Norton is a city located in Norton County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Norton County. With a 2020 population of 2,652, it is the 94th largest city in Kansas and the 6648th largest city in the United States . Norton is currently declining at a rate of -1.30% annually and its population has decreased by -9.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,928 in 2010. Norton reached it's highest population of 3,627 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, Norton has a population density of 1,390 people per square mile.
The average household income in Norton is $58,610 with a poverty rate of 9.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $645 per month, and the median house value is $79,100. The median age in Norton is 45.3 years, 36.6 years for males, and 48.8 years for females.