Norcross, Georgia Population 2021

16,650
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Norcross is a city located in Gwinnett County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 16,650, it is the 66th largest city in Georgia and the 2164th largest city in the United States . Norcross is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 82.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,116 in 2010. Norcross reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Norcross has a population density of 2,730 people per square mile.

The average household income in Norcross is $72,272 with a poverty rate of 17.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,205 per month, and the median house value is $177,400. The median age in Norcross is 31.1 years, 31.1 years for males, and 31.1 years for females.

Norcross Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Norcrosswas:

  • White: 36.94%
  • Black or African American: 24.79%
  • Other race: 24.67%
  • Asian: 10.18%
  • Two or more races: 3.42%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Norcross, Georgia is 16,650 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,592.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,116.

Norcross, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,07936.94%
Black or African American4,08024.79%
Some Other Race4,06124.67%
Asian1,67510.18%
Two or More Races5633.42%
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Norcross Population by Race

Norcross Population Pyramid $2021

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Norcross Median Age

31.1


Total

31.1


Male

31.1


Female

Norcross Adults

There are 11,287 adults, (974 of whom are seniors) in Norcross.

Norcross Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

9.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Norcross Sex Ratio

Female

8,339

50.67%

Male

8,119

49.33%

Norcross Population by Age

Norcross Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Norcross Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female33.3%66.7%
Male39.3%60.7%
Non Family46.1%53.9%
All50.1%49.9%
Married58.3%41.7%

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Norcross Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0873.2350.1
Married2,6164.0458.3
Non Family1,4131.346.1
Female7173.8233.3
Male3413.7839.3

3.91

Average Family Size

3.23

Average Household Size

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Norcross Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,46014.61%
9th to 12th Grade1,07010.71%
High School Graduate2,19121.93%
Some College1,52315.25%
Associates Degree9519.52%
Bachelors Degree1,84118.43%
Graduate Degree9549.55%
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Norcross Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Norcross Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic3,7281,712371
Black2,6922,376830
White2,4322,2681,136
Other Race1,956867218
Asian1,3041,045429
2+ Races20115929

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 46.71%.

Norcross Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,912$32,173$31,422
Less Than 9th Grade$25,576$28,768$19,694
High School Graduate$28,699$30,162$27,147
Some College$32,643$31,341$34,391
Bachelors Degree$51,424$51,813$51,106
Graduate Degree$63,092$54,500$63,910

$31,912

Average Earnings

$32,173

Average Male

$31,422

Average Female

Norcross Earnings by Educational Attainment

Norcross Language by Age

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Norcross Language

43.62% of Norcross residents speak only English, while 56.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.70% of the population.

Norcross Language

Norcross Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,5982,03026.72%
Other4,06191122.43%
Black4,08049612.16%
White3,2122046.35%
Asian1,67519611.70%
Multiple56316128.60%

17.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.35%

Male Poverty Rate

19.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norcross

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norcross is Multiple, with 28.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norcross is White, with 6.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.82%.

Norcross Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.51%
High School12.14%
Some College7.50%
Bachelors or Greater5.63%

Norcross Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed32.20%
Female Unemployed29.41%
Male Employed7.33%
Female Employed5.39%

Norcross Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Norcross Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,236$72,272
Families$61,416$76,750
Married Families$73,301-
Non Families$43,931$57,710
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Income by Household Type

Norcross Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Norcross Married by Age and Sex

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Norcross Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Norcross Marital Status by Race

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Norcross Marital Status

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311

Number of Veterans

287

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam108
Second Gulf War90
First Gulf War46
Korea23
World War II

Norcross Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3490
65 to 7470
35 to 5465
75+46
55 to 6440

Norcross Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1593.65%
Black1224.17%
Asian261.86%
Hispanic100.22%
2+ Races41.79%

Norcross Veterans by Race

Norcross Veterans by Education

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3.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norcross Veterans by Education

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71.1%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Norcross Employment by Age

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Norcross Employment by Race

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Norcross Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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38.41%

Born in Norcross

63.71%

Native Born

36.29%

Foreign Born

26.85%

Non Citizen

9.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.71% of Norcross residents were born in the United States, with 38.41% having been born in Georgia. 26.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Norcross Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,650290.17%
202016,621290.17%
201916,592290.18%
201816,563-11-0.07%
201716,5741150.70%
201616,4592291.41%
201516,2302671.67%
201415,9631971.25%
201315,7662701.74%
201215,4962321.52%
201115,2642561.71%
201015,0086,5985.96%
20008,4102,4633.53%
19905,9472,6306.01%
19803,3175621.87%
19702,7550.00%

Norcross Population by Year