|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Norton is 3,666. Norton, Virginia is the 5,671st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Norton was in 1990, when its population was 4,247. In 1990, Norton was the 4,516th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,671st largest city in the US. Norton is currently 13.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Norton has shrunk 5.5% since the year 2000. Norton, Virginia's growth is below average. 76% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5666||Woodstown, New Jersey||3,677||17.0%|
|5667||Eastover, North Carolina||3,675||-4.1%|
|5668||Tabor City, North Carolina||3,674||44.6%|
|5674||Indian Rocks Beach, Florida||3,662||-28.7%|
The total voting age population of Norton, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,992. The voting age population is 43.5% male and 56.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.4% of the residents of Norton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Norton are 89.8% White, 4.6% Asian, 3.1% Black and 2.5% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Norton, 28.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 43.5%. On a per-household basis, 30.0% of families are below the poverty line in Norton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.4% of Norton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.0% of Norton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.8% have a bachelor's degree and 7.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Norton residents aged 5 and older, 4.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Norton is 10.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Norton, 16.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Norton is $29,000.
In Norton, 50.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 49.9% of housing units in Norton.
Of all the housing units in Norton, 12.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Norton, 2.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Norton is $618.
In Norton, 68.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.