Norton, Kansas Population 2024

2,577

Norton is a city located in Norton County Kansas. Norton has a 2024 population of 2,577. It is also the county seat of Norton County.Norton is currently declining at a rate of -1.57% annually and its population has decreased by -6.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,750 in 2020.

The average household income in Norton is $66,290 with a poverty rate of 5.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Norton is 34.3 years, 31.3 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Norton Demographics

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

  • White: 93.48%
  • Two or more races: 4.65%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,350.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.29% (-173)
The current population of Norton, Kansas is 2,577 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,750.

Norton, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,55193.48%
Two or more races1274.65%
Asian250.92%
Other race180.66%
Black or African American60.22%
Native American20.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Norton Population by Race

Norton Population Pyramid 2024

Norton Median Age

34.3

Total

31.3

Male

39.4

Female

Norton Adults

There are 1,954 adults, (500 of whom are seniors) in Norton.

Norton Age Dependency

87.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Norton Sex Ratio

Female1,27546.72%
Male1,45453.28%

Norton Population by Age

Norton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0392.4972.327.7
Married5163.4487.612.4
Non Family3851.0860.339.7
Female803.0511.388.8
Male582.661000
showing: 5 rows

3.24

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Norton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Norton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Norton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 83.33%.

Norton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,048

Average Earnings

$39,323

Average Male

$36,020

Average Female

Norton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Norton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Norton Language

97.17% of Norton residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.74% of the population.

Norton Language

Norton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,3021014.39%
Multiple1275341.73%
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5.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.54%

Male Poverty Rate

10.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norton is Multiple, with 41.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norton is White, with 4.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.67%.

Norton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College8.9%
High School7.67%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
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Norton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed7.24%
Female Unemployed
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Norton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Norton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Norton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Norton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Norton 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.

Norton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Norton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

32

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Norton Veterans by War

count

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Norton Veterans by Age

count

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Norton Veterans by Race

Norton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Norton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Norton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Norton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.19%

Born in Norton

99.01%

Native Born

0.99%

Foreign Born

0.07%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.01% of Norton residents were born in the United States, with 75.19% having been born in Kansas. 0.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Norton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,372-41-1.7%
20282,413-41-1.67%
20272,454-41-1.64%
20262,495-41-1.62%
20252,536-41-1.59%
20242,577-41-1.57%
20232,618-41-1.54%
20222,659-41-1.52%
20212,700-50-1.82%
20202,750160.59%
20192,734-42-1.51%
20182,77670.25%
20172,769-35-1.25%
20162,804-14-0.5%
20152,81820.07%
20142,816-43-1.5%
20132,859180.63%
20122,841-38-1.32%
20112,879-5-0.17%
20102,884-128-4.25%
20003,012-5-0.17%
19903,017-383-11.26%
19803,400-227-6.26%
19703,6272828.43%
19603,3452859.31%
19503,06029810.79%
19402,762-5-0.18%
19302,767
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Norton Population by Year