Norfolk, Nebraska

Population 24,284

Norfolk is located in Madison County, NE. The population is 24,284, making Norfolk the largest city in Madison County and the 8th largest city in the state of Nebraska.

There are 13 public schools in Norfolk with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Norfolk is low , and there are 1 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Norfolk is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Norfolk property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Norfolk include Woodland Park, Hadar and Hoskins.

Norfolk Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 10.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 69.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 19.5%

Crime Rate

33.09% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 105
  • Violent Crimes: 130
  • Robbery: 4
  • Burglary: 130
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

97.39% Lower than national avg.
  • 1 offender in Norfolk
  • 0.41 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

428 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 6
  • Registered Polluters: 16
  • Superfunds: 11
  • Tanks & Spills: 395


Low 2.0%
  • Nebraska unemployment average: 2.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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13 Public Schools view public schools

There are 13 K-12 public schools in Norfolk, NE and 7 private schools. Homefacts rates Norfolk's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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50 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Norfolk, NE issued 50 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 50 permits, 43 were issued for single family homes and 7 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Norfolk, NE issued 47 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 47 permits, 39 were issued for single family homes and 8 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $520
  • 1 Bedroom: $594
  • 2 Bedrooms: $782
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,057
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,060

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Environmental Hazards

428 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/214)
    Norfolk, NE has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Norfolk, NE is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.58 Average
    Norfolk, NE is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 20.92°
  • February 25.38°
  • March 39.27°
  • April 48.97°
  • May 61.79°
  • June 70.89°
  • July 76.18°
  • August 73.16°
  • September 63.28°
  • October 50.95°
  • November 38.9°
  • December 21.98°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Norfolk, NE

Norfolk, NE has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Norfolk, NE has no risk of hurricanes.
Norfolk, NE has a high risk of hail storms.
Norfolk, NE has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Norfolk, NE: $45,401


Unemployment in Norfolk is 2.0%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 48.38%
White Collar - 51.62%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Pete Ricketts
  • Sen. Deb Fischer
  • Sen. Ben Sasse

City Representatives

  • Jeff Fortenberry

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

26 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

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