Norcross, Georgia Population 2020

16,779

Norcross is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 16,779, it is the 63rd largest city in Georgia and the 2127th largest city in the United States. Norcross is currently growing at a rate of 0.65% annually and its population has increased by 84.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,116 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Norcross has a population density of 2,751 people per square mile.

The average household income in Norcross is $68,751 with a poverty rate of 18.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,089 per month, and the median house value is $173,600. The median age in Norcross is 30.8 years, 30.4 years for males, and 31.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.6 males.

Norcross Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Norcross was:

  • White: 44.25%
  • Other race: 22.37%
  • Black or African American: 19.49%
  • Asian: 10.95%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Native American: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Norcross, Georgia is 16,779, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,563.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,116.

Norcross, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,24444.25%
Some Other Race3,66222.37%
Black or African American3,19019.49%
Asian1,79310.95%
Two or More Races4782.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.01%

Norcross Population Pyramid 2020

Norcross Median Age

30.8


Total

30.4


Male

31.1


Female

Norcross Adults

There are 11,396 adults, (800 of whom are seniors) in Norcross.

Norcross Age Dependency

54.5

Age Dependency Ratio

7.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Norcross Sex Ratio

Female

8,038

49.11%

Male

8,331

50.89%

Norcross Households and Families

Norcross Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Norcross Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married57.5%42.5%
All48.5%51.5%
Non Family45.5%54.5%
Female33.9%66.1%
Male22%78%

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0893.2248.5
Married2,5804.0157.5
Non Family1,5221.345.5
Female6283.8433.9
Male3594.5622

3.95

Average Family Size

3.22

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Norcross Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,51015.09%
9th to 12th Grade1,40314.02%
High School Graduate2,31023.09%
Some College1,46614.65%
Associates Degree7797.79%
Bachelors Degree1,60516.04%
Graduate Degree9319.31%

Norcross Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic3,7341,529199
White2,7222,5411,250
Black2,2531,875669
Other Race1,695657120
Asian1,3691,082390
Multiple Races21613828

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.35%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 45.92%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,395$29,512$29,164
Less Than High School$23,205$26,244$17,609
High School Grad$26,158$27,264$23,333
Some College$30,630$28,973$33,845
Bachelors Degree$50,000$46,528$51,094
Graduate Degree$62,623$64,231$61,850

$29,395

Average Earnings

$29,512

Average Male

$29,164

Average Female

Norcross Language

Norcross Language by Age

Norcross Language

42.35% of Norcross residents speak only English, while 57.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.91% of the population.

Norcross Poverty

Norcross Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,6402,12227.77%
Other3,66287223.81%
Black3,19048315.14%
White3,80644011.56%
Asian1,7931075.97%
Multiple478398.16%
Native22100.00%

18.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.71%

Male Poverty Rate

19.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norcross

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norcross is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norcross is Asian, with 5.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.08%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.41%
High School13.90%
Some College9.00%
Bachelors or Greater6.59%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.98%
Male Unemployed32.89%
Male Employed8.73%
Female Employed5.53%

Norcross Income

Norcross Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,175$68,751
Families$53,750$75,515
Married Families$63,542-
Non Families$36,591$50,026

Norcross Marital Status

Norcross Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Norcross Married by Age and Sex

Norcross Marriage

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

Norcross Marital Status by Race

Norcross Veterans

322

Number of Veterans

269

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam120
Second Gulf War59
First Gulf War56
Korea30
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6483
35 to 5467
65 to 7465
18 to 3459
75+48
Name Veterans % of Total
White1733.37%
Black1345.52%
Asian80.54%
2 or More73.11%

$Norcross Veterans by Education

3.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

4.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norcross Employment Status

70.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Norcross Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

36.36%

Born in Georgia

61.73%

Native Born

38.27%

Foreign Born

29.41%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

61.73% of Norcross residents were born in the United States, with 36.36% having been born in Georgia. 29.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,7791080.65%
201916,6711080.65%
201816,563-4-0.02%
201716,5671080.66%
201616,4592261.39%
201516,2332691.69%
201415,9641961.24%
201315,7682721.76%
201215,4962341.53%
201115,2622561.71%
201015,0066,5965.96%
20008,4102,4633.53%
19905,9472,6306.01%
19803,3175621.87%
19702,7550.00%