Some call it Norfolk, some pronounce it Norfork, but not matter how you say it, over 24,000 people call it home. As the largest retail center of northeastern Nebraska, Norfolk jobs include those in sales, manufacturing, agriculture, transportation, as well as several service opportunities in education and health care.
Money Magazine ranked Norfolk as one of the country’s best small towns in America, and MainStreet.com labeled Nebraska as the Happiest State in the Nation. With a pair of accolades like that, it’s no wonder why Norfolk’s population and number of job opportunities grow steadily with each census. Some say it’s the big small town feel, but most love the higher-than-average salaries mixed with the lower-than-average cost of living.
Northeast Community College has a base campus here with an enrollment of 7,000 credit students. Over 19,000 students take non-credit and adult-education courses, a testament to the town’s quality of education and commitment to growth.
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Whether you have a child just entering kindergarten or want to take a few credit courses yourself at Northeast Community College, Norfolk has a wide range of public and private education.
From the Ashfall Fossil Beds to the local golf courses to movie theaters and restaurants, Norfolk, Nebraska provides something for everyone, for whatever mood they are in.
Check out the latest Norfolk insider, which keeps area Nebraska residents in the know about local events, city projects, and county happenings.
The Norfolk area chamber represents 675 members and 15,000 Norfolk jobs. It offers professional development opportunities for local residents and members, as well as Coffee Calls, Business After Hours events, and celebratory ribbon cuttings.