Norfolk County is located in east-central Massachusetts. The County Seat is Dedham and the largest city is Quincy. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.norfolkcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 692,254 and the 2010 census population was 670,743. The land area is 396.11 square miles and there are 1693.6 persons per square mile.
81.7% of the population is White, 6.7% is Black or African American, 3.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 9.7% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 93.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 49.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $391,100, there are 257,451 households, an average of 2.56 persons per household. The per capita income is $44,692, the median household income is $84,916, and 6.6% of the persons in Norfolk County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 68,025. Retail sales (in $1000) were $11,241,440, and sales per capita were $17,133. The percentage of black-owned firms is 2.9%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 30%.
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