Norwell

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  2. Norwell Statistics
  3. Norwell Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Norwell Employment Information
  5. Norwell Family Information
  6. Norwell Education Information
  7. Norwell Business Information
  8. Norwell Public Benefits Information
  9. Norwell Criminal Information
  10. Norwell Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Norwell Zip Codes


Norwell Legal Resources

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Norwell Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 9,765
  • Land Area (2000): 54.066 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.758 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 339, 781
  • Alias(es) (2003): NORWELL

Norwell Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
2000 10,376 2003 10,175 2005 10,361
2001 9,811 2004 10,262 2006 10,458
2002 9,886     2007 10,466

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Houses (2000): 3,318

Norwell Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 6,564 67.22%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 3,201 32.78%

Norwell Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Norwell Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 8,472
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $341,664,000 / $83,711,000

Norwell Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 5,178 4,918 260 5.02% 50
1991 5,105 4,782 323 6.33% 63
1992 5,182 4,835 347 6.70% 67
1993 5,141 4,905 236 4.58% 46
1994 5,169 4,978 191 3.69% 37
1995 5,207 5,010 197 3.78% 38
1996 5,309 5,141 168 3.16% 32
1997 5,462 5,326 135 2.48% 25
1998 5,612 5,493 119 2.11% 21
1999 5,717 5,606 111 1.94% 19
2000 5,149 5,054 95 1.85% 19
2001 5,270 5,129 141 2.67% 27
2002 5,304 5,107 197 3.71% 37
2003 5,324 5,102 223 4.18% 42
2004 5,346 5,149 196 3.67% 37
2005 5,395 5,193 201 3.73% 37
2006 5,374 5,172 202 3.77% 38
2007 5,424 5,228 195 3.60% 36
2008 5,449 5,236 213 3.92% 39
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 5,434 5,222 212 3.90% 39
Feb 2008 5,408 5,211 197 3.64% 36
Mar 2008 5,412 5,231 181 3.34% 33
Apr 2008 5,404 5,241 163 3.02% 30
May 2008 5,394 5,179 215 3.99% 40
Jun 2008 5,503 5,258 245 4.45% 45
Jul 2008 5,539 5,303 236 4.26% 43
Aug 2008 5,518 5,288 230 4.17% 42
Sep 2008 5,429 5,187 242 4.46% 45
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Norwell Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Finance and Insurance 361 13.11%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 354 12.85%
3. Construction 278 10.09%
4. Educational Services 207 7.52%
5. Health Care 167 6.06%
6. Public Administration 124 4.50%
7. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 80 2.90%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 79 2.87%
9. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 75 2.72%
10. Metal Manufactuing 71 2.58%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 61 2.21%
12. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 54 1.96%
13. Furniture, Furnishings, and Appliances 50 1.82%
14. Other Transportation 44 1.60%
15. Repair and Maintenance 44 1.60%
16. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 42 1.53%
17. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 42 1.53%
18. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 39 1.42%
19. Accommodation and Food Services 37 1.34%
20. Florists 33 1.20%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 339 16.03%
2. Educational Services 300 14.18%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 250 11.82%
4. Finance and Insurance 197 9.31%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 102 4.82%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 76 3.59%
7. Public Administration 74 3.50%
8. Department and Other General Stores 50 2.36%
9. Social Assistance 49 2.32%
10. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 44 2.08%
11. Construction 43 2.03%
12. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 40 1.89%
13. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 38 1.80%
14. Furniture, Furnishings, and Appliances 37 1.75%
15. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 34 1.61%
16. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 30 1.42%
17. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 21 0.99%
18. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 20 0.95%
19. Utilities 19 0.90%
20. Info Services and Data Processing 18 0.85%

Norwell Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Top Executives 231 8.39%
2. Other Sales and Related Occupations 179 6.50%
3. Other Management Occupations 151 5.48%
4. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 129 4.68%
5. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 124 4.50%
6. Engineers 110 3.99%
7. Lawyers 90 3.27%
8. Business Operations Specialists 86 3.12%
9. Other Office and Admin Support 83 3.01%
10. Accountants and Auditors 79 2.87%
11. Other Installation / Maintenance 73 2.65%
12. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 71 2.58%
13. Physicians and Surgeons 64 2.32%
14. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 62 2.25%
15. Computer Specialists 56 2.03%
16. Financial Managers 51 1.85%
17. Other Construction Trades 51 1.85%
18. Operations Managers Non Finance 50 1.82%
19. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 49 1.78%
20. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 48 1.74%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 169 7.99%
2. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 147 6.95%
3. Secretaries and Admins 134 6.34%
4. Registered Nurses 118 5.58%
5. Other Management Occupations 105 4.96%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 104 4.92%
7. Business Operations Specialists 91 4.30%
8. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 74 3.50%
9. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 66 3.12%
10. Accountants and Auditors 64 3.03%
11. Computer Specialists 63 2.98%
12. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 57 2.70%
13. Art and Design Workers 56 2.65%
14. Financial Managers 49 2.32%
15. Customer Service Representatives 41 1.94%
16. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 40 1.89%
17. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 38 1.80%
18. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 38 1.80%
19. Cashiers 34 1.61%
20. Legal Support Workers 34 1.61%

Norwell Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 3,974 54.68%
15-35 hours 932 12.82%
1-14 hours 315 4.33%
No regular hours 2,047 28.16%

Norwell Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 70 1.53%
5 AM-5:29 AM 155 3.40%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 274 6.00%
6 AM-6:29 AM 422 9.24%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 487 10.67%
7 AM-7:29 AM 756 16.56%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 657 14.39%
8 AM-8:29 AM 580 12.71%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 291 6.37%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 310 6.79%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 98 2.15%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 31 0.68%
Noon-3:59 PM 234 5.13%
4 PM-11:59 PM 200 4.38%

Norwell Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 106 2.32%
5-9 303 6.64%
10-14 522 11.43%
15-19 466 10.21%
20-24 532 11.65%
25-29 153 3.35%
30-34 521 11.41%
35-39 174 3.81%
40-44 128 2.80%
45-59 637 13.95%
60-89 842 18.44%
At least 90 181 3.96%

Norwell Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 2,082 45.61%
30-44 6 0.13% 817 17.90%
45-59 33 0.72% 604 13.23%
At least 60 304 6.66% 719 15.75%

Norwell Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 6 0.12%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 343 7.11%
 Car / truck / van, solo 3,785 78.45%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 15 0.31%
 Public transportation 343 7.11%
 Walked 73 1.51%
 Worked at home 260 5.39%

Norwell Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Norwell Family Information

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Households (2000): 3,231 (9,555 people)
Families (2000): 2,732 (8,936 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 1,377
People at same address in 1995: 6,482

Norwell Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 65 2.01%
$10,000-$14,999 57 1.76%
$15,000-$19,999 134 4.15%
$20,000-$24,999 75 2.32%
$25,000-$29,999 76 2.35%
$30,000-$34,999 121 3.74%
$35,000-$39,999 105 3.25%
$40,000-$44,999 131 4.05%
$45,000-$49,999 123 3.81%
$50,000-$59,999 195 6.04%
$60,000-$74,999 326 10.09%
$75,000-$99,999 470 14.55%
$100,000-$124,999 425 13.15%
$125,000-$149,999 262 8.11%
$150,000-$199,999 302 9.35%
$200,000 or more 364 11.27%

Norwell Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 462 14.22%
 Family, 2 people 944 29.05%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 72 2.22%
 Family, 3 people 590 18.15%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 4 0.12%
 Family, 4 people 730 22.46%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 3 0.09%
 Family, 5 people 350 10.77%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 6 people 74 2.28%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 21 0.65%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Norwell Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 2,845 28.90%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,819 18.48%
Public Assistance 25 0.25%
Retirement 583 5.92%
Self Employment 590 5.99%
Social Security 801 8.14%
Supplemental Security 60 0.61%
Wage / Salary 2,771 28.15%
Other 351 3.57%

Norwell Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 1,175 48.18%
 With children under 18 1,264 51.82%

Norwell Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 121 3.43%
 Married 2,555 72.42%
 Never Married 745 21.12%
 Widowed 107 3.03%

Norwell Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 301 7.71%
 Married 2,517 64.47%
 Never Married 707 18.11%
 Widowed 379 9.71%

Norwell Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Norwell Education Information

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Norwell Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 81 1.16%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 292 4.18%
 High school diploma or equivalent 1,311 18.76%
 Some college, no degree 1,264 18.09%
 Associate degree 560 8.01%
 Bachelors degree 2,156 30.85%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,325 18.96%

Norwell Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 41 0.42% 237 2.43% 278 2.85%
Kindergarten 152 1.56% 17 0.17% 169 1.73%
Grades 1-4 638 6.53% 33 0.34% 671 6.87%
Grades 5-8 602 6.16% 23 0.24% 625 6.40%
Grades 9-12 534 5.47% 79 0.81% 613 6.28%
Undergrad college 122 1.25% 130 1.33% 252 2.58%
Graduate or professional school 52 0.53% 92 0.94% 144 1.47%
Total 2,141 21.93% 611 6.26% 2,752 28.18%

Norwell Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Norwell Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 499
Norwell Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Norwell Public Benefits Information

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Norwell Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 9,382 98.13%
 Below Poverty Level 179 1.87%

Norwell Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Norwell Criminal Information

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Norwell Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
2000 1.928 0.193 0.000 0.000 2.120 0.000 1.638 6.264 1.349 9.252
2001 5.606 0.102 0.000 0.713 6.421 0.204 2.446 7.848 1.223 11.722
2002 2.832 0.202 0.000 0.303 3.338 0.000 1.720 6.878 0.809 9.407
2003 1.474 0.197 0.000 0.590 2.260 0.197 2.654 8.452 0.098 11.204
2004 0.682 0.292 0.000 0.390 1.364 0.195 3.021 7.309 0.780 11.109
2005 0.965 0.000 0.000 0.193 1.158 0.290 2.123 5.598 0.676 8.397
2006 0.669 0.096 0.000 0.191 0.956 0.000 3.251 7.841 0.287 11.379
2007 0.955 0.000 0.000 0.191 1.147 0.000 3.917 7.453 0.478 11.848

Norwell Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 9 24
2005 9 23
2006 5 18
2007 9 18

Norwell Crime Index

Year  Index
2000 118
2001 178
2002 126

Norwell Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Norwell Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Norwell Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 1,531 15.68%
10-19 Years 1,429 14.63%
20-29 Years 533 5.46%
30-39 Years 1,367 14.00%
40-49 Years 1,745 17.87%
50-59 Years 1,509 15.45%
60-69 Years 767 7.85%
70-79 Years 500 5.12%
80-89 Years 285 2.92%
90+ Years 99 1.01%

Norwell Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 4,770 48.85%
 Female 4,995 51.15%

Norwell Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 9,478 97.06%
 Asian 113 1.16%
 Hispanic/Latino 62 0.63%
 Multiracial 59 0.60%
 African-American 36 0.37%
 Other Race 12 0.12%
 Amerindian 5 0.05%
 Pacific Islander 0 0.00%

Norwell Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 3,844 33.62%
2. English 1,489 13.02%
3. Italian 1,485 12.99%
4. German 815 7.13%
5. United States Or American 613 5.36%
6. Scottish 402 3.52%
7. Polish 345 3.02%
8. Swedish 314 2.75%
9. French Non-Basque 313 2.74%
10. French Canadian 263 2.30%

Norwell Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 8,571 94.75%
2. French 86 0.95%
3. Italian 66 0.73%
4. Tagalog 65 0.72%
5. German 59 0.65%
6. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 57 0.63%
7. Other Asian 30 0.33%
8. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 26 0.29%
9. Other Indic 24 0.27%
10. Other Slavic 19 0.21%

Norwell Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 9,433 96.60%
 Naturalized immigrant 183 1.87%
 Not a citizen 149 1.53%

Norwell Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Norwell Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Norwell Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

02061