Norfolk County (Massachusetts)
The Norfolk County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts in the United States. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Dedham.
The county has an area of 1150 square kilometers, of which 115 square kilometers are water surface. It is bordered clockwise to the following counties: Middlesex County, Suffolk County, Plymouth County, Bristol County, Providence County (Rhode Iceland ) and Worcester County.
Norfolk County was formed in 1793 from parts of Suffolk County.
According to the census in 2000 lived in Norfolk County 650 308 inhabitants in 248 827 households and 165 967 families. The population was made up of 89.02 percent White, 3.18 percent African American, 5.50 percent Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders 0.13 percent. 1.84 percent of the population were Hispanic or Latino. The per capita income was 32 484 U.S. dollars; 2.9 percent of families and 4.6 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.
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