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Income/capita 40%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 65%
IndexNorfolkConnecticutNational
Income per capita$41,727$39,906$29,829
Median household income$51,518$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$82,917$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,500$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$45,000$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$0$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate1.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level6.3%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Norfolk is 40% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Norfolk is 7% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Norfolk is 65% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Norfolk is 58% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $34,341$51,518$103,036
      City
      $47,831$71,755$143,510
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Norfolk median earnings by income bracket

      Norfolk employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry24.3%5.6%
      Manufacturing sector2.7%2.4%
      Financial & insurance services6.3%15.2%
      Wholesale & retail services4.5%5.6%
      Public administration3.6%15.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%5.6%
      Education, health & social services12.6%18.4%
      Other36.9%32.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Northwest Harwinton, CT3,103$87,20658%
      Collinsville, CT3,693$83,83452%
      Falls Village, CT490$68,63624%
      Blandford, MA352$63,57115%
      Lakeville, CT903$61,67911%
      Norfolk, CT491$51,5187%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cedar Rapids, NE491$47,15915%
      Gillis, LA491$43,54521%
      Saguache, CO491$28,98448%
      Lyndon Station, WI491$30,31345%
      Hiddenite, NC491$0100%
      Norfolk, CT491$51,5187%
      Source: The Norfolk, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).