Norton (city) County VA Information


Norton (city) County Subdivisions

Norton (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,991
Daytime Population: Workers 2,426
Daytime Population: Residents 2,443
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,869
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 3,923
Population in Familes 2,917
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density2 534
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $35,593
Average Household Income $51,283
Per Capita Income $22,798


Total Housing Units 1,968 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 881 (44.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 879 (44.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 208 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $90,414
Average Home Value $129,398


Total Households 1,760
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 990
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.11% -0.32%
Households 0.08% -0.35%
Families -0.12% -0.47%
Median Household Income   3.83%
Per Capita Income   3.13%


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

The table below compares Norton (city) County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 132 2nd
Population Density # 46 66th
Diversity Index # 96 29th
Median Household Income # 122 9th
Per Capita Income # 95 29th

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