Norfolk County, Massachusetts Population 2019

Norfolk County, Massachusetts's estimated population is 701,317 with a growth rate of 0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Norfolk County, Massachusetts is the 5th largest county in Massachusetts.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018705,3884,0710.58%
2017701,3173,9640.57%
2016697,3532,5660.37%
2015694,7872,3880.34%
2014692,3993,9590.58%
2013688,4405,5490.81%
2012682,8915,1590.76%
2011677,7324,6930.70%
2010673,03956,9529.24%
1990616,0879,5001.57%
1980606,5871,5360.25%
1970605,05194,79518.58%
1960510,256117,94830.07%
1950392,30867,12820.64%
1940325,18025,7548.60%
1930299,42680,34536.67%
1920219,08131,57516.84%
1910187,50635,96723.73%
1900151,53932,58927.40%
1890118,95022,44323.26%
188096,5077,0647.90%
187089,443-20,507-18.65%
1860109,95031,05839.37%
185078,89225,75248.46%
184053,14011,16826.61%
183041,9725,50115.08%
182036,4715,22616.73%
181031,2454,02914.80%
180027,2160.00%

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White551,177
Asian71,910
Black or African American45,770
Two or More Races15,431
Some Other Race9,153
American Indian and Alaska Native734
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander214

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Population Pyramid 2019

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Median Age

41


Total

39.6


Male

42.4


Female

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Adults

There are 545,083 adults, (110,873 of whom are seniors) in Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Sex Ratio

Female

361,152

52.01%

Male

333,237

47.99%

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Households and Families

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All69.3%30.7%
Male67.9%32.1%
Female56.8%43.2%
Non Family47.8%52.2%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All262,3242.5869.3
Married139,8653.2985.4
Non Family88,5371.2747.8
Female25,2923.0256.8
Male8,6303.0767.9

3.19

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade13,0452.69%
9th to 12th Grade16,7043.44%
High School Graduate97,26420.05%
Some College67,49513.91%
Associates Degree35,9357.41%
Bachelors Degree138,37928.52%
Graduate Degree116,39423.99%

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White382,940367,288204,809
Asian49,87141,85828,741
Black29,07826,01210,668
Hispanic16,90614,6737,055
Multiple Races5,7955,2463,295
Other Race5,7494,4811,616
Native American475425156
Islander898966

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 74.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,599$67,846$48,870
Less Than High School$24,227$27,793$21,813
High School Grad$36,848$44,117$30,005
Some College$45,085$54,012$39,001
Bachelors Degree$65,281$79,853$53,930
Graduate Degree$85,117$105,574$70,748

$57,599

Average Earnings

$67,846

Average Male

$48,870

Average Female

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Language

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Language by Age

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Language

79.09% of Norfolk County, Massachusetts residents speak only English, while 20.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.48% of the population.

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Poverty

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White520,88526,8845.16%
Asian70,4447,0279.98%
Black43,2694,95711.46%
Hispanic27,1644,11515.15%
Other8,3711,60819.21%
Multiple14,6741,52810.41%
Native679568.25%

6.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.43%

Male Poverty Rate

7.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norfolk County, Massachusetts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norfolk County, Massachusetts is Other, with 19.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norfolk County, Massachusetts is White, with 5.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.45%
High School8.78%
Some College6.06%
Bachelors or Greater3.30%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.28%
Male Unemployed14.24%
Female Employed3.16%
Male Employed2.24%

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Income

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$95,668$130,169
Families$120,087$158,128
Married Families$135,730$176,323
Non Families$51,021$72,340

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Married by Age and Sex

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Marital Status by Race

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Veterans

31,923

Number of Veterans

30,186

Male Veterans

1,737

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,849
Korea4,338
Second Gulf War3,839
First Gulf War3,583
World War II3,145

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White29,1256.63%
Black1,7134.95%
Hispanic8914.36%
Asian5110.91%
Other2774.08%
2 or More2693.63%
Indian285.30%

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Veterans by Education

4.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norfolk County, Massachusetts Employment Status

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Norfolk County, Massachusetts

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Quincy922669368814221.54%
Weymouth Town537625597222104.11%
Braintree Town357263729715714.40%
Franklin Town316333315015174.80%
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