Norton, Virginia Population 2021

3,999
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Norton is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 3,999, it is the 71st largest city in Virginia and the 5417th largest city in the United States . Norton is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 1.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,958 in 2010. Norton reached it's highest population of 5,013 in 1960. Spanning over 8 miles, Norton has a population density of 535 people per square mile.

The average household income in Norton is $48,266 with a poverty rate of 28.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $618 per month, and the median house value is $93,800. The median age in Norton is 37.5 years, 36.4 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Norton Demographics

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

  • White: 89.80%
  • Asian: 4.63%
  • Black or African American: 3.07%
  • Two or more races: 2.49%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Norton, Virginia is 3,999 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,972.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,958.

Norton, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,56589.80%
Asian1844.63%
Black or African American1223.07%
Two or More Races992.49%
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Norton Population by Race

Norton Population Pyramid $2021

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Norton Median Age

37.5


Total

36.4


Male

39.4


Female

Norton Adults

There are 3,029 adults, (651 of whom are seniors) in Norton.

Norton Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Norton Sex Ratio

Female

2,118

53.35%

Male

1,852

46.65%

Norton Population by Age

Norton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Norton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.6%32.4%
All50.1%49.9%
Non Family49.2%50.8%
Male43.8%56.2%
Female12.9%87.1%

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Norton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6282.450.1
Non Family6601.2649.2
Married5993.0967.6
Female2483.1312.9
Male1213.7543.8

3.09

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Norton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1104.00%
9th to 12th Grade32911.98%
High School Graduate65923.99%
Some College72726.47%
Associates Degree29710.81%
Bachelors Degree40914.89%
Graduate Degree2167.86%
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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
White2,5352,165554
Asian909053
Black7423
Hispanic483018

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 asian people with a rate of 58.89%.

Norton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,200$38,500$27,549
Less Than 9th Grade$31,037$31,197$
High School Graduate$24,773$50,847$16,623
Some College$28,235$39,803$25,688
Bachelors Degree$37,481$$
Graduate Degree$65,556$250,000$65,278

$31,200

Average Earnings

$38,500

Average Male

$27,549

Average Female

Norton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Norton Language by Age

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Norton Language

95.96% of Norton residents speak only English, while 4.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.02% of the population.

Norton Language

Norton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,46988925.63%
Multiple9999100.00%
Black1137768.14%
Asian1843720.11%

28.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.86%

Male Poverty Rate

27.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norton is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norton is Asian, with 20.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.54%.

Norton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.76%
High School23.35%
Some College11.61%
Bachelors or Greater9.37%

Norton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed48.84%
Female Unemployed40.00%
Male Employed10.74%
Female Employed8.97%

Norton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Norton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,000$48,266
Families$44,891$60,231
Married Families$61,198-
Non Families$18,821$28,883
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Income by Household Type

Norton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

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 55-64.

Norton Marital Status by Race

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Norton Marital Status

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230

Number of Veterans

230

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War76
Vietnam67
First Gulf War54
Korea13
World War II8

Norton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+71
35 to 5459
55 to 6452
65 to 7440
18 to 348

Norton Veterans by Age

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Norton Veterans by Race

Norton Veterans by Education

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13.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norton Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

10.6%

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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74.33%

Born in Norton

96.32%

Native Born

3.68%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

2.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.32% of Norton residents were born in the United States, with 74.33% having been born in Virginia. 0.93% 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
20213,99990.23%
20203,99090.23%
20193,98190.23%
20183,972541.38%
20173,918-54-1.36%
20163,972-37-0.92%
20154,009-126-3.05%
20144,135360.88%
20134,099-25-0.61%
20124,124370.91%
20114,087751.87%
20104,0121080.27%
20003,904-343-0.84%
19904,247-510-1.13%
19804,7577561.75%
19704,001-1,012-2.23%
19605,0136981.51%
19504,3153090.75%
19404,0069292.67%
19303,07790.03%
19203,0680.00%

Norton Population by Year