Norfolk, Nebraska Population 2019

Norfolk, Nebraska's estimated population is 24,651 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Norfolk, Nebraska is the 8th largest city in Nebraska based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2292.64 people/mi² (885.19 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.6 years, 34.4 years for males, and 36.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.32 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Norfolk, Nebraska is $46,542, while the mean household income is $60,128.

Norfolk Ne Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Norfolk Ne was:

  • White: 89.77%
  • Other race: 2.77%
  • Native American: 2.10%
  • Black or African American: 1.98%
  • Two or more races: 1.91%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Norfolk, Nebraska?

24,651
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201824,6511220.50%
201724,5291880.77%
201624,34130.01%
201524,338-46-0.19%
201424,384-30-0.12%
201324,414520.21%
201224,362480.20%
201124,314360.15%
201024,2787620.32%
200023,5162,0400.91%
199021,4762,0271.00%
198019,4492,8421.59%
197016,6072,9671.99%
196013,6402,3051.87%
195011,3358450.78%
194010,490-227-0.21%
193010,7172,0832.18%
19208,6342,6093.66%
19106,0252,1424.49%
19003,8838452.48%
18903,0380.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,860
Some Other Race675
American Indian and Alaska Native512
Black or African American483
Two or More Races466
Asian356

Norfolk Ne Population Pyramid 2019

Norfolk Ne Median Age

35.6


Total

34.4


Male

36.6


Female

Norfolk Ne Adults

There are 18,355 adults, (3,661 of whom are seniors) in Norfolk Ne.

Norfolk Ne Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Norfolk Ne Sex Ratio

Female

12,509

51.37%

Male

11,843

48.63%

Norfolk Ne Households and Families

Norfolk Ne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Norfolk Ne Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
Male68.7%31.3%
All60.8%39.2%
Non Family44.1%55.9%
Female36.6%63.4%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,1232.3260.8
Married4,5882.9781.4
Non Family3,8911.2344.1
Female1,3283.0936.6
Male3163.0768.7

2.9

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Norfolk Ne Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9536.13%
9th to 12th Grade8005.15%
High School Graduate4,80430.91%
Some College3,42622.04%
Associates Degree2,35415.15%
Bachelors Degree2,19814.14%
Graduate Degree1,0086.49%

Norfolk Ne Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,30512,5283,000
Hispanic1,48871445
Asian251177103
Other Race24995
Black24320040
Native American22116624
Multiple Races1395116

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.04%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,119$40,137$25,922
Less Than High School$26,036$35,612$21,219
High School Grad$29,923$34,951$25,485
Some College$30,825$40,633$23,819
Bachelors Degree$40,239$58,259$33,864
Graduate Degree$61,021$61,953$53,750

$32,119

Average Earnings

$40,137

Average Male

$25,922

Average Female

Norfolk Ne Language

Norfolk Ne Language by Age

Norfolk Ne Language

87.06% of Norfolk Ne residents speak only English, while 12.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.37% of the population.

Norfolk Ne Poverty

Norfolk Ne Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,5662,60814.05%
Hispanic3,4721,23135.46%
Other67526338.96%
Native50021242.40%
Black47220343.01%
Multiple46413629.31%

18.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.83%

Male Poverty Rate

21.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norfolk Ne

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norfolk Ne is Black, with 43.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norfolk Ne is White, with 14.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.07%
High School14.51%
Some College12.63%
Bachelors or Greater5.48%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.68%
Male Unemployed37.44%
Female Employed12.01%
Male Employed7.06%

Norfolk Ne Income

Norfolk Ne Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,542$60,128
Families$62,014$72,817
Married Families$74,733-
Non Families$26,296$36,938

Norfolk Ne Marital Status

Norfolk Ne Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Norfolk Ne Married by Age and Sex

Norfolk Ne Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Norfolk Ne Marital Status by Race

Norfolk Ne Veterans

1,340

Number of Veterans

1,261

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam398
Korea173
Second Gulf War166
World War II161
First Gulf War84

Norfolk Ne Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3347.88%
Hispanic231.18%
2 or More62.53%

Norfolk Ne Veterans by Education

7.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norfolk Ne Employment Status

70.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Norfolk Ne Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.93%

Born in Nebraska

92.96%

Native Born

7.04%

Foreign Born

4.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.96% of Norfolk Ne residents were born in the United States, with 69.93% having been born in Nebraska. 4.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.