for the Norfolk Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Litchfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,161 feet.

The Norfolk Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631569) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Norfolk Census Designated Place is located within Town of Norfolk, a minor civil division (MCD) of Litchfield County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Norfolk population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Norfolk: Norfolk Center.

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Norfolk, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 538
Population in Households 537
Population in Familes 421
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 579
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 244
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 156
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 172 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $297,917
Average Home Value $374,123


Median Household Income $86,125
Average Household Income $109,915
Per Capita Income $48,325
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.44% -0.26%
Households -0.32% -0.25%
Families 0.42% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Norfolk, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norfolk to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 138 4th
Population Density1 # 121 15th
Diversity Index2 # 137 4th
Median Household Income # 34 77th
Per Capita Income # 36 75th

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