Norton, Massachusetts Population 2024

19,062

Norton is a city located in Bristol County Massachusetts. Norton has a 2024 population of 19,062. Norton is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -0.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,208 in 2020.

The average household income in Norton is $142,529 with a poverty rate of 5.89%. The median age in Norton is 39.8 years: 38.8 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Norton Demographics

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

  • White: 87.52%
  • Black or African American: 5.39%
  • Two or more races: 3.09%
  • Asian: 2.17%
  • Other race: 1.81%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
27.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
684.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.76% (-146)
The current population of Norton, Massachusetts is 19,062 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,208.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16,78387.52%
Black or African American1,0335.39%
Two or more races5923.09%
Asian4162.17%
Other race3471.81%
Native American60.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Norton Population by Race

Norton Population Pyramid 2024

Norton Median Age

39.8

Total

38.8

Male

41.3

Female

Norton Adults

There are 15,632 adults, (2,935 of whom are seniors) in Norton.

Norton Age Dependency

51

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Norton Sex Ratio

Female9,65250.33%
Male9,52549.67%

Norton Population by Age

Norton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,5882.683.216.8
Married3,6213.1695.54.5
Non Family1,8731.2872.227.8
Female8093.0664.935.1
Male2852.8851.948.1

3.05

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

83.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Norton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4373.47%
Associates Degree1,0908.67%
Bachelors Degree3,57328.41%
Graduate Degree1,84214.65%
High School Graduate3,49227.76%
Less Than 9th Grade3602.86%
Some College1,78314.18%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White11,42310,7654,814
Black375359150
Hispanic315229142
Other Race22515654
Asian224187153
2+ Races212195156
Native American660

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 73.58%.

Norton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$85,000$109,821$78,507
Graduate Degree$103,519$104,712$86,333
High School Graduate$50,396$57,988$39,914
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$69,143$84,136$60,220
Some College$67,629$93,067$47,782

$69,143

Average Earnings

$84,136

Average Male

$60,220

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

91.96% of Norton residents speak only English, while 8.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.33% of the population.

Norton Language

Norton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White15,4568645.59%
Hispanic691689.84%
Other2755720.73%
Multiple497459.05%
Black748243.21%

5.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.59%

Male Poverty Rate

6.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norton is Other, with 20.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norton is Black, with 3.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.62%.

Norton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.4%
High School10.76%
Some College4.7%
Bachelors or Greater2.22%

Norton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.71%
Male Unemployed4.07%
Female Employed2.62%
Male Employed2.11%

Norton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Norton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$132,467$160,152
Households$112,284$142,529
Married Families$151,516$-999,999,999
Non Families$64,878$92,107

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Norton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Norton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Norton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

784

Number of Veterans

680

Male Veterans

104

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam226
First Gulf War83
Second Gulf War79
Korea60
World War II0

Norton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+267
55 to 64240
65 to 74135
35 to 54114
18 to 3428

Norton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6724.83%
Black8211.4%
2+ Races308.15%
Hispanic81.51%

Norton Veterans by Race

Norton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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

72.08%

Born in Norton

94.21%

Native Born

5.79%

Foreign Born

1.73%

Non Citizen

4.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.21% of Norton residents were born in the United States, with 72.08% having been born in Massachusetts. 1.73% 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
202918,947-23-0.12%
202818,970-23-0.12%
202718,993-23-0.12%
202619,016-23-0.12%
202519,039-23-0.12%
202419,062-23-0.12%
202319,085-23-0.12%
202219,108-23-0.12%
202119,131-77-0.4%
202019,208-757-3.79%
201919,96590.05%
201819,956770.39%
201719,8792591.32%
201619,6202831.46%
201519,337-3-0.02%
201419,34030.02%
201319,337430.22%
201219,294750.39%
201119,219680.36%
201019,15100%

Norton Population by Year