Norton Shores, Michigan Population 2022

25,238
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Norton Shores is a city located in Michigan. Norton Shores has a 2020 population of 25,238. Norton Shores is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 0.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,030 in 2010.

The average household income in Norton Shores is $81,150 with a poverty rate of 10.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $978 per month, and the median house value is $151,000. The median age in Norton Shores is 42.1 years, 40.4 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Norton Shores Demographics

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

  • White: 90.81%
  • Two or more races: 3.58%
  • Black or African American: 3.48%
  • Native American: 1.04%
  • Asian: 0.83%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Norton Shores, Michigan is 25,238 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 25,030.

Norton Shores, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,30090.81%
Black or African American8543.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native2551.04%
Asian2040.83%
Some Other Race650.26%
Two or More Races8793.58%
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Norton Shores Population by Race

Norton Shores Population Pyramid 2022

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Norton Shores Median Age

39.1


Total

38.9


Male

39.2


Female

Norton Shores Adults

There are 18,846 adults, (5,165 of whom are seniors) in Norton Shores.

Norton Shores Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Norton Shores Sex Ratio

Female

12,763

51.97%

Male

11,794

48.03%

Norton Shores Population by Age

Norton Shores Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Norton Shores Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.4%6.6%
All83.2%16.8%
Non Family75.8%24.2%
Female66.1%33.9%
Male61%39%

83.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Norton Shores Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5862.5483.2
Married5,1083.0793.4
Male5393.0561
Female1,0983.266.1
Non Family2,8411.2675.8

2.98

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Norton Shores Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2491.47%
9th to 12th Grade7324.32%
High School Graduate4,13524.40%
Some College4,26025.14%
Associates Degree2,46714.56%
Bachelors Degree3,60621.28%
Graduate Degree1,4958.82%
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Norton Shores Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Norton Shores Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black625564210
Asian1319842
White15,34714,5184,735
2+ Races17617632
Hispanic561561100
Native American16510715
Other Race26261

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 33.60%.

Norton Shores Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,944$45,394$31,399
Less Than 9th Grade$33,807$35,847$26,875
High School Graduate$26,552$30,491$22,892
Some College$30,804$45,017$27,972
Bachelors Degree$54,811$65,865$47,361
Graduate Degree$73,214$114,250$66,250

$36,944

Average Earnings

$45,394

Average Male

$31,399

Average Female

Norton Shores Earnings by Educational Attainment

Norton Shores Language by Age

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Norton Shores Language

96.80% of Norton Shores residents speak only English, while 3.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.

Norton Shores Language

Norton Shores Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,08545942.30%
Native2554618.04%
Asian2042210.78%
Multiple872809.17%
White21,2691,8118.51%
Black854718.31%
Other25NaN%

10.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.64%

Male Poverty Rate

10.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norton Shores

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norton Shores is Hispanic, with 42.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norton Shores is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.04%.

Norton Shores Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.02%
High School10.11%
Some College5.62%
Bachelors or Greater4.80%

Norton Shores Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.82%
Male Unemployed23.30%
Female Employed6.18%
Female Unemployed39.25%

Norton Shores Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Norton Shores Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,727$81,799
Families$76,789$91,857
Married Families$91,658-
Non Families$39,786$52,452
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Income by Household Type

Norton Shores Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Norton Shores Married by Age and Sex

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Norton Shores 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 Shores Marital Status by Race

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Norton Shores Marital Status

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1,319

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War150
First Gulf War160
Vietnam486
Korea207
World War II111

Norton Shores Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3495
35 to 54169
55 to 64200
65 to 74377
75+478

Norton Shores Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1836.81%
Black10413.58%
Native American3217.39%
Hispanic263.81%

Norton Shores Veterans by Race

Norton Shores Veterans by Education

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3.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norton Shores Veterans by Education

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Norton Shores Employment by Age

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Norton Shores Employment by Race

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Norton Shores 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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83.26%

Born in Norton Shores

97.17%

Native Born

2.83%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

2.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.17% of Norton Shores residents were born in the United States, with 83.26% having been born in Michigan. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Norton Shores Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
197022,2710.00%
198022,025-246-0.11%
199021,755-270-0.12%
200022,5277720.35%
201023,9941,4670.63%
201124,0981040.43%
201224,2021040.43%
201324,3061040.43%
201424,4101040.43%
201524,5141040.43%
201624,6181040.42%
201724,7221040.42%
201824,8261040.42%
201924,9301040.42%
202025,0301000.40%
202125,1341040.42%
202225,2381040.41%

Norton Shores Population by Year