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Norton is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 19,396 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Norton is the 97th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Norton 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 Massachusetts.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Norton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Norton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Norton who work in office and administrative support (14.56%), sales jobs (13.95%) and management occupations (12.53%).
Also of interest is that Norton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Norton is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Norton enrolled in college, Norton has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Norton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Norton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The population of Norton is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.00% of adults in Norton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Norton in 2010 was $32,470, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,880 for a family of four.
The people who call Norton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Norton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Norton include Irish, Italian, English, German, French and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Norton is English.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||6,290|
|NORTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||73.19%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||26.81%|
|TYPE OF NORTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||66.47%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||13.07%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.01%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||11.22%|
|SIZE OF NORTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.32%|
|AGE OF NORTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||13.22%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||53.49%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||23.60%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||9.69%|
|NORTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$325,502|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,201|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||3.93%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||0.93%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||11.22%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||32.81%|
|$321,001 - $427,000||30.58%|
|$427,001 - $534,000||11.22%|
|$534,001 - $801,000||8.06%|
|$801,001 - $1,069,000||0.46%|
|PEOPLE OF NORTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.35%|
|5 TO 17||16.99%|
|18 TO 24||17.06%|
|25 TO 34||8.16%|
|35 TO 54||29.60%|
|55 TO 64||13.20%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.64%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.59%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$80,806|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$32,470|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.99%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (17.69%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.55%)
Public Service (3.40%)
Information Technology (2.05%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.44%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.05%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.21%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.47%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||0.98%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (33.52%)
French Canadian (4.15%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (92.50%)|
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