Norfolk is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,317 people and just one neighborhood, Norfolk is the 675th largest community in New York. Norfolk has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Norfolk is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.57% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Norfolk is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Norfolk who work in food service (13.92%), sales jobs (12.56%) and office and administrative support (10.87%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Norfolk is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Norfolk has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Norfolk a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Norfolk is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.