Norton, Kansas Population 2021

2,652
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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.

Norton Demographics

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

  • White: 97.79%
  • Two or more races: 1.34%
  • Asian: 0.51%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Norton, Kansas is 2,652 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,757.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,928.

Norton, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,70597.79%
Two or More Races371.34%
Asian140.51%
Some Other Race70.25%
Black or African American30.11%
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Norton Population by Race

Norton Population Pyramid $2021

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Norton Median Age

45.3


Total

36.6


Male

48.8


Female

Norton Adults

There are 2,110 adults, (663 of whom are seniors) in Norton.

Norton Age Dependency

91.2

Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Norton Sex Ratio

Female

1,357

49.06%

Male

1,409

50.94%

Norton Population by Age

Norton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Norton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88.8%11.2%
All74.4%25.6%
Female68.9%31.1%
Non Family54%46%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Norton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0532.5374.4
Married5073.1888.8
Non Family4021.154
Female904.7268.9
Male543.33100

3.25

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Norton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade341.78%
9th to 12th Grade1326.90%
High School Graduate63733.32%
Some College45823.95%
Associates Degree27614.44%
Bachelors Degree29715.53%
Graduate Degree784.08%
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Norton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Norton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,8671,704356
Hispanic232319
Asian1414
Other Race77
Black3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 82.61%.

Norton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,037$34,754$27,384
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$24,554$40,652$14,250
Some College$35,852$34,344$37,823
Bachelors Degree$43,851$63,796$
Graduate Degree$$$

$34,037

Average Earnings

$34,754

Average Male

$27,384

Average Female

Norton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Norton Language by Age

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Norton Language

98.51% of Norton residents speak only English, while 1.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Norton Language

Norton Poverty by Race

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9.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.38%

Male Poverty Rate

16.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norton is White, with 10.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norton is White, with 10.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.50%.

Norton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.38%
Some College10.14%
High School6.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.01%

Norton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed5.54%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.18%

Norton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Norton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,250$58,610
Families$66,809$73,036
Married Families$81,861-
Non Families$21,196$30,665
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Income by Household Type

Norton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Norton Married by Age and Sex

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Norton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Norton Marital Status by Race

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Norton Marital Status

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154

Number of Veterans

150

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War64
Vietnam48
World War II24
Korea21
Second Gulf War

Norton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5464
75+59
65 to 7431
55 to 64
18 to 34

Norton Veterans by Age

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Norton Veterans by Race

Norton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norton Veterans by Education

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65.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Norton Employment by Age

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Norton Employment by Race

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Norton 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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68.26%

Born in Norton

99.28%

Native Born

0.72%

Foreign Born

0.07%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.28% of Norton residents were born in the United States, with 68.26% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,652-35-1.30%
20202,687-35-1.29%
20192,722-35-1.27%
20182,757-3-0.11%
20172,760-32-1.15%
20162,792-22-0.78%
20152,81430.11%
20142,811-44-1.54%
20132,855170.60%
20122,838-40-1.39%
20112,878-6-0.21%
20102,884-128-0.43%
20003,012-5-0.02%
19903,017-383-1.19%
19803,400-227-0.64%
19703,6272820.81%
19603,3452850.89%
19503,0602981.03%
19402,762-5-0.02%
19302,7670.00%

Norton Population by Year