Norfolk, New York

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Norfolk, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Norfolk Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Norfolk Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 7% Norfolk Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Norfolk, New York

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 9
Age of the Population 7 7
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Racial Diversity 5 3
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 3
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 1
People Above Poverty 2 1
Median Family Income 2 1
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 6 7
Public Transportation Use 4 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
People Living Alone 7 8
Affordability of Rents 6 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Housing Recently Built 3 6

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Norfolk Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 118 miles N of Utica, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 234 miles NE of Buffalo, New York
County St Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 13667
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.8
Longitude -74.991

Norfolk Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 25 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 52 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 56 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
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Norfolk Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,334 100%
Male 647 48.5%
Female 687 51.5%
Under 18 319 23.9%
18+ 1,015 76.1%
65+ 252 18.9%
Median Age 39.5
Average Family Size 2.9
White 1,300 97.5%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 11 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 12 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 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
English 18.6%
Hungarian 16.4%
US/American 14.4%
French (except Basque) 13.2%
Irish 10.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
French Canadian 5.1%
German 3.3%
Scottish 2.8%
Italian 2.4%
Albanian 2.2%
Canadian 1.9%
Dutch 1.8%
Russian 0.7%
Haitian 0.6%
Romanian 0.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Norfolk, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Grantville (13667)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Norfolk 1,334 $31,307
Canton 5,882 $59,211
Massena 11,209 $39,919
Norwood 1,685 $43,068
Potsdam 9,425 $37,933
Rensselaer Falls 337 $33,125
Waddington 923 $46,389
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1. Versailles, Missouri 85.5   37% 25.3% 9.5% 20 $31,088 6.5% 4.6% 2,565 16.5% 48 0.9% 9
2. Morton, Washington 80.8   32.1% 24.3% 14% 19 $37,054 5.8% 4.6% 1,045 14% 68.9 1% 4.8
3. Benton, Tennessee 79.4   32.2% 14.2% 6% 26 $31,146 7.4% 1.1% 1,138 20.4% 46.6 0.4% 6.2
4. Lake City, Tennessee 78.7   36.3% 23.5% 6% 27 $21,895 5.3% 1.2% 1,888 32% 73.1 0.7% 5.3
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