Norco is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 26,604 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Norco is the 263rd largest community in California.
Housing costs in Norco are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Norco is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Norco is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Norco who work in management occupations (14.41%), sales jobs (12.59%), and office and administrative support (12.36%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.37% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One downside of living in Norco is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Norco, the average commute to work is 34.83 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Norco who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.01% of the adults in Norco have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Norco in 2018 was $34,494, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $137,976 for a family of four. However, Norco contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Norco is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Norco home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Norco residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Norco also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.95% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Norco include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Norco is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.