Norton (city) County VA Information


Norton (city) County Subdivisions

Norton (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,024
Population in Households 3,956
Population in Familes 2,951
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density1 538
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 1,777
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,004
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,969 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 912 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 865 (43.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $100,598
Average Home Value $123,520


Median Household Income $36,062
Average Household Income $49,601
Per Capita Income $22,085
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.2%
Households 0.25% 0.19%
Families 0.08% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Norton (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norton (city) County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 133 1st
Population Density1 # 45 67th
Diversity Index2 # 96 29th
Median Household Income # 114 16th
Per Capita Income # 95 30th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.