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 16,592 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Norcross is the 97th largest community in Georgia.

Norcross is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Norcross is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Norcross who work in sales jobs (13.13%), office and administrative support (9.11%), and food service (7.02%).

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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Norcross, the average commute to work is 32.35 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The overall education level of Norcross is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.98% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Norcross in 2018 was $23,634, 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 $94,536 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 46.17% 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Norcross include Irish, German, English, Russian, and Scottish.

Norcross also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 36.29%.

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