Norcross, GA

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Living in Norcross

Norcross is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 16,563 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Norcross is the 97th largest community in Georgia.

When you are in Norcross, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.07% of Norcross’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Norcross is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Norcross who work in sales jobs (11.04%), office and administrative support (7.87%), and maintenance occupations (7.10%).

Also of interest is that Norcross has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Norcross, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.50 minutes every day commuting to work.

The overall education level of Norcross is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.35% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Norcross in 2010 was $22,572, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,288 for a family of four. However, Norcross contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Norcross is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Norcross home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Norcross, accounting for 46.67% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Norcross residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Norcross include Irish, German, English, Russian, and Scottish.

In addition, Norcross has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (38.27%).

The most common language spoken in Norcross is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Vietnamese.