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Norfolk County, Massachusetts Facts

Facts
State Massachusetts
Land area 396.1 square miles
Population Density 1,693.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 687,802
Population change 2.5%
Under 5 years of age 5.4%
Under 18 21.9%
65 and over 15.4%
Females 52.1%
White 81.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.8
Asian 9.7%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 6.7%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 94%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 49.2%
Veterans 38,108
Households and Housing
Households 257,451
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.7%
Median household income $84,916
The per capita income $44,692
Live below the poverty line. 6.6%
housing units 271,904
Multi-unit structures 37%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $391,100
Residents owning their homes. 69.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 68,025
Women-owned firms 30%
Asian-owned firms 6.2%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.5%
Black-owned firms 2.9%
Native American-owned firms 0.3%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $11,241,440
Retail sales per capita $17,133
Manufacturers shipments $10,340,798
Merchant wholesaler sales $12,398,878