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Norfolk is a city in Madison County.
Originally the community was called Norfork for the north fork, but the post office changed the spelling. The name is still pronounced as if it were spelled the old way.
The latitude of Norfolk is 42.028N. The longitude is -97.416W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,522 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 24,061.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Norfolk demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Madison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68701 ZIP code.
45% of Norfolk residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Norfolk ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Norfolk was $16,990, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Norfolk residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Norfolk, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $368. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $842.
Libraries in Norfolk include Norfolk Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Norfolk include Norfolk Daily News
TV stations in Norfolk include KXNE.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KXNE-FM.
Madison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Norfolk political report.
The average commute time for Norfolk workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Norfolk between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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