Norfolk, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Norfolk, New York - Basic Facts

The Norfolk Census Designated Place had a population of 1,442 as of July 1, 2018. 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 New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Norfolk is located at latitude 44.8009 and longitude -74.991 in St. Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Norfolk Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. St. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 259 feet.

The Norfolk Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389558) 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 St. Lawrence County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Norfolk: Kanatasè:ke, Ka-na-ta-se-ke.

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Norfolk, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,442
Population in Households 1,442
Population in Familes 1,115
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 534
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $43,833
Average Household Income $58,770
Per Capita Income $24,003


Total Housing Units 657 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 447 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $101,852
Average Home Value $144,308


Total Households 603
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 384
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.01% 0.17%
Households 0.84% 0.17%
Families 1.63% 0.05%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   3.82%

Norfolk, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norfolk to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 718 40th
Population Density # 916 23rd
Diversity Index # 1020 15th
Median Household Income # 1032 14th
Per Capita Income # 1017 15th

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