Norfolk, Connecticut

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Norfolk, Connecticut

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High Points

Norfolk strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Connecticut):

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Top 7% Norfolk College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Norfolk, Connecticut

Comparing Norfolk to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Connecticut (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 8 8
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Racial Diversity 4 1
Senior Citizens 4 6
Female Share of the Population 4 5


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to State
Portion of People Married 8 5
Average Household Size 5 3


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to State
College Educated Adults 10 7


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Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10

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Norfolk Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NW of Bristol, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 95 miles NE of New York, New York
County Litchfield
Standard Zip Codes 06058
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.993
Longitude -73.202

Norfolk Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station NORFOLK 2 SW
Distance 2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 53.8 inches
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 54.5 inches
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
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Norfolk Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,660 100%
Male 815 49.1%
Female 845 50.9%
Under 18 393 23.7%
18+ 1,267 76.3%
65+ 229 13.8%
Median Age 41.2
Average Family Size 2.92
White 1,612 97.1%
African-American 8 0.5%
Asian 9 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 10 0.6%
Mixed Race 17 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 1%

Estimated Norfolk Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,676
Growth 16
Growth % 1%

Norfolk Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 15.2%
English 14.1%
Italian 13.7%
German 8%
French (except Basque) 7.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.1%
US/American 5%
French Canadian 3.9%
Polish 3.3%
Swedish 3%
Scottish 2.8%
Dutch 2.6%
European 1.6%
Hungarian 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
British 1.4%
Welsh 1.1%
Scandinavian 1.1%
Russian 1.1%
Swiss 0.9%
Slovak 0.7%
Greek 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Canadian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Kenyan 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Norfolk Public Libraries

Norfolk Library
Norfolk, Connecticut
(860) 542-5075
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